Curiosity Feeds the Cat

TV series, 1982

Youth series in which science is brought alive to young viewers.

Production summary: 

Premiere date:

5 April 1982

Channel:

TV1

Language:

English

Genre:

Children and youth; Educational television

Number of series:

1

Number of episodes:

13

Director:

David Shreeve

Writer:

David Shreeve

Cast and Crew: 

Cast
Tony FridjhonPresenter

Episodes: 

Episode 1: "What makes it all tick?"
Original air date: 5 April 1982

We learn about the laws of nature, and how our curiosity leads to more knowledge.

Episode 2: "Base, Noble and Precious"
Original air date: 12 April 1982

We look at metals and their importance in modern life. Tony Fridjhon explains progress in this field.

Episode 3: "The Fourth State"
Original air date: 19 April 1982

For many years, scientists recognised three fundamental forms of matter, namely solid, liquid and gas. Then a fourth, plasma, was identified. We look at this important state.

Episode 4: "Science on the Wing"
Original air date: 26 April 1982

We look at man’s urge to fly and how this wish was only realised in the twentieth century.

Episode 5: "A Better Understanding"
Original air date: 3 May 1982

Medical professionals and scientists often work hand in hand. We look at the work of medical physicists and the part they play in modern medicine.