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Understanding the universe. Part 7, discs 13-14 [videorecording] : an introduction to astronomy.

Filippenko, Alexei V. (Added Author). Teaching Company. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD 520 UND (PT.7) (2 DISCS) (Text) 39206020943013 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Springfield, VA : Teaching Co., 2007.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Part 7 of 8, Discs 13-14, lectures 73-84. Disc 13. 73. Searching for distant galaxies -- 74. The evolution of galaxies -- 75. Active galaxies and quasars -- 76. Cosmic powerhouses of the distant past -- 77. Supermassive black holes -- 78. Feeding the monster -- Disc 14. 79. The paradox of the dark night sky -- 80. The age of the Universe -- 81. When geometry is destiny -- 82. The mass density of the Universe -- 83. Einstein's biggest blunder? -- 84. The afterglow of the Big Bang.
Participant or Performer Note: Lectures delivered by Alex Filippenko.
Summary, etc.: Lectures designed to provide a non-technical description of modern astronomy, including the structure and evolution of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe as a whole. The new discoveries reported in the 2003 course are integrated and recent findings (through mid-2006) are included.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Cosmology.
Astronomy.
Solar system.
Genre: Instructional videos.

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