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The ring of truth. / Program 6, Doubt

Author: Terry Kay Rockefeller; Philip Morrison; Public Broadcasting Associates.; PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, 1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Doubt" begins around the time that World War I ended. The program follows astronomer Cecilia Payne's quest to find the recipe of the stars, utilizing tiny rainbow images to deduce their composition - 90% hydrogen. This has recently been thrown into doubt as astronomer Vera Rubin demonstrates.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Kay Rockefeller; Philip Morrison; Public Broadcasting Associates.; PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 17401912
Notes: VHS format [NTSC].
Credits: Director/producer, Terry Kay Rockefeller; co-producer, Melanie Ann Wallace; writer, Philip Morrison; editor, Eric W. Handley; cinematography, Jeri Sopanen, Boyd Estus, Werner Bundschuh; research, Elizabeth Cavicchi; music, Guy Van Duser.
Performer(s): Philip Morrison.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 43 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: Doubt
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Associates, Inc.

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"Doubt" begins around the time that World War I ended. The program follows astronomer Cecilia Payne's quest to find the recipe of the stars, utilizing tiny rainbow images to deduce their composition - 90% hydrogen. This has recently been thrown into doubt as astronomer Vera Rubin demonstrates.

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