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Episode 171, "Sleep" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A doctor looks at 'sleep' - the natural suspension of consciousness and the mystery that has surrounded this phenomenon; features guest scientist Dr. Douglas M. Kelley (UC); the animal of the week is a sailor fish. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Sleep, Sleep--Physiological aspects
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 364, "Mathematics of Space" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Famed scientist, Dr. Edward Teller, director of the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory of the University of California, in a vivid presentation of time, space, and distance. The Animal of the week is a pygmy marmoset. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Mathematics, Relativity (Physics), Space and time
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Episode 295, "Miniaturization" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Features guests John Rubel and James Goodykoontz (Hughes Aircraft Co.). The animal of the week is a ratel (honey badger).
Topics: Miniature electronic equipment, Miniaturization (Electronics)
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 347, "Medical Uses of Hypnosis" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. One of the newest techniques in anesthesia and healing will be demonstrated by David B. Cheek, M.D., Mt. Zion and Children's Hospitals; features guest scientist David B. Check, M.D. (Mt. Zion Hospital); the animal of the week is a Giant Anteater.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Hypnosis
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 184, "Trout Fishing" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The modern science of fish hatcheries, game, fish, planting and good management of this important sport resource; features guest scientist Dr. Alexander Calhoun; the animal of the week is a prize steer. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Trout fishing
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by California Academy of Sciences
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132068 . Episode 532, The Nobel Prize, from the California Academy of 'Science in Action' television program; features guest scientist Dr. Linus Pauling (Nobel Prize for Chemistry, 1954; Nobel Peace Prize, 1962) and the animal of the week is a marine turtles: loggerhead, green and hawksbill. The episode is about its history and its meanings in the light of today's...
Topics: californiarevealed, Nobel Prizes, Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by California Academy of Sciences
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132064 . Episode 501, Miracle of Magnetic Tape, from the California Academy of 'Science in Action' television program; features guest scientist Arthur H. Housman and Alexander M. Poniatoff (Ampex Guest Scientist) and the animal of the week is a . The episode is about the application of the recording principle to the field of audio and television and its role in...
Topics: californiarevealed, Magnetic tapes, Ampex Corporation
Source: 2 inch videotape: Quadruplex: 1 Tape of 1
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by California Academy of Sciences
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Pain, Anesthesia
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by California Academy of Sciences
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132078 . Episode 624, The Flowering Desert, from the California Academy of 'Science in Action' television program; features guest scientist Dr. George E. Lindsay (Director, California Academy of Sciences) and the animal of the week is a . The episode is about the realm of rare and unusual plants and flowers.
Topics: californiarevealed, Botany, Lindsay, George E. (George Edmund), 1916-2002
Source: 16mm film: 2 Reels of 2
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 67, "Stream of Life" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'.  A study of blood and its functions. How it is typed, the Rh. factor, and how plasma is saving human lives, features guest scientist  Dr. Salvatore P. Lucia.  The animal of the week is a monitor lizard. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Blood, Blood groups, Blood plasma
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 163, "Sleep" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A doctor looks at 'sleep' - the natural suspension of consciousness and the mystery that has surrounded this phenomenon; features guest scientist Dr. Douglas M. Kelley (UC); the animal of the week is a sailor fish. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Sleep, Sleep--Physiological aspects
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 390, "Radiation Detectors" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. John Clark, Hughes Aircraft Corporation, explains the structure and use of the new 'Alpha Cigar,' a miniature radiation detector, battery, and amplifier. The animal of the week is a South American red squirrel. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Radiation, Nuclear counters
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 166, "Digging Down Under" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Recent paleontological discoveries that help full a 125 million year gap in Australian fossil records. An armchair tour by the expedition's leader, Dr. R. A. Stirton, University of California; features guest scientist Dr. R. A. Stirton (UC); the animal of the week is a gibbon. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Paleontology, Fossils
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Description : This episode features Dr. Rex C. Mack from the Hughes Aircraft company of Glendale, California delivers a progress report on information relay and the construction of a new robot which would gather information during the first moon landing. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 594 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest scientist Dr. George E. Lindsay, Director of California Academy of Sciences. Lindsay presents a rare look at the vast research activities required to accumulate scientific collections, through a guided tour of the California Academy of Sciences. Note on top of can: with 45 second open. Note on side of can: Museum (#2 - with helecopter [sic]...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Lindsay, George E. (George Edmund), 1916-2002
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Radio waves
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 329, "Anesthesiology" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Stuart C. Cullen, M.D., University of California Medical Center explains new discoveries in the changing field of anesthesia; features guest scientist Stuart C. Cullen; the animal of the week is a sea lion.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Anesthesia
