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Life in the Universe

Synopsis
An exploration of the origins of life from the beginnnings of the universe, using graphics, animations and QuickTime movies. Includes games, a lecture by Stephen Hawking tracing the history of life, articles from a special issue of ‘Scientific American’ (10/94), written by William Calvin, Jime Peebles, Leslie Orgel and Stephen J Gould. Incorporates links to Web sites on related topics.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; CD-ROM. Dual platform PC Windows/Apple Macintosh with Internet access.
Year of production
1997
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £39.99 (inclusive)
Notes
Reviewed by Nigel Henbest and Heather Couper in ‘Times Higher Education Supplement Multimedia’ (11/7/97), p8.
Documentation
Accompanying manual.
Subjects
Physics
Keywords
origins of life; universe

Credits

Contributor
Stephen W Hawking

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Production Company

Name

Metatools

Web
http://www.metatools.com External site opens in new window

Distributor

Name

Principal Distribution

Web
http://www.principal.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01756 704436
Address
The Four Columns, Broughton Hall
Broughton, North Yorks BC23 3AE
 

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