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Nuclear Physics 1

Synopsis
Introduces basic concepts of nuclear physics. In six 10-minute segments: The Discovery of Radioactivity (research by Faraday, Rontgen, the Curies and Becquerel); Properties of Becquerel rays (includes Rutherford’s experiments on alpha, beta and gamma radiation); Natural Transmutations (isotopes, radioactive decay) Energy from the Nucleus (radioactive decay, conversion of mass to energy; application of Einstein’s theory of relativity); Electrical Energy from Fission; Nuclear Byproducts.
Series
Concepts in Science: Physics, Series
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 60 min.
Year of production
1988
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £29.50 (+VAT +p&p)
Uses
A-level or introductory undergraduate physics.
Subjects
Physics
Keywords
nuclear energy; nuclear fission; nuclear physics; nuclear reactors

Production Company

Name

TV Ontario

Web
http://www.tvo.org External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 416 484 2886
Fax
+1 416 484 2896
Address
Box 200
Station Q
Toronto
Ontario
M4T 2T1
Canada

Distributor

Name

Viewtech Educational Media

Notes
NB. Viewtech ceased trading in 2014 and the company’s products are no longer in distribution

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