Rival superpowers trigger catastrophic climate change in this classic British B-movie.
After rival governments detonate nuclear bombs, the temperature rises and cities empty, rationing is imposed and a state of emergency globally. The only solution appears to be a further detonation to readjust the Earth’s axis, but will humanity survive?
Join us for this classic British apocalyptic B-movie from the Cold War in London's only planetarium.
Silver Screen Science Fiction at the Planetarium
Enjoy screenings of vintage, cult and blockbuster sci-fi movies in our planetarium, followed by a short talk on the science behind the fiction by a Royal Observatory astronomer.
After the film, our Public Astronomer Dr Marek Kukula will give a short talk on whether such a catastrophe is possible; and about planets beyond our Solar System, that are experiencing major climate calamities.