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The fabric of the cosmos [videorecording] /
A NOVA Production ; 32-12 Media (program 1) ; Film Posse (program 2) Spine Films (program 3) ; Lone Wolf Documentary Group (program 4) ; and in association with ARTE France and National Geographic Channel ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; Senior producer and creative director, Jonathan Sahula ; Series executive producer, Joseph McMaster ; for NOVA: senior executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.
imprint
[United States] : PBS Home Video, ©2011
description
2 videodiscs (223 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1608835111, 9781608835119
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
More Details
imprint
[United States] : PBS Home Video, ©2011
isbn
1608835111
9781608835119
standard identifier
00841887015141
841887015141
publisher #
NOVA6225
contents note
[Disc 1]: What is space? (Produced, directed and scripted by Graham Judd and Sabin Streeter ; story by Joseph McMaster and Graham Judd & Sabin Streeter ; ca. 56 min.) -- The illusion of time (Produced, directed and scripted by Randall MacLowry ; story by Joseph McMaster and Randall MacLowry ; ca. 56 min.) ; [Disc 2]: Quantum leap (Produced, directed and scripted by Julia Cort and Josh Rosen ; story by Joseph McMaster and Josh Rosen ; ca. 55 min.) -- Universe or multiverse? (Produced, directed and scripted by Rushmore DeNooyer ; story by Joseph McMaster and David Elisco and Rushmore DeNooyer ; ca. 56 min.)
credits note
Original music, Ed Tomney ; editors, Steve Audette, Doug Quade ; directors of photography, Mike Coles, Robert Humphreys, Stephen McCarthy, Joe Brunette.
general note
Based on the book The fabric of the cosmos by Brian Greene.
Originally broadcast on the PBS television series Nova.
Originally produced in 2011.
performer
Host, Brian Greene.
abstract
Using humor, everyday examples and computer animation for the more abstract concepts, author and physicist Brian Greene explains complex theories of the universe and the focus of his research, string theory.
language note
Optional English SDH captions for the deaf and hard of hearing ; optional English audio descriptions for the visually impaired.
catalogue key
7945331
technical details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen, stereo.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
The Fabric of the Cosmos, based on the book by physicist and author Brian Greene, takes us to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time and the universe. With each step, audiences will discover that just beneath the surface of our everyday experience lies a world we'd hardly recognize, a startling world far stranger and more wondrous than anyone expected.

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