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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. [1-2].

Publication Info. Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, 2000.
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 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  523.1 STE  v. 1    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Stephen Hawking's universe ; v. 1.
Note Special features: Full-motion selection menu screens.
Originally produced for PBS television program Stephen Hawking's universe in 1997.
Contents Program 1. Seeing is believing -- Program 2. Big bang.
Credits Series producer, David Filkin ; series director, Philip Martin ; editor, Martin Sage.
Performer Narrator: Frank Langella.
Summary Program 1: Knowledge of the universe is built on the foundations laid down by thousands of years of scientific inquiry. This program explores mathematics and how it revolutionized our view of the universe. Recollect Ptolemy's theory of the motion of the planets, moon and sun; Newton's picture of the universe governed by gravity; Einstein's revolutionized theory of physics and Hubble's invention of the telescope that saw the expansion of the universe.
Program 2: When and how did the universe begin? Scientists have developed two theories: the Big Bang and the Steady State theories. This program explores the search for evidence to support the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe. It highlights the contributions and theories of Albert Einstein, Georges Lemaitre, Fred Hoyle, Arno Penzias, and Robert Wilson.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Hubble, Edwin, 1889-1953.
Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 -- Views on cosmology.
Lemaître, Georges, 1894-1966.
Hoyle, Fred, 1915-2001.
Penzias, Arno A.
Wilson, Robert, 1928-1983.
Films for the hearing impaired -- Videodiscs.
Cosmology -- Videodiscs.
Big bang theory -- Videodiscs.
Expanding universe -- Videodiscs.
Celestial mechanics -- Videodiscs.
Astronomy -- Mathematics -- Videodiscs.
Cosmology -- Mathematics -- 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 Seeing is believing
Big bang
Stephen Hawking's universe (Television program)
ISBN 0780631315 (set)
Standard No. 794054567526 (set)
794054357424 (V. 1)
Music No. B5675D Warner Home Video (set)
B3574D Warner Home Video (V. 1)
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