RT Generic DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 20631504 LA English T1 The Mechanical universe-- and beyond. Part II, Part II, A1 Goodstein, David L.,, California Institute of Technology., Southern California Consortium for Community College Television., Intellimation, Inc., PB Intellimation PP Santa Barbara, CA YR 1987 AB Program 49 explores the history of the atom from the ancient Greeks to the early twentieth century. Includes the discoveries of J.J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford and their impact on the field of physics. Program 50 focuses on the discovery that light can sometimes act like a particle and from this discovery the development of the new physics, quantum mechanics. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments.