Discoverers

The Discoverers

     
 

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The advance of civilization has always depended on the few courageous individuals who are willing to risk reputation and life to seek out the new. This program chronicles the story of some of the world's pathfinders and innovators in a variety of fields, from Madame Curie and Sir Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein. Archival photographs, film clips, interviews,

Overview

The advance of civilization has always depended on the few courageous individuals who are willing to risk reputation and life to seek out the new. This program chronicles the story of some of the world's pathfinders and innovators in a variety of fields, from Madame Curie and Sir Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein. Archival photographs, film clips, interviews, re-enactments, and scholarly commentary are used to tell the story of the discoverers.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/29/2004
UPC:
0014381233629
Original Release:
1994
Rating:
NR
Source:
Image Entertainment
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time:
1:12:00
Sales rank:
88,843

Special Features

"Making of" documentary shot in high definition video; Bonus Activity: "Do-It-Yourself Science" - experiments to try at home; English, Spanish and French versions in Dolby Digital 5.1; Bonus DTS audio version; Moving menus; Parallel chapter menus; The Discoveries: High Definition - the complete feature in Microsoft Windows Media High-Definition Video (WMV HD), playable on Windows XP PCs

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening
6. Magellan
13. Magellan Space Craft
16. Exploring Caves
18. Dolphin Intelligence
22. Isaac Newton
24. Aurora Borealis
29. The Light Show
2. Opening
4. Magellan
9. Magellan Space Craft
6. Exploring Caves
7. Dolphin Intelligence
8. Isaac Newton
10. Aurora Borealis
11. The Light Show

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