Catalyst's own surfing scientist, Ruben Meerman, heads to Queensland's Sunshine Coast to look at the science of the beach.
The Perfect Wave
With a spate of teen bashings, teen road death, and plain incomprehensible teen behaviour, many people are wondering about teenagers today.
In this double episode of Catalyst about ageing, we’ll ask, is it our livers, free radicals, or simply our body’s mistakes that age us, and in Part 2, we look at the race to find the ageing 'cure'.
Have you ever wanted to know what's in store for you? Travelling through time has been the subject of many great science fiction novels and movies. But, is time travel really possible?
How good are you at spotting a lie? We're lied to up to 100 times a day, yet research shows fewer than one in a 1000 people can reliably detect lies.
In May 2007, the Mayor of London laid down a gauntlet: 60% cuts in carbon emissions by 2025 – that's 25 years ahead of the UK's national target – 25 years ahead of anywhere else in the world.
A smart new technological innovation is making Port Hedland an extra $240 million a year.
Imagine exploring our planet's last great frontier, diving into the inky mysteries of uncharted depths, finding treasures and strange new life forms.
Can we trust science to keep our water safe to drink? Drought, increasing populations and shifting rainfall patterns are placing ever greater demands on our water supplies.
Shopping. We all do it – but beyond basic food and shelter, why do we buy? Dr Jonica Newby travels to the US to meet the scientists investigating the power of the shopping instinct.
In the green hills of South East Queensland, there's a Buddhist commune called Frogs Hollow. Curled amidst lush rainforest, peaceful streams and abundant wildlife, it seems tranquil enough.
Catholic Bishop Chris Toohey is acutely aware of climate change. His western NSW diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes is the size of France and in the grip of deep drought.
Fourteen billion years of evolution is being swayed by a thousand years of human excess.
'A thoughtful, surprising and really important film'
DAVID SUZUKI environmental guru, author, presenter of 'The Nature of Things'
This series explores the design process from conception to realisation in a broad range of settings. These programs present working designers solving real design problems.
A dramatised reconstruction of the tragic 1912 expedition of Professor Sir Douglas Mawson to Antarctica.
Celebrate the strange and wonderful place that is our universe with Australia's most popular Science Communicator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
The story of the incredible struggle for survival of the land and marine iguanas; the dragons of the Galapagos Archipelago.
This series for secondary school students explores the technology and science behind our food supply.
Chris Masters reports on major revelations of corruption in the NSW Police Force.