A look at several scientific discoveries and techniques and their implications for the future of humanity - the laser, the fuel cell, urethane foam, the petrochemicals, cross-pollination of technologies, a jet piercing drill and micro-circuitry.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)