Core astronomy [DVD videorecording] [produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing, Inc. ; producer, Ronald C. Meyer ; written by Ronald C. Meyer].

Contributor(s): Meyer, Ronald C | Arkenstone, David | Nieter, Chet | Centre Communications | Ambrose Video Publishing
Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: English Original language: English Subtitle language: Spanish Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video, �2007Description: 1 videodisc (38 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscSubject(s): Astronomy | Astronomy -- History | AstronomyGenre/Form: History. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Educational films. | Nonfiction films.DDC classification: 520 LOC classification: QB44.3 | .C674 2007
Contents:
130-1640. Ptolemy to Galileo -- 1688-1796. Newton to nebular theory of the solar system -- 1846. The planet Neptune is discovered -- 1905. Einstein's theories of special and general relativity -- 1929. The expanding universe -- 1963. Quasars -- 1967. White dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars and black holes -- 1990. The great attractor and dark matter -- 2004. Organic material found on extrasolar planets.
Production Credits: Music, David Arkenstone.
Content consultant, Chet Nieter.Summary: "'Core astronomy' is a unique approach to presenting in a logical way the discoveries relating to celestial objects, space and the physical universe as a whole, as well as the laws governing their behavior ... 'Core astronomy' examines the key points in the development of astronomy, beginning with Greek astronomer Ptolemy's earth centered paradigm to Nicolas Copernicus' introduction of a sun centered solar system, and Isaac Newton's three laws of motion. It then examines the discovery of Neptune, Einstein's theories of Special and General Relativity, Hubble's expanding universe, and the discoveries of quasars, white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars and black holes, and finally ends with astronomy's modern frontiers - the great attractor, dark matter and life existing on an extrasolar planet"--Container.
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DVD.

Closed-captioned; Spanish subtitles.

Content consultant, Chet Nieter.

Music, David Arkenstone.

"'Core astronomy' is a unique approach to presenting in a logical way the discoveries relating to celestial objects, space and the physical universe as a whole, as well as the laws governing their behavior ... 'Core astronomy' examines the key points in the development of astronomy, beginning with Greek astronomer Ptolemy's earth centered paradigm to Nicolas Copernicus' introduction of a sun centered solar system, and Isaac Newton's three laws of motion. It then examines the discovery of Neptune, Einstein's theories of Special and General Relativity, Hubble's expanding universe, and the discoveries of quasars, white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars and black holes, and finally ends with astronomy's modern frontiers - the great attractor, dark matter and life existing on an extrasolar planet"--Container.

130-1640. Ptolemy to Galileo -- 1688-1796. Newton to nebular theory of the solar system -- 1846. The planet Neptune is discovered -- 1905. Einstein's theories of special and general relativity -- 1929. The expanding universe -- 1963. Quasars -- 1967. White dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars and black holes -- 1990. The great attractor and dark matter -- 2004. Organic material found on extrasolar planets.

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