Self Improvement Wednesday

ABC Radio


A weekly lesson on a specific topic with some of Sydney's greatest teachers.


The rise of the political populist, whether it's Trump or Hanson, Marine Le Pen or the leftist leaders in South America, how can the term encompass people with such diverse views?

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If you think about an ant, they have a teeny tiny brain and yet they are able to solve a complex task like navigation very simply and efficiently. How do they and other insects do that?

How do you know how healthy the food you buy is?

From the magnificent ice eruptions of one of its moons to the changing colours of the jet-stream, astronomer Fred Watson takes us on a trip to Saturn.