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The Mechanical universe-- and beyond. / Part II, Beyond the mechanical universe, programs 31-32

Author: David L Goodstein; California Institute of Technology.; Southern California Consortium for Community College Television.; Intellimation, Inc.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Intellimation, 1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : Partial animation : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program 31 deals with electric potential and its gradients, the potentials of atoms and metals, electric energy, and why sparks jump. Program 32 covers the shift away from electricity as a curiosity with the invention of the electric battery by Alessandro Volta. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments.
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Named Person: Alessandro Volta
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David L Goodstein; California Institute of Technology.; Southern California Consortium for Community College Television.; Intellimation, Inc.
OCLC Number: 20527112
Notes: Cataloged from contributor's data.
An Annenberg/CPB project.
Pt. of a two-semester television course.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Animated graphics, Jim Blinn ; story editor, Jack Arnold ; consultants, Dave A. Campbell, Judith Goodstein.
Performer(s): Host, David Goodstein.
Target Audience: College students and adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col.
Contents: Voltage, energy, and force (30 min.) --
The electric battery (30 min.)
Other Titles: Beyond the mechanical universe.
Voltage, energy, and force.
Electric battery.
Responsibility: California Institute of Technology and the Southern California Consortium ; producer and director, Peter Buffa.

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Program 31 deals with electric potential and its gradients, the potentials of atoms and metals, electric energy, and why sparks jump. Program 32 covers the shift away from electricity as a curiosity with the invention of the electric battery by Alessandro Volta. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments.

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