Seeing Earth from space: Flip-books to Google Earth
Satellite photography is a dramatic example of how computer graphics and remote imaging have changed the way we view our planet.
From vast undersea cables to the thousands of satellites in orbit around Earth, discover the incredible technologies and feats of engineering that paved the way for communication as we know it today.
The dramatic rescue of over 700 survivors from the Titanic disaster was made possible by wireless telegraphy.
Find out about the people and technology behind the first BBC radio broadcast.
Find out how one royal celebration cemented the TV set’s place in our living rooms.
On 7 March 1876, Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for the telephone—but did he invent it?
In 1858 a new transatlantic telegraph cable shrank the world, dramatically changing the way we communicate.
Discover how new communications technology solved a timekeeping problem.
What impact did new telegraph technology have on the fragile world of finance when the Wall Street Crash hit in 1929?