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Brownian motion and molecules

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  00:10:00  1923  BW  Mute

Mute film shot in 1923, by the physicist and Nobel laureate Jean Perrin, at the Sorbonne laboratory for physical chemistry. It explains the Brownian motion and shows the techniques of preparation of emulsions.

Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of black and white microcinematography (optical microscope) and stylized captions.
PersonnalitiesPERRIN Jean
NotesThere is a montage with several films by and with Jean Perrin called "Jean Perrin and the Molecular Reality".


Atom ; Microscopy ; CNRS ; Research work

Technical Sheet
Item No.2080
PublicLarge audience
Original Support16 mm Film
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery support16 mm Film ; DV Cam