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The cosmos : a beginner's guide

Author: Mark Jacobs; Adam Hart-Davis
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This six-part series explores the many scientific avenues toward cosmic awareness, guiding viewers through recent findings and theories that involve the biggest questions anyone can ask.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Jacobs; Adam Hart-Davis
ISBN: 9781604671216 1604671211
OCLC Number: 273057413
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Mark Jacobs, BBC executive producer.
Performer(s): Presented by Adam Hart-Davis.
Description: 6 videodiscs (approximately 30 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: [disc 1]. Life in the cosmos --
[disc 2]. Building the universe --
[disc 3]. Seeing the universe --
[disc 4]. Exploring the cosmos --
[disc 5]. The violent universe --
[disc 6]. Earthlike worlds in space.
Other Titles: Life in the cosmos.
Building the universe.
Seeing the universe.
Exploring the cosmos.
Violent universe.
Earthlike worlds in space.
Responsibility: BBC for the Open University.

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This six-part series explores the many scientific avenues toward cosmic awareness, guiding viewers through recent findings and theories that involve the biggest questions anyone can ask.

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