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Hadingham, Evan

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Most widely held works by Evan Hadingham
Early man and the cosmos by Evan Hadingham( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of ancient astronomy looks at the myths and beliefs about the heavens that influenced everyday life in these primitive cultures
Circles and standing stones : an illustrated exploration of megalith mysteries of early Britain by Evan Hadingham( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines information uncovered from archaeological research with the explanations of poets and charlatans since the Druid revival to provide insight into the significance of the megalithic monuments of the British Isles
Secrets of the Ice Age : the world of the cave artists by Evan Hadingham( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of prehistoric man in the Ice Age, describes archaeological sites, techniques, and recent discoveries, and examines the work of cave artists of that era
Lines to the mountain gods : Nazca and the mysteries of Peru by Evan Hadingham( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton's dark secrets( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly discovered manuscripts reveal an Isaac Newton obsessed with religion, the occult, and alchemy
The great robot race( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three unmanned robotic vehicles compete in a race sponsored by the Pentagon's research agency across a 130-mile stretch of Nevada desert
Mystery of the megaflood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geologists investigate the forces involved in the formation of the mysterious plateau located 200 miles east of Seattle known as the Channeled Scablands
Nova( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900, a storm blew a boatload of sponge divers off course and forced them to take shelter by the tiny Mediterranean island of Antikythera. Diving the next day, they discovered a 2,000 year-old Greek shipwreck. Among the ship's cargo they hauled up was an unimpressive green lump of corroded bronze. Rusted remnants of gear wheels could be seen on its surface, suggesting some kind of intricate mechanism. The first X-ray studies confirmed that idea, but how it worked and what it was for puzzled scientists for decades. Recently, hi-tech imaging has revealed the extraordinary truth: this unique clockwork machine was the world's first computer. An array of 30 intricate bronze gear wheels, originally housed in a shoebox-size wooden case, was designed to predict the dates of lunar and solar eclipses, track the Moon's subtle motions through the sky, and calculate the dates of significant events such as the Olympic Games. No device of comparable technological sophistication is known from anywhere in the world for at least another 1,000 years. So who was the genius inventor behind it? And what happened to the advanced astronomical and engineering knowledge of its makers? NOVA follows the ingenious sleuthing that finally decoded the truth behind the amazing ancient Greek computer
Garbage! : where it comes from, where it goes by Evan Hadingham( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the ever-increasing problem of what can be done to dispose of our garbage
The fighting triplanes by Evan Hadingham( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beretter om udviklingen af "Tredækker"-flyene samt deres anvendelse under 1. verdenskrig
Fireworks by Kenneth Anger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, science, and business of fireworks. Covers the origin of fireworks in China and their further development in England and Italy. Visits the "fireworks capital of the U.S.", New Castle, Pennsylvania, home of the Zambellis, the self-proclaimed "first family of fireworks."
The best mind since Einstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of Richard Feynman, Nobel prize-winning physicist, best known for his work on the atom bomb, his theory of quantum thermodynamics, and his contribution to the investigation into the Challenger space shuttle disaster
Nova( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting new investigation of the Red Baron's death presents newly discovered documents that overturn the conventional theory of von Richthofen's demise. Featuring thrilling re-enactments of hair-raising duels between fragile fighters of World War I
Ancient carvings in Britain : a mystery by Evan Hadingham( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghosts of Stonehenge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stonehenge is the grandest and most enigmatic of Europe's prehistoric monuments, and has inspired countless theories to explain who built it and why. Over the last decade, archaeologists have analyzed the bones of human remains buried there 5,000 years ago and remnants of huge feasts that fed the laborers at the site. Viewers will learn intimate details of the Stonehenge people and why their power began to fade soon after they raised the mighty stones
How scientists know about punctuated equilibria( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the theory that fossil evidence indicates that new species usually evolve relatively quickly from ancestral ones (punctuations), and that species do not change significantly once they become established (equilibrium)
I misteri dell'antica Britannia by Evan Hadingham( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind Franklin ou La véritable histoire de la découverte de l'ADN by Gary Glassman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : En 1962, James Watson, Francis Crick et Maurice Wilkins reçoivent le prix Nobel de médecine pour leur découverte de la structure de l'ADN. En 1968 Watson raconte cette aventure dans un livre qui deviendra un best-seller "La double hélice" et fait ainsi connaître au grand public une biologiste morte à 37 ans, Rosalind Franklin. Watson utilisera les remarquables clichés obtenus par diffraction de rayons X de Rosalind Franklin pour élaborer son modèle de l'ADN, mais celle-ci sera à peine mentionnée lors de la remise du prix Nobel. Née en 1920 à Londres, Rosalind Franklin devient une spécialiste de cristallographie après ses études à l'Université de Cambridge. En 1951, elle obtient un poste au King's College de Londres, où travaille Wilkins, pour créer une unité de diffraction de rayons X avec comme objectif d'élucider la structure de l'ADN. Parallèlement, Watson et Crick se passionnent également pour l'ADN au Laboratoire Cavendish de l'Université de Cambrige. Ils publient leur célèbre article dans la revue "Nature" en 1953. Une reconstitution minutieuse des événements qui se sont succédés pendant ces trois années éclaire le rôle de chacun des protagonistes et montre les difficultés que doit surmonter une femme dans un milieu essentiellement masculin. Même dans le cas idéal où elle est acceptée comme une égale, les habitudes sociales la privent de nombreux contacts avec ses pairs
Secrets of the Ice Age : a reappraisal of prehistoric man by Evan Hadingham( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the Hohokam by Evan Hadingham( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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