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Genius of Britain. Disc 1 [videorecording] : the scientists who changed the world /
an IWC Media production for Channel 4 ; produced and directed by Tim Usborne ... [et al.] ; series director, Jonathan Rudd.
imprint
[United States] : Athena ; Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2011]
description
1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1598286226, 9781598286229
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[United States] : Athena ; Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2011]
isbn
1598286226
9781598286229
standard identifier
054961862290
publisher #
AMP-8622
restrictions
Not licensed for classroom use.
contents note
Episode 1. The first five -- Episode 2. A roomfull of billiant minds -- Episode 3. The lights come on.
general note
3 DVD set includes 12 p. booklet.
Bonus features: Biographies of the presenters.
Originally released as a television mini-series in 2010.
Title from container.
performer
Presenters: Jim Al-Khalili, Richard Dawkins, James Dyson, Stephen Hawking, Kathy Sykes, Paul Nurse, Olivia Judson, David Attenborough.
abstract
Charismatic men of action and reclusive eccentrics. Eureka moments and serendipitous strokes of luck. Discoveries born of crisis and insatiable curiosity. The history of scientific progress in Britain offers an astonishing breadth of personalities and has had an awe-inspiring effect on civilization. Each episode brings an era of scientific thought to life, with modern-day geniuses examining the legacies of their heroes.
language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
catalogue key
7612812
target audience
Rating: Not rated.
technical details
DVD; Dobly digital stereo; widescreen (16:9).

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