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The New physics : Newton revised

Author: James Burke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; RKO Pictures.; Churchill Films.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Churchill Films, 1986.
Series: Day the universe changed.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with the new era of scientific inquiry that started around 1800 with the study of the properties of electricity. Reviews advances in the study of magnetism and its relation to electricity, light, and subatomic particles. Also discusses the confusion between science and technology and the layman's essentially commonsense Newtonian view of the world while the scientific world is actually relative and uncertain.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Burke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; RKO Pictures.; Churchill Films.
OCLC Number: 14965609
Notes: Title from data sheet.
In two parts.
Performer(s): Host, James Burke.
Target Audience: Ages 16 to adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. + 1 guide.
Series Title: Day the universe changed.
Responsibility: co-produced by BBC-TV and RKO Pictures ; producer, John Lynch.

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Deals with the new era of scientific inquiry that started around 1800 with the study of the properties of electricity. Reviews advances in the study of magnetism and its relation to electricity, light, and subatomic particles. Also discusses the confusion between science and technology and the layman's essentially commonsense Newtonian view of the world while the scientific world is actually relative and uncertain.

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