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The stars : supernovas, the big bang, and more.

Author: David McNab; Thomas Lucas; Stacy Keach; Liev Schreiber
Publisher: [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Boston Video, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the death of stars, some a billion, billion times brighter than our sun, and how they can affect life in surrounding galaxies, and follows two rival astronomy teams as they search for dying stars and grapple with the mystery of dark energy.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David McNab; Thomas Lucas; Stacy Keach; Liev Schreiber
ISBN: 1593756402 9781593756406
OCLC Number: 123118488
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Visually described for the blind and visually impaired.
Notes: Features: printable materials for educators for Runaway universe, access to Nova website, described video on Death star and Runaway universe, scene selection.
Performer(s): Narrators: Stacy Keach (Death star), Liev Schreiber (Runaway universe).
Event notes: Originally broadcast on television as segments of Nova 1987-2002.
Target Audience: Grades 7 and up.
Description: 3 videodiscs (168 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVDs.
Contents: Death star (2002) / produced by David Sington ; directed by David McNab --
Death of a star (1987) / produced and written by Thomas Levenson --
Runaway universe (2000) / produced and directed by Thomas Lucas ; written by Thomas Lucas, Michael Winship, Julia Cort.
Other Titles: Supernovas, the big bang, and more
Nova (Television program)

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Examines the death of stars, some a billion, billion times brighter than our sun, and how they can affect life in surrounding galaxies, and follows two rival astronomy teams as they search for dying stars and grapple with the mystery of dark energy.

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