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Aimant d'Aimé, le premier grand instrument pour la science (L')

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  00:10:45  2019  HD 16/9  Color and BW  Sound

On the Meudon Bellevue CNRS campus, you will find the first large instrument dedicated to fundamental research in France and in the world, the Large Electromagnet of the Academy of Sciences. It was imagined and designed by the physicist Aimé Cotton in 1928 and operated until the 1970s.
Denis Guthleben, science historian, shares with us the various stages in the history of the large electromagnet, from the birth of the project before the 1914 war to its construction from 1924, with the help of archive images filmed by ONRSI operators. Hubert Pascard, a retired physicist, explains how it works.

Producer : CNRS Images
Director : DALAISE Marcel (CNRS Images, UPS Meudon, Meudon)
Scientific adviser : GUTHLEBEN Denis (Comité pour l'histoire du CNRS, MOY CNRS, Meudon)
Scientific referent : GUTHLEBEN Denis
Audiovisual processPrises de vues réelles. Utilisation de photographies en couleur et noir et blanc, d'extraits de films d'archives, d'une maquette, de dessins industriels et d'un plan d'architecture.
Commentaire en voix-off. Interventions en son direct. Musiques.
PersonnalitiesCOTTON Aimé
GUTHLEBEN Denis(Comité pour l'histoire du CNRS, MOY CNRS, Meudon); PASQUARD Hubert(Chercheur émérite)
NotesFilm tourné sur le site de Bellevue à Meudon.
ONRSI : Office national des recherches scientifiques et industrielles & des inventions


Magnetism ; History



Technical Sheet
Item No.6663
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportHD
VersionFrench ; International version
Delivery supportDigitalised File