Better than the real thing / a presentation of Discovery Productions in association with James Burke and the Principal Film Company ; written and presented by James Burke

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Subjects: History
Inventions
Technology and civilization
Formats: Video Recording, DVD, Electronic Resource, Remote, Streaming Video
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Ambrose Video, c2003
Series: Connections 2 [19]
LC Classification: T
Added Titles: Connections (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): Connections (Television program).
Alternate Titles: In: Digital Video Collection (OCoLC)52376650
Issued in other form: Better than the real thing (OCoLC)55634411
Additional Authors: Sattin, Richard
Slee, Mike
Morpeth, Mel
Crawford-Collins, Dominic
Burke, James, 1936-
Principal Film Company
Discovery Productions, Inc
Ambrose Video Publishing
Ohio Library and Information Network
OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons
Notes: Streaming video (25 min.)
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Credits: Producer, Richard Sattin ; director, Mike Slee ; editor, Mel Morpeth ; original music, Dominic Crawford-Collins
Summary: Part of a series that explores the origins and effects of those inventions that shape the modern world by traveling through history to bring to life the associative nature of change. This episode explores how the zipper started with boot-making machines that used technology Jefferson picked up in Paris during a row about Creation that triggered the discovery of bugs with lenses and polarized light you could use to analyze autumn colors and help cure eye disease by dietary deficiency that milk drinking rats revealed to be a lack of vitamins
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Columbus, Ohio : OhioLINK, 2006. Digitized and made available by OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons from video dist. by Ambrose Video Publishing
Mode of access: World Wide Web
System requirements: Real Player media software
OCLC Number: 124068024