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English : A video describing the process of electrolytic reduction used in a display at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis within the Treasures of the Earth exhibit. The video describes the electrolytic process as it is occurring on Captain Kidd's cannon, which is on display and currently undergoing the electrolytic process.
English : A mountain massif of Flakstadøya island backgrounding the road (Fylkesvei 807) to Nusfjord village, Lofoten, Nordland, Norway in 2010 September. For example, there are such summits as Stjernhauet, Stjerntinden, Bjørntinden and Sautinden either visible or nonvisible due to the cloud situation.
English : This brief film shows an excursion party passing in the carriage drive of the Vendome Hotel, a major resort hotel in San Jose, south of San Francisco. The exact date of the film is unknown, but may be in October 1897.
English : Stereo animation of a rotating diamond structure. Pause the video, and cross your eyes until the two images overlap perfectly in the center, let your eyes relax and it will slowly come into focus (may take a few minutes if this is your first try). Then play the video with Repeat (Loop) on.
English : Pure (99.98 %), Melted tip of a hafnium consumable electrode used in an ebeam remelting furnace (sample from the collection of Ethan Currens), oxidized hafnium ebeam remelted ingot (color from thin film effects in the oxide layer), and additional 1 cm3 hafnium cube for comparison.