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Fractals : hunting the hidden dimension

Author: Michael Schwarz, (Producer)Bill JerseyNeil RossChristopher RifeJohn ChaterAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation : PBS Home Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nova takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of pioneering mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical and artistic innovation, stretching from the ecology of the rainforest to fashion design."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Television programs for people with visual disabilities
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Schwarz, (Producer); Bill Jersey; Neil Ross; Christopher Rife; John Chater; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Quest Productions.; Kikim Media (Firm); Catticus Corporation.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 9781593758523 1593758529
OCLC Number: 271271934
Language Note: Optional English SDH subtitles for the hearing impaired ; optional English descriptions for the vision impaired.
Notes: Special features: Materials and activities for educators ; Nova web link.
Credits: Editor, John Haptas ; director of photography, John Chater ; sound, Doug Dunderdale ; music, Christopher Rife.
Performer(s): Narrator, Neil Ross.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008 as an episode of Nova.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.; Computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat required to open and print teacher's guide in pdf format.
Contents: Fractal basics --
The Mandelbrot set --
On the defense --
Fractals in the body --
Nature's fractal nature.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Hunting the hidden dimension
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Quest Productions and Kikim Media production for Nova ; in association with the Catticus Corporation ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; senior series producer, Melanie Wallace ; produced and directed by Michael Schwarz and Bill Jersey.

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"Nova takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of pioneering mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical and artistic innovation, stretching from the ecology of the rainforest to fashion design."--Container.

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