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When the space shuttle Challenger blew up in 1986, it was the most shocking event in the history of American spaceflight. The deaths of seven astronauts, including the first teacher in space Christa McAuliffe, were watched live on television by millions of viewers. But what was more shocking was that the cause of the disaster might never be uncovered. The Challenger is the story of how Richard Feynman, one of America's most famous scientists, helped to discover the cause of a tragedy that stunned America.

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When the space shuttle Challenger blew up in 1986, it was the most shocking event in the history of American spaceflight. The deaths of seven astronauts, including the first teacher in space Christa McAuliffe, were watched live on television by millions of viewers. But what was more shocking was that the cause of the disaster might never be uncovered. The Challenger is the story of how Richard Feynman, one of America's most famous scientists, helped to discover the cause of a tragedy that stunned America.

  • The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway

  • BBC 2

Series following a team of more than 10,000 engineers and construction workers as they race to build a brand new railway under London - Crossrail - London's new Underground.

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Series following a team of more than 10,000 engineers and construction workers as they race to build a brand new railway under London - Crossrail - London's new Underground.

Series following a team of more than 10,000 engineers and construction workers as they race to build a brand new railway under London - Crossrail - London\'s new Underground.

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Series following a team of more than 10,000 engineers and construction workers as they race to build a brand new railway under London - Crossrail - London\'s new Underground.

This episode follows engineers building London\'s brand new underground railway, Crossrail, as they take on a Great British obsession - building train tunnels under water.

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This episode follows engineers building London\'s brand new underground railway, Crossrail, as they take on a Great British obsession - building train tunnels under water.

A team battles to put together the giant jigsaw that will become a cathedral-sized station at Canary Wharf. It\\\'s so big, they have to build it in a dock and underwater. Its architect-designed roof is so complicated it comes in a kit of over 2,500 pieces.

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A team battles to put together the giant jigsaw that will become a cathedral-sized station at Canary Wharf. It\\\'s so big, they have to build it in a dock and underwater. Its architect-designed roof is so complicated it comes in a kit of over 2,500 pieces.

  • The Genius of Invention

  • BBC

Examining the inventions that led to the electrical, the transport and the communication revolutions that shaped the modern world.

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Examining the inventions that led to the electrical, the transport and the communication revolutions that shaped the modern world.

We take our ability to travel quickly and safely across the globe for granted. This episode reveals the fascinating chain of events that made such everyday marvels possible, telling the story of the handful of extraordinary inventors and inventions who helped build the modern world by making the miracle of powered transport mundane.

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We take our ability to travel quickly and safely across the globe for granted. This episode reveals the fascinating chain of events that made such everyday marvels possible, telling the story of the handful of extraordinary inventors and inventions who helped build the modern world by making the miracle of powered transport mundane.

Documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first satellite, Sputnik, which launched the space age in 1957. The film explores how satellites have affected almost every aspect of our lives, from spy satellites and GPS transforming the military to the communications revolution kickstarted by Telstar. But recent events in China have revealed just how vulnerable we might be, for they suggest we might be on the verge of another new age, one of satellite terrorism.

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Documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first satellite, Sputnik, which launched the space age in 1957. The film explores how satellites have affected almost every aspect of our lives, from spy satellites and GPS transforming the military to the communications revolution kickstarted by Telstar. But recent events in China have revealed just how vulnerable we might be, for they suggest we might be on the verge of another new age, one of satellite terrorism.

At the heart of Britain sits something so all pervasive we don't even notice it's there - the national electricity grid. This three-part series charts how our lives got wired and the impact electrification has had.

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At the heart of Britain sits something so all pervasive we don't even notice it's there - the national electricity grid. This three-part series charts how our lives got wired and the impact electrification has had.

Miners, nuclear scientists, politicians, environmentalists and even the City have all wrestled for control of the national electricity grid and the power that it has brought.

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Miners, nuclear scientists, politicians, environmentalists and even the City have all wrestled for control of the national electricity grid and the power that it has brought.

In 2011, after more than 30 years of service, America's space shuttle took to the skies for the last time. Its story has been characterised by incredible triumphs, but blighted by devastating tragedies - and the BBC and Horizon have chronicled every step of its career.

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In 2011, after more than 30 years of service, America's space shuttle took to the skies for the last time. Its story has been characterised by incredible triumphs, but blighted by devastating tragedies - and the BBC and Horizon have chronicled every step of its career.

The story of The Shard - the colossal glass skyscraper that has transformed London's skyline.

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The story of The Shard - the colossal glass skyscraper that has transformed London's skyline.

The surprising story of the hidden powerhouse behind the globalised world - the diesel engine, a 19th-century invention that has become indispensable to the 21st century.

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The surprising story of the hidden powerhouse behind the globalised world - the diesel engine, a 19th-century invention that has become indispensable to the 21st century.

Professor Jeremy Black examines one of the most extraordinary periods in British history: the Industrial Revolution. He explains the unique economic, social and political conditions that by the 19th century, led to Britain becoming the richest, most powerful nation on Earth. It was a time that transformed the way people think, work and play forever.

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Professor Jeremy Black examines one of the most extraordinary periods in British history: the Industrial Revolution. He explains the unique economic, social and political conditions that by the 19th century, led to Britain becoming the richest, most powerful nation on Earth. It was a time that transformed the way people think, work and play forever.

  • Writing Up Research

  • Robert Weissberg & Suzanne Buker , Prentice Hall , 1990

This book is designed for students preparing to engage in scientific research. It provides instruction and practice in translating the results of research into clear, well-written reports. It is geared primarily to the writing of experimental research reports, theses, and dissertations in the natural and physical sciences, engineering, and the social sciences, including education. The material is also relevant for writing research proposals, literature reviews, summaries and abstracts.

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This book is designed for students preparing to engage in scientific research. It provides instruction and practice in translating the results of research into clear, well-written reports. It is geared primarily to the writing of experimental research reports, theses, and dissertations in the natural and physical sciences, engineering, and the social sciences, including education. The material is also relevant for writing research proposals, literature reviews, summaries and abstracts.