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Newton's dark secrets

Author: Christopher OxleyMalcolm NeaumJoseph McMasterAnne TyermanPaula S ApsellAll authors
Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.?] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Newly discovered manuscripts reveal an Isaac Newton obsessed with religion, the occult, and alchemy.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Biography
Documentary television programs
History
Science television programs
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Oxley; Malcolm Neaum; Joseph McMaster; Anne Tyerman; Paula S Apsell; F Murray Abraham; Scott Handy; Stephen Snobelen; James E Force; Rob Iliffe; Jon Wood; Nathan Hendrie; Safi Ferreh; Evan Hadingham; Rob Morseberger; Robert Foster; Blakeway Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593753233 9781593753238
OCLC Number: 62364634
Language Note: Closed-captioned; described video.
Notes: Documentary.
"PBS."
Videodisc release of the documentary originally aired in 2005 on the PBS program, Nova.
"WG38919"--Disc label.
Credits: Camera, Jon Wood ... [et al.] ; associate producer, Julie Crawford ; editors, Nathan Hendrie, Safi Ferreh ; senior science editor, Evan Hadingham ; music, Rob Morsberger, Robert Foster.
Cast: Scott Handy.
Performer(s): Narrator, F. Murray Abraham ; featured experts, Stephen Snobelen, James Force, Rob Iliffe.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen; Dolby digital.; System requirements to access DVD-ROM features: Computer capable of reading PDF files, Internet access.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version presented in a letterboxed format --
Printable materials for educators --
Access to the NOVA Web site --
Scene selection --
Language: English --
Subtitles: English --
Described video.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Blakeway Production for the BBC and WGBH Boston ; produced by Chris Oxley and Malcolm Neaum ; directed by Chris Oxley ; produced for NOVA by Joseph McMaster ; narration written by Joseph McMaster ; executive producer (BBC), Anne Tyerman ; senior executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.
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Newly discovered manuscripts reveal an Isaac Newton obsessed with religion, the occult, and alchemy.

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Newton's Dark Secrets

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This historical documentary of Sir Isaac Newton's life and accomplishments intends to shed light on neglected aspects of the seventeenth-century scientist's religious beliefs and research into alchemical processes. Though Newton's scientific beliefs led him to disagreement with the Cartesian model of...
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