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Britain's wartime nuclear programme

Duration: 01:16

In 1942 Eileen started working as an instrument technician on a project codenamed 'tube alloys’. At the time she had no idea that she was involved in Britain's nuclear programme.

Available since: Thu 12 Sep 2013

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Science Britannica Frankenstein's Monsters

1/3 Brian Cox grapples with science's darker side, asking why it often gets such a bad press.

First broadcast: 18 Sep 2013

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