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  1. History of Nuclear Energy: Problems and Promises (2007)

    Director
    Scott Reid
    Subject
    History; Physics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (118 minutes), £24.99

    This 2-DVD set features film footage from the fifties and sixties which explores the power of nuclear energy and the threat of fallout after a nuclear explosion. Includes: NUCLEAR MEDICAL ASPECTS OF NUCLEAR...

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  2. Discovery of X-Rays: 100 Years on (1995 Video)

    Subject
    Medical sciences; Physics
    Distribution
    out of distribution, Videocassette. VHS. b&w/col. 30 min.

    To mark the 100th anniversary of the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in 1895, this programme looks at Roentgen’s life, his laboratory where the discovery was made, and the development of...

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  3. Origins of Scientific Cinematography, The (1994)

    Director
    Hans-Karl Galle; Virgilio Tosi
    Subject
    Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 104 minutes), £49.99

    A DVD of the 3-volume video set produced during 1990-1993 to illustrate the book of the same title by Virgilio Tosi. Part 1: A compilation of documentary film sequences arranged chronologically in six...

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  4. Childbirth and Contraception: Choices and Changes (1990 Video)

    Subject
    Women’s studies
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    Traces the impact of science and technology on childbirth and contraception, and highlights how women’s choices and chances had altered by 1950. Women from Richmond, North Yorkshire, talk about their...

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  5. It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow1 (1989 Video)

    Producer
    Neil Cameron
    Subject
    Media studies; Technology
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    1870-1950 is a period characterised by a succession of innovations with remarkable effects in everyday life from new sources of power, new modes of transport, new clinical techniques to a great leisure...

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  6. Emergence of Greek Mathematics, The (1988 Video)

    Producer
    Andrew Barker
    Subject
    Mathematics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (PAL, 24 minutes), £34.99

    Euclid’s ‘Elements’ is one of the world’s most reprinted books. How did it come about and why does it remain a classic textbook? Examines the 13 books in detail starting with the idea of proof.

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  7. Founding of the Royal Society, The (1987 Video)

    Producer
    Andrew Barker
    Subject
    Mathematics; Science
    Distribution
    Out of distribution, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 2000 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Describes the various scientific groups that began to form in 17th-century England: at Gresham College, London, in 1645 and in Oxford in 1657, culminating with the founding of the Royal Society in 1660....

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  8. Joseph Wright of Derby: Images of Science (1987 Video)

    Producer
    Peter Walton
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    Looks in detail at two paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby: ‘A Lecture on the Orrery’ and ‘The Alchemist’. By an analysis of the content of these works, amd a summary of the art-historical traditions...

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  9. March of Aluminium, The (1987 Video)

    Producer
    Neil Cameron
    Subject
    Technology
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    In the mid-19th century aluminium was a precious metal. By the 1930s it was a bulk material, used in aircraft manufacture, electrical cables, kitchenware and motor cars. By 1950 its applications were...

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  10. Non-Euclidean Geometry 1 (1987 Video)

    Producer
    Andrew Barker
    Subject
    Mathematics
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    During the 18th and 19th centuries mathematicians were increasingly questioning the foundations of geometry. Shows how investigations led to the development of non-Euclidean geometry, discussing the work of...

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