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Growing up in the universe

Author: Richard DawkinsWilliam WoollardRichard MelmanStuart McDonaldRichard Dawkins Foundation.All authors
Publisher: [Savannah, Ga.] : Richard Dawkins Foundation, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Dawkins discusses the evolution of species and mankind in particular in relation to the massiveness of the universe, and explains the process of natural selection and genetics. Also discusses the evolution of purposes and goals, and the differences between designed and designoid objects in nature.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins; William Woollard; Richard Melman; Stuart McDonald; Richard Dawkins Foundation.; Royal Institution of Great Britain.; Independent Communications Associates.; British Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 137288398
Notes: Title and statement of responsibility from container.
Originally filmed in 1991 (the Royal Institution Christmas lectures for Children, 1991).
Performer(s): Presenter: Richard Dawkins.
Description: 2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc I: Introduction by Prof. Peter Day --
Waking up in the universe --
Designed and designoid objects ; Disc II: Climbing mount improbable --
The ultraviolet garden --
The genesis of purpose.
Responsibility: the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science presents ; the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures for Children, 1991 ; produced by William Woollard and Richard Melman for InCa Productions ; directed by Stuart McDonald for the BBC.

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Richard Dawkins discusses the evolution of species and mankind in particular in relation to the massiveness of the universe, and explains the process of natural selection and genetics. Also discusses the evolution of purposes and goals, and the differences between designed and designoid objects in nature.

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