The Day the Universe Changed (the 10-part series) is one of the best teaching tools available today for making students aware of the great ebb and flow of ideas that have gone into the development of Western thought. Host James Burke gives a stunning overview of this evolution of thought since the days of the Greeks in this ten-part series co-produced by BBC-TV and RKO Pictures.
Shows that Western Europe?s rediscovery of perspective through the study of Arab optics led to revolutions in art and architecture. The West?s new-found ability to control things at a distance resulted in new methods of warfare and the confidence to make long voyages of exploration.
Video Codec: XviD
Video Bitrate: ~1900 kbps (TVcap)
Video Resolution: 640x480 (1.33:1)
Video Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio Codec: mp3 (MPEG-1 Layer 3)
Audio BitRate: 192 kbps @ 48000 Hz
Audio Channels: 96/ch, stereo
RunTime Per Part: ~45 mins
Number Of Parts: 10
Part Size: ~680 MB
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