Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Dr. Daniel J. Boorstein, THE DISCOVERERS recreates some of the most amazing discoveries in human history. The viewer is transported back in time to Sir Isaac Newton's British lab and then transported back to the present to see Dr. Louis Herman and his cerebral dolphins in Hawaii, with many other amazing discoveries to come. Also includes THE MAKING OF THE DISCOVERERS, providing a behind-the-scenes look at how the filmmakers recreated these historic events.
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From the earliest voyages that mapped the Earth to today's launches into space, "The Discoverers" (38 min.) reverberates with the passion to explore our universe. Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Dr. Daniel J. Boorstin, "The Discoverers" examines our desire to expand the boundaries of knowledge. The stories presented in this film span space and time, taking us around the world to participate in the act of discovery. Stand alongside Sir Isaac Newton in his British lab; then travel to the present to observe Dr. Louis Herman working with his very cerebral dolphins in Hawaii. Ever wonder "how did they do that'" "The Making of 'The Discoverers'" (34 min.) puts you behind the camera and provides further insights into the world of science and discovery. Learn more about the research and effort that went into recreating the inspiring historical events presented in "The Discoverers." Shot using high definition television cameras, "The Making of 'The Discoverers'" is a fascinating retrospective on a movie that made history.