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Gilling, Dick

Overview
Works: 127 works in 233 publications in 4 languages and 2,940 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Popular works  Television series  Folklore  Environmental films 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: Q175, 501
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dick Gilling
The human brain by Dick Gilling( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in 5 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes research on the brain up until 1982. Includes an atlas of the brain and chapters on memory, language, seeing, movement, fear, madness, the self: consciousness and predictions for the future
The ascent of man : a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
Generation upon generation( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers human genetics. Discusses earlier experiments and the modern day outlook
Knowledge or certainty( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the moral dilemma which confronts today's scientists by contrasting humanist traditions with the inhumanities of the Nazis, and the harnessing of nuclear energy with the development of the atomic bomb
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the contributions of Newton and Einstein in the evolution of physics by exploring the revolution that ensued when Einstein's theory of relativity upset Newton's description of the universe
The Starry messenger by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows man's early study of astronomy. Traces the origins of the scientific revolution through the conflict between fact and religious beliefs
The Music of the spheres by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of mathematics and explores the relationship of numbers to musical harmony, early astronomy, and perspective in painting
The Drive for power( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how industrialization and political revolutions altered man's concept of power during the 18th century and points out the significance of these developments in the progress of man
The return of the child : the effects of El Niño( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program charts the birth and development of the weather system called "El Niño" from Peru to Australia. It also shows the ferocity of El Niño, relates it to the ocean waters, and traces the roots of man's study of waves, ocean currents, and the interation of sea and sky
A quantum of Australian science by Dick Gilling( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ladder of creation by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both Alfred Wallace and Charles Darwin working independently developed very similar theories of evolution to explain change
The ascent of man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1: A multitude of evolutionary changes, anatomical and intellectual, gives rise to man's superiority among the animals. New computer techniques illustrate humanity's evolution, while x-ray and slow motion photography of an Olympic athlete in action show the complex interweaving of mind and body. Pt. 2: Man domesticates plant and animal life. With the Neolithic cultivators come the nomads and the roots of warfare. Cameras capture the unique lifestyle of the Bakhtiari tribe of central Iran and there recreate the war games of Genghis Khan
The ascent of man by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jacob Bronowski traces the development of scientific imagination through history
World within world by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the atom, the people and the history of atomic physics, and 20th century ideas on the subject
Ascent of man( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1: A multitude of evolutionary changes, anatomical and intellectual, gives rise to man's superiority among the animals. New computer techniques illustrate humanity's evolution, while x-ray and slow motion photography of an Olympic athlete in action show the complex interweaving of mind and body. Pt. 2: Man domesticates plant and animal life. With the Neolithic cultivators come the nomads and the roots of warfare. Cameras capture the unique lifestyle of the Bakhtiari tribe of central Iran and there recreate the war games of Genghis Khan
The Ocean planet : the death of the Mississippi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrasts advances in seafood cultivation with the destruction caused by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, as backdrop to the problems of increasing contamination of the Mississippi River and the effect of pollution on riparian ecology and on fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico
The Ascent of man by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

17 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part nine of a history of the cultural evolution of man, from primitive times to the present, presented by the late Dr. Jacob Bronowski. This programme discusses theories of evolution and the origins of life, and deals with the work of the men who did most of the early research, Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. It then moves to the laboratory and explains how the theories of Darwin and Wallace helped men like Louis Pasteur. It also shows how today's scientists have learned to express the cycles of life in chemical form and have been able to create some of the organic molecules that are known to form the cornerstones of life
The Hidden structure by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chang bronze craftsmen of China and the Samurai swordsmith of Japan are the starting point for this journey which leads from the beginnings of chemistry to Walton's atomic theory and knowledge of the elements
The Keys of paradise( Visual )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some powerful and complex painkilling drugs have just been discovered--in a place where you would least expect to find them. Endorphins and their component enkephalins are manufactured in the brain, and perform the same painkilling function as analgesics like morphine. Film explores some physiological mysteries, such as why acupuncture works, and how placebos can relieve symptoms, and shows how endorphins could revolutionize the treatment of pain, depression, and even schizophrenia
The ascent of man : a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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