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Chedd, Graham

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Most widely held works by Graham Chedd
The human spark by Graham Chedd( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 769 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
The new biology by Graham Chedd( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and Italian and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sound : from communication to noise pollution by Graham Chedd( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and the moundbuilders( Visual )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member 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 )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 449 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 )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 340 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
Don't Forget( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 332 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
Voyage to the Galapagos( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 284 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
Hydrogen Hopes( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 277 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
Pieces of mind( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weighing just a few pounds, the brain is responsible for the body's complete function. Aiming for insights into his own brain, host Alan Alda talks with scientists studying how the brain dreams, stores memories, and sorts language in this classic program from the Scientific American Frontiers series. Mike Gazzaniga, one of the world's leading brain scientists; Jim McGaugh, of the University of California, Irvine; noted memory researcher Dan Schacter; Harvard Medical School's Bob Stickgold; and Helen Neville, of the University of Oregon, are featured
Myths and moundbuilders( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 214 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
Brains on trial( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 195 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 Columbian exchange( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 168 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
The dark side of the universe by Marusa Bradac( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 164 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."
Future Car( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 149 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
The Secret of life( Visual )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 134 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
Columbus and the age of discovery by Zvi Dor-Ner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 134 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
Changing your mind( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 126 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 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alda meets several kids who are growing up different and the doctors and researchers who are trying to mitigate the difficulties they face. Cochlear implants restore some hearing to a profoundly deaf child, the latest augmentative communication technology gives speech to a child without it, and new insights into the fundamental nature of autism may have implications for treatment
 
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