The Resource Waves passing in the night : Walter Murch in the land of the astrophysicists, Lawrence Weschler

Waves passing in the night : Walter Murch in the land of the astrophysicists, Lawrence Weschler

Label
Waves passing in the night : Walter Murch in the land of the astrophysicists
Title
Waves passing in the night
Title remainder
Walter Murch in the land of the astrophysicists
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Weschler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For film aficionados, Walter Murch is legendary--a three-time Academy Award winner, arguably the most admired sound and film editor in the world for his work on Apocalypse Now, The Godfather trilogy, The English Patient, and many others. Outside of the studio, his mind is wide-ranging; his passion, pursued for several decades, has been astrophysics, in particular the rehabilitation of Titius-Bode, a long-discredited 18th century theory regarding the patterns by which planets and moons array themselves in gravitational systems across the universe. Though as a consummate outsider he's had a hard time attracting any sort of comprehensive hearing from professional astrophysicists, Murch has made advances that even some of them find intriguing, including a connection between Titius Bode and earlier notions--going back past Kepler and Pythagorus--of musical harmony in the heavens. Unfazed by rejection, ever probing, Murch perseveres in the highest traditions of outsider science"--Jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weschler, Lawrence
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB460.72.M87
LC item number
W47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murch, Walter
  • Astrophysicists
  • Motion picture editors
  • Astrophysics
Target audience
adult
Label
Waves passing in the night : Walter Murch in the land of the astrophysicists, Lawrence Weschler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 165 pages
Isbn
9781632867186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948336498
  • 1555090
  • (OCoLC)ocn948336498
  • 1555090
Label
Waves passing in the night : Walter Murch in the land of the astrophysicists, Lawrence Weschler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 165 pages
Isbn
9781632867186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)948336498
  • 1555090
  • (OCoLC)ocn948336498
  • 1555090

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