German television crew tapes rare earth segment

A German public television (ZDF/Arte) crew was at Ames Lab on Dec 10 to shoot footage about rare earths. The crew worked with Ames Lab's Bill McCallum to capture some of the Lab's ongoing rare-earth research. The show, "Rare Earths - The Treasure Hunters" will also include footage from Molycorp's rare-earth mining operation in Mountain Pass, Calif.

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ZDF/Arte cinematographer Christian Schidlowski sets up for a closeup shot of Ames Lab assistant scientist Olena Palasyuk measuring samples.
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