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Hunt for the Doomsday Asteroid

Synopsis
Discusses the thousands of asteroids orbiting the sun that are on a potential collision course ith earth. A warning of a possible disaster was given when a huge comet the size of Australia smashed into Jupiter during the summer of 1994.
Series
Horizon, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1995
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 28 Feb 1994 and 20 Nov 1995.
Subjects
Astronomy
Keywords
meteorites

Credits

Producer
Tim Haines
Writer
Tim Haines
Contributor
Jana Bennett; John Lynch

Production Company

Name

Connaught Films

Sponsor

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
bbcactivevideoforlearning@pearson.com
Web
http://www.bbcactivevideoforlearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 2751 or 2760
Fax
020 7010 6965
Address
Mezzanine
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL
Notes
BBC Active is a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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