February 2019

Season 20, Episode 5 (Black Hole Hunters)

4.0 10 x
Professor Tamara Davis meets the scientists on a quest to hunt down black holes, the journey has brought us to the cusp of an unprecedented milestone in scientific achievement - to photograph a black hole for the first time.

Season 20, Episode 4 (The Mindfulness Experiment)

4.0 6 x
Catalyst brings together 15 ordinary Australians to take part in a revealing scientific experiment - to see if practicing mindfulness can help treat conditions like chronic pain, anxiety and stress that affect millions of us.

Season 20, Episode 3 (Allergy Clinic)

4.0 21 x
With Australia in the grip of an allergy epidemic, we set up a pop-up clinic to understand why so many of us are suffering from these conditions and reveal the latest science about what we can do to treat and prevent them.
October 2018

Season 19, Episode 8 (Bionic Revolution)

4.0 33 x
Dr Nikki Stamp meets Australians whose lives are transformed by artificial body parts, and scientists whose cutting-edge work merging biology with technology reveal a world on the cusp of a bionic revolution. (Final for 2018)
September 2018

Season 19, Episode 7 (Memory Matters)

3.0 48 x
In the season final, Dr Caroline West meets scientists working at the forefront of memory research, introducing remarkable individuals whose exceptional memories and unique abilities are helping unlock the secrets of memory.

Season 19, Episode 6 (How To Be Lucky: The Maths Of Chance)

3.0 29 x
Vibrant maths whizz Lily Serna pits mathematics against luck in fields as varied as birthdays, blackjack, Aussie rules football, and even air sea rescues - and puts the audience to the test in this massive maths test.

Season 19, Episode 4 (How To Build A Time Machine)

4.0 45 x
Catalyst examines the science of time travel. What do we need to be able to do or understand to construct a functioning time machine? Dr Graham Phillips showcases the scientists working on the cutting edge of discovery.

Season 19, Episode 5 (Beating Diabetes)

4.0 43 x
Nutritionist Dr Joanna McMillan is on a mission to help stem the onslaught of Type 2 diabetes, devising a personalised program to help four Australians on the brink of developing the chronic illness.

Season 19, Episode 3 (Feeding Australia (part 2) A Sustainable Future)

4.0 25 x
We're a nation with a big appetite and as the population moves towards 40 million it's only going to get bigger. Paul West, Professor Clare Collins and Dr Noby Leong reveal how technology is set to transform food production.
August 2018

Season 19, Episode 2 (Feeding Australia (part 1) Foods Of Tomorrow)

3.0 29 x
A new season of Catalyst begins with a 2-part special, Feeding Australia, where chef Paul West reveals the key breakthroughs in science and technology that will shape what we might be eating in the coming decades.