In 1834, Sarah Island prisoner James Porter commandeered The Frederick and escaped to Chile with a crew of convicts.
Researchers have found the mere act of thinking can create new connections in the brain and neuroplasticity is intrinsic.
Dan Snow visits Victoria Albert Museum, inspects 18th century Indian textiles and learns of British manufacturers' concerns for their industry's future.
Germany surrendered unconditionally to Field Marshall Foch in a rail carriage in Compiegne at 5am on November 11, 1918. But they agree
This clip looks at how we see colour using the example of a rainbow.
Shaun Micallef joins two Mormon missionaries in Fiji as they work in the community, going on a home visit and joining a work party.
Learn why some are dark and others are white, how they create rainbows, halos and sun dogs, and how clouds are formed.
This BBC short clip is a great conversation starter. An American man has started a business selling real estate on the moon. But
This BBC clip introduces students to the first manned missions to the moon and why it was such an epic and revolutionary achieve
No human has set foot on the moon since the early 70s, but all that is set to change with a series of moon bases planned for the
Images from space probe Cassini reveal Saturn's rings and moons in stunning detail. This clip looks Saturn's rings and at the wa
In 2012 and Australian paleoanthropologist and a Chinese palaeontologist announced the startling discovery of prehistoric human
The Greenhouse Effect is both our saviour and a threat. This short clip shows how a runaway Greenhouse Effect can turn a planet
There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.
As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.
A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.
Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.
Dr Mark Cross consults with 20yearold woman who is hearing voices.