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|Named Person:||Andrew Wiles; John Harrison; John Harrison; Andrew Wiles|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH Video (Firm)|
|ISBN:||1578070724 9781578070725 1578072123 9781578072125 1578071305 9781578071302 1578076382 9781578076383|
|Notes:||Title from container.
|Credits:||Executive producer, Paula S. Apsell. The proof, written and produced by John Lynch, directed by Simon Singh; Decoding Nazi secrets, produced and directed by Peter Bate; Lost at sea, produced by David R. Axelrod, directed by Peter Jones.|
|Performer(s):||Narrators, Stacy Keach (The Proof), Liev Schreiber (Decoding Nazi secrets), Richard Dreyfuss (Lost at sea).|
|Target Audience:||For grades 7 and up.|
|Description:||3 videocassettes (180 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (16 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm).|
|Contents:||[video 1]. The Proof (60 min.) (1997) --
[video 2]. Decoding Nazi Secrets (60 min.) (1999) --
[video 3]. Lost at Sea (60 min) (1998).
|Series Title:||NOVA classroom field trips.|
Decoding Nazi secrets.
Lost at sea.
Nova, classroom field trips
Nova (Television program)
|Responsibility:||WGBH Educational Foundation.|
Decoding Nazi Secrets is the first full account of a group of American and British mathematicians who decoded Enigma, Germany's message-coding machine.
Lost at Sea explores how country carpenter and scientist John Harrison discovered the concept of longitude during 1700s and how this has helped navigators over the years.
- Wiles, Andrew.
- Harrison, John, -- 1693-1776.
- Fermat's last theorem -- Popular works.
- Enigma cipher system -- Popular works.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography.
- Longitude -- Measurement -- History.
- Documentary television programs.
- Films for the hearing impaired.
- Enigma cipher system.
- Fermat's last theorem.
- Longitude -- Measurement.