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Understanding the universe. Part 8, discs 15-16 [videorecording] : an introduction to astronomy.

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

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD 520 UND (PT.8) (2 DISCS) (Text) 39206020943021 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 8 of 8, lectures 85-96. Disc 15, 85. Ripples in the Cosmic background radiation -- 86. The stuff of the Cosmos -- 87. Dark energy, quantum fluctuations? -- 88. Dark energy, Quintessence? -- 89. Grand unification & theories of everything -- 90. Searching of hidden dimensions -- Disc 16. 91. The shape, size, and fate of the Universe -- 92. In the beginning -- 93. The inflationary universe -- 94. The ultimate free lunch? 95. A universe of universes -- 96. Reflections on life and the Cosmos.
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.
Solar system.
Genre: Instructional videos.

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