North of England | Local Heroes

Adam Hart-Davis recalls William Sturgeon's inventing the electric motor and James Nasmyth's steam hammer Adam also sees Joseph Paxton's inspiration for Crystal Palace and looks at the Manchester desk at which Ernest Rutherford worked on atomic structure.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 28'59''
  • Broadcast year: 1998
Curriculum Connection
  • Science
Access

Licence: ERA Licence required

Usage

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

Content
  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Local Heroes
  • Episode: North of England