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The Resource Black holes explained, taught by Alex Filippenko, (videorecording)

Black holes explained, taught by Alex Filippenko, (videorecording)

Label
Black holes explained
Title
Black holes explained
Statement of responsibility
taught by Alex Filippenko
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nearly everyone has heard of black holes, but few people outside of complex scientific fields understand their true nature and their implications for our universe. This lecture course makes this cosmological subject graspable, with 12 lavishly illustrated lectures by veteran Great Courses Professor Alex Filippenko, a distinguished astronomer and award-winning teacher at the University of California, Berkeley
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Cataloging source
IMD
Characteristic
videorecording
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Filippenko, Alexei V
Dewey number
523.8/875
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley
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Teaching Company
Runtime
360
Series statement
The great courses. Science & mathematics
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Black holes (Astronomy)
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Black holes explained, taught by Alex Filippenko, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 1841
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
  • 12 lectures, 30 minutes per lecture
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Lecture 1. A general introduction to black holes -- Lecture 2. The violent deaths of massive stars -- Lecture 3. Gamma-ray bursts- the birth of black holes -- Lecture 4. Searching for stellar-mass black holes -- Lecture 5. Monster of the Milky Way and other galaxies -- Lecture 6. Quasars- feasting supermassive black holes -- Lecture 7. Gravitational waves- ripples in space-time -- Lecture 8. The wildest ride in the universe -- Lecture 9. Shortcuts through the universe and beyond? -- Lecture 10. Stephen Hawking and black hole evaporation -- Lecture 11. Black holes and holographic universe -- Lecture 12. Black holes and the Large Hadron Collider
Control code
ocn488780490
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781598035896
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1841
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)488780490
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Black holes explained, taught by Alex Filippenko, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 1841
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
  • 12 lectures, 30 minutes per lecture
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Lecture 1. A general introduction to black holes -- Lecture 2. The violent deaths of massive stars -- Lecture 3. Gamma-ray bursts- the birth of black holes -- Lecture 4. Searching for stellar-mass black holes -- Lecture 5. Monster of the Milky Way and other galaxies -- Lecture 6. Quasars- feasting supermassive black holes -- Lecture 7. Gravitational waves- ripples in space-time -- Lecture 8. The wildest ride in the universe -- Lecture 9. Shortcuts through the universe and beyond? -- Lecture 10. Stephen Hawking and black hole evaporation -- Lecture 11. Black holes and holographic universe -- Lecture 12. Black holes and the Large Hadron Collider
Control code
ocn488780490
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781598035896
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1841
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)488780490
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
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