Great Moments in Science and Technology
The viewer gains an insight into both the scientific and the
socio-political background to an invention or discovery.
Pioneers of science are portrayed, and the nature of their
research and its further development through to the present
Computer animations are used to make certain processes
easier to understand and to show how various systems function.
Re-enacted scenes illustrate the conditions under which the
scientists worked and the approach they took. Particularly
impressive are the historical film sequences, some of which
date back to the early days of cinematography.