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Seeing is believing

Author: Stephen HawkingDavid FilkinPhilip Martin, (Television director)Frank LangellaWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, 1997.
Series: Stephen Hawking's universe, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program 1: Knowledge of the universe is built on the foundations laid down by thousands of years of scientific inquiry. This program explores mathematics and how it revolutionized our view of the universe. Recollect Ptolemy's theory of the motion of the planets, moon and sun; Newton's picture of the universe governed by gravity; Einstein's revolutionized theory of physics and Hubble's invention of the telescope that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Named Person: Stephen Hawking; Ptolemy; Isaac Newton; Albert Einstein; Edwin Powell Hubble
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking; David Filkin; Philip Martin, (Television director); Frank Langella; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Uden Associates.; David Filkin Enterprises.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; PBS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 39297071
Notes: Each cassette contains 2 programs.
Originally broadcast on PBS in 1997.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Narrator, Frank Langella.
Performer(s): Narrator, Frank Langella.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Stephen Hawking's universe, 1.
Other Titles: Stephen Hawking's universe.
Universe.
Responsibility: Thirteen/WNET/Uden Associates/David Filkin Enterprises co-production in association with BBC-TV ; series producer, David Filkin ; series director, Philip Martin.

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Program 1: Knowledge of the universe is built on the foundations laid down by thousands of years of scientific inquiry. This program explores mathematics and how it revolutionized our view of the universe. Recollect Ptolemy's theory of the motion of the planets, moon and sun; Newton's picture of the universe governed by gravity; Einstein's revolutionized theory of physics and Hubble's invention of the telescope that saw the expansion of the universe.

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