Flashpoints

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19940907]

Professor John Durant looks back at the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

1: The Discovery of DNA Producer Deborah Cohen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940907]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Deborah Cohen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940911]

Professor John Durant looks back at the great scientific ideas of our time. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940911]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940914]

Professor John Durant looks back at the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

2: How observations showed there was a big bang at the start of the universe. Producer Deborah Cohen

Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940914]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940918]

Professor John Durant looks at great scientific ideas of our time. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940918]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940921]

Professor John Durant looks back at the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

3: How watching animals in the wild moved from being a pleasant pastime to a serious science.

Producer Deborah Cohen

Repeated Sunday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940921]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940925]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940925]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940928]

Professor John Durant looks back at the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

4: The impact of the discovery that the Earth's surface is made of moving plates.

Producer Deborah Cohen

Repeated Sunday at 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940928]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19941002]

Professor John Durant assesses the impact of the discovery that the earth's surface is made of moving plates. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941002]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960103]

Professor John Durant looks back at the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

1: The butterfly effect and chaos theory. Producer Deborah Cohen. Rptd Sun 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960103]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Deborah Cohen.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960107]

Professor John Durant looks at what sparked off scientific ideas of ourtime.' Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960107]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960110]

Professor John Durant looks back at the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

2: How we realised that man-made chemicals are ruining the atmosphere. Producer Deborah Cohen. Rptd Sun 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960110]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960114]

Presented by Professor John Durant. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960114]

Presented By: Professor John Durant.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960117]

Professor John Durant looks back at the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

3: Patterns of Disease. How-studying lifestyles can reveal the cause of illness. Producer Deborah Cohen. Rptd Sun 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960117]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960121]

Professor John Durant looks at what sparked off scientific ideas of ourtime. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960121]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960124]

Last of the series in which Professor

John Durant looks at the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas. A Map of the Brain. The idea that specific areas of the brain have specific functions has gone in and out of fashion.

Producer Sandy Raffan. Rptd Sun 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960124]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Sandy Raffan.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960128]

Professor John Durant presents the last of the series.

Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960128]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Professor John Durant explores the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

1: Infertility treatment and test-tube babies.

Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Professor John Durant explores the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

1: Infertility treatment and test-tube babies.

Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Professor John Durant explores the events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

1: Infertility treatment and test-tube babies.

Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Sandy Raffan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Sandy Raffan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Sandy Raffan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

1: Infertility treatment and test-tube babies. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

1: Infertility treatment and test-tube babies. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

1: Infertility treatment and test-tube babies. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970216]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

2: Opinion polls.

Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

2: Opinion polls.

Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

2: Opinion polls.

Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970223]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970223]

Professor John Durant explores four great scientific ideas of our time. 2: Opinion polls. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970223]

Professor John Durant explores four great scientific ideas of our time. 2: Opinion polls. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970223]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970223]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970226]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

3: The Big Bang and particle physics. Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970226]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

3: The Big Bang and particle physics. Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970226]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

3: The Big Bang and particle physics. Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970226]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970226]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]

Professor John Durant explores the big bang and particle physics. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]

Professor John Durant explores the big bang and particle physics. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970302]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

4: The Greenhouse Effect Producer Deborah Cohen Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

4: The Greenhouse Effect Producer Deborah Cohen Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

4: The Greenhouse Effect Producer Deborah Cohen Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Deborah Cohen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Deborah Cohen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

4: The Greenhouse Effect Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

4: The Greenhouse Effect Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]

Professor John Durant explores four events that sparked off the great scientific ideas of our time.

4: The Greenhouse Effect Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970309]
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941002]

Professor John Durant assesses the impact of the discovery that the earth's surface is made of moving plates. Repeated from Wednesday

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19941002]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3. Patterns Of Disease19960117

Producer: D. COHEN

Next in series: INFERTILITY TREATMENT

Previous in series: OZONE

Description

3/4: Epidemiology - Patterns of Disease. The discovery that studying lifestyles can reveal the cause of illness. Professor John DURANT looks back

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

disease

Broadcast history

17 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Richard Doll (Speaker)

Richard Peto (Speaker)

Michael Marmot (Speaker)

Bill Bynum (Speaker)

Lisa Wilkinson (Speaker)

Max Blythe (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-15

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3. Patterns Of Disease19960117

Producer: D.

COHEN

Next in series: INFERTILITY TREATMENT

Previous in series: OZONE

Description

3/4: Epidemiology - Patterns of Disease.

The discovery that studying lifestyles can reveal the cause of illness.

Professor John DURANT looks back

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

disease

Broadcast history

17 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Richard Doll (Speaker)

Richard Peto (Speaker)

Michael Marmot (Speaker)

Bill Bynum (Speaker)

Lisa Wilkinson (Speaker)

Max Blythe (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-15

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3. Patterns Of Disease19960117

Producer: D.

COHEN

Next in series: INFERTILITY TREATMENT

Previous in series: OZONE

Description

3/4: Epidemiology - Patterns of Disease.

The discovery that studying lifestyles can reveal the cause of illness.

