Catalyst

June 2018
59:00

Season 18, Episode 9 (How To Exercise Better)

4.0 4 x
What kind of exercise should we be doing, how much do we need & how hard should push ourselves? To help us live happier healthier lives Dr Caroline West & Dr Shalin Naik uncover the latest sport science secrets from the AIS.
56:00

Season 18, Episode 7 (Sit Back, Relax; The Dawn Of The Driverless Car)

3.0 6 x
The dream of the driverless car has quickly moved from the realm of science fiction. Semi-autonomous cars can park themselves, stay within the well-marked lines of a modern freeway, steer and brake to avoid unseen obstacles.
May 2018
58:00

Season 18, Episode 5 (Heartbeat: The Miracle Inside You)

3.0 3 x
Heart surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp takes us into the amazing world of our hearts - revealing how they function, how can we look after them and shows us the latest science she uses to help fix them when they go wrong. #ABCcatalyst
58:00

Season 18, Episode 4 (Secrets Of The Dinosaur Crater)

4.0 11 x
66 million years ago an asteroid hit the planet. Now an expedition is underway to drill 1500m into the crater it created - the Chicxulub asteroid impact crater, aiming to unearthing the secrets that killed the dinosaurs.
59:00

Season 18, Episode 3 (Closing In: The Hunt For Alien Life)

3.0 1 x
Will we soon find evidence of alien life? Scientists are currently in the throes of an unprecedented search for ET - and an answer to this long-pondered question may come sooner than you think. #ABCcatalyst
1:03:00

Season 18, Episode 6 (Death Dive: Into The Rings Of Saturn)

3.0 6 x
After a 20 year mission, space probe Cassini crashed into the surface of Saturn. Astronomer Associate Professor Alan Duffy was at Tidbinbilla Deep Space Tracking Station to bring you a blow-by-blow account of the action.
March 2018
58:00

Season 19, Episode 1 (Skin Clinic)

3.0 17 x
Uncover the secrets to healthier skin as we get up close & personal with some of the most common rashes, spots & blemishes. Dr Shalin Naik & Dr Caroline West show you how to care for your body's largest organ. (Final)
1:01:00

Season 18, Episode 16 (Gut Revolution: Victoria's Story)

3.0 27 x
Nutrition Scientist Dr Joanna McMillan takes on her most challenging case as she battles to help Victoria recover from debilitating anxiety & gut pains, using emerging science showing links between gut bacteria & the brain.
1:00:00

Season 18, Episode 15 (Back To The Moon)

3.0 11 x
The race to the moon is back. After a quiet half century since the last Apollo mission, Assoc Prof Alan Duffy takes us inside the new space race, where innovators and big dreamers are rewriting the book on space exploration.
February 2018
59:00

Season 18, Episode 17 (Sleep Matters)

4.0 19 x
Actor, comedian and sleep-deprived new dad Lawrence Leung explores the latest science behind sleep to find out what he's missing out on - and if he even needs it at all. #ABCcatalyst
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