Nova: Genius

Nova: Genius

DVD (Color / Letterbox)

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Product Details

Release Date: 03/28/2006
UPC: 0783421408791
Rating: NR
Source: Wgbh
Presentation: [Letterbox]
Time: 7:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators for Einstein's Big Idea, Newton's Dark Secrets, and Galileo's Battle for the Heavens; program descriptions, viewing suggestions, discussion questions, activities, and more; Access to the Nova web site; Scene selection; Closed Captions; Described video for the visually impaired on Einstein's Big Idea, Newton's Dark Secrets, and Galileo's Battle for the Heavens

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Nova - Genius: The Sciene of Einstein, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo: Darwin's Dangerous Idea
1. Prologue [5:11]
2. Common Ancestry [14:47]
3. Ecuador and the Tree of Life [12:55]
4. Natural Selection [9:04]
5. Mutation and HIV [12:59]
6. Complexity [6:35]
7. How the Eye Evolved [10:48]
8. God [11:31]
9. A Scientist Discusses Religion [4:53]
10. The Human Question [14:31]
11. Humans and the Tree of Life [8:38]
12. Epilogue [4:34]
Disc #2 -- Nova - Genius: The Sciene of Einstein, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo: Einstein's Big Idea
1. Introduction [3:32]
2. Bern, Switzerland 1905 [2:26]
3. E Is for Energy - Michael Faraday [17:24]
4. M Is for Mass - Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier [23:17]
5. C Is for Celeritas - James Clerk Maxwell [8:11]
6. ² Is for Squared - Emilie Du Châtelet [12:49]
7. E=MC² - The Holy Grail of Physics [16:18]
8. Unlocking the Atom - Lise Meitner [20:51]
9. E=MC² - The Future [5:55]
Disc #3 -- Nova - Genius: The Sciene of Einstein, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo: Galileo's Battle of the Heavens
1. Introduction [3:42]
2. Galileo's New Invention [10:33]
3. The Moons of Jupiter [15:16]
4. "The Hammer of Heretics" [16:03]
5. A Poetical Conceit [11:37]
6. A New Pope [14:47]
7. A Rhetorical Masterpiece [15:19]
8. A Florentine Vendetta [16:00]
9. The Benefits of House Arrest [9:48]
Disc #4 -- Nova - Genius: The Sciene of Einstein, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo: Newton's Dark Secrets
1. Introduction [3:24]
2. A New Science [12:01]
3. Isaac Newton the Alchemist [10:32]
4. Combing the Bible [19:26]
5. A Different Isaac Newton [8:10]

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