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The Tomorrow's World logo - the text is distorted at the edges by a mirror.Tomorrow's World :
How television tried to predict the future of science

23 programmes

The Moon.Moon Landings :
Looking back to NASA's Apollo lunar missions

20 programmes

Robert McKenzie and a swingometer.Swingometer :
Remembering election nights with the pollster's favourite pendulum

9 programmes, 1 gallery

Cogs forming the letters of the programme's title from the series in 1986. The Great Egg Race :
Cracking feats of engineering

13 programmes

HG Wells speaking into a BBC Radio microphone.HG Wells on the Future :
BBC broadcasts from the father of science fiction

9 programmes, 8 documents


Newsreel : Operation Pegasus
Broadcast: 1950
News report on the first live television filming from the air.

Television Goes Flying
Broadcast: 1955
The BBC makes its second attempt to broadcast live from the air.

Tomorrow's World : Maps
Broadcast: 1970
'Tomorrow's World' explores the scientific feat of aerial photo mapping.

Spitfire! : Two Seconds to Kill
Broadcast: 1976
The story of the race to design and build a fighter plane fit to win a war.

Tomorrow's World : Bond and Beyond Special
Broadcast: 1999
What does the future hold for the gadgetry of 007?

Space: Flying Visits : Boldly Go
Broadcast: 2005
Solar sails and wormholes may provide man with a key to the stars.

Space: Flying Visits : Staying Alive
Broadcast: 2005
The perilous orbits of planet Earth.

Space: Flying Visits : New Worlds
Broadcast: 2005
The Sun brings our planet life, but will one day destroy it.

Space: Flying Visits : Destination Mars
Broadcast: 2005
Heavy doses of radiation and solar flares stand between us and Mars.

Space: Flying Visits : Black Holes
Broadcast: 2005
Enter the world of the universe's ultimate killer, the black hole.

Space: Flying Visits : Star Stuff
Broadcast: 2005
Sam Neill reveals there's a bit of a star in all of us.

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