Equinox (TV Series)
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Equinox TV Series

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Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original English
Camera setup4:3, 16:9
Running time60 min
Original networkChannel 4
Picture formatPAL
Original release31 July 1986 (1986-07-31) -
21 December 2006 (2006-12-21)

Equinox is a British science and documentary programme. The series ran from 31 July 1986 to 21 December 2006, originally airing on a weekly basis on Channel 4.

The number of films per series fell over the years, from eighteen one-hour films a year originally to twelve by the late 1990s. The last regular series was shown on 21 December 2006, with twelve films. One-off films have occasionally been aired under the title "Equinox Special" (e.g. the 90-minute Secrets of the Super Psychics first transmitted in 1997).

Notable episodes

  • F1 TURBO - Once Around The Block (1986) - follows the development of the Ford Cosworth GBA TEC V6 Twin Turbo Formula 1 engine
  • Dismantling The Bomb (1994) - just how do you dismantle the world's nuclear weapons stockpile?
  • It Runs On Water (1995) - the alternative energy and over-unity energy revolution - foreword by Arthur C Clarke
  • A Very British Bomb (1997) - the development of the UK's home grown H-bomb
  • The Engines That Came In From The Cold (2001) - decades-old Soviet rocket engines that are way ahead of anything being made in the West and NASA wants them.

See also

  • Horizon comparable BBC2 strand, on air since 1964.
  • Q.E.D. more populist BBC1 science documentary series, which ran from 1982 to 1999.
  • Nova documentary series on PBS in the United States, which often bought in and re-voiced Equinox and Horizon films.

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