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Principles of Electricity (1945)
Breaks down structure of matter into atoms and, by use of conventional symbols, shows the action of electrons within an atom. The principles involved in the flow of current are...

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:20:00
Popularity (downloads): 480
Cutting sugar cane (1902)
The poor condition of the film, its short length, and the distance of the subject matter from the camera position do not permit much description other than saying some workers...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sugarcane; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:30
Popularity (downloads): 426
NASAKSN - Coolest Gas (2003)
NASA Kids Science News segment explaining what the coolest gas is.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Kids Science News; Gases; Cool; Temperature; Laser; Atom; Bose-Einstein; Matter; States; Liquids; Solids; Clocks; Navigate; Distance;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 1919
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT3 - Microgravity (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing a microgravity environment and how this environment allows for research on all types of matter.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Microgravity; Environment; Free Fall; Gravity; International Space Station; Research;
Duration: 00:05:44
Popularity (downloads): 1353
Earthquake - Risk to the Central U.S., segment 06 of 7 (1988)
Lives can be saved when people are prepared for earthquakes

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Earthquakes;
Duration: 00:00:40
Popularity (downloads): 918
Salton Honored - A SMART Celebration: Testing Predictions (1995)
Karen Sparck Jones from Cambridge, England, presented "Testing predictions: It's all a matter of experiment."

Genre: Lecture
Keywords: Information Retrieval; SMART; Cornell; 30 Years; Computer Science; Karen Sparck Jones; Testing Predictions; Experiment
Duration: 00:40:45
Popularity (downloads): 859
The Great Web of Water, segment 12 of 12 (1996)
Closing credits: produced by Earle Luby

Genre: Documentary
Duration: 00:00:41
Popularity (downloads): 355
NASA Connect - RTTS - Advanced Space Propulsion Tech (2003)
Fourth segment of Rocket to the Stars describes a new rocket propulsion technology called Variable Specific Impluse Magnetoplasma Rocket or VASIMR for short.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Rocket to the Stars; Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz; VASIMR; Variable Specific Impulse; Magnetoplasma Rocket; Plasma; States of Matter;
Duration: 00:05:27
Popularity (downloads): 850
Step-Saving Kitchen (1949)
Demonstrating a U-shaped kitchen developed by the housing staff of the Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics. Advocates and demonstrates modern farm kitchens. Direction: Irving Rusinow. Subject Matter:...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Houses and homes: Kitchens; Occupations: Housework; Gender roles;
Duration: 00:13:11
Popularity (downloads): 466
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Strong Convictions (1988)
Second Segment: Eudora Welty does not see the value of making a change for the sake of change. "If something drives you to do it, something that's sort of very...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; narrative; strong conviction; change; communication
Duration: 00:01:57
Popularity (downloads): 335

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