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Electrons at play

Author: F E CloseBryson GoreSusie GrantNorman BurrowsAndy WalkerAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©1998.
Series: Science in focus., Special.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Named Person: J J Thomson; J J Thomson
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: 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)
ISBN: 0736531602 9780736531603
OCLC Number: 48759720
Notes: Based on: Bright sparks of the universe : the Faraday Lecture, recorded at the Barbican Hall, London, presented by Frank Close and Bryson Gore.
Credits: Executive producer, Norman Burrows; producer, Jeffrey Vicarolli; editor, Sharon Goodman; director, Andy Walker; camera, Mike Howarth; sound, Marie Howarth; music, Matthew Faddy.
Performer(s): Presenters: Frank Close, Bryson Gore; narrator, Susie Grant.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Science in focus., Special.
Other Titles: Bright sparks of the universe.
Century of electrifying discoveries
Responsibility: produced by SPE Ltd. in association with the Institution of Electrical Engineers [and] Channel 4 ; lecture produced by Rapier Productions.

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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.

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