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Title The day the universe changed [(DVD) videorecording] / written and presented by James Burke ; a BBC-TV production in association with RKO Pictures [and others] ; series producer, Richard Reisz ; producer, John Lynch.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Ambrose Video Publishing, [date of publication not identified]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  509 DAY    AVAILABLE
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Description 5 videodiscs (approximately 550 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Photography, Brian Hall ... [et al.] ; editor, Roy Sharman ... [et al.] ; theme music, Carl Davis.
Summary This series traces the major advances in knowledge in Western civilization since the Greeks, and demonstrates how our view of the world changes as our knowledge develops.
Contents Disc 1. Program 1. The way we are: it started with the Greeks (55 min.) -- Program 2. In the light of the above: Medieval conflict: faith and reason (55 min.) -- Disc 2. Program 3. Point of view: scientific imagination in the Renaissance (55 min.) -- Program 4. A matter of fact: printing transforms knowledge (55 min.) -- Disc 3. Program 5. Infinitely reasonable: science revises the heavens (55 min.) -- Program 6. Credit where it's due: factory and marketplace revolution (55 min.) -- Disc 4. Program 7. What the doctor ordered: social impacts of new medical knowledge (55 min.) -- Program 8. Fit to rule: Darwin's revolution (55 min.) -- Disc 5. Program 9. Making waves: new physics: Newton revised -- Program 10. Worlds without end: changing knowledge, changing reality (55 min.).
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Science -- History -- Videodiscs.
Technology -- History -- Videodiscs.
Knowledge, Theory of -- Videodiscs.
Civilization -- History -- Videodiscs.
Genre Television mini-series.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs Great Britain.
Educational films.
Added Author Burke, James, 1936- screenwriter, host.
Reisz, Richard, producer.
Lynch, John, producer.
Davis, Carl, 1936- composer.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
RKO Pictures.
Canale 5.
France 3 cinéma (Firm)
Yleisradio Oy.
Added Title Day the universe changed (Television program)
Standard No. 739815004377
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