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Magnets

Author: Bruce M NashMartin KentVictor BroniaActuality Productions.Hearst Entertainment (Firm)All authors
Publisher: New York : History Channel : Distributed by New Video Group, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From electric guitars to deep-space exploration, this documentary takes a fascinating look at the pervasive and powerful magnet, showing how it serves to underpin a vast range of the devices and technologies that we take for granted in the modern world. Experts like physics professor James Brooks and Jack Crow, the director of the National High Magnetic Filed Laboratory, explain the principles behind magnets' unique  Read more...
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Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce M Nash; Martin Kent; Victor Bronia; Actuality Productions.; Hearst Entertainment (Firm); History Channel (Television network); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767050339 9780767050333
OCLC Number: 50770684
Notes: Documentary.
Originally broadcast in 2002 as a segement of the History Channel program Modern marvels.
Credits: Camera, Giles Baker, Carolos Montaner, Mark Morris, Bud Osborne, Jesse Phinney, Jed Udall ; narrated by Max Raphael ; music by Alan Ett ; edited by Jack Foster.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Modern marvels.
Modern marvels (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Actuality Productions ; Hearst Entertainment ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written & produced by Martin Kent ; animation by Victor Bornia.

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From electric guitars to deep-space exploration, this documentary takes a fascinating look at the pervasive and powerful magnet, showing how it serves to underpin a vast range of the devices and technologies that we take for granted in the modern world. Experts like physics professor James Brooks and Jack Crow, the director of the National High Magnetic Filed Laboratory, explain the principles behind magnets' unique properties, and detail how they are used in TVs, vacuums, computers and telephones.

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