Planet earth: radio waves [B&W]

United States, 1960

Film
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Discusses the electromagnetic spectrum, the history of its discovery, the theory and research done on radio waves and the ionosphere which girdles the earth. Explains the ionosphere, how it is explored and used for radio communications, and the new science of radio-astronomy which is probing far beyond our galaxy.

Credits

producer

Lothar Wolff

production company

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Language

English

Duration

00:26:27:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

31471

Subject categories

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Earth

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Radio waves

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Astronomy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electromagnetism

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Galaxies

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

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Spectrum analysis

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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