Science of success for stars of academia Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michio Kaku, Stephen Hawking and Chris Hadfield
Nick Galvin They are the rock stars of academia - scientific celebrities who have broken out of the confines of subjects such as astrophysics or evolutionary biology to reach a new mass audience.
Nick Galvin Former astronaut Chris Hadfield's star is still riding high as he takes to the stage to talk about human exploration.
Who ya gonna call?
Nick Galvin There's slime, of course, a new-style ghost trap and a mysterious backpack...
Nick Galvin Sam Armytage took a skin-crawling challenge lying down this morning when a tub of cockroaches was dumped on the Sunrise presenter.
Must like cars
Nick Galvin Fancy presenting Top Gear alongside new host Chris Evans? Join the queue.
Nick Galvin For David Wenham, recreating Australian history builds a respect for those who were part of early colonisation.
Nick Galvin Chris Evans, the new frontman for the BBC's Top Gear, has a hell-raising past and a reputation for sticking two fingers up to authority that make Jeremy Clarkson's faux pas seem quite modest by...
Weird TV shows: have you Bagged a real doll, or had a Wicked Offer from an iZombie, or Is That a Nail in Your Head ...?
Nick Galvin A dating show with participants wearing bags on their heads, a series devoted to extreme accidents and medical procedures and a reality show about women who would rather be dolls - it's all on TV .
Nick Galvin The appetite among viewers for the political intrigue of the Rudd/Gillard years continues after a very creditable 968,000 viewers tuned in to watch the second episode The Killing Season last night.
Nick Galvin Aaron Paul has trolled his own fans after he "revealed" plans for a Breaking Bad sequel centred around his character of Jesse Pinkman.
SBS brings back Go Back To Where You Came From as a new set of 'ordinary' Aussies trace asylum seekers' journeys
Nick Galvin SBS is bringing back its controversial series Go Back To Where You Came From in the network's latest excursion into the world of hot-button social issues.
Nick Galvin Katherine Waterston has been cast to play opposite Eddie Redmayne in the upcoming Harry Potter inspired movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Nick Galvin Sir Ian McKellen has issued a touching tribute to Christopher Lee, saying he was made to feel "inadequate" by the late acting great while filming the Lord of the Rings films.
Nick Galvin Brian Wilson is famously reticent in interviews - but it's not due to the surly defensiveness one sometimes encounters with the super-famous.
Nick Galvin The keyboard of a standard piano has 88 white and black keys, each a semitone away from its neighbour.
Signs are good
Nick Galvin Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols is recuperating after suffering a mild stroke.
Nick Galvin You know how it is - you're just getting to know each other. You like what you see and you're thinking of moving the relationship up a notch to something more serious.
Nick Galvin 2DayFM's Dan Debuf and Maz Compton's ominous ratings run has continued, with the pair's breakfast show falling almost to the very bottom of the breakfast heap for FM and AM combined.
Writing's on the wall
Nick Galvin Every day, tens of thousands of commuters walk past the diminutive figure in a hoodie on the corner of George and Barrack Streets in the CBD.
Bad old days
Nick Galvin A controversial Czech reality show will feature people mimicking life under Nazi occupation.