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Electron microscopes in the movies
« on: August 21, 2014, 01:07:40 PM »
A list of SEMs in movies has been compiled (see below), my favorite is "The Man in the White Suit" which if you haven't seen it is excellent comedy and social criticism as well.

But what about the electron microprobe?  Has it been spotted in any movies or TV shows yet? I mean besides NOVA!
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Here is the EM list from Wolfgang Muss:

"So far thanks to over 60 responses (and a quick trawl of the archives), this is great keep them coming! We are up to the following:"

1.  Flash Gordon
2.  Independence Day
3.  The Man in White Suit
4.  Predator 2
5.  CSI
6.  Spiderman 2
7.  Blade Runner
8.  NCIS
9.  Dexter
10. Contagion
11. Andromeda Strain The Andromeda Strain (1971)and then the remake 2008 tv-miniseries.
12. Quincy
13. X-Files
14. Pres Obama at Intel's Titan
15. Spiderman 1
16. American Pickers
17. The Last Mimzy
18  ALTO MEDIA 'travel' into the matter.
19. special effects for one of the Star Trek
20. Batman
21. Jurassic Park
22. The Bone Collector" analyzes something
23. Avatar
24. The Prisoner (British TV series)
25. The Naked Gun
« Last Edit: August 21, 2014, 01:09:38 PM by Probeman »
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Re: Electron microscopes in the movies
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2016, 02:17:56 PM »
I read a fictional BOOK once with an EPMA in it. I was actually working on the probe when I discovered that part in the book! I almost had a fit I was so excited.

Only I forgot the name  >:(

It was a story about finding a dinosaur skeleton (maybe a T-rex). Maybe somewhere in Utah/badlands. There were military special forces involved too.

If someone knows the name of this book, please remind me  ;D

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Re: Electron microscopes in the movies
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2021, 01:52:13 PM »
We finally have an electron microprobe showing up in the (TV) wild!

The first episode of the new Netflix show "Katla" shows the JEOL JXA-8230 at the University of Iceland at around 8.30 minutes in.



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Re: Electron microscopes in the movies
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2021, 12:01:26 PM »
I read a fictional BOOK once with an EPMA in it. I was actually working on the probe when I discovered that part in the book! I almost had a fit I was so excited.

Only I forgot the name  >:(

It was a story about finding a dinosaur skeleton (maybe a T-rex). Maybe somewhere in Utah/badlands. There were military special forces involved too.

If someone knows the name of this book, please remind me  ;D

Deon.

Hi Deon, I think it may be this book: Tyrannosaur Canyon (Wyman Ford Series, 1) by Douglas Preston. I haven't read it yet but this book was mentioned by someone else in the same context.
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