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Eye on the World: From Strength to Strength: The Search for New Materials


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A selection of the most distinctive BBC documentaries produced in the last twelve months.
At this moment there is an urgent demand for new materials-for space and military projects, and also for the homes of tomorrow. Some of these materials are being developed now for the immediate future: others may not be ready for fifty years. But whatever the stage of development, the search is on. How are our scientists faring? Where are we leading the field?
Commentary by Derek Cooper.
A BBC Science and Features presentation
(First transmission on June 2)
See page 13


Script: Gerald Leach
Narrator: Derek Cooper
Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Sound: Bill Barker
Sound: John Murphy
Editor: Louis Miller
Assistant producer: John M. Mansfield
Producer: Max Morgan-Witts

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