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Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything
Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything
Actors: Nigel Whitmey, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, John Schwarz, Lisa Randall
Director: Gary Johnstone
Genres: Documentary
NR     2009     1hr 30min

The legendary physicist?s search for the secrets of the universe How did the universe come into being? Why are we here? And where are we headed? Stephen Hawking--one of the world?s most famous physicists and author of t...  more »


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Actors: Nigel Whitmey, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, John Schwarz, Lisa Randall
Director: Gary Johnstone
Genres: Documentary
Sub-Genres: Documentary
Studio: Acorn Media
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 03/24/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 30min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 6
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

A lot of S. Hawkings a few of the theory and almost nothing
S. Giora | Bologna, Italy | 04/02/2009
(2 out of 5 stars)

"If you want to know about the theory of everything you'd better watch the NOVA - The Elegant Universe (2003), because from this DVD you'll know a lot about S. Hawking and his antique voice reproductive software, but nothing new about everything."
Don't waste your money!!!
Diane Reulein | Los Angeles, CA. | 04/12/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

""The theory of everything" does not go into Any detail on Anything (other than Stephen Hawking himself) this is a waste of time for any "enthusiast"."
You get updated everything, including the kitchen sink.
Dennis Yenn | Hollywood, CA USA | 04/18/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"For one thing, you won't have the answer to the theory of everything after watching this dvd. But you will have a good understanding of this process, including latest scientific research into this everything undertaking, an introduction to quantum mechanics, as well as string theory, and throw in a few renowned guest speakers in this field, and you get this cutting edge modern physics program. The theory of everything is a grand unification theory and it's not resolved yet, we're waiting for the next Einstein to step up. Though Hawking was working on it, he sure has a following of students who could be next at cracking it.

The program is organized and flows well. Any laymen can pick it up. In summary it's a documentary (science), but also a bit of biography into Hawking's life. We see the craze of his new book at local colleges. We see his mentors, and old high school photographs. So I guess you can this, his kitchen sink. If you're a fan of Hawking, this is a must have. Containing 2 episodes, it's worth the purchase price. This being a recent release (March '09), I wished it was available on blu ray. Other dvd's I recommend similar to this: The Elegant Universe (Nova, Brian Greene), and What the Bleep!? - Down the Rabbit Hole Quantum. All 5 star quality."