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 467, "Pain" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. David B. Cheek, M. D., presents a series of fascinating demonstrations about the phenomenon of pain and describes medicine's latest advances in its alleviation. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Pain, Pain perception, Pain--Treatment
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Episode 285, "The Human Voice" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Features guest scientists Dr. Francis Sooy and Dr. Richard Flower (UC Medical Center); the animal of the week are talking Mynah birds. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Voice, Speech, Speaking, Human sounds
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 604 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features Dr. Theodore Downs, chief curator of earth sciences at the Los Angeles County Museum, speaking about the fossils found in the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: Herald, Earl Stannard, Downs, Dr. Theodore, Los Angeles County Museum, La Brea Tar Pits
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 242, "The New Submarine Era" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. An authoritative look at our Navy's guided missile and atom-powered submarines; features guests Rear Admiral John R. Redman and Commanders William Heronemus and Edwin Kinter; the animal of the week is the sargo.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Submarine
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Episode 490, "Pesticide Research" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How chemical pesticides are discovered, screened, and laboratory tested on both plants and animals, then put to work for the good of man; features guest scientist Dr. C. O. Persing, Stauffer Chemical Company; the animal of the week is a baby kangaroo. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad
Topics: Pesticides--Research, Pesticides
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Episode 417, "The Operational Polaris" (or "FBM-Polaris") of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. America's newest defense weapon, the Polaris missile, mounted on a fleet of nuclear submarines - how they operate; features guest scientists Willis M. Hawkins, Polaris Missile Systems Manager, Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. The animal of the week is a cockatiel. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Polaris (Missile)
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Chemistry, Detergents, Cleaning
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 403 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features Dr. Paul Routely of Pomona College, speaking about how distance is measured in the universe, and the application of the concept of time and distance. Animal of the week: nature-mobile. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
Topics: Herald, Earl Stannard, Routely, Paul, Solar parallax, Space geography
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 608 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features Milton Feldstein, Director of Technical Services at the Bay Area Air Pollution Control District, speaking about air pollution concerns and management strategies in the years immediately preceding the implementation of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Feldstein, Milton, Air Pollution
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by California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 164, "Story of Painting" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A famous artist reviews 20,000 years of man's urge to draw and paint - from cave decorations to modern art; features guest Millard Sheets (Los Angeles County Art Institute); the animal of the week is a box crab.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Painting
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Episode 354, "High Blood Pressure" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. President of the American Heart Association, Francis L. Chamberlain, M. D., reports the latest progress in the fight against hypertension; features guest scientist Francis L. Chamberlain, M.D. (American Heart Association); the animal of the week is a bloodhound. Source: 1 reel of 1:  Video: 2" Quad
Topics: Blood pressure, Hypertension, Chamberlain, Francis L., Herald, Earl Stannard
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 525 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features Hsien-Wu Chang of the IBM corporation, speaking about early Silicon Valley computing work. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Chang, Hsien-Wu
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
by Olmsted, John, 1938-2011
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Additional Title : California Institute of Man in Nature Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 620 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest scientist Dr. Arthur L. Schawlow, Professor of Physics, Stanford University. This episode is a candid portrait of Schawlow, Nobel laureate and co-inventor of the laser. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Schawlow, Arthur L., 1921-1999
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132052 . Episode 341, Dead Sea Scrolls, from the California Academy of 'Science in Action' television program; features guest scientist Dr. Jack Finegan (Pacific School of Religion) and the animal of the week is a goldfishes. The episode is about one of the greatest archeological finds in the history of the Christian era.
Topics: californiarevealed, Dead Sea scrolls, Finegan, Jack, 1908-2000
Source: 2 inch videotape: Quadruplex: 1 Tape of 1
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Psychology, Animals, Animal Psychology
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Episode 179, "Transistors/What's New in Electronics" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The newest discoveries and inventions that are basic to present day living and industry in the field of electronics. Special Guest Scientists from the RCA David Sarnoff Laboratories, Princeton, NJ.; features guest scientist Dr. Schuyler Christian; the animal of the week is a Mexican donkey.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Transistors, Electronics
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 194 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest scientist Howard Cogswell, professor at Mills College and UC Hayward. Dr. Cogswell speaks about bird behavior and presents live birds on set. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Cogswell, Howard L.
