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Title Genius of Britain [(DVD) videorecording] : the scientists who changed the world / an IWC Media production for Channel 4 ; produced and directed by Tim Usborne [and others] ; series director, Jonathan Rudd.

Publication Info. [United States] : Athena, [2011]
Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media.
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 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  509.41 GEN    AVAILABLE
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Description 3 videodiscs (236 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (12 pages).
System Details DVD; Dobly digital stereo; widescreen (16:9).
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from container.
Accompanying booklet includes: Science vs. myth ; The great unknowns ; The evolution of evolution ; A big fuss over the big bang.
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.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Performer Presenters: Jim Al-Khalili, Richard Dawkins, James Dyson, Stephen Hawking, Kathy Sykes, Paul Nurse, Olivia Judson, David Attenborough.
Audience 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 Disc 1. (143 min.). Episode 1. The first five ; Episode 2. A roomfull of billiant minds ; Episode 3. The lights come on -- Disc 2. (93 min.). Episode 4. Out of the darkness ; Episode 5. Asking big questions.
[Disc 3, Bonus DVD]. Stephen Hawking and the theory of everything / 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.).
Subject Discoveries in science -- Great Britain -- History -- Videodiscs.
Science -- Great Britain -- History -- Videodiscs.
Research -- Great Britain -- History -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Usborne, Tim.
Rudd, Jonathan.
Al-Kahlili, Jim.
Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
Dyson, James.
Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018
Sykes, Kathy, 1966-
Nurse, Paul, 1949-
Judson, Olivia.
Attenborough, David, 1926-
Johnstone, Gary, 1959-
Korn, Dan.
Bell, Rachel.
Athena (Firm)
IWC Media.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Science Channel (Television network)
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Added Title Scientists who changed the world
Stephen Hawking and the theory of everything.
Master of the universe.
ISBN 9781598286229
Standard No. 054961862290
Music No. AMP-8622 Athena
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