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Dream House, Dream House, Episode 6
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produced by Paul O'Connor, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Dream House (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 29 mins
This series guides us through the building of a house of the future. The house will be eco-friendly and high-tech, using the latest in intelligent technology, green building, and eco-friendly materials. In this episode the focus is on the family becoming acquainted with the house, a bedroom makeover, and on testin...
produced by Paul O'Connor, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Dream House (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 29 mins
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The Fantastic Mr. Feynman
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produced by Mark Hedgecoe (BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
Richard Feynman is one of the most iconic, influential and inspiring scientists of the 20th century. He helped design the atomic bomb, solved the mystery of the Challenger Shuttle catastrophe and won a Nobel Prize. Now, 25 years after his death - in his own words and those of his friends and family - this is the s...
produced by Mark Hedgecoe (BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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Horizon, Season 23, Episode 11, To Engineer Is Human
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in Horizon, Season 23, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 50 mins
This documentary examines engineering and explains how failures of imagination rather than miscalculations can often lead to disaster and how engineers can often learn more from a single failure than from a thousand successes.
in Horizon, Season 23, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 50 mins
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Horizon, Season 48, Episode 6, Fukushima: Is Nuclear Power Safe?
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produced by Annabel Gillings, fl. 2001, in Horizon, Season 48, Episode 6 (BBC Worldwide, 2011), 57 mins
Low-carbon energy solution, or a ticking time bomb? When the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant went into meltdown following an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, the world started to question the safety of nuclear power. In Fukushima - Is Nuclear Power Safe? (Horizon) we ask if such distrust is justified? Jim Al-K...
produced by Annabel Gillings, fl. 2001, in Horizon, Season 48, Episode 6 (BBC Worldwide, 2011), 57 mins
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Horizon, Season 50, Episode 11, Where Is Flight MH370?
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directed by Tristan Quinn, fl. 1998-2016; produced by Zoe Heron, fl. 1990-2016 and Tristan Quinn, fl. 1998-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 50, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
The disappearance of Flight MH370 stunned the world. In an era of smart-phones and sat-nav, how could a 270-ton passenger jet vanish into thin air? It was a rude awakening for all of us - showing just how far we are from the world we imagined we lived in - in which every move is monitored all the time. Horizon tel...
directed by Tristan Quinn, fl. 1998-2016; produced by Zoe Heron, fl. 1990-2016 and Tristan Quinn, fl. 1998-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 50, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 53 mins
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Horizon, Season 53, Episode 11, Horizon: Dippy And The Whale
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directed by Annie McKinder, fl. 2018; produced by Annie McKinder, fl. 2018 and Nikki Seare, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 53, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 52 mins
The Natural History Museum in London is undertaking the biggest challenge in its 130-year history. Dippy, the museum’s iconic dinosaur, has taken centre stage for decades – but this venerable beast is not even a real fossil. Now, Dippy has been taken down, to be replaced by a 25-metre blue whale – a real ani...
directed by Annie McKinder, fl. 2018; produced by Annie McKinder, fl. 2018 and Nikki Seare, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 53, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide), 52 mins
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Making An Honest Fiver
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directed by Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990; produced by David Dugan, fl. 1988 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 50 mins
This documentary, directed by Ian Duncan, looks at the manufacturing processes involved in the production of a new five pound note due to be launched in June 1990. Considers the design and production of currency, and the intricate techniques developed to prevent forgeries.
directed by Ian Duncan, fl. 1987-1990; produced by David Dugan, fl. 1988 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 50 mins
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Q.E.D., Robots: Taking the Biscuit
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produced by Sheila Hayman, in Q.E.D. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1985), 29 mins
This documentary provides a look into the world of robots. Movements that seem easy for humans are in practice quite difficult to program into robots.
produced by Sheila Hayman, in Q.E.D. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1985), 29 mins
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Q.E.D., The House That Bob Built
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presented by Robert Symes, fl. 1980; produced by Robin Bootle, fl. 1991, in Q.E.D. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 30 mins
This video, produced by Robin Bootle for the series QED, features Robert Symes building a house of his own and comparing it to the poor state of housing construction in Great Britain.
presented by Robert Symes, fl. 1980; produced by Robin Bootle, fl. 1991, in Q.E.D. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 30 mins
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Secrets of the Ancients, Series 1, Episode 3, The Claw
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produced by Sarah Hargreaves, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Secrets of the Ancients, Series 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 49 mins
In 213 BC, the Romans sent a large force to capture the strategically vital Greek city state of Syracuse in Sicily. The siege was to go down in history because this mighty force was stopped in its tracks almost single-handedlyby one man - Archimedes. The unfortunate Romans were by no means badly armed. Before he a...
produced by Sarah Hargreaves, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Secrets of the Ancients, Series 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 49 mins
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