Item Details

Mega-Projects [electronic resource]

Parthenon Entertainment (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Recent scientific advancements in the field of physics have included the discovery of Higgs boson and other new particles, thanks to the Large Hadron Collider. This film investigates the experiments that led to these successes. A visit to the world's largest prototype nuclear fusion reactor offers a glimpse at the attempts to find a new supply of energy.
Release Date
2007
Run Time
24 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 08, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
How Does That Work?
Contents
  • Big Bang Experiment (5:22)
  • Giant Radio Telescope Array (5:30)
  • Fusion Power (5:57)
  • Transporting a Jumbo (5:40)
  • Credits: Mega-projects: How Does That Work? (0:32)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2007.
Publisher no.
  • 55059 Films Media Group
  • 55055s Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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