The past curated for today
Step back in time and explore archival footage of WWII, the Space Race, nuclear tests and the early internet, showing amazing human achievements.
View all the videos from the showreel above and find out more.
In the early hours of 26th April 1986, an explosion occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The recent HBO series dramatises the historical event and the colossal cleanup efforts by miners, liquidators and firefighters that followed. Take a look and see how faithful the production has stayed to the archive footage.
The 1950s and 1960s saw the USA and Soviet Union in a high-tech battle for dominance in space technologies. The Soviet Union launched the first satellite and human into space, but the USA won the race to the Moon.