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Universe Within, The


Universe Within, The

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Item Number:
WG35639
Price:
$19.95
Format:
DVD
Length:
90 min.
Copyright:
1995
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
WGBH Boston Video
Summary:
NOVA takes viewers on an incredible voyage into the microworld of the human body to explore The Universe Within. Breathtaking sports photography captures amazing athletes in action--but the real action happens inside, revealed by microphotography that is in the style of NOVA's classic documentary of human development, The Miracle of Life.

The program covers three incredible team efforts: the coordination of muscles, bones, heart and circulatory system that makes Mike Powell the world's greatest long jumper; the struggle of one climber to survive the onslaught of infection; the digestive dynamo that turns a simple sandwich eaten by five-time Olympic gold medalist Bonnie Blair into raw energy for a blistering sprint down the ice; and the ultimate event--the development of a new human life inside track star Karen Hatchett.




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