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Fractals [videorecording] : hunting the hidden dimension /
a Quest Productions and Kikim Media production for Nova ; in association with the Catticus Corporation ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; senior series producer, Melanie Wallace ; produced and directed by Michael Schwarz and Bill Jersey.
imprint
Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation : PBS Home Video, c2009.
description
1 videodisc (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1593758529, 9781593758523
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation : PBS Home Video, c2009.
isbn
1593758529
9781593758523
standard identifier
783421427594
publisher #
WG42759
contents note
Fractal basics -- The Mandelbrot set -- On the defense -- Fractals in the body -- Nature's fractal nature.
credits note
Editor, John Haptas ; director of photography, John Chater ; sound, Doug Dunderdale ; music, Christopher Rife.
general note
Special features: Materials and activities for educators ; Nova web link.
performer
Narrator, Neil Ross.
abstract
"Nova takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of pioneering mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical and artistic innovation, stretching from the ecology of the rainforest to fashion design." -- Container.
language note
Optional English SDH subtitles for the hearing impaired ; optional English descriptions for the vision impaired.
catalogue key
7079576
date/place of event
Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008 as an episode of Nova.
technical details
Computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat required to open and print teacher's guide in pdf format..
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.

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