Secret Science

Secret Science

Chemical and Biological Weapons

Streaming Video - 2016
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A revelatory documentary about Porton Down&́#x80;”the world-leading military and scientific base that specializes in chemical and biological warfare and the fight against global terrorism. This top-secret British military unit was first established in World War One in response to the terrifying advances of chemical warfare. It now helps fight against biological weapons, the Ebola bomb and global terrorism&́#x80;”and it was here that scientists proved to President Obama that sarin was being used in Syria. For the first time, Porton Down opens its doors to the public. Secret Science also explores the controversies that have engulfed Porton Down. How far should one unit go in the battle against chemical and biological warfare&́#x80;”and what happens when the enemy refuses to play by the Geneva Convention rules?
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, BBC,, [2016]
New York, N.Y. :, Distributed by Infobase,, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2016
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (49 min., 33 sec)) :,sound, color
video file, rda
Additional Contributors: Films on Demand
BBC (Firm)


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