Nova - The Elegant Universe

Nova - The Elegant Universe

Julia Cort, Joseph McMaster,

DVD (Letterbox)

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Overview

Join Columbia University Physics and Mathematics Professor Brian Greene as he explores the controversial "string theory" of the universe in this visually beautiful and intellectually stimulating release from WGBH Boston Video. Presented in 1.33:1 full-frame and offering audio rendered in English Dolby Digital Stereo, this release also offers such extras as a look at how the animations used in the main feature were created, a "Multidimensional Math Activity," "The Making of the Elegant Universe Activity," printable materials for educators, access to the Elegant Universe website, and an excerpt from the bestselling book.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/20/2004
UPC: 0783421367791
Original Release: 2003
Rating: NR
Source: Wgbh
Presentation: [Letterbox]
Sound: [Dolby Digital]
Time: 3:00:00
Sales rank: 33,084

Special Features

Closed Caption; Bonus video how the animation was created; "Multidimensional Math" activity; "The making of The Elegant Universe" activity ; Printable materials for educators; Access to The Elegant Universe website; Excerpt from the best-selling book; Closed captions and video description

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Disc 1
1. A Theory of Everything [11:08]
2. Newton's Embarrassing Secret [6:04]
3. A New Picture of Gravity [7:10]
4. A Strange New World [4:31]
5. The Quantum Café [8:21]
6. Gravity - The Odd Man Out [4:24]
7. String Theory to the Rescue [7:58]
8. A Science Or a Philosophy? [3:34]
1. Two Conflicting Sets of Laws [2:47]
2. One Master Equation [10:24]
3. The Birth of String Theory [4:40]
4. The Standard Model [4:13]
5. Wrestling With String Theory [6:25]
6. The Theory of Everything [7:19]
7. Multiple Dimensions [5:25]
8. Five Flavors of String Theory [7:00]
9. Chapter 9 [4:58]
Side #2 -- Disc 2
1. The Wild West of Physics [14:47]
2. The Potential of Strings [4:06]
3. Getting to One Theory [5:20]
4. Parallel Universes [5:03]
5. Escaping Gravity [5:57]
6. Riddle of the Big Bang [7:36]
7. Signs of Strings [6:27]
8. Too Elegant to Be Wrong? [3:53]
9. Chapter 9 [2:36]

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