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Atoms for Enquiring Minds

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A Circus of The Royal Institution's Annual Christmas Lectures for Young People. This 150th series is given by Professor Eric M. Rogers of Princeton and the Nuffield Foundation. A series of six programmes 3: Electrified Atoms
In a television tube there is vacuum through which a stream of electrons is fired to paint the pictures on the screen. See streams of electrons and streams of charged atoms (which have lost or gained electrons) controlled by electric or magnetic fields. See how such atoms emit light in a brilliant spectrum as they recover from being electrified. We are starting to imagine thinking-models of atoms.
Presented for television by BRIAN JOHNSON
(Part 4 tomorrow)

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Unknown: Professor Eric M. Rogers
Television By: Brian Johnson

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Atoms for Enquiring Minds

BBC Two England, 2 January 1980 17.25






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