Prophets of Science Fiction: H.G. Wells DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024747
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 42
Copyright: 2011

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Profiles the famous works of science fiction writer H.G. Wells. The program explores how his novels transformed the scientific world and predicted futuristic technologies, many of which have been actualized today. Extraterrestrial life, time travel, invisibility, medical advances, and atomic bombs are just some of the scientific topics that Wells's novels explore. Wells connects all of his novels through one common theme: tools of innovation becoming tools of destruction. NOTE: This program contains content that may be disturbing to some viewers. Please preview before showing in class.