What do aircraft builders, swimmers and speed skaters have in common? They are all trying to conquer the resistance of air or water and yearn for increasingly high speeds. The biologist John Videler looks into the secret of the swordfish - the fastest fish in the world. Information about the hydrodynamics of fish, for instance the effect of ridges or scales, can be applied in sport or industry.

Credits

Set geluid
Montage
Production company
CasTel Media Producties
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Title: Adam's Appel - Het geheim van de zwaardvis
Year: 1998
Duration : 15 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 1998

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