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BBC Science - 50 Years of Horizon

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A celebration of 50 years of Horizon, the BBC's flagship science programme. Contains:

• Clips from some of the stand-out episodes across the decades
• Interviews with current presenters of Horizon as they look back at some of their favourite moments from the series
• An interactive timeline that spans the half-century of science programming and allows you to jump to stories that interest you

Designed and fully optimised for iPad with full screen videos throughout, this interactive digital book brings to life specially curated highlights from the Horizon back catalogue - over 1,000 episodes and counting! Gems from the archives reveal an extraordinary slice of scientific and social history, feature in-depth profiles of some of the greatest living scientists of the age, and cover some of the biggest and most controversial scientific stories of the post-war world. Space exploration, AIDS, environmentalism, the micro-chip, cloning: rewind time and browse clips from the very best of science programming.

This ebook contains some content that may not be suitable for younger children.

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Customer Reviews

Sadly very poor

Badly designed, poor typography, poor quality photographs, poorly presented and sparse information, and very unintuitive to use - and an extremely bloated file size at 1.5GB, which is undeniably the worst aspect of it. Quite a let down, especially from the BBC - they can do a very great deal better than this.

BBC Science - 50 Years of Horizon
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  • Free
  • Available on iPad, iPhone, and Mac.
  • Category: History
  • Published: 09 May 2014
  • Publisher: Media Applications Technologies Ltd.
  • Print Length: 61 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.1
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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