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The Discovery of radioactivity

Author: William Konrad; David Chamberlain; Northey Productions Ltd.; TVOntario.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1992.
Series: Senior physics.; Nuclear physics.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the nature of radioactivity and presents an historical overview of the scientific developments that led to its discovery. The research of Michael Faraday, Wilhelm Röntgen, and Pierre and Marie Curie is examined, and Henri Becquerel's discovery of radioactivity is highlighted.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Michael Faraday; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Henri Becquerel; Henri Becquerel; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Michael Faraday; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Konrad; David Chamberlain; Northey Productions Ltd.; TVOntario.
OCLC Number: 28035399
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
FFH 3563.
Credits: Narrator, James Moriarty; consultant, Malcolm Coutts.
Description: 1 videocassette (10 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS-Standard play.
Series Title: Senior physics.; Nuclear physics.
Responsibility: writer, William Konrad ; producer, David Chamberlain ; designed and produced by Northey Productions for TVOntario.

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Explores the nature of radioactivity and presents an historical overview of the scientific developments that led to its discovery. The research of Michael Faraday, Wilhelm Röntgen, and Pierre and Marie Curie is examined, and Henri Becquerel's discovery of radioactivity is highlighted.

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