What's the next big thing?

Format: DVD 2011
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) T173.8.W52 2011x
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Call Number  (DVD) T173.8.W52 2011x
 
 
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Summary
Host Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles one of science's major challenges in each episode of What's the Next Big Thing? He will guide us as he explores dramatic discoveries and the frontiers of research that connect each central, provocative mystery. Program episodes include: Social Robots; Robotic Cars; Detecting Earthquakes; Smart Grid; and Profile: Jay Keasling.
Contents
Social robots / written, produced, and directed by Terri Randall
Robotic cars / written, produced, and directed by Terri Randall
Detecting earthquakes / produced by Heeth Grantham ; written by Matthew Collins ; directed by Kirk Wolfinger
Smart grid / written, produced, and directed by Terri Randall
Profile : Jay Keasling / written, produced, and directed by Robe Imbriano.

Additional Information
Series Nova scienceNOW ; 2011, episode 6.
Subjects Keasling, Jay.
Technological innovations.
Robots.
Machine learning.
Automation -- Social aspects.
Robotics.
Automobiles -- Design and construction -- Research.
Earthquake prediction.
Electric power distribution.
Microbial biotechnology.
Science television programs.
Educational television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Publisher [Alexandria, Va.?] :PBS Distribution,2011
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Nova scienceNow (Television program)
What is the next big thing?
Contributors Tyson, Neil deGrasse.
Randall, Terri.
Grantham, Heeth.
Collins, Rocky.
Wolfinger, Kirk.
Imbriano, Robe.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Participants/Performers Host, Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described.
Notes Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 2011 as an episode of the PBS television series: Nova scienceNow.
"Technology for a better future."
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781608833627
1608833623
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