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 145 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest scientist Dr. Robert T. Orr, of the California Academy of Sciences, and focuses on the flora and fauna of the desert. Many of the animals discussed are currently on the California and Federal endangered/threatened lists, including the kangaroo rat and the Pacific pocket mouse. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Orr, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1908-1994
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Episode 343, "Peacetime Nuclear Explosions" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How the world's most destructive energy is being used to enrich our economy; features guest scientists Dr. Gerald Johnson and Dr. Harold Brown (UC Livermore Radiation Lab); the animal of the week is a Steller's Jay.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Nuclear Explosions
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Episode 481, "Weather - Past, Present, and Future/New Weather Theories" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Space exploration has opened up a wealth of new ways to probe the ancient mysteries of meteorology. To bring us up to date, Dr. Walter Orr Roberts of the University of Colorado returns to 'Science in Action"; the animal of the week is a kinkajou. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Weather, Weather forecasting, Weather control
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Episode 195, "Science of Sports" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How a knowledge of the laws of motion and other basic science principles helps athletes in basketball, golf, baseball, tennis and other games; features guest scientist Dr. John E. Nixon (Stanford); the animal of the week is a paca.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Sports, Science
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Episode 516, "Electronics in Medicine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Clinical and surgical uses of electronic instrumentation discussed and demonstrated; features guest scientist Dr. Noel P. Thompson (Palo Alto Medical Research Foundation); the animal of the week is a ringtailed lemur.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Medical Electronics
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Episode 494, "The Skin" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. What does the sun do to the skin? How can you keep your skin healthy? These and other questions about the human body will be answered by John Epstein, M.D., University of California Medical Center; the animal of the week is trained German shepherds.  Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topic: Skin
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 185 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest scientist Dr. George F. Stewart, of UC Davis, where he was the chair of the Poultry Husbandry department (now the Department of Avian Sciences). Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Stewart, George F., 1908-1982
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Episode 511, "Lifting Bodies" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. When space travel becomes routine, a wingless 'lifting body' space vehicle may be utilized to re-enter the earth's atmosphere; features guest scientist Dr. Alfred J. Eggers Jr. (NASA); the animal of the week is an octopus. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topic: Lifting bodies (Aeronautics)
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Episode 128, "Indian Culture" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How Early American Indians lived, their legends and artistic accomplishments. How they devised clothing from resources of their environment; features guest scientist Dr. Frederic H. Douglas (Denver Art Museum); the animal of the week is a sulphur-crested cockatoo. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: First Nations (North America), Native Americans, Indians of North America--Material culture
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Psychiatry, Dreams
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Episode 465, "Applied Mathematics/The Ever-Changing Third R" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Henry O. Pollak, staff mathematician, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, demonstrates how the solution of complex problems in our times has led to the development of a new field of science. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Mathematics, Applied mathematics
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 539 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features William R. Gould, then the Vice President of the Southern California Edison Company, giving a tour of the California Museum of Science and Industry. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Gould, William R., 1919-2006, California Museum of...
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Chemistry, Forensic, Crime
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Description : This episode features R. Buckminster Fuller providing insight into structural science as fashioned by the world- renowned inventor of the geodesic dome. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Episode 180, "Searching Tropical Seas" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How icthyologists explore the tropical Pacific with speargun and camera; features guest scientist Dr. Robert Harry (George Vanderbilt Foundation, Stanford); the animal of the week is a trapdoor spider.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Tropical
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Episode 167, "Tropical Medicine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How new developments in micro-biology have helped scientists solve problems of difficult tropical diseases; features guest scientists Dr. Morris Stewart and Dr. Ralph Houlihan; the animal of the week is a gibbon.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Tropical medicine, Diseases
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Episode 178, "Religious Archeology" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How present-day scholars have discovered the origins of many of the beginnings of our rich heritage in religion; features guest scientist Dr. Jack Finegan (Pacific School of Religion); the animal of the week is bears. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Archaeology and religion
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Episode 331, "Man-Made Crystals" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Artificial quartz crystals and their use in land, sea and air communication; features guest scientist Dr. W. L. Bond (Bell Telephone Lab.); the animal of the week is the Rocky Mountain marmot.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Crystals, Communication
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Episode 365, "Chest Surgery" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Benson Rowe, University of California Medical Center, demonstrates new techniques and equipment in diagnosis and treatment of the chest; the animal of the week is a cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola). Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topic: Chest--Surgery
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Episode 107, "The Earth's Origin" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action. Newest scientific theories of how our planet and its satellite, the moon, were formed; features guest scientist Dr. Harold C. Urey (Nobel prize winner, the University of Chicago); the animal of the week is a Honolulu flatfish. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Earth (Planet)--Origin
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Episode 483, "Ultra Centrifuge" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How the development of this most sophisticated of research instruments has aided science in many important discoveries; features guest scientist Dr. Edward G. Pickels, Spinco Division of Beckman Instruments, Inc. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Centrifuges, Ultracentrifuges
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Episode 172, "Cosmography" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A new science concerned with the place of man in the universe in terms of time, space, matter, and energy; features guest scientist Dr. Harlow Shapley (Harvard University); the animal of the week is a Shetland pony.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Cosmography, Universe, Time, Space, Matter, Energy
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Episode 479, "Telstar" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. This communication satellite recently made the worldwide transmission of live television a reality. What makes it tick? Features guest scientist Dr. Robert Shennum, Bell Telephone Labs. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Project Telstar, Artificial satellites in telecommunication
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 601 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features Thomas M. Gates, of the California Academy of Sciences' Morrison Planetarium. Episode description: "creating the grand illusion of starlit skies under an artificial hemisphere" (the Morrison was then in its first decade of operation). Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences....
