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Title Hunting the hidden dimension [videorecording] / a Quest Productions and Kikim Media production for Nova ; in association with the Catticus Corporation ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; senior series producer, Melanie Wallace ; produced and directed by Michael Schwarz and Bill Jersey.

Imprint Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2009.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  514.742 H92 2009    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Computer with DVD-ROM drive required to access teacher's guide ; Adobe Acrobat Reader software required to open and print teacher's guide.
Language Optional English SDH subtitles for the hearing impaired ; optional English descriptions for the vision impaired.
Performer Narrator, Neil Ross.
Credits Editor, John Haptas ; director of photography, John Chater ; sound, Doug Dunderdale ; music, Christopher Rife.
Summary "Nova takes viewers on a fascinating quest with a group of pioneering mathematicians determined to decipher the rules that govern fractal geometry. Their remarkable findings are deepening our understanding of nature and stimulating a new wave of scientific, medical and artistic innovation, stretching from the ecology of the rainforest to fashion design."--Container.
Contents Fractal basics -- The Mandelbrot set -- On the defense -- Fractals in the body -- Nature's fractal nature.
Note Special features: Materials and activities for educators ; Nova web link.
Event Originally broadcast on PBS in 2008 as an episode of Nova.
Subject Fractals.
Fractals in art.
Geometry.
Mathematics.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Television programs for people with visual disabilities.
Documentary -- Television series.
Added Author Schwarz, Michael, producer.
Jersey, Bill. Producer. Director.
Ross, Neil.
Rife, Christopher.
Chater, John.
WGBH Educational Foundation.
Quest Productions.
Kikim Media (Firm)
Catticus Corporation.
Note Title on disc surface, container and menu: Fractals : hunting the hidden dimension
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 9781593758523
1593758529
Standard No. 783421427594
Music No. WG42759 WGBH

 
    
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