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EAN-130054961862290   EAN-13 barcode 0054961862290
UPC-A054961862290   UPC-A barcode 054961862290
Product NameGenius of Britain
LanguageEnglish
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie
Short DescriptionDVD
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B004O0CK8C
Price New42.98 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used47.28 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Run Time236 minutes
CastDavid Attenborough, James Dyson, Richard Dawkins, Robert Winston, Stephen Hawking
ArtistGenius of Britain
Run Time236 minutes
Width5.5 inches    (convert)
Height0.8 inches    (convert)
Length7.5 inches    (convert)
Weight60 hundredths pounds    (convert)
BindingDvd
FormatMultiple Formats, Box set, Color, NTSC, Widescreen
Published05/31/2011
Run Time236 minutes
FeaturesFactory sealed DVD
Long Description

The Scientists Who Changed the World

"Utterly splendid" --The Observer (U.K.)
"Brilliant" --The Times (U.K.)
"Full of fascinating detail" --The Independent (U.K.)
"Intelligent but accessible" --The Guardian (U.K.)

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 in this five-part series brings an era of scientific thought to vivid life, with modern-day geniuses examining the legacies of their heroes. Stephen Hawking takes on Isaac Newton, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins discusses Alfred Russel Wallace, acclaimed naturalist David Attenborough profiles Joseph Banks, and many more. Also in the mix: industrial designer James Dyson, Nobel Prize-winning geneticist Paul Nurse, and others.

Along the way, learn intriguing facts about famous scientists and discover unheralded people whose revelations have changed the way we live today, paving the path for everything from the steam engine to current thinking about the atom and evolution.

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