Modern Alchemy / Indiana U Audio-Visual Center

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Date
1957
Main contributor
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Summary
Dr. Glenn Seaborg and his associates describe the discovery of the four "missing elements," technetium, astatine, francium, and promethium. Emphasizes the role of the cyclotron on the creation of synthetic elements. Dr. Ernest O. Lawrence explains the operation and development of high voltage accelerators from the first eight-inch cyclotron to the mammoth bevatron.  Dr. Emilio Segre, a participant in the discovery of the first synthetic element, describes its discovery and demonstrates the technique used by him to identify astatine.  (KQED) Film.
Contributor
Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana Univ/No Longer Available
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel sound,black and white/monochrome; 16 mm
Notes

Local Note

Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.

Statement of Responsibility

Indiana U Audio-Visual Center
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7821642; Other: GR00468465; MDPI Barcode: 40000003302405

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