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Title The elegant universe [videorecording] / a Nova production for WGBH/Boston and Channel 4 in association with David Hickman Films, Sveriges Television, and Norddeutscher Rundfunk ; writers, Julia Cort and Brian Greene ; directors, Julia Cort and Joseph McMaster.

Imprint Boston : WGBH Boston Video, 2003.

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 Moore Video  QC794.6.S85 G75 2003    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 2 DVD (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, letterboxed; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed-captioned ; audio-described.
Performer Hosted by Brian Greene ; introduction, Ruth Howes.
Credits Director of photography, Mike Coles ; music composed by Ed Tomney.
Note Originally produced for television broadcast in 2003.
Based on The elegant universe by Brian Greene.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search.
Contents disc 1: pt. 1. Einstein's dream. pt. 2. String's the thing -- disc 2: pt. 3. Welcome to the 11th dimension.
Note Special features: bonus video, how the animation was created; multidimensional math activity; The making of The elegant universe activity; printable materials for educators; access to The elegant universe web site; excerpt from the best-selling book; video description.
Subject Superstring theories.
Unified field theories.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author McMaster, Joseph.
Cort, Julia.
Greene, B. (Brian), 1963-
Howes, Ruth (Ruth Hege)
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
David Hickman Films (Firm)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 1593750064
Standard No. 783421367791
Music No. WG36779 WGBH Boston Video