Sci-Eng50 Exhibition: The Inquisitive Giant / Garbage In Garbage Out, Manchester Central Library
As part of MMU's John Dalton 50|50 celebration
, the North West Film Archive, in conjunction with the Manchester Modernist Society, present an evening of films from the archives that examine attitudes to science and its impact on British Society in the 1960s.
Made by the Central Office of Information in 1957, The Inquisitive Giant tells the story of the planning and construction of the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank radio telescope, designed to ‘probe the mysteries of the universe’.
Garbage In Garbage Out is a film made by Barclays Bank in 1969. Showing experiments, interviews and animation, the film illustrates the uses and public perceptions of computers, forecasting a time when these machines might come to run our lives.
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