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Galileo's battle for the heavens

Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
Available (5)
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) QB36.G2 G6365 2006x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Call Number  (DVD) QB36.G2 G6365 2006x
 
 
Dormont Public Library Audio Visual DVD GALI
Location  Dormont Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Visual
 
Call Number  DVD GALI
 
 
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual DVD GAL
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Audio Visual
 
Call Number  DVD GAL
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos NF DVD Gal
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Videos
 
Call Number  NF DVD Gal
 
 
Sewickley Public Library AV - Nonfiction DVDs DVD B GALILEO 2006
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  AV - Nonfiction DVDs
 
Call Number  DVD B GALILEO 2006
 
 
Summary
Based on Dava Sobel's best-selling biography, this two-hour film offers a vivid re-imagining of the incredible achievements that forever changed the way we view our place in the universe.
Based on Dava Sobel's best-selling biography Galileo's Daughter, this two-hour film offers a vivid re-imagining of the incredible achievements that forever changed the way we view our place in the universe. Simon Callow (Four Weddings and a Funeral) and noted Galileo authorities shed new light on Galileo's pioneering telescopic observations, his fateful Inquisition trial for heresy, and life in the seventeenth century. Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators; a link to the NOVA Web site; scene selections; closed captions; and described video for the visually impaired. On one DVD5 disc. Region coding: All regions. Audio: Dolby stereo. Screen format: Letterboxed.
Additional Information
Subjects Galilei, Galileo, -- 1564-1642.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography.
Documentary television programs.
Science television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Publisher [South Burlington, Vt.?] :WGBH Boston Video,2006
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Nova (Television program)
Galileo's daughter.
Contributors Axelrod, David R.
Jones, Peter, 1941-
Apsell, Paula S.
Callow, Simon, 1949-
Consolmagno, Guy, 1952-
Barbour, Julian B.
Rowland, Ingrid D. (Ingrid Drake)
Sobel, Dava.
Van Helden, Albert.
Gingerich, Owen.
McMullin, Ernan, 1924-2011.
Pacini, F. (Franco)
Sobel, Dava. Galileo's daughter.
Green Umbrella Ltd.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Narrator, Liev Schreiber ; featured experts, Guy Consolmagno, Julian Barbour, Ingrid Rowland, Dava Sobel, Albert Van Helden, Owen Gingerich, Ernan McMullin, Franco Pacini.
Language English
Closed-captioned; described video.
Notes Documentary.
"Galileo played by Simon Callow."
"Based on the book Galileo's daughter by Dava Sobel."
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
Program content: c2002.
System Details DVD; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital.
Description 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1593755732
9781593755737
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