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Swallowed by a Black Hole

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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A gas cloud three times the size of our planet has strayed within the gravitational reach of our nearest supermassive black hole. Across the globe, telescopes are being trained on the heart of our Milky Way galaxy, some 27,000 light years from Earth, in the expectation of observing the unique cosmic spectacle-for the first time in the history of science.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2013
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 881398393
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 21, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 5 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (49 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Exiting the Universe (2:08) --
Milky Way Drama (2:04) --
Black Hole Anomaly (2:15) --
Discovering Quasars (3:08) --
Discovering Black Holes (4:46) --
Locating our Black Hole (2:27) --
Black Hole Detection Technology (2:39) --
Mapping the Galactic Center (2:48) --
Black Hole Test Subject (2:52) --
Unique Scientific Opportunity (3:53) --
Black Hole "Sun" (6:39) --
Maggorian Relationship (4:25) --
Black Hole Galactic Role (5:29) --
Furthering Black Hole Science (2:07) --
Credits: Swallowed by a Black Hole (0:43).
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

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A gas cloud three times the size of our planet has strayed within the gravitational reach of our nearest supermassive black hole. Across the globe, telescopes are being trained on the heart of our Milky Way galaxy, some 27,000 light years from Earth, in the expectation of observing the unique cosmic spectacle-for the first time in the history of science.

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