A collection of videos from our archives.
Spinning Carbon Nanotubes (2005)
Old meets new as the ancient technique of spinning is used to produce a very modern material, a carbon nanotube yarn.
Buildings and bushfires (1989)
Many people believe bushfires create such an enormous amount of heat that, when surrounded by a bushfire, their houses may just explode in flames.
A New Look at the Sun (1970)
The Culgoora radioheliograph records second-by-second pictures of the Sun's radio-emission at a wavelength of 3.75 meters. Located in northern New South Wales, the giant circular array of 96 aerials provides Australian radio-astronomers with a unique method of studying the violent but short-lived explosions which occur on the Sun's surface.
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Study (2008)
Murray-Darling Basin sustainable yields project.
Classifying by computer (1966)
Scientists have always wanted to classify things, to divide them up into meaningful groups. We all do this every day, when we speak about human races, or give names to the plants we grow in our gardens. But to do this efficiently needs years of experience, years of working with the things we want to classify.
Cane toad advance (2002)
The cane toad was introduced into Queensland in 1935 to combat the sugar cane beetle It has since spread far and wide and is now a pest.
CSIRO Medals 1992 – Research achievement – Air Pollution Meteorology Team
Peter Manins and the Air Pollution Meteorology Team (CSIRO Atmospheric Research). For air quality research and consulting to industry and […]
In the late 1950's Australian agronomists realised that the native pastures of northern Australia had to be supplemented by new legumes to produce high quality feed for cattle.