Hosted by science enthusiasts, Jay Ingram and Kim Jagtiani, Daily Planet is a series that provides discussion and commentary on the scientific aspects of current events. Featuring interviews, field pieces and real-life experiments from around the world, Daily Planet provides a fast-paced, enlightening and entertaining look at what is happening on (and off) our planet.
Daily Planet travels down under to the land of Oz to explore the majestic continent of Australia. From geothermal energy to building underground homes, discover how the Aussies are harnessing their unique climate and culture to become leaders in science and technology.
The Landscape Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the world's most fuel-efficient, diesel-powered, high-speed catamaran is travelling the Australian coasts. Explore how Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumour Disease is threatening to wipe out the beloved Australian tassies. Head to Iceberg Pool at Bondi Beach where Aussies are satisfying their love of swimming all year round! Due to its location, getting to and from Australia can take a full 24-hour day or longer! Now, scientists are using wind tunnels to simulate flights at 10 times the speed of sound. Aboriginal people have been living in Australia for more than 40,000 years. With such a long-running history with the land and elements, these communities have grown accustomed to the changes in the weather.