Nova: The Universe Within

Nova: The Universe Within

Director: Goro Koide

Cast: Bonnie Blair, Karen Hatchett, Mike Powell

     
 

Get ready for a journey that explores the mechanics of the human body in the science/biology documentary Nova: The Universe Within. With microphotography and computer graphics, the program focuses on the body systems -- circulation, respiration, digestion, and reproduction -- of world-class athletes. Witness the "inner workings" of track star Karen Hatchett,…  See more details below

Overview

Get ready for a journey that explores the mechanics of the human body in the science/biology documentary Nova: The Universe Within. With microphotography and computer graphics, the program focuses on the body systems -- circulation, respiration, digestion, and reproduction -- of world-class athletes. Witness the "inner workings" of track star Karen Hatchett, five-time Olympic gold medal-winning speed skater Bonnie Blair, and long jumper Mike Powell in this video narrated by Stacy Keach.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/29/2004
UPC:
0783421265998
Original Release:
1992
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
54,685

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators; Access to the NOVA web site; Scene selections; Closed captions- CC

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Prologue [1:18]
2. Introduction [1:24]
3. A Man Who Can Fly: Bones and Muscles- 3A: A Man Who Can Fly [1:44]
4. A Man Who Can Fly: Bones and Muscles- 3B: The Human Support Structure [3:24]
5. A Man Who Can Fly: Bones and Muscles- 3C: Muscles [2:13]
6. A Man Who Can Fly: Bones and Muscles- 3D: Heart and Blood Vessels [4:33]
7. A Man Who Can Fly: Bones and Muscles- 3E: Neural Triggering of Muscles [5:09]
8. A Woman of Speed: Nutrition and Digestion- 4A: A Woman of Speed [2:14]
9. A Woman of Speed: Nutrition and Digestion- 4B: The Mouth to the Stomach [3:34]
10. A Woman of Speed: Nutrition and Digestion- 4C: The Small Intestine and Gall Bladder [2:19]
11. A Woman of Speed: Nutrition and Digestion- 4D: Absorption [3:00]
12. A Woman of Speed: Nutrition and Digestion- 4E: The Liver [4:25]
13. A Woman of Speed: Nutrition and Digestion- 4F: Effects of Alcohol [3:57]
14. Preparing For the Big Event: Pregnancy- 5A: Preparing For the Big Event [1:44]
15. Preparing For the Big Event: Pregnancy- 5B: Egg and Sperm to Fertilization [10:38]
16. Preparing For the Big Event: Pregnancy- 5C: Development in the World [7:25]
17. Preparing For the Big Event: Pregnancy- 5D: Labor [2:26]

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