Harmonograph is presented at Great Western Railways (G.W.R.) Exhibition. Purpose of the instrument is to record two or more connected movements. Two men adjusting the two pendulums going to different directions so the harmonograph can record their movements. Several shots...
New inventions: explosive device from America and a floating 'balloon weapon' from London.
Team of scientists works on invention of hovercraft - interesting model testing shots for science lovers.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 372.
Track recording trolley - used for detecting and recording all physical track faults.
Film reminds us that transistor revolution of the 50's was as big as the microchip revolution of the 80's.
A look inside an acoustic chamber where electrical sound equipment is tested.
A look at the research and inventions that help scientists and explorers survive in arctic conditions.
An informative item about research into the spread of fire in modern tower blocks.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries keep track of sea trout with a trap on the River Axe.
Short film explaining how the refrigerator works.
An item about a new way of dying fabric: colours are created by chemical reactions rather than dye.
We look at the work and influences of scientists through the ages.
Scales are not just for cooking but are also scientific tools as this item about precision balances shows.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for the stories featured in CP 224
Cuts (rushes, out takes) for stories featured in CP 368.
New inventions of the Post Office Research Department: letter sorting machine and speech synthesiser.
In this item a robotic arm, designed for use in nuclear accidents, shows how it can also apply lipstick.
Research on effects of flying on pilots' eyes and balance is made possible by using new machinery.
Children at a North London School learn to swim thanks to a portable pool in an empty classroom.
Experiments with electrical charges and magnetic fields seen at a lecture for children.
A look at the ways in which domestic appliances are tested for safety and durability before they are sold.
A pastiche of scenes from Metropolis - Sammy and Sausage perform some experiments.
Aircraft are wrecked to study effects of fire prevention devices.
A new cure for baldness is demonstrated - mad suction cup invention!