NOVA: Hunting the Elements

NOVA: Hunting the Elements

Director: Alan Ritsko, Chris Schmidt

Cast: Alan Ritsko, Chris Schmidt, David Pogue

     
 

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New York Times technology reporter David Pogue delves into the periodic table, which consists of the elements that are the building blocks of everything in the universe. Along the way, he explains why some elements, such as gold and platinum, are relatively stable and others, including phosphorus and potassium, are explosive. He also visits a New Mexico Tech research…  See more details below

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New York Times technology reporter David Pogue delves into the periodic table, which consists of the elements that are the building blocks of everything in the universe. Along the way, he explains why some elements, such as gold and platinum, are relatively stable and others, including phosphorus and potassium, are explosive. He also visits a New Mexico Tech research lab and joins scientist Theodore Gray for several experiments, including one that combines sodium and chlorine gases. ~ Jeff Gemmill

Product Details

Release Date:
06/19/2012
UPC:
0841887016933
Original Release:
2012
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
2:00:00
Sales rank:
15,672

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Hunting the Elements
1. Preview [3:09]
2. Quest for Gold [10:50]
3. The Sound of Bronze [12:47]
4. Atomic Zoom [6:07]
5. The Periodic Table [8:05]
6. Properties of Elements [7:49]
7. Explosively Reactive [10:18]
8. The Elements of Life [15:49]
9. Elemental Earth [11:12]
10. The Rare Earth Elements [14:14]
11. Radioactive Dating [5:56]
12. Manmade Elements [9:01]

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