Uranium goes critical

United Kingdom, 1979

TV show
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Episode of Series “Horizon”
Discusses the role of uranium in the world’s energy situation. Maintains that at the present rate of use, uranium fuel could be used up in 20 to 30 years. Deals with the safety aspects of using uranium as a source of energy and asks if we should be looking at alternative technologies instead.

Credits

producer

Richard Reisz

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

00:52:03:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1979

Appears in

Group of items

Horizon

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012498

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineral industries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Nuclear industry

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mines and mineral resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Renewable energy sources

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Renewable energy sources

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Nuclear energy - Economic aspects

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear energy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear industry

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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