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Whitford, Gates, Thomas M.
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Astronomy, Stars, Stars--Evolution
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Episode 462, "The Age of Reptiles" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Earl S. Herald presents a panorama of aminal life in prehistoric times - linking dinosaurs to modern dragons; features guest scientist Dr. Ruben A. Stirton; the animal of the week is an Angus cow. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Paleontology, Reptiles, Fossil
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Episode 520, "The Eye" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Laboratory studies of eye movements and perception, using newly developed electronic research facilities; features guest scientist Dr. Arthur Jampolsky (Eye Research Institute, Presbyterian Medical Center); the animal of the week is an albino gopher.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Eye
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Exhibitions
Source: 2 inch videotape: Quadruplex: 1 Tape of 1
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Episode 383, "Heat Transfer" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Harvey E. White, Director of the new Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, demonstrates important physics principles involved in the flow of heat. Source: 1 reel of 1. 2" Quad.
Topics: Heat, Heat--Radiation and absorption, Thermodynamics
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Description : This episode features Dr. Narinder Kapany, Director of Optics Technology and "father of fiber optics" demonstrates discoveries in the recently developed field. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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In 1949, the California Academy of Sciences furthered its longstanding mission to engage and educate the public in the sciences by expanding to the media of television. The result was "Science in Action." a half-hour program on a specific scientific topic, presented by the Academy's then curator of the Steinhart Aquarium, Earl S. Herald, in tandem with an expert on the show's subject. Over its sixteen year run, the show included interviews with several Nobel Laureates. This is Episode...
Topics: californiarevealed, Science, Animals
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Episode 112, "High Altitude Survival" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Problems of igloo life at 18,000 feet on the slopes of Mt. McKinley; features guest scientist Dr. Bradford Washburn (Director, Boston Museum of Science); the animal of the week are two Eskimo huskies. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Survival, Eskimos--Alaska--Social life and customs
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Episode 459, "The Ion Engine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How a new propulsion device, using a stream of sub-atomic particles, will accelerate future rocket ships to fantastic speeds in space; features guest scientist Dr. Malcolm R. Currie (Hughes Aircraft Co.). Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topic: Ion rockets
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Episode 455, "Search for New Elements" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Albert Ghiorso, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, University of California, demonstrates how scientists working with the giant Bevatron, have created the new trans-uranium elements. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topic: Chemical elements
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Episode 430, "Science of Baking" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Ruth Andre, ('Ann Pillsbury'), Director of Home Economics for the Pillsbury Company, Minneapolis, demonstrates remarkable scientific advancements in baking; the animal of the week is a golden plover.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Baking
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Episode 397, "Barrels of Monkeys" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Robert T. Orr, California Academy of Sciences and University of San Francisco, and Dr. Herald will introduce a dozen different kinds of simians to TV studio live. Source: 1 reel of 1. 2" Quad. 
Topic: Primates
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Episode 512, "Hydraulic Engineering" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Scientific improvements upon nature in the search for methods of controlling the waterways of the world; features guest scientist Dr. Hans Einstein (Hydraulic Engineering, UC); the animal of the week is decorator crabs.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Hydraulic Engineering
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Episode 175, "Termites" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Richard L. Doutt, University of California, will trace the life cycle of these social insects and demonstrate how science copes with the serious problems they create; features guest scientist Dr. Richard L. Doutt (University of California); the animal of the week is a woolly monkey.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Termites
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Additional Title : California Institute of Man in Nature Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift...
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