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The beauty of diagrams

Author: Steven ClarkeMarcus Du SautoyTern Productions.British Broadcasting Corporation.BBC Worldwide Ltd.All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leonardo da Vinci's famous diagram of the perfect human body, drawn in the 1480s, defines our species like no other drawing before or since. It is also full of surprises. More recently, the Double Helix represents a scientific breakthrough that has been voted the most significant of the 20th century, more important than penicillin or the first working computer.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
History
Internet videos
Nonfiction television programs
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2010
Named Person: Leonardo, da Vinci
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Clarke; Marcus Du Sautoy; Tern Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Worldwide Ltd.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 890329624
Notes: Originally broadcast as two episodes of the television series The beauty of diagrams (on Nov. 18 and Dec. 16, 2010).
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 04, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Credits: Photography, Mark Garrett, Gary Clarke, Andy Jackson ; editor, Paul Devlin ; music,
Performer(s): Presented by Marcus DuSautoy.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (49 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Human Inspired Diagrams (3:09) --
Combining Science and Art (2:54) --
Vitruvian Man (3:19) --
Geometry of Vitruvian Man (2:29) --
Mathematics of Vitruvian Man (2:42) --
Church of the Redeemer (2:13) --
Vitruvian Man Anatomy (2:08) --
Vitruvian Man Movement (3:07) --
Vitruvian Man in Popular Culture (3:13) --
DNA Diagram (3:57) --
Double Helix Symbol (2:45) --
Publishing the DNA Diagram (2:01) --
Photo 51 (3:34) --
DNA Diagram in the Media (2:03) --
DNA Diagram and Ethical Issues (2:31) --
Commercializing the DNA Diagram (4:53) --
Ubiquitous DNA Diagram (1:23) --
Credits: Vitruvian Man and DNA: Beauty of Diagrams (0:30).
Other Titles: Beauty of diagrams (Television program).
Beauty of diagrams.
Vitruvian man and DNA :
Beauty of diagrams (Television program).
Responsibility: producer/director, Steven Clarke ; a Tern production for BBC.

Abstract:

Leonardo da Vinci's famous diagram of the perfect human body, drawn in the 1480s, defines our species like no other drawing before or since. It is also full of surprises. More recently, the Double Helix represents a scientific breakthrough that has been voted the most significant of the 20th century, more important than penicillin or the first working computer.

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