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Genius : the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo.

Author: Liev SchreiberLiam NeesonF Murray AbrahamPeter ThomasJohn LithgowAll authors
Publisher: [S. Burlington, Vt.] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen and standard formats
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A collection of films exploring the scientific work and lives of some of history's best-known and most influential scientists: Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin and Galileo.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Liev Schreiber; Liam Neeson; F Murray Abraham; Peter Thomas; John Lithgow; Simon Callow; Scott Handy; Aidan McArdle; David R Axelrod; Peter Jones; David Espar; Susan K Lewis; Alastair Reid; Allan Cubitt; Christopher Oxley; Christopher Sykes; Gary Johnstone; Dava Sobel; David Bodanis; Green Umbrella Ltd.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Channel Four (Great Britain); WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.; Clear Blue Sky Productions.; Blakeway Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Christopher Sykes Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Darlow Smithson Productions.
ISBN: 1593755759 9781593755751
OCLC Number: 65518985
Language Note: Soundtrack in English. Closed-captioned. Audio-described (except Darwin's dangerous idea & The best mind since Einstein).
Notes: Collective title from set container.
"Nova digital field trip"--Container.
Originally produced as episodes of the television programs Nova and Evolution between 1993 and 2005.
Special features included.
"Some DVD players may not be able to access all features"--Container.
Cast: Simon Callow (Galileo), Scott Handy (Newton), Aidan McArdle (Einstein).
Performer(s): Narrators, Liev Schreiber, Liam Neeson, F. Murray Abraham, Peter Thomas, John Lithgow.
Description: 5 videodiscs (approximately 480 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital.
Contents: Galileo's battle for the heavens / written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; Green Umbrella, Ltd. for WGBH/Boston in association with Channel 4 ; WGBH Educational Foundation (ca. 120 min.) --
Darwin's dangerous idea / written and directed by David Espar & Susan K. Lewis ; drama produced by Linda Garmon ; producer, Susan K. Lewis ; drama directed by Alastair Reid ; dramatization written by Allan Cubitt ; WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and Clear Blue Sky Productions (ca. 120 min.). Newton's dark secrets / produced by Chris Oxley & Malcolm Neaum ; produced for NOVA by Joseph McMaster ; directed by Chis Oxley ; a Blakeway Production for the BBC and WGBH Boston (ca. 56 min.) --
The best mind since Einstein / produced and directed by Christopher Sykes ; produced for NOVA by Melanie Wallace ; a NOVA production by Christopher Sykes Productions for BBC-TV in association with WGBH/Boston (ca. 56 min.). Einstein's big idea / written, directed and produced by Gary Johnstone ; a Nova production by Darlow Smithson Productions for WGBH/Boston [and others] ; WGBH Educational Foundation (ca. 112 min.).
Other Titles: Science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo
Evolution (Television program).
Nova (Television program).

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A collection of films exploring the scientific work and lives of some of history's best-known and most influential scientists: Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin and Galileo.

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