The Resource The physics of history, (videorecording)

The physics of history, (videorecording)

Label
The physics of history
Title
The physics of history
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An undergraduate course for nonscience majors that treats the atom as a tool for revealing the quantitative history of everything--from the human diet and works of art to Earth's climate and the universe
Member of
Cataloging source
KHN
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
530.09
PerformerNote
Taught by David J. Helfand
Runtime
720
Series statement
  • Great courses. Science & mathematics. Physics
  • Great courses. Physics
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The physics of history, (videorecording)
Label
The physics of history, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Course No. 1252."
  • Contains 24 lectures, 30 minutes each
  • Course guide book including lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes and bibliography
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Accompanying material
1 book.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Vast reaches of time and space ; Fundamentally, what's the world made of? ; Energy in the atomic world -- The atomic basis of the senses ; Radioactivity: nature's imperturbable clock ; From detecting forgeries to the First Art -- disc 2. Watching plaster dry-- and dating it ; We are what we eat: the history of diet ; A plant is what it eats : tracing agriculture ; Tree rings : seasons of the past 12,000 years ; Ice cores : climate records for 800 millennia ; Ocean sediments reveal 5 million years. disc 3. A bad day in June : death of the dinosaurs ; The origin and early history of life ; The history of Earth's atmosphere ; The age of the Solar System ; What happened before the Sun was born ; Atoms are star stuff : cooking up carbon -- disc 4. The lives of big stars : cooking up big atoms ; Relativity : space and time become spacetime ; Almost everything is relative ; Matter vanishes; light speed is breached? ; The limits of vision-- 13.7 billion years ago ; The first few minutes : where it all began
Control code
ocn391318300
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598035452
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PD1252A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1371321
  • (OCoLC)391318300
  • (CaAE) a1371321
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

Library Locations

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