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Ring of Truth, The; Mapping

04/18/1992

Closed Captioned on Line 21 PBS Number : 402 2 / 2


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Series
Ring of Truth, The
Program
Mapping
Program Number

103TC

Series Description

Renowned scholar Phillip Morrison leads the viewer on an intriguing trip through science discoveries. He presents the situation, shows the experiment and lets the viewer synthesize the information and make the connections. Throughout each of the six programs, Morrison encourages the viewer to take part and to think for themselves. Series release date: 1987

Program Description

Mapping traces the history of mapmaking from the mathematics of the ancient Greeks, through the development of early surveying instruments, to the high technology of today's orbiting satellites.

Duration

00:58:33

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “Ring of Truth, The; Mapping,” 04/18/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0E12EAD0A6343628D4A8A209FE5B046.
MLA: “Ring of Truth, The; Mapping.” 04/18/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0E12EAD0A6343628D4A8A209FE5B046>.
APA: Ring of Truth, The; Mapping. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0E12EAD0A6343628D4A8A209FE5B046
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