Future Labs

David Robertson looks at some of the world's most famous research organisations.

Episodes

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0101The Boffins20030604

TRE, the wartime lab that devised radar and became the UK's largest research and development company.

0102Bell Laboratories20030611

This edition visits Bell Laboratories, birthplace of the transistor and the mobile phone.

0103 LASTThe Cavendish Laboratory In Cambridge20030618

Famous for pioneering work on the nature of matter, splitting the atom, the beginnings of the universe and the discovery of DNA, is the subject of David Robertson's final programme about labs in which the modern world was forged.