Most widely held works about Graham Chedd
Most widely held works by Graham Chedd
The new biology by Graham Chedd ( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Sound: from communication to noise pollution by Graham Chedd ( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and Russian and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Half-way elements; the technology of metalloids by Graham Chedd ( Book )
7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
The human spark ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Alan Alda takes a look at how humans first appeared on Earth millions of years ago, and how our species not only survived, but thrived, through some unimaginable conditions. Alda visits with dozens of scientists on three continents, and participates directly in many experiments - including the detailed examination of his own brain.
Myths and the moundbuilders ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
This film explores the theories about the origins of the earthworks created by the Hopewell (300 B.C.-300 A.D.) and Mississippian (ca. 1200 A.D.) cultures.
The Chaco legacy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Examines archaeological theories about the rise and fall of Chacoan culture, which had a high level of technical development and flourished over 900 years ago in the area of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. Shows their extensive water control system, the large network of roads they constructed and several mammoth structures they built. Includes a history of the different excavation projects.
Myths and moundbuilders ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
The huge earthworks and mounds scattered through the eastern half of the United States prompted people in the nineteenth century to speculate that a lost civilization had preceded the Indians then living among the mounds. Though we've known for some time that the ancestors of those Indians actually built the mounds, archaeologists are still exploring their contents for a better understanding of their builders.
Seeking the first Americans ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Examines the theories of archaeologists who are searching for clues to the identity of the first people to reach North America between 11,000 and 50,000 years ago.
Don't forget ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Why do some memories slip away, never to return, while others leave a permanent mark? Alan Alda meets scientists who are trying to unravel the mysteries of memory -- where memories come from, how they're remembered and what people can do to hold on to them.
The secret of life ( Visual )
7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
This 8-part series reveals how scientists' ability to decipher and manipulate human genes will transform medicine and perhaps the human race. It chronicles the scientific findings in molecular biology through tales of discovery, personal case studies and engaging histories. Using three-dimensional animation and special photographic techniques, the series reveals an unseen world and showcases how DNA, base pairs, genes, proteins, promoters and receptors work.
Columbus and the age of discovery ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Chronicles Columbus's extraordinary journey and legacy as it relives Columbus's daring and dangerous voyages and their momentous repercussions for both the Old World and the New. Commemorates the quincentennial of his discovery of America.
Hydrogen hopes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Alan Alda meets with hydrogen enthusiasts working toward a future when hydrogen can be made in unlimited quantities from renewable, non-polluting resources.
Changing your mind ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Alan Alda learns about the way the brain works as researchers demonstrate how malleable the brain is and memories are, how it is possible to grow one's own brain, what happens when one dreams, and new understandings of the human mind.
The dark side of the universe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"New discoveries about dark matter and dark energy have astronomers wondering if ours is but one of an infinity of universes."--Www.pbs.org.
Future car ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Explores the latest developments by the Big Three in automobile design technology that replaces gasoline with non-fossil fuels such as hydrogen or electricity.
Growing up different ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Looks at children growing up with different views of the world due to physical and mental challenges and scientific advances that can improve their ability to function.
One small step ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
ONE SMALL STEP investigates the incredible advances and the devastating setbacks in America's battle to conquer space. Relive the excitement of the first successful space launch, the first man on the moon, the first international space handshake and more.
Voyage to the Galapagos ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Alan visits the islands that spurred Darwin's theory of evolution and meets the men and women doing science in the Galapagos today.
For all practical purposes ( Visual )
in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A series which stresses the connections between contemporary mathematics and modern society. Presents a great variety of problems that can be modeled and solved by quantitative means.
Seeds of tomorrow ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Examines agriculture's genetic history and projects its future. The narrow, and therefore vulnerable, genetic base of several important crops is explored, as well as current attempts to preserve the seeds of scarce plant varieties. Features specific crop production methods and concerns in Ethiopa, Greece and Peru.
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