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The Mechanical Universe and Beyond Series: DVD 6 of 6

Year

1987

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Canada

Duration

03:00:00

Product Code

DIT87006000

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Entropy This program illustrates the pure brilliance of Carnot and his incredible work on the second law of thermodynamics. The ability of Carnot's model engine depends on the ratio between high and low temperatures in the running cycle. Carnot's theory begins with basic steam engines and ends with acute implications for the behaviour of matter and the flow of time throughout the universe. The Atom This program explores the history of the atom, from the ancient Greeks to the early 20th century, when discoveries by J.J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford created a new crisis for the world of physics. From the ultimate constituents of matter to the historical development of atomic theory, from the plum pudding model of the atom to the H-bomb, this is a program that will inform and entertain all levels of physics student. Low Temperatures Gas, liquid, solid - the world used to be so simple. But with the discovery that, under the right conditions of temperature and pressure, all elements can ex

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Production Year
1987

Duration
03:00:00

Producer
Distribution Access

Country Of Origin
Canada

Level
Middle Secondary to Professional

Product Code
DIT87006000