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Title The mystery of matter : search for the elements / A production of Moreno/Lyons Productions in association with Oregon Public Broadcasting ; written & produced by Stephen Lyons ; directed by Muffie Meyer & Stephen Lyons.

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2015]


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 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 546.8 M57M    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - DVDs  DVD 546.8 MYSTERY    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 180 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Television programs lcgft
Series Mystery of matter
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Performer Host, Michael Emerson.
Credits Editor, Raoul Rosenberg ; director of photography, Gary Henoch.
Audience Rating: TVPG.
Grade level: High school (9-12).
Note Three-episodes of one-hour each.
Event Premiered in Oregon on October 20, 2014; premiered nationwide on August 19, 2015.
Summary An exciting PBS series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what the world is made of--to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter.
Contents Episode 1. Out of thin air (1754-1806) -- Episode 2. Unruly elements (1859-1902) -- Episode 3. Into the atom (1910-1960).
Note Special features: A momentous encounter (Joseph Priestly) ; Lavoisier's better half (Antoine Lavoisier) ; Davy's greatest failure (Humphry Davy) ; The element Mendeleev never accepted (Dmitri Mendeleev) ; The radium craze (Marie Curie) ; Changing the role of scientists in war (Harry Moseley) ; A chemist goes to war (Glenn Seaborg)
Subject Chemical elements.
Chemical elements. (OCoLC)fst00852883
Periodic law -- History.
Periodic table of the elements -- History.
Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804.
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794.
Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829.
Mendeleyev, Dmitry Ivanovich, 1834-1907.
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Moseley, H. (Harry)
Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999.
Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710387
Nonfiction television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710270
Television series. (OCoLC)fst01710566
Added Author Meyer, Muffie, television director.
Lyons, Stephen, 1955- screenwriter, television producer, television director.
Rosenberg, Raoul, editor of moving image work.
Henoch, Gary, cinematographer.
Emerson, Michael, 1954- host.
Oregon Public Broadcasting, production company.
Moreno/Lyons Productions LLC, production company.
ISBN 9781627894340
Standard No. 841887025713
Music No. MYMS601 PBS
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