Radio astronomy in Australia

Australia, 1958

Film
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The study of radio waves which celestial bodies emit and what these waves tell of the size, composition, temperature and other characteristics of these bodies. Deals with Australia’s contribution in the field and indicates the equipment involved, including the construction of a giant radio telescope.

Credits

production company

CSIRO

Language

English

Duration

00:17:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27727

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio waves

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Radio waves

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Astronomical instruments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Astronomy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Galaxies

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Outer space - Exploration

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radio astronomy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radio telescopes

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radio waves

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space sciences

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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