Science and Technology

One hundred years ago, Einstein's theory of General Relativity was announced to the world.

Madison Stewart is a young woman with a passion for a creature of the deep that strikes fear in the hearts of most people - sharks.

It's amazing to think that in the 1900s a mere tenth of the world's population lived and worked in cities. Today, it's more than half.

Selected Episodes and clips from The Checkout are available from ABC Library Sales.

Technology is making alternative sources of energy cheaper, more user-friendly and, crucially, it's decentralising production to the rooftops of homes and commercial buildings across Australia.

Could our food be making us sick – very sick?

The fifth instalment of The Life Series, Life at 9 provides a window on Australian childhood in an effort to uncover just what it is that gives a child the best chance at life.

Over the past decade, there has been an alarming surge in large, uncontrollable fires across the world.

The Dugong is a rare and endangered sea animal.

On Riversleigh station in northwest Queensland a major palaeontological discovery has been made.