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Science revises the heavens

Author: James Burke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; RKO Pictures.; Churchill Films.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Churchill Films, 1986.
Series: Day the universe changed.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deals with advances made during the Scientific Revolution, including Copernicus's explanation that the heavens do not revolve around the earth, Galileo's exploration of the acceleration of falling objects, and Newton's theories, and examines the bitter conflict that these ideas caused within the Catholic Church.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Burke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; RKO Pictures.; Churchill Films.
OCLC Number: 15122149
Notes: Title from data sheet.
In two parts.
Performer(s): Host, James Burke.
Target Audience: Ages 16 through adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sound, color + 1 guide.
Series Title: Day the universe changed.
Responsibility: co-produced by BBC-TV and RKO Pictures ; producer, John Lynch.

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Deals with advances made during the Scientific Revolution, including Copernicus's explanation that the heavens do not revolve around the earth, Galileo's exploration of the acceleration of falling objects, and Newton's theories, and examines the bitter conflict that these ideas caused within the Catholic Church.

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