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Science on television

Walter S. Baer

Science on television

alternatives to broadcasting.

by Walter S. Baer

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Published by Rand] in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Series[Rand Corporation papers P-5305]
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16460718M

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Special effects and other production techniques allow creators to present a living visual image of an imaginary world not limited. Book Description: Once confined solely to literature and film, science fiction has emerged to become a firmly established, and wildly popular, television genre over the last half century.

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For thousands of years, stories have been told through the pages of a book. But with the advent of new technologies, the ways humans communicate their memories, discoveries, recipes, and life lessons have increasingly been captured and retold through a variety of mediums, one of the most revolutionary being the television.

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