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Runaway universe

Author: Thomas LucasMichael WinshipJulia CortR Brent TullyPaula S ApsellAll authors
Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.?] : WGBH Boston Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[P]resents the dramatic quest to unlock the secrets of the universe as two rival astronomy teams search for exploding stars, map gigantic cosmic patterns of galaxies, and grapple with the ultimate question: what is the fate of the universe? With the use of stunning three-dimensional cosmic simulations captured with revolutionary high-definition technology, NOVA presents the first attempt to explore the riddle of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Science television programs
Educational television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Document, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Lucas; Michael Winship; Julia Cort; R Brent Tully; Paula S Apsell; Melanie Wallace; Liev Schreiber; Michael Bacon; Thomas Lucas Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm); WGBH Educational Foundation.
ISBN: 1593756399 9781593756390
OCLC Number: 70854678
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired ; optional English audio descriptions for the visually impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of Nova Novmeber 21, 2000.
Special features include DVD-ROM features of teaching materials (PDF) and link to NOVA website.
Credits: Cinematographers, Mike Mayers, Richard Lerner, Mark Underkofler, John Shenk ; editor, Molly McKinley ; composer, Michael Bacon ; narrator, Liev Schreiber ; series senior producer, Melanie Wallace ; series executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.
Performer(s): Narrator, Liev Schreiber ; featured experts, Brian Schmidt, Michael Turner, Wendy Freedman, Robert Kirshner, Alex Filippenko, Saul Perlmutter, Steve Weinberg, Adrian Lee.
Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Special features: Printable materials for educators --
Access to the NOVA Web site --
Closed captioned --
Described video for the visually impaired.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova production by Thomas Lucas Productions, Inc. for WGBH/Boston ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written by Thomas Lucas & Michael Winship and Julia Cort ; produced and directed by Thomas Lucas ; science director & co-producer, R. Brent Tully.

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"[P]resents the dramatic quest to unlock the secrets of the universe as two rival astronomy teams search for exploding stars, map gigantic cosmic patterns of galaxies, and grapple with the ultimate question: what is the fate of the universe? With the use of stunning three-dimensional cosmic simulations captured with revolutionary high-definition technology, NOVA presents the first attempt to explore the riddle of 'dark energy' -- the mysterious repulsive force that some scientists believe counteracts gravity."--Container.

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