January 6, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon investigates how biologists and engineers are pooling their ideas to understand how nature's machines work.
January 20, 1978 9:00 pm
In this episode, Horizon examines the need for an objective approach to land management in Britain.
January 27, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon explores community and residential services available to the elderly in South Hampton, England.
February 3, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon presents a report on zero gravity and the effects of weightlessness in spacecraft on humans.
February 17, 1978 9:00 pm
Develops the theory that four and a half thousand million years ago the earth was formed thanks to the explosion of a huge star which provided the rocks, the minerals and the radioactivity from which life developed. These theories are based partly on analysis of a meteorite which dropped near a village in Mexico at the beginning of the seventies.
February 24, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon reports on last three attempts to build a lighthouse on the Eddystone Rocks, near Plymouth.
March 10, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon presents a documentary on the development of the Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation device, or more commonly know as the Laser.
March 24, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon investigates the reasons for poverty in Britain today, now with seven million on at the poverty line.
March 31, 1978 9:00 pm
About the applications and implications for the future, particularly the effects on the labour market, of microprocessors.
July 14, 1978 9:00 pm
In this episode, Horizon explores the after effects of a stroke when there is a sudden stoppage of blood to the human brain.
July 21, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon investigates the race to the moon between the USA and Russia and questions the motives behind the space race.
July 28, 1978 9:00 pm
This episode of Horizon is about the tsetse fly which rules most of Africa and why much of the fertile land can't in Africa can't be used because of the dangerous insect.
August 4, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon explores the history of evidence used to support the Big Bang Theory of the creation of the universe.
August 11, 1978 9:00 pm
In this episode, Horizon explains some of the research in multiple sclerosis and how the lives of MS sufferers are affected.
August 18, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon presents a brief history of the French railways and the policy behind their future direction.
August 25, 1978 9:00 pm
This documentary by Horizon is about six school children taking 'O' levels exams and inter science in Britain.
September 1, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon looks at the implications of exploiting Manganese nodules which are scattered over the seabed.
September 8, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon investigates the composition and structure of the membrane that surround individual cells.
September 15, 1978 9:00 pm
In this documentary, Horizon examines all sides of the Canadian Harpseal hunt issue and asks if it is really necessary.
November 3, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon explores an experimental medical school in Israel where students are trained primarily to care for people.
November 10, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon explores the years of research that have enabled divers to go to greater and greater ocean depth.
November 17, 1978 9:00 pm
In this story, Horizon takes a look at the world's leading hibernation research projects.
November 24, 1978 9:00 pm
In this episode, Horizon examines the current developments in electrotherapy.
December 29, 1978 9:00 pm
Horizon takes a look at the changing behaviour of individual animals in a herd of red deer on the Isle of Rhum.