Mirror in the sky

United States, 1959

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Alex Strasser

producer

Basil Wright

production company

Realist Films

Language

English

Duration

00:21:33:00

Colour

Black and White

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