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Masters of technology

Author: Vinton G CerfGeoffrey E H BallardRobert S LangerDonna ShirleyBurt RutanAll authors
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this five part series, Evan Solomon interviews five revolutionary thinkers who share their scientific and technological innovations and discuss the early years of their careers and frustrating failures, to their breakthrough moments and professional triumphs. Interviewed are: Vinton Cerf, "the father of the Internet" ; Geoffrey Ballard, developer of a hydrogen fuel cell for automobiles ; Robert Langer, inventor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Juvenile works
Named Person: Geoffrey E H Ballard; Robert S Langer; Donna Shirley; Burt Rutan
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vinton G Cerf; Geoffrey E H Ballard; Robert S Langer; Donna Shirley; Burt Rutan; Jean-Louis Côté; Evan Solomon; Zone3.; Docere Digital Studios.; Scientific American, inc.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1578078784 9781578078783
OCLC Number: 50126671
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Credits: Director, Jean-Louis Côté ; narrator, Evan Solomon.
Performer(s): Host, Evan Solomon ; guests, Vinton Cerf, Geoffrey Ballard, Robert Langer, Donna Shirley, Burt Ruten.
Description: 2 videocassettes (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: produced by Zone3 in association with Docere Digital Studios Inc. and Scientific American.

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In this five part series, Evan Solomon interviews five revolutionary thinkers who share their scientific and technological innovations and discuss the early years of their careers and frustrating failures, to their breakthrough moments and professional triumphs. Interviewed are: Vinton Cerf, "the father of the Internet" ; Geoffrey Ballard, developer of a hydrogen fuel cell for automobiles ; Robert Langer, inventor of devices for medical uses ; Donna Shirley, the first female to lead a NASA team ; and, Burt Rutan, inventor of experimental aircraft.

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