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Author: Films Media Group,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [2016] ©2016 2017.
Series: Genius by Stephen Hawking.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
World-famous scientist Stephen Hawking sets three ordinary people a series of fun challenges to show them how to think like a genius. Can they work out why they exist at all? Is it destiny or pure chance?
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 1004241122
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on February 13, 2017.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, May 17, 2017).
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (54 min., 18 sec.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Why Are We Here? (3:03) --
Magic or Magnets? (2:09) --
Laws of Nature (3:38) --
Pendulum Martini Experiment (3:13) --
Pendulum Martini Experiment Results (3:56) --
Determinism (2:58) --
Human Consciousness (2:29) --
Free Will Experiment (4:04) --
Free Will Experiment Results (2:12) --
Quantum Physics (3:02) --
Subatomic Test (4:10) --
The Uncertainty Principle (1:56) --
Uncertainty Principle and Determinism Test (2:40) --
Uncertainty Principle and Determinism Results (2:26) --
Why We Are Here Experiment (2:06) --
Why We Are Here Results (3:28) --
Many-Worlds Theory (2:23) --
Summary: Why Are We Here? (2:19) --
Credits: Genius By Stephen Hawking: Why Are We Here? (0:35).
Series Title: Genius by Stephen Hawking.
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).
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World-famous scientist Stephen Hawking sets three ordinary people a series of fun challenges to show them how to think like a genius. Can they work out why they exist at all? Is it destiny or pure chance?

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