Science and technology № 19 (1959)

Newsreel №74925, 1 part, duration: 0:10:17
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:G.Chubakova, A.Sardan
Camera operators:B.Slomyanskij,D.Shafran, E.Oljshevskaya, Galadzheva, Yu.Razumov


1. Automatic elevator-about a new elevator built in Moscow, where all processes are automated. 2. Photographers of the atomic nucleus-about the method of nuclear photography by which scientists study the structure of the atomic nucleus. 3. The future is for them - about the prospects of using semiconductors. 4. Without knocking wheels-about a new method of production of welded seamless rails.

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Grain harvesting.

1. Automatic elevator.

Elevator building .

Grain cleaning at the elevator.

The operator that controls the process.

The train with grain near the elevator.

Loading grain into the elevator tower.

The employee records the readings of the devices.

2. Photographers of the atomic nucleus.

Central Russian landscape.

Two teenagers are walking along a forest path.

The guys found a box and a balloon shell.

A sign with the address. where to deliver the device.

Guys with a box near the building of the Physical Institute.

A woman in the lab takes a container of photographic plates out of a drawer.

Developing images.

A woman looks through a microscope.

Traces of cosmic radiation under the microscope.

FIAN's laboratory.

Balloons lift the device into the sky.

3. The future belongs to them.

Televisions and radios based on semiconductors.

A woman rides on a bus wearing glasses, in which a semiconductor receiver is mounted.

A photocopy machine that reads the drawing.

A jar of cadmium sulfide powder.

A woman in the lab rubs powders in a cup.

The mixture is put in an electric oven.

Diagram of the process inside the furnace (animation).

The cadmium crystals are pressed into tablets.

Diagram of the occurrence of an electric current in a semiconductor (animation).

Academician Ioffe talks to journalists.

4. No rattling of wheels.

A train rushes along the rails.

Rolling shop of the metallurgical plant.

Rails welded into almost kilometer-long whips.

A special train carries the rails to the place of laying.

Laying of long rails on the railway track.

With the help of a track-laying machine, old rails are removed.


Ioffe A.F. -fizik,organizator nauki, obiknovenno imenuemij «otcom sovetskoj fiziki», akademik (1920), vice-prezident AN SSSR (1942—1945). Sozdatelj nauchnoj shkoli, davshej mnogih vidayuschihsya sovetskih fizikov.

Locations: Moscow [820]


Physical Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences

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