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Title The elegant universe [(DVD) videorecording] / a Nova production for WGBH/Boston and Channel 4 in association with David Hickman Films, Sveriges Television, and Norddeutscher Rundfunk ; writers, Julia Cort and Brian Greene ; directors, Julia Cort and Joseph McMaster.

Publication Info. Boston : WGBH Boston Video, 2003.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  539.7258 ELE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  539.7258 ELE    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed-captioned ; audio-described.
Performer Hosted by Brian Greene ; introduction, Ruth Howes.
Credits Director of photography, Mike Coles ; music composed by Ed Tomney.
Note Originally produced for television broadcast in 2003.
Based on The elegant universe by Brian Greene.
Special features: bonus video, how the animation was created; multidimensional math activity; The making of The elegant universe activity; printable materials for educators; access to The elegant universe web site; excerpt from the best-selling book; video description.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search.
Contents disc 1: pt. 1. Einstein's dream. pt. 2. String's the thing -- disc 2: pt. 3. Welcome to the 11th dimension.
Subject Superstring theories -- Videodiscs.
Cosmology -- Videodiscs.
Unified field theories -- Videodiscs.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author McMaster, Joseph.
Cort, Julia.
Greene, B. (Brian), 1963-
Howes, Ruth (Ruth Hege)
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
David Hickman Films (Firm)
WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN 1593750064
Standard No. 783421367791
Music No. WG36779 WGBH Boston Video
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