• Magnetismus

    Magnetism

    The invisible force

    You cannot smell, see, hear or feel magnetic force itself.

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  • Strom

    Electricity

    From Turbine to Socket

    You realise how important and self-evident electricity has become in our everyday lives only when it is no longer there. At home, household appliances run by electricity would not work anymore. The refrigerator would not cool anymore, the heater would not heat anymore. No washing machine, no telephone, no television, no game consoles – and, of course, we would suddenly be plunged into darkness if the light went out. Even a flashlight would not help because it works with electricity as well even though this electricity does not come from the socket but from a battery. Without electricity we would actually be in the dark.

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  • Licht

    Light

    Properties and Experiments

    "At night all cats are black." – all of you will probably know this figure of speech. Light is involved or rather a situation where little light is available.

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  • Röntgenstrahlung

    X-Radiation

    Discovery, Properties and Applications

    They are enormously rich in energy and easily penetrate the body but in spite of this, we can neither see nor feel them: X-rays work in secret.

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  • Optik

    Optics

    Qualities of Light

    This DVD offers a clearly structured overview of the field of optics with an emphasis on the following main topics: All three models, i.e. the ray theory, the wave theory and the quantum theory of light, are explained by means of selected phenomena.

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  • Ottomotor

    The Otto Engine

    Changing Times

    This DVD offers an insight into the historical birth of the Otto engine and also describes its latest version – the hybrid engine. In addition, other engines of the future are covered.

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  • Makrokosmos

    Macrocosm

    Unimaginably Big

    Macrocosm – what is that? The film discusses this question in detail. Where does macrocosm begin? Can we imagine or even perceive its dimensions? The film illustrates in a descriptive way that macrocosm begins already on Earth, for instance in the forest...

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  • Weltall

    Space

    Development of Space Travel

    The conquest of a new world: the first satellite, the first man in space, the first steps on the moon – pictures we all know. But the triumph of space travel holds hidden secrets.

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