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The elegant universe

Author: Joseph McMasterJulia CortB GreeneRuth HowesWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: Boston : WGBH Boston Video, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph McMaster; Julia Cort; B Greene; Ruth Howes; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Channel Four (Great Britain); David Hickman Films (Firm); WGBH Video (Firm); Sveriges television.; Norddeutscher Rundfunk.
ISBN: 1593750064 9781593750060
OCLC Number: 54019786
Language Note: Closed-captioned ; audio-described.
Notes: 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; video description.
Credits: Director of photography, Mike Coles ; music composed by Ed Tomney.
Performer(s): Hosted by Brian Greene ; introduction, Ruth Howes.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital.
Contents: disc 1: pt. 1. Einstein's dream. pt. 2. String's the thing --
disc 2: pt. 3. Welcome to the 11th dimension.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
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.

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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.

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