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Butterfly blueprints, a Nova production by Crescendo Média Films for GBH in association with ZDF/ARTE, Ushuaïa TV, TV7, and SVT ; directed by Pierre Bressiant ; produced by Serge Guez

Label
Butterfly blueprints, a Nova production by Crescendo Média Films for GBH in association with ZDF/ARTE, Ushuaïa TV, TV7, and SVT ; directed by Pierre Bressiant ; produced by Serge Guez
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children)
Main title
Butterfly blueprints
Medium
DVD
Oclc number
1295679968
Responsibility statement
a Nova production by Crescendo Média Films for GBH in association with ZDF/ARTE, Ushuaïa TV, TV7, and SVT ; directed by Pierre Bressiant ; produced by Serge Guez
Runtime
56
Summary
Explores the hidden aspects of butterflies, such as their resilience and adaptability. Examines ways in which butterflies have inspired technologies, including solar power cells and chemical detectors, and looks at bulletproof vests made of butterfly silk that's more durable than Kevlar. Discusses how the ability of butterflies to defract light from the nanoscale structures in their wings is inspiring new ways of engineering color
Technique
live action