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Hawkes, Nigel

Overview
Works: 185 works in 621 publications in 14 languages and 18,221 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Popular works  Conference papers and proceedings  FAQs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, 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 )

16 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 1,228 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 970 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 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in 6 languages and held by 603 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 )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 547 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 )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 6 languages and held by 537 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 )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 531 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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 523 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. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
The fantastic cutaway book of spacecraft by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cutaway illustrations and text reveal how the space shuttle and other spacecraft work and what astronauts do in space
The heroin trail by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in French and English and held by 488 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 485 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 433 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 )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 418 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 409 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 402 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 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how ships, sailboats, jet skis, and other water vehicles work, what keeps them afloat, and how they are constructed. Includes simple activities. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Early scientific instruments by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The computer revolution by Nigel Hawkes( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The fantastic cutaway book of spacecraft
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Hawkes, Nigel

ホウクス, N

ホークス, ナイジェル

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Mysteries of the universeGenetically modified foodsThe fantastic cutaway book of spacecraftNew energy sourcesClimate crisisShips and other seacraft