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The Resource The elegant universe, 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

The elegant universe, 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

Label
The elegant universe
Title
The elegant universe
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Host
Screenwriter
Television director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
PSC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Mike Coles ; music, Ed Tomney
Dewey number
539.7/258
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired; optional audio-descriptions for the visually impaired
LC call number
QC794.6.S85
LC item number
G75 2003
PerformerNote
Hosted by Brian Greene ; introduction, Ruth Howes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cort, Julia
  • McMaster, Joseph
  • Greene, B.
  • Howes, Ruth
  • Greene, B.
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • David Hickman Films (Firm)
  • Sveriges television
  • Norddeutscher Rundfunk
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
180
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Superstring theories
  • Cosmology
  • Unified field theories
  • Cosmology
  • Superstring theories
  • Unified field theories
Technique
live action
Label
The elegant universe, 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
Instantiates
Publication
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: pt. 1. Einstein's dream ; pt. 2. String's the thing -- Disc 2: pt. 3. Welcome to the 11th dimension
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 180 min.)
Isbn
9781593750060
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783421367791
  • 783421367791
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG36779
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54019786
  • 1867433
  • (OCoLC)ocm54019786
  • 1867433
System details
DVD; region 1; letterboxed; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The elegant universe, 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
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: pt. 1. Einstein's dream ; pt. 2. String's the thing -- Disc 2: pt. 3. Welcome to the 11th dimension
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 180 min.)
Isbn
9781593750060
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783421367791
  • 783421367791
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WG36779
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54019786
  • 1867433
  • (OCoLC)ocm54019786
  • 1867433
System details
DVD; region 1; letterboxed; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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