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The day the universe changed [videorecording] : a personal view by James Burke / written and presented by James Burke ; a BBC-TV production in association with RKO Pictures, Inc., Canale 5, Italy, FR3, France, and YLE, Finland ; series producer, Richard Reisz ; producer, John Lynch.

Publication:
New York, NY : distributed by Ambrose Video Publishing, c2009.
Format/Description:
Video
5 videodiscs (ca. 550 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Subjects:
Science -- History.
Technology -- History.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Civilization -- History.
Form/Genre:
Educational television programs.
Historical television programs.
Science television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
In English.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1.
Summary:
This series traces the major advances in knowledge in Western civilization since the Greeks, and demonstrates how our view of the world changes as our knowledge develops.
Contents:
V. 1. program 1. The way we are : it started with the Greeks
program 2. In the light of the above : Medieval conflict: faith and reason
v. 2. program 3. Point of view : scientific imagination in the Renaissance
program 4. A matter of fact : printing transforms knowledge
v. 3. program 5. Infinitely reasonable : science revises the heavens
program 6. Credit where it's due : factory and marketplace revolution
v. 4. program 7. What the doctor ordered : social impacts of new medical knowledge
program 8. Fit to rule : Darwin's revolution
v. 5. program 9. Making waves : the new physics ; Newton revised
program 10. Worlds without end : changing knowledge, changing reality.
Credits:
Photography, Brian Hall ... [et al.]; editors, Roy Sharman ... [et al.]; music, Carl Davis.
Notes:
Videodisc release of all ten episodes of the documentary television program originally broadcast in 1985 and 1986.
"Licensed by the BBC."--Container.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Burke, James, 1936- , Screenwriter, Host
Reisz, Richard. , Producer
Lynch, John. , Producer
Davis, Carl, 1936- , Composer
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. , Producer
RKO Pictures (1978-1987). , Producer
Canale 5 (Firm) , Producer
France 3 cineĢma (Firm). , Producer
Yleisradio Oy. , Producer
Ambrose Video Publishing. , Distributor
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
OCLC:
316604487
Publisher Number:
739815004377