The great robot race

Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile DVD juv DVD 629.8 GR
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Carnegie Library of Homestead AV DVD 629.8 Grea
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North Versailles Public Library DVD NVDVD 1496
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Summary
The Defense Department is offering two million dollars to the builders of the first robotic vehicle to cover a 210-mile stretch of desert. NOVA goes behind the scenes as top engineering teams struggle to solve the problems of making a vehicle like this.
Contents
DVD-ROM features: Teaching materials (PDF)
A link to the Nova Web site, pbs.org/nova.

Additional Information
Subjects United States. -- Department of Defense.
Mobile robots.
Vehicles, Remotely piloted.
Robotics.
Off-road vehicles -- Miscellanea.
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)
Contributors Seamans, Joe.
Spingarn-Koff, Jason.
Apsell, Paula S.
Lithgow, John, 1945-
Hadingham, Evan.
Bjørck, Andreas.
New Wrinkle, Inc.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Narrator, John Lithgow.
Other Contributors Editor David Cohen ; senior science editor, Evan Hadingham ; music, Andreas Bjørck.
Language English
Closed-captioned; described video.
Notes Documentary.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova. c2006.
"Not rated"--Container.
"WG40799"--Container.
System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby digital.
Description 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1593755651
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