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Note : Audio levels are high as on original tapes. Part 2 has excessive errors, clicks, and mutes during second hour of program as on original tape. Part 4 has an error for a few seconds at 01:15:25. Part 5 has errors from 00:00:54 - 00:01:16 and 00:05:11 - 00:05:30. Part 8 has errors from 01:07:26 - 01:07:45, 01:19:56 - 01:20:14, 01:45:49 - 01:46:30, and 02:02:54 - 02:03:10. Part 9 has errors from 00:16:30 - 00:16:49. Description : Tom Tucker was the Superintendent of the California Academy of...
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Source: 9 Tapes of 9: DAT
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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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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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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, Clocks and watches, Time
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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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) .
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 379 of the California Academy of Sciences television program Science in Action features guest Charles Eames, designer of the iconic Eames lounge chair, designed and later manufactured in Los Angeles. Animal of the week: Australian Terrier. 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, Eames, Charles, Australian Terrier, California...
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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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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, Snakes, Rattlesnakes
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Episode 431, "Optical Illusions" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Harvey E. White, Director Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, returns for his twenty-second program in twelve years of 'Science in Action.' A series of lively physics demonstrations prove 'Things are not always what they seem.' Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topic: Optical illusions
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 614 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest scientist Dr. James H. McAlear, Executive officer at University of California's Electron Microscope Laboratory. From the episode description: "By using the tools of modern electronic science, new worlds are being discovered." McAlear presents the work of the UC EML, and demonstrates the use of the then-recently-invented electron...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, McAlear, James H.
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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 438, "Himalaya Expedition" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Lawrence Swan, San Francisco State College, twice companion to Sir Edmund Hillary on Himalaya expeditions, reports on the search for further scientific knowledge of the peaks and slopes once thought to be inhabited by the abominable snowman. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, Natural history--Himalaya Mountains
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Episode 139, "Improving on Nature" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The science of applied genetics and how it is used in the development of new and better kinds of plants and animals; features guest scientist Dr. David Regnery (Stanford University); the animal of the week is an iguana. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Genetics
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Episode 380, "The New Age of Glaciers" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Father Bernard Hubbard, S. J., Santa Clara University, world-famous 'Glacier Priest' will demonstrate the saga of the great rivers of ice and how they shape the earth's surface. A special look at the proposed Bering Sea dam; the animal of the week is an echidna and a rabbit-bandicoot.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Glaciers
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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, Time
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 120 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features Dr. Paul W. Merrill of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, speaking about how science measures temperature and other essential data about heavenly bodies. Animal of the week: Tree frog. 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, Merrill, Paul W., Mount Wilson Observatory, Palomar Observatory, Animal of...
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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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Episode 407, "The Nature of Civilization" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Developments, discoveries, and inventions that have made possible our present day mode of living; features guest scientist Dr. David Mandelbaum (UC). Source: 1 reel of 1. 2" Quad.
Topics: Civilization, Anthropology
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 617 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest scientist Dr. Harvey E. White, Director of the UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science. White presents a tour of the Lawrence, and discusses then-cutting-edge approaches to public science education in a museum setting. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of Sciences. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, White, Harvey Elliott, 1902-1988
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 585 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest James E. Webb, the second administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Under his direction the agency undertook one of the most impressive projects in history, the goal of landing an American on the Moon before the end of the decade through the execution of Project Apollo. (http://history.nasa.gov/Biographies/webb.html)....
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Webb, James E. (James Edwin), 1906-1992
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Episode 395, "New Techniques in Brain Surgery" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Glenn O. Cross, neurosurgeon, will demonstrate two new surgical procedures that correct congenital brain damage; operation film sequences, St. Joseph's Hospital; the animal of the week is tarantulas.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Surgery, Brains
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Episode 168, "Controlled Explosions" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How scientists control energy produced by chemical explosions and put this knowledge to beneficial use; features guest scientist Dr. Thomas C. Poulter (Stanford Research Institute); the animal of the week is an abalone.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Explosions
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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 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 97, "Rain-Making" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Facts and fables about man's efforts to control a natural phenomenon; features guest scientist Dr. Philip Church (University of Washington); the animal of the week is crayfish and gastroliths. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Rain-making
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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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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 600 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features guest scientist Dr. Albert E. Whitford, Director and Astronomer at the Lick Observatory. Whitford was also Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Emeritus, at UC Santa Cruz, and here presents the work of the Lick Observatory as well as his own research. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Academy of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Whitford, Albert E. (Albert Edward), 1905-2002,...
