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Einstein’s Universe

Synopsis
Documentary honouring Einstein’s 100th birthday. Explains Einstein’s ideas to the layman. Among the scientists taking part are Prof Roger Penrose, Prof John Wheeler who knew Einstein, and Irwin Shapler. Also includes film from the McDonald Observatory in Texas, which is involved in research into relativity.*
Series
Horizon, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 113 min.
Year of production
1979
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Physics
Keywords
Einstein, Albert; history of science; relativity theory

Credits

Cast
Peter Ustinov 

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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