Science and Technology

In vitro fertilisation - IVF - has helped many thousands of people realise their dream of having a baby.

Many of us wonder if there is life elsewhere in the universe, if there are other Earths orbiting distant stars.
Future of the Moon

This Catalyst special looks at various aspects of space exploration.
Space Communications

For two decades, the CSIRO's Research Vessel, The Southern Surveyor, has been helping Australian scientists learn more about the oceans surrounding our island nation.

Space is once again 'the new frontier' – this time in finding a solution to the Earth's energy woes.

For hundreds of years hypnosis has been associated with sideshows and magical mind control, but now cutting edge science is discovering that the real story is quite different, and sometimes even mo

Winner - Australian Museum Eureka Awards 2004 Australian Government Eureka Prize for Science Journalism was awarded to[Genius of Junk] on August 12.

There's been a lot of talk about a nuclear future for Australia. But we already have an enormous nuclear reactor providing us with massive quantities of energy – the sun.

Catalyst presenter and former astrophysicist, Dr Graham Phillips, gets his 'dream job' when he travels to Switzerland to check out what many regard as the most advanced scientific technology ever d

While solar power is clean and green, the great drawback for it has always been cost: it is more expensive than coal or gas-generated electricity. But could that finally be about to change?