Einstein's Big Idea reveals the roots of his astonishing breakthrough in the human stories of men and women whose innovative thinking across four centuries helped lead to E=mc2, and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom. Described video.
NOVA pays tribute to Einstein's remarkable equation with this two-hour film dramatizing the stories of the men and women whose innovative thinking led to Einstein's bold breakthrough. Based on David Bodanis's bestseller, E=mc2 is an engrossing docudrama brimming with stories of triumph and failure, love and politics, bitter rivalries and revenge'all drawn from the lives and times of the scientists who intersected with the world's most famous equation. Starring Starring Aidan McArdle (Ella Enchanted) as Einstein, and Shirley Henderson (Bridget Jones and Harry Potter) as the first Mrs. Einstein, Mileva Maric.
ContentsDVD-ROM features: Guide for teachers (PDF)
Guide for librarians (PDF)
A link to the Nova Web site.
Relativity (Physics) -- Popular works.
Force and energy.
Physicists -- Biography.
Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Science television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
|Publisher|| Boston :WGBH Boston Video,2005
|Other Titles|| Nova (Television program)
Bodanis, David. E=mc².
Lithgow, John, 1945-
Gates, S. James, Jr.
Darlow Smithson Productions.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Narrator, John Lithgow.
Closed-captioned; described for the visually impaired.
"Based on the book E=mc² : a biography of the world's most famous equation by David Bodanis."
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
Some copies issued in set: Physics : the elegant universe and beyond.
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
1 videodisc (1 hr., 51 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.