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Genius of Britain [videorecording] : the scientists who changed the world / an IWC Media production for Channel 4 ; produced and directed by Tim Usborne ... [et al.] ; series director, Jonathan Rudd
Alternate Title Scientists who changed the world [videorecording]
Master of the Universe [videorecording]
[United States] : Athena ; Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, c2011
book jacket
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 Videos/2nd Flr  Q180.G7 G46 2011  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  Q180.G7 G46 2011  v.2    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  Q180.G7 G46 2011  v.3    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Discoveries in science -- Great Britain -- History
Science -- Great Britain -- History
Research -- Great Britain -- History
Scientists -- Great Britain -- History
Cosmology
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 3 videodiscs (326 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (9 p. : ill. ; 15 cm.)
Note - System Details DVD; Dobly digital stereo; widescreen (16:9)
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
Performer/Participant Presenters: Jim Al-Khalili, Richard Dawkins, James Dyson, Stephen Hawking, Kathy Sykes, Paul Nurse, Olivia Judson, David Attenborough
Note Title from container
Originally released as a television mini-series in 2010
Stephen Hawking and the theory of everything originally broadcast on the Science Channel as Master of the universe
Bonus features: Biographies of the presenters
Rating: Not rated
Summary Charismatic men of action and reclusive eccentrics. Eureka moments and serendipitous strokes of luck. Discoveries born of crisis and insatiable curiosity. The history of scientific progress in Britain offers an astonishing breadth of personalities and has had an awe-inspiring effect on civilization. Each episode brings an era of scientific thought to life, with modern-day geniuses examining the legacies of their heroes
Contents [v.1.]. (143 min.). Episode 1. The first five [videorecording] ; Episode 2. A roomfull of billiant minds [videorecording] ; Episode 3. The lights come on [videorecording] -- [v.2.]. (93 min.). Episode 4. Out of the darkness [videorecording] ; Episode 5. Asking big questions [videorecording]
[v.3.]. Stephen Hawking and the theory of everything [videorecording] / an IWC Media production for Channel 4 and Discovery Communications, Inc. ; directed and produced by Gary Johnstone ; producers, Dan Korn and Rachel Bell (2007, 90 min.)
Alternate Author Usborne, Tim
Rudd, Jonathan
Al-Khalili, Jim, 1962-
Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
Dyson, James
Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)
Sykes, Kathy, 1966-
Nurse, Paul, 1949-
Judson, Olivia
Attenborough, David, 1926-
Korn, Dan
Bell, Rachel
Athena (Firm)
IWC Media
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Science Channel (Television network)
Discovery Communications, Inc

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