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Title Stephen Hawking's universe [(DVD) videorecording] / Thirteen WNET ; Uden Associates ; David Filkin Enterprises co-production in association with BBC-TV. [3-4].

Publication Info. Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, 2000.
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 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  523.1 STE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Stephen Hawking's universe ; v. 2.
Note Special features: Full-motion selection menu screens.
Originally produced for PBS television program Stephen Hawking's universe in 1997.
Contents Program 3. Cosmic alchemy -- Program 4. On the dark side.
Credits Series producer, David Filkin ; series director, Philip Martin ; editor, Martin Sage.
Performer Narrator: Frank Langella.
Summary Program 3: Examines what the universe is made of by utilizing particle accelerators to glimpse fragments of the explosive process believed to have generated stars and planets. This episode features the basics: fire, water, air, and gas in addition to more complex findings of elements and matter from the creation of the Periodic Table to Einstein's famous theory of relativity.
Program 4: At night the stars are seen in the blackness of space. But is the space empty? In the 1950's an American scientist discovered that the stars in rotating spirical galaxies seem to be held together by an unseen force. Vera Rubin proposed that the space between the stars was filled by invisible stuff she called dark matter. Scientists now believe that dark matter could make up 99% of the universe. The race is now on to find this mysterious stuff hoping to determine if the universe will expand forever or end as a frozen desert or contract under the force of gravity into a "big crunch."
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Rubin, Vera C., 1928-
Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 -- Views on cosmology.
Cosmology -- Videodiscs.
Interstellar matter -- Videodiscs.
Matter -- Constitution -- Videodiscs.
Stars -- Constitution -- Videodiscs.
Periodic law -- Videodiscs.
Chemical elements -- Videodiscs.
Dark matter (Astronomy) -- Videodiscs.
Spiral galaxies -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Added Author Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018
Filkin, David.
Martin, Philip, 1938-
Langella, Frank.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Uden Associates.
David Filkin Enterprises.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Cosmic alchemy
On the dark side
Stephen Hawking's universe (Television program)
ISBN 0780631315 (set)
Standard No. 794054567526 (set)
794054357523 (V. 2)
Music No. B5675D Warner Home Video (set)
B3575D Warner Home Video (V. 2)
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