Mirror in the sky

United States, 1959

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

A story of research and discovery which, through the work of such scientists as Hertz, Marconi, Heaviside and - more particularly - Sir Edward Appleton, has led to the development of modern radio-communications. Some of the techniques which owe their origin to Appleton’s concept of the ionosphere are now being applied to radar, to reliable world-wide radio links, and more recently, to the science of radio-astronomy.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view on-site.

Learn more about accessing our collection

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

producer

Basil Wright

production company

Realist Films

director

Alex Strasser

Duration

00:21:33:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/76302--mirror-in-the-sky/ |title=Mirror in the sky |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=27 September 2022 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}