Tomorrow's World | How television tried to predict the future of science
Beginning in 1965, the BBC's flagship science programme ran for nearly 40 years. Its mix of quirky film reports and live experiments examined the changing state of current technology and put new inventions to the test.
In this collection, we witness a change in how people thought of the future and chart the rise and rise of the computer. Through a selection of items and full programmes from the archives, we remember some of the presenters who became household names, such as Raymond Baxter, James Burke, Judith Hann and many more.
Reports on kidney dialysis, flood defences and life on Mars.
Tomorrow's fuel, tomorrow's eyes, tomorrow's robots, tomorrow's fashion.
Introducing the home computer terminal.
A debate with Christiaan Barnard, the pioneering heart transplant surgeon.
Meet Nellie, a computer set to revolutionise the classroom.
A man who speaks Morse code, plus moon rocks and thermal curtains.
It's the sound of the future - the Moog synthesiser.
Computerised banking ushers in a cashless economy.
Judith Hann visits cowboy school to face an electronic bronco.
Michael Rodd makes a call with an experimental cordless mobile phone.
Kieran Prendiville takes on a snooker-playing robot.
Touch-screen computers, angioplasty, water for marathon runners and very spoilt cows.
A seasonal special brings 1982 to a close.
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