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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, Drugs, Pharmacology, Medicine
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Description : This episode featured Dr. Paul L. Kirk of UC Berkeley showing the most innovative scientific detective procedures in crime solution. 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 129 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features Dr. Earl S. Herald of the California Academy of Sciences, giving a behind-the-scenes tour of the Steinhart Aquarium. Animal of the week: Canaries. 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...
Topic: Herald, Earl Stannard
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Episode 188, "Identification" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The science of finding and cataloguing minute individual differences that set every person in the world apart from all others - fingerprints, hair, teeth, and other methods of identification; features guest scientist Dr. Douglas M. Kelley; the animal of the week is a howler monkey.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Identification
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Episode 165, "Hook, Line, and Science" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How scientists located vast new tuna fishing grounds in the Pacific and the unique methods by which the discovery was brought about; features guest scientists Dr. Don McKernan and Dr. O. Elton Sette (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service); the animal of the week is an African chameleon.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Fishing, Tuna
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Episode 454, "Fossil Fishes" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Earl S. Herald interprets from geologic strata the story of aquatic life in ancient seas as it compares today with living fishes of the world. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Fishes, Fossil, Ichthyology
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Episode 149, "X-Rays" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The unique power of x-rays to reveal the otherwise invisible; practical applications - anatomy, crystal and alloy structures, and a look into the future of x-ray microscopy; features guest scientist Dr. Paul Kirkpatrick (Stanford); the animal of the week is the Giant Horned Frog.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film  
Topic: X-rays
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Additional Title : Bird Banding - Clear Lake - Cord Edilos (?) Description : Bird banding at Clear Lake, California with Dr and Mrs. EC Bull of San Francisco, CA. Seagulls, pelicans, cranes, Suzie does her bird pickup, ducks and geese at sanctuary turned loose. (Transcribed from container) 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....
Topic: californiarevealed
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Series Title : Science in Action Description : Episode 521 of the California Academy of Sciences' television program Science in Action features Charles Shaw, of the San Diego Zoo, speaking about reptiles of the world. The Animal of the Week segment focuses on the grey horned owl, a member of the California endangered species list. 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: californialightandsound, Herald, Earl Stannard, Shaw, Charles, San Diego Zoo
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132049 . Episode 186, The Third "R", from the California Academy of 'Science in Action' television program; features guest scientist Dr. Everett Calhoun (Stanford Research Institute) and the animal of the week is a praying mantis. The episode is about the story of the science of numbers from the invention of zero to modern 'electronic brain' computing...
Topics: californiarevealed, Mathematics, Stanford Research Institute
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel 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, Technology, Transportation, Wheels
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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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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Episode 322, "Freeways of the Sky" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The speed and complexity of the jet age brings traffic problems to the airways. Demonstrations and explanations by Civil Aeronautics Administration personnel on procedures and problems of air traffic control; features guest Miss V. MacCracken and Fred M. Marks; the animal of the week is an Atlantic horseshoe crab.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Air traffic
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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 399, "Nuclear Accelerators" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Edwin McMillan, distinguished Nobel Laureate and Director of the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, will demonstrate the function and research results of man's greatest research tool. Source: 1 reel of 1. 2" Quad. 
Topics: Particle accelerators, Colliders (Nuclear physics)
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Episode 449, "Correcting Childhood Defects" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A new clinic, established at Children's Hospital, San Francisco, for treatment of congenital anomalies, is described with a report of its achievements by H. E. Thelander, M. D., Director of the Clinic. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Birth defects, Congenital abnormalities, Developmental abnormalities
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Episode 409, "Science of Musical Sound" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Harvey E. White, renowned physicist and television teacher, University of California, demonstrates how music is produced in many kinds of instruments. Source: 1 reel of 1. 2" Quad. 
