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Hawkes, Nigel

Overview
Works: 181 works in 582 publications in 16 languages and 17,695 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Popular works  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: TA19, 624.09
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nigel Hawkes
Structures : the way things are built by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories behind more than 80 of the world's most extraordinary feats of building
Space shuttle by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains, using drawings and diagrams, the new era of space technology that began officially in 1981, with the maiden flight of the space shuttle "Columbia," the world's first reusable spacecraft
Nuclear power by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description and illustration of nuclear power production and uses
Toxic waste and recycling by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in 6 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the storage of toxic wastes and the problems involved in cleaning up contaminated sites
Mysteries of the universe by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the mysteries of space by using modern science, myths, legends, and astronomical evidence
AIDS by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 6 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the problem of AIDS, how it spreads, its symptoms, and how to avoid the disease
Nuclear safety by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes nuclear power and its use throughout the world with discussion of risks from radiation and nuclear waste
Genetically modified foods by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the science behind new ways of producing crops and discusses the environmental effects, including what genes are, how they are altered, and what genetically modified foods are currently produced
The heroin trail by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in French and English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the "heroin trail" from its growing fields to death
Nuclear by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 8 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the scientific and technological background and the advantages and disadvantages of the powerful and controversial form of energy released through the splitting of the atom
New energy sources by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at nature's precious resources: how they benefit us, how we harm them, and what we can do to protect them for future generations. "Green Facts" provide statistics and invite debate
Vehicles by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the landmark achievements in the technology of transportation-land, sea, air, and space
Oil by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how oil is discovered, drilled, refined, and used as an energy source
Food & farming by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains food as a source of stored energy, and how it is grown, distributed, packaged, and sold
Climate crisis by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines changes in local and global weather patterns, the causes and effects of these changes, and what can be done to slow the harm being done to the environment
Ships and other seacraft by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how ships, sailboats, jet skis, and other water vehicles work, what keeps them afloat, and how they are constructed
Early scientific instruments by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planes and other aircraft by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the basic science of flight, the problems of getting vehicles into the air, different types of engines, and aircraft design. Includes instructions for making aircraft models
Computers, how they work by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents basic information on computers, their parts, language, and astonishing abilities
International Seminar on Trends in Mathematical Modelling, Venice, 13-18 December 1971; [proceedings] by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

21 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mysteries of the universe
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Hawkes, Nigel

ホウクス, N

ホークス, ナイジェル

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