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Author: David McNabSarah HoltDavid SingtonSusan K LewisDonna CoxAll authors
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2006, 2002.
Series: Stars: Supernovas, the big bang and more.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First detected in 1967, intense outer-space gamma ray bursts stumped astronomers for nearly three decades before an international alliance finally unlocked their secrets ... See how these celestial phenomena can teach us about the dawn of the universe. And hear a controversial theory of how a gamma ray burst somewhere in our own galaxy could destroy life on earth."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Educational
Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Educational television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David McNab; Sarah Holt; David Sington; Susan K Lewis; Donna Cox; Stacy Keach; Dox Distribution (Firm); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593756380 9781593756383
OCLC Number: 70854665
Language Note: Closed-captioned; Audio descriptions for the visually impaired.
Notes: Includes link to NOVA website [DVD-ROM feature].
Originally broadcast on the television series "Nova" in 2002.
Credits: Edited by David Fairhead ; camera, Kris Denton, Clive North ; music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Narrated by Stacy Keach.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-ROM ; NTSC region 1; Dolby Digital; widescreen presentation ; access to DVD-ROM feature requires a computer with DVD-ROM drive and internet connection.
Series Title: Stars: Supernovas, the big bang and more.
Other Titles: Deathstar
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: A DOX production for NOVA/WGBH and Channel 4 ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; directed by David McNab ; produced for NOVA by Sarah Holt, Susan K. Lewis ; produced by David Sington ; producer and art director, Donna Cox.

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"First detected in 1967, intense outer-space gamma ray bursts stumped astronomers for nearly three decades before an international alliance finally unlocked their secrets ... See how these celestial phenomena can teach us about the dawn of the universe. And hear a controversial theory of how a gamma ray burst somewhere in our own galaxy could destroy life on earth."--Container.

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