The Resource How We Got to Now : Light

How We Got to Now : Light

Label
How We Got to Now : Light
Title
How We Got to Now
Title remainder
Light
Contributor
Film director
Host
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Johnson relates the story of people who take us out of the dark and into the light. Hear about Edison’s light bulb, which he didn’t actually invent, and learn how an 18th-century ship’s skipper discovered a source of illumination by putting a kid inside a whale’s head. See how a French scientist accidentally discovered how to create neon light, leading to a revolution in advertising. Dispelling the myth of the individual “eureka” moment, Johnson reveals that teamwork and collaboration led the way to the most transformative ideas. Whether changing our genetic make-up, altering the world’s sleeping patterns, transforming architecture, taking us into space or triggering one of the great social reforms in American history, the pioneers of light have made themselves indispensable throughout human history
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lovering, Peter
  • Olding, Paul
  • Johnson, Steven
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Technological innovations
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
How We Got to Now : Light
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.) :
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1132500
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900276485
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
How We Got to Now : Light
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.) :
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1132500
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900276485
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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