Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 22:42:24 +0100

Author: Urs Lauterburg

Subject: Re: multimedia info



I just saw that one advertised on the Ztek site too and it looks as if it
is just what I am looking for.

Thanks and kind regards also to you my friend


>There is a video called "Skylab Physics". At one time it was available at
>A lot of weightless movements by astronauts. Also studies with a
>gyroscope in zero gravity.
>Your friend,
>At 10:15 PM 11/5/2002 +0100, you wrote:
>>Dear Taplers
>>This makes me remember that I am looking for a DVD video disk containing
>>the sequence where one of the US astronauts drops a hammer and a feather on
>>the moon. (Was it a feather of the great american eagle by the way?) Also I
>>am looking for DVD video clip of good quality showing astronauts playing
>>games in zero gravity. Any pointers? I am deliberately looking for DVDs and
>>not conventional NTSC videos, because for the future I want to have
>>everything in good quality digital form.
>>I purchased the Miller's film DVD from Ztek which contains the Tacoma
>>bridge collapse in about as good quality as you expect from the original
>>film material. I looks so good on one of these brand new bright and high
>>resolution Sony LCD projectors. For playing back the DVD, either a plain
>>regular DVD player from Sharp or my Apple Titanium G4 Powerbook is used.
>>Regards and a good physical night from all the way from Europe
>>Urs Lauterburg
>>Physics demonstrator
>>LabVIEW wireworker
>>University of Bern
>> >Not sure if this has been mentioned before, but all of the 600 films on The
>> >Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations can be found in Real media
>> >format at
>> >Not sure if this is only for certain colleges in Ohio, or what. ???
>> >Also, we are in the process of updating old media into newer formats, and I
>> >found that Ztek sells the old Miller/Ealing film-loops on DVD. This is
>>a set
>> >of 2 DVD's for $400.
>> >I don't think we are buying the film-loop DVD's, but we are looking for a
>> >couple of loops in digital format if anyone knows where to get them.
>> >
>> >
>> >Kail Secrest
>> >Ohio Wesleyan University-Physics Dept.
>> >Delaware, Oh 43015
>> >740-368-3775
>> >fax: 740-368-3999
>Gerald Zani e-mail:
>Manager of Demonstrations phone: (401) 863-3964
>Department of Physics FAX: (401) 863-2024
>Brown University Providence, RI 02912-1843 USA
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