http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ring+of+truth+philip+morrison

http://www.ovguide.com/tv_season/the-ring-of-truth-season-1-145801

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSc5eZP88dQ

Deceased MIT physics professor emeritus Morrison was the book reviewer for Scientific American for many years, a member of AAPT who worked on the Manhattan Project, and was known for physics education films including working with Charles and Ray Eames on the original “Powers of Ten” video (1977; Morrison narrated and worked on the script). My favorite of his video works is the PBS six-part series “The Ring of Truth” from 1987, which is not now commercially available for purchase. Recently portions of that series have become available on YouTube. Original show topics include Atoms (atomic theory), Change (conservation of mass-energy), Looking (instruments and the telescope), Clues and Doubt (the nature of science), and Mapping (repeating Eratosthenes' experiment with a moving truck). Several still-provoking demonstration vignettes included Julia Childs cooking a diamond into carbon black in a vacuum furnace, gold beating, spreading oil on water, burning jelly...

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