The Rutherford atom

United States, 1961

Film
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Episode of Series “PSSC physics”.
A cloud chamber and gold foil in a simple alpha-particle scattering experiment illustrates the historic Rutherford experiment which led to the nuclear model of the atom. Behaviour of alpha particles clarified by use of large scale models illustrating the nuclear atom and Coulomb scattering.

Credits

director

Quentin Brown

producer

Kevin Smith

production company

Physical Sciences Study Committee

Educational Services Incorporated

Language

English

Duration

00:39:38:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28116

Subject categories

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Atomic theory

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Atoms

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Experiments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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