The Day the Universe Changed (1985)

TV Series   |    |  Documentary, History


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James Burke explores key moments in Western History where new knowledge in science changed the way the modern Western world thinks.


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27 September 2005 | Svlad Cjelli
A Brilliant Excercise in Knowledge
I have watched this series over again on tape to the point of destruction and look forward to someday owning a fresh DVD copy.

It is, as my title says, a revelation in the art of bringing an interesting way to learn to the masses. Much like Carl Sagan, James Burke neither complicates nor dumbs down the story of how our view of things is made up of what we know RIGHT NOW.

I agree that it should be made part of high-school classes but I fear that Burke's rather staid sense of humor would turn off groups. Best watched alone with complete attention.

Do not pass up an opportunity to see this remarkable mind-expanding series.

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Genres

Documentary | History

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Release Date:

19 March 1985

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, USA, Italy, France, Finland

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