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Video Recommendations for Black Holes & other space-related phenomena

  1. Apr 23, 2006 #1
    I am currently a student-teacher pursuing my teaching certificate for high school physics. Over the past month or so, my students have been asking a lot about black holes. Since they are showing such an interest in space, I thought it might be a good idea to find a video to show them to connect their interest in black holes with the material that we have been covering over the past several months. Does anyone have any recommendations for a video that would tie the concepts of black holes to physics?

    Thank you in advance.
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  3. Apr 23, 2006 #2
    I'm probably wrong, but there aren't too many black hole movies. I have watched this one,

    Obiviously your students want to see a lot of animations of bloody holes, but in this one there aren't any. Guy only talks about black holes without actually showing anything. I think you'd better do showing them some movie on N. Tesla, indeed it would impress them much more than black holes that people aren't even sure that are holes.

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2256433507046558974&q=tesla&pl=true" [Broken]

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5834867580747017149&q=secrets+tesla&pl=true" [Broken]

    I'd suggest the first one, first :rolleyes:
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  4. Apr 30, 2006 #3
    I believe the Discovery Channel had something on supermassive black holes a little while back, so I'm sure they have it on DVD by now. I didn't catch it personally, however, so I can't tell you much about it.
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  6. Jun 14, 2007 #5

    Could you please give us the pass for RAR as well. Thank you.
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  7. Jun 18, 2007 #6
    I would be interested to watch this also. :D
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