Modern Marvels Gas Tech DVD
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- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: October 20, 2004
- Genre: Documentary
Though invisible, natural gas plays an important role in many aspects of our lives. Beyond cooking and heating, learn how vital numerous gases are to our daily lives. From Europe to America, see how countries are making use of this pivotal resource.
- Why is the US government storing 36 billion cubic feet of helium?
- How did the ancient Chinese utilize natural gas?
- See the role of natural gas in everything from medical science to modern warfare.
Go back to China in the Third Century. From that time, natural gas has been an important component in human existence. Multiple gases are used for a wide variety of chores. See how it travels from wells to the stove top. Discover how the most plentiful gas can be utilized in warfare.
Since this invisible wonder could just escape into the air, find out how countries capture, harness and refine the resource. Go inside the British Oxygen Company's Braddock Air Separation Plant. See what the US government does to store gas in a Texas reserve. Find out about freezing, separating, storing, and exploding these colorless marvels.
From hydrogen and helium to oxygen and nitrogen, MODERN MARVELS® takes a penetrating look at natural gas.