The Hubble Telescope has been around for over 25 years and, in that time, has been responsible for delivering some pretty incredible pictures to us. Find out all about its history and the ways that it's different (and similar) to other telescopes that we use here on Earth.
The pyramids continue to be an architectual marvel as mysterious as they are magnificent, but through a new project, scientists are hoping to find out more about them then ever before. Learn about some of the new technology being use in the Scan Pyramids operation and some of the questions they're hoping to have answered.
This solar panel is a little different to those you might find on top of some suburban homes.
Scott talks with Myron, the boss of a boot factory that's been going for 106 years! Getting the grand tour of the production process, we first get to check out the waterjet cutting machine which cuts out leather shapes without using knife blades. Then the stitching, shaping and finally the application of the sole.
Why do some wounds, like cuts, heal quickly and others, like grazed knees, take a long time It turns out it's all down to proteins and circulation. New research could now help us heal wounds faster
This clip takes us through the life cycle of a salt water crocodile.
If you locked a plant away in a jar, you'd expect it to perish rather quickly. However, as DIY scientist Charlotte discovers, in a closed terrarium plants can recycle their old water almost indefinitely
Harrison explains why the Leaning Tower of Pisa leans and how construction has changed through time.
Did you know that over 60 percent of the human body can be replaced with bionic parts if needed And several of these exciting breakthroughs occurred in Australia! Meet Alex, a young boy who needs a replacement arm but is able to meet a pretty cool guy in the process, Robert Downey Jr. Iron Man himself a man who has done a whole lot using bionic body parts.
Today, Chris is on duty with scar and burns specialist Kevin Ryan. They are seeing return patients Holly, Jensen and Ben. They each have their own injury stories and they all have good progress. Holly shows us her slowhealing knee scar. The poor lass ran into a tree stump, and is now having a special stocking fitted to compress the wound for better healing and a flatter scar result. Next up, little Jensen had dropped a hot pie on his upper leg, and we get the details of good progress with the pi
Behind The News explains the significance for the Mabo decision to Indigenous land rights in Australia.
Dr Chris introduces us to Gary, a medical robot who treats people by zapping tumour cells. With precise beams of radiation, Gary can eradicate only the bad cells leaving the good cells untouched. We meet Dr Nicholas Van As at the UK's Royal Marsden hospital, who notes that Gary, aka CyberKnife, attacks the tumour from many angles at once, and the treatment can be three days instead of the previous standard of six weeks! We get to see this stealthy medical robot 'go to work' on Dr Chris, courtes
Batteries have always been around, you're probably pretty familiar with what they can do, so what sort of breakthrough could actually make them more exciting Well, a new highpowered battery that is able to harness solar power and make it easier for homes and buildings to move entirely to solar energy is definitely a big deal. Find out why the transition to clean energy is such a priority and how this battery could really change things.
This episode introduces paper engineering: the art of following a specific sequence of origami folding instructions using a standard sheet of paper, a few cuts and reverse folds to construct a 3D object.
Eric is tangled up with what seems to be a never-ending challenge. How will he make a set of linking rings from one strip of paper?
Mister Arty and his Mini Makers make a spotty dotty, arty party picture, and you can too! All you need is some bubble wrap, paper card, bottle caps, bouncy balls, paint brushes and paint.
Harmony Day is all about celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity. BTN looks at how Australia became the multicultural society that we know today by looking at the history of migration to this country.
Put heads together to figure out this experiment: we are approximately eight of our own heads tall. It's not magic, it's math.
At a loss for words? Expand your vocabulary with these unique terms from some of Australia's 300 Indigenous languages.
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