Topic: Music--Acoustics and physics
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Episode 177, "Oxygen" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The life-giving element; its place in the world of plants and animals and its use in medical science; features guest scientist Dr. Charles C. Wycoff (San Francisco General Hospital); the animal of the week is a possum.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Oxygen
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Episode 147, "Radar Defense Screen" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The ceaseless search of the skies by electronic sentinels to protect us against enemies by air; features guest scientist Brigadier General James W. Andrew, (USAF); the animal of the week is a hawk-headed parrot. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Radar defense networks
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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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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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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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Episode 413, "The New Anti-Biotics" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Recent scientific research in virus and other infectious diseases; features guest scientist Dr. Frederick Fink, Chas. Pfizer & Company Lab., New York. Source: 1 reel of 1. 2" Quad.
Topic: Antibiotics
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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, Optical illusions
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132062 . Episode 473, Disappearing Resources, from the California Academy of 'Science in Action' television program; features guest scientist Dr. Athelstan Spilhaus (U.S. Science Exhibit, Seattle World's Fair; Univ. of Minnesota) and the animal of the week is a jaguar. The episode is about one of the least discussed yet the most vital of contemporary problems is the...
Topics: californiarevealed, Natural resources, Spilhaus, Athelstan
Source: 2 inch videotape: Quadruplex: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Some dark shots as in original film. 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 or purchase...
Topic: californialightandsound
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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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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
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel 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...
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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...
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Description : This episode features John Ott, director of the Time-Lapse Research Foundation demonstrating the marvel of time lapse photography and their applications in medical research. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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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 401, "Teen-Age Medicine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. John J. Piel, M. D., Children's Hospital, San Francisco, will demonstrate techniques in this newest advance in preventive medicine, a youth clinic. Source: 1 reel of 1. 2" Quad.
Topic: Adolescent medicine
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Episode 453, "The Spectrum" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How visible and invisible light sources, acting as the fingerprints of matter, reveal the structure of atoms and molecules; features guest scientist Dr. Harvey White (UC). Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Spectrum analysis, Light--Wave-length
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Episode 436, "Whales and Whaling" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Raymond M. Gilmore, world authority on the world's largest mammals, demonstrates in the studieo and on spectacular film inserts the biology, migration, and romance of these animals. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Whales, Whaling
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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 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 508, "Infrared Report/Space Age Research" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A report on recent advances in man's conquest of the areas beyond his home planet; features guest scientist Dr. Robert Talley, Hughes Aircraft Company; the animal of the week is dolphins. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Infrared radiation, Space sciences, Science and space
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Episode 524, "Supernova" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A celestial catastrophy is described and a new theory of the formation of cosmic rays is presented over television for the first time; features guest scientist Dr. Stirling Colgate (UC); the animal of the week is tropical birds. Source: 1 reel of 1; 2" Quad.
Topics: Supernovae, Supernovas
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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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Additional Title : California Institute of Man in Nature Description: Briones Regional Park, California. April 14, 1980. Eagle flying with views over Briones Regional Park and with hikers at 02:37.    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...
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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, Biology, Fishes, Tropical Fish, Tropics
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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
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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
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Episode 387, "Rocket Propulsion" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. What scientists are learning about propellants for space engines; features guest scientist Dr. Howard S. Seifert (United Technology Corp., President of American Rocket Society); the animal of the week is the toucan.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Rockets, Engines, Propellants
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Description : This episode features Charles Shaw, curator of reptiles at the San Diego Zoological Society demonstrating facts, legends, lore, and fancy of these deadly and majestic animals. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A132077 . Episode 619, Safari for Science, from the California Academy of 'Science in Action' television program; features guest scientist Dr. Edward S. Ross (Curator, Department of Entomology, California Academy of Sciences) and the animal of the week is a . The episode is about a scientist as he collects and classifies specimens for a monograph.
Topics: californiarevealed, Entomologists, Ross, Edward S. (Edward Shearman), 1915-2016
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