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The New physics : Newton revised

Author: James Burke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; RKO Pictures.; SVE & Churchill Media (Firm)
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : SVE & Churchill Media, 2004, 1986.
Series: Day the universe changed.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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.; SVE & Churchill Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 62897889
Notes: Videodisc release of an episode of a 1985-1986 television program that traces the major advances in knowledge in Western Europe.
Performer(s): Host, James Burke.
Target Audience: Ages 16 to adults.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Day the universe changed.
Other Titles: Day the universe changed (Television program)
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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