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The Resource Einstein's big idea, a NOVA production by Darlow Smithson Productions for WGBH/Boston and Channel 4, and Arte/France, Tetra Media and Norddeutscher Rundfunk ; written, directed and produced by Gary Johnstone, (DVD)

Einstein's big idea, a NOVA production by Darlow Smithson Productions for WGBH/Boston and Channel 4, and Arte/France, Tetra Media and Norddeutscher Rundfunk ; written, directed and produced by Gary Johnstone, (DVD)

Label
Einstein's big idea
Title
Einstein's big idea
Statement of responsibility
a NOVA production by Darlow Smithson Productions for WGBH/Boston and Channel 4, and Arte/France, Tetra Media and Norddeutscher Rundfunk ; written, directed and produced by Gary Johnstone
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc2, and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Christopher Titus King ; film editor, Rick Aplin ; composer, Michael J McEvoy ; narrator, John Lithgow
Date time place
Originally aired on PBS as a segment of the television program Nova
Dewey number
530.11
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned; described for the visually impaired (optional)
LC call number
QC173.6
LC item number
.N68 2005
PerformerNote
Aidan McArdle, Shirley Henderson, Steven Robertson, Gregory Fox-Murphy, Alex Macqueen, Sam West
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1965-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnstone, Gary
  • McArdle, Aidan
  • Henderson, Shirley
  • Lithgow, John
  • Bodanis, David
  • Darlow Smithson Productions
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • ARTE France
  • Tetra Media (Firm)
  • Norddeutscher Rundfunk
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bodanis, David
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Mass (Physics)
  • Force and energy
  • Mathematical physics
  • Physicists
  • Documentary television programs
  • Nonfiction television programs
  • Television adaptations
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
  • Biographical television programs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Einstein's big idea, a NOVA production by Darlow Smithson Productions for WGBH/Boston and Channel 4, and Arte/France, Tetra Media and Norddeutscher Rundfunk ; written, directed and produced by Gary Johnstone, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on book, E=mc2 : a biography of the world's most famous equation, by David Bodanis
  • Documentary
  • Special features: printable guides for teachers and librarians
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Bern, Switzerland 1905 -- E is for energy, Michael Faraday -- M is for mass, Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier -- C is for celeritas, James Clerk Maxwell -- 2 is for squared, Emilie du Châtelet -- E=mc2, the holy grail of physics -- Unlocking the atom, Lise Meitner -- E=mc2, the future
Control code
ocm61843630
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Letterbox.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.)
Isbn
9781593753177
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783421388895
  • 00783421388895
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG38889
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61843630
System details
DVD, NTSC, all regions ; Dolby stereo; PC with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader required for special features
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Einstein's big idea, a NOVA production by Darlow Smithson Productions for WGBH/Boston and Channel 4, and Arte/France, Tetra Media and Norddeutscher Rundfunk ; written, directed and produced by Gary Johnstone, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on book, E=mc2 : a biography of the world's most famous equation, by David Bodanis
  • Documentary
  • Special features: printable guides for teachers and librarians
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Bern, Switzerland 1905 -- E is for energy, Michael Faraday -- M is for mass, Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier -- C is for celeritas, James Clerk Maxwell -- 2 is for squared, Emilie du Châtelet -- E=mc2, the holy grail of physics -- Unlocking the atom, Lise Meitner -- E=mc2, the future
Control code
ocm61843630
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Letterbox.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.)
Isbn
9781593753177
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783421388895
  • 00783421388895
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG38889
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61843630
System details
DVD, NTSC, all regions ; Dolby stereo; PC with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader required for special features
Video recording format
DVD

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