Professor John DURANT looks back

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

disease

Broadcast history

17 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Richard Doll (Speaker)

Richard Peto (Speaker)

Michael Marmot (Speaker)

Bill Bynum (Speaker)

Lisa Wilkinson (Speaker)

Max Blythe (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-15

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3. Patterns Of Disease19960121

First broadcast on 1996-01-17

Producer: D. COHEN

Next in series: INFERTILITY TREATMENT

Previous in series: OZONE

Description

3/4: Epidemiology - Patterns of Disease. The discovery that studying lifestyles can reveal the cause of illness. Professor John DURANT looks back

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

disease

Broadcast history

17 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Richard Doll (Speaker)

Richard Peto (Speaker)

Michael Marmot (Speaker)

Bill Bynum (Speaker)

Lisa Wilkinson (Speaker)

Max Blythe (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-15

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3. Patterns Of Disease19960121

First broadcast on 1996-01-17

Producer: D.

COHEN

Next in series: INFERTILITY TREATMENT

Previous in series: OZONE

Description

3/4: Epidemiology - Patterns of Disease.

The discovery that studying lifestyles can reveal the cause of illness.

Professor John DURANT looks back

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

disease

Broadcast history

17 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Richard Doll (Speaker)

Richard Peto (Speaker)

Michael Marmot (Speaker)

Bill Bynum (Speaker)

Lisa Wilkinson (Speaker)

Max Blythe (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-15

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3. Patterns Of Disease19960121

First broadcast on 1996-01-17

Producer: D.

COHEN

Next in series: INFERTILITY TREATMENT

Previous in series: OZONE

Description

3/4: Epidemiology - Patterns of Disease.

The discovery that studying lifestyles can reveal the cause of illness.

Professor John DURANT looks back

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

disease

Broadcast history

17 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Richard Doll (Speaker)

Richard Peto (Speaker)

Michael Marmot (Speaker)

Bill Bynum (Speaker)

Lisa Wilkinson (Speaker)

Max Blythe (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-15

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ozone19960110

Producer: D. COHEN

Next in series: 3. PATTERNS OF DISEASE

Previous in series: 4.CONTINENTAL DRIFT/PLATES

Description

2. How we realised that man-made chemicals are ruining the atmosphere.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

science programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Crispin Tickell (Speaker)

James Lovelock (Speaker)

Joe Farman (Speaker)

Paul Crutzen (Speaker)

Simon Shackley (Speaker)

Mario Molina (Speaker)

Brian Gardinaer (Speaker)

Johnathan Shanklin (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ozone19960110

Producer: D.

COHEN

Next in series: 3.

PATTERNS OF DISEASE

Previous in series: 4.CONTINENTAL DRIFT/PLATES

Description

2.

How we realised that man-made chemicals are ruining the atmosphere.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

science programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Crispin Tickell (Speaker)

James Lovelock (Speaker)

Joe Farman (Speaker)

Paul Crutzen (Speaker)

Simon Shackley (Speaker)

Mario Molina (Speaker)

Brian Gardinaer (Speaker)

Johnathan Shanklin (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ozone19960110

Producer: D.

COHEN

Next in series: 3.

PATTERNS OF DISEASE

Previous in series: 4.CONTINENTAL DRIFT/PLATES

Description

2.

How we realised that man-made chemicals are ruining the atmosphere.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

science programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Crispin Tickell (Speaker)

James Lovelock (Speaker)

Joe Farman (Speaker)

Paul Crutzen (Speaker)

Simon Shackley (Speaker)

Mario Molina (Speaker)

Brian Gardinaer (Speaker)

Johnathan Shanklin (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ozone19960114

First broadcast on 1996-01-10

Producer: D. COHEN

Next in series: 3. PATTERNS OF DISEASE

Previous in series: 4.CONTINENTAL DRIFT/PLATES

Description

2. How we realised that man-made chemicals are ruining the atmosphere.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

science programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Crispin Tickell (Speaker)

James Lovelock (Speaker)

Joe Farman (Speaker)

Paul Crutzen (Speaker)

Simon Shackley (Speaker)

Mario Molina (Speaker)

Brian Gardinaer (Speaker)

Johnathan Shanklin (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ozone19960114

First broadcast on 1996-01-10

Producer: D.

COHEN

Next in series: 3.

PATTERNS OF DISEASE

Previous in series: 4.CONTINENTAL DRIFT/PLATES

Description

2.

How we realised that man-made chemicals are ruining the atmosphere.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

science programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Crispin Tickell (Speaker)

James Lovelock (Speaker)

Joe Farman (Speaker)

Paul Crutzen (Speaker)

Simon Shackley (Speaker)

Mario Molina (Speaker)

Brian Gardinaer (Speaker)

Johnathan Shanklin (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ozone19960114

First broadcast on 1996-01-10

Producer: D.

COHEN

Next in series: 3.

PATTERNS OF DISEASE

Previous in series: 4.CONTINENTAL DRIFT/PLATES

Description

2.

How we realised that man-made chemicals are ruining the atmosphere.

Subject Categories

discussion programmes (programme format)

science programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Jan 1996 21:00-21:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Durant

Deborah Cohen (Producer)

Crispin Tickell (Speaker)

James Lovelock (Speaker)

Joe Farman (Speaker)

Paul Crutzen (Speaker)

Simon Shackley (Speaker)

Mario Molina (Speaker)

Brian Gardinaer (Speaker)

Johnathan Shanklin (Speaker)