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Nova. / Fractals, hunting the hidden dimension

Author: Melanie WallaceMichael SchwarzBill JerseyNeil RossQuest Productions.All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2010]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nova takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of pioneering mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical and artistic innovation, stretching from the ecology of the rainforest to fashion design."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Educational films
Documentary
Educational
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)271271934
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Wallace; Michael Schwarz; Bill Jersey; Neil Ross; Quest Productions.; Kikim Media (Firm); Catticus Corporation.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Home Video.; OverDrive, Inc.
OCLC Number: 646822285
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed July 12, 2010).
Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008 as an episode of Nova.
Credits: Editor, John Haptas ; director of photography, John Chater ; sound, Doug Dunderdale ; music, Christopher Rife.
Performer(s): Narrator, Neil Ross.
Target Audience: Age group: TV-G.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 286149KB).
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Fractals, hunting the hidden dimension
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Quest Productions and Kikim Media production for Nova ; in association with the Catticus Corporation ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; senior series producer, Melanie Wallace ; produced and directed by Michael Schwarz and Bill Jersey.

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"Nova takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of pioneering mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical and artistic innovation, stretching from the ecology of the rainforest to fashion design."--Container.

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