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Chedd, Graham

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Most widely held works about Graham Chedd
 
Most widely held works by Graham Chedd
Myths and the moundbuilders( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member 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
The new biology by Graham Chedd( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human spark by Graham Chedd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member 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
Sound : from communication to noise pollution by Graham Chedd( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half-way elements; the technology of metalloids by Graham Chedd( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chaco legacy( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member 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
Seeking the first Americans by Graham Chedd( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member 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
Voyage to the Galapagos( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Alda follows in Charles Darwin's footsteps, meeting the animals and birds that inspired Darwin's theory of evolution. Alda joins scientists who witness the daily struggle for survival that has shaped the Galapagos Islands' unique wildlife. As he experiences the enchantment of the islands, he learns of efforts to protect them from alien invadersincluding the 60,000 eco-tourists who visit every year
Don't Forget( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member 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
Hydrogen hopes( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member 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
The Columbian exchange( Visual )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the interchange of horses, cattle, corn, potatoes, and sugar cane between the Old World and the New, and the lasting impact of this interchange on the people of both worlds
Brains on trial( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a fictitious crime and builds from it a gripping courtroom drama. The trial takes us into the brains of the major participants-defendant, witnesses, jurors, judge-while Alan Alda visits the laboratories of some dozen neuroscientists exploring how brains work when they become entangled with the law. The research raises the controversial question: How does our ability to peer into people's minds and decode their thoughts and feelings affect trials like the one we are watching in the future?
The dark side of the universe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member 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
Columbus and the age of discovery( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member 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
The secret of life( Visual )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member 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
Changing your mind( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member 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
Growing up different( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member 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
For all practical purposes( Visual )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member 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
Natural born robots( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature still trounces humans in designing machines able to live comfortably in the world around them. Taking hints, engineers are increasingly turning to living creatures for robotic inspiration. From a giant mechanical cockroach to robotic flying insects, from robo-tunas to robo-lobsters, see how nature's ideas are leading to faster, cleverer, more robust robots including robots modeled on the most complex animals of all: human beings
 
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