|提及的人：||J J Thomson; J J Thomson|
F E Close; Bryson Gore; Susie Grant; Norman Burrows; Andy Walker; Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.; Institution of Electrical Engineers.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Rapier Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
|注意：||Based on: Bright sparks of the universe : the Faraday Lecture, recorded at the Barbican Hall, London, presented by Frank Close and Bryson Gore.|
|制作人员：||Executive producer, Norman Burrows; producer, Jeffrey Vicarolli; editor, Sharon Goodman; director, Andy Walker; camera, Mike Howarth; sound, Marie Howarth; music, Matthew Faddy.|
|演员：||Presenters: Frank Close, Bryson Gore; narrator, Susie Grant.|
|描述：||1 videocassette (55 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.|
|丛书名：||Science in focus., Special.|
|其他题名：||Bright sparks of the universe.
Century of electrifying discoveries
|责任：||produced by SPE Ltd. in association with the Institution of Electrical Engineers [and] Channel 4 ; lecture produced by Rapier Productions.|
The 1998 Faraday Lecture explains how the discovery of electrons by J.J. Thomson impacted everyday life and scientific innovation. The program illustrates the principles of electrostatics and electromagnetism, examines the workings of the cathode-ray tube and flat-screen TV, and the origin of the universe.