The Resource Glass, producer and director: Paul Olding

Glass, producer and director: Paul Olding

Label
Glass
Title
Glass
Statement of responsibility
producer and director: Paul Olding
Contributor
Director
Host
Narrator
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Johnson considers how the invention of the mirror gave rise to the Renaissance, how glass lenses allow us to reveal worlds within worlds and how, deep beneath the ocean, glass is essential to communication. He learns about the daring exploits of glassmakers who were forced to work under threat of the death penalty, a physics teacher who liked to fire molten glass from a crossbow and a scientist whose tinkering with a glass lens allowed 600 million people to see a man set foot on the moon. The link between the worlds of art, science, astronomy, disease prevention and global communication starts with the little-known maverick innovators of glass
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Steven
  • Olding, Paul
  • (1973), Paul Olding
  • (1973), Paul Olding
  • (1968), Steven Johnson
  • Nutopia (Firm)
Runtime
56
Series statement
How We Got To Now
Series volume
Episode 3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Glass
  • Mirrors
  • Optical instruments
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Optical communications
  • Optical engineering
  • Innovation and invention
Target audience
adult
Label
Glass, producer and director: Paul Olding
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (56 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)4340000000157756
  • (VaAlASP)2801365
  • (OCoLC)919205536
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2801365/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000157756
Video recording format
other
Label
Glass, producer and director: Paul Olding
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (56 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)4340000000157756
  • (VaAlASP)2801365
  • (OCoLC)919205536
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2801365/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000157756
Video recording format
other

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