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Chedd-Angier Production Company

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Works: 610 works in 1,393 publications in 1 language and 17,591 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Case studies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QA276, 519.5
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Most widely held works by Chedd-Angier Production Company
Against all odds inside statistics ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful on-screen computations, and documentary segments
Don't forget! ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 272 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 272 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
Coming into America ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program highlights current research which is challenging the traditional theory of how people first came to North America in prehistoric times. It has been assumed that the Clovis, the oldest people to populate the continent, moved south from Alaska as Canadian ice sheets were breaking up. New findings by archealogists indicate people may have come from more than one place following a number of routes including a Pacific coastal route, a Beringian land route and an Atlantic ice route. Clovis culture and technology is discussed. New research findings by Dennis Stanford, Jon Erlandson, Michael Collins, Al Goodyear, Steve Holen and David Yesner are presented
Hydrogen hopes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 239 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
How computers work a journey into the walk-through computer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Students explore the working components of a computer using the two-story high working model of a desk-top computer at The Computer Museum
Hot planet, cold comfort ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the latest warnings from scientists that large-scale changes in the earth's climatic systems are taking place, with potentially serious consequences. Shows what is already happening to the Alaskan glaciers
Beyond science? by David M Huntley ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is science fact and what is science fiction? Beyond Science, a part of the PBS Scientific American Frontiers series, explores the topics that go beyond the realm of science: the phenomenon that are nearly impossible to examine in a rigorous scientific way. A provocative behind-the-scenes look at scientific exploration, this program presents top scientists expressing their thoughts on the importance of a scientific method of research as well as offering evidence both for and against the claims made for "fringe" topics such as therapeutic touch, dowsing, graphology, palm reading, UFOs, and the possibility of building free energy machines
The dark side of the universe ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 186 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."--Www.pbs.org
Fat and happy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan Alda visits with Dr. George Blackburn of Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to explore society's obsession with diets that promise quick, painless results. Alda also visits Arizona's Pima and Tohono O'odham Indians, who have the world's highest rate of obesity-related diabetes, and are advised to return to traditional diets to save their culture and health. The program explores new research on how obesity develops in children
Worried sick ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program shows the body's physiological reaction to stress. Host Alan Alda meets researchers who are exploring the ill effects of stress on health and aging, and how relaxation can help lessen the damage
The secret of life ( Visual )
7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the ongoing scientific and social revolution, revealing how scientists' ability to decipher and manipulate our genes will transform medicine and perhaps the human race
Changing your mind ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 171 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
Saving the ocean with Carl Safina ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saving the Ocean is about people solving problems. The news is grim: overfishing, pollution, coral reefs are in trouble. A group of unsung heroes - scientists, conservationists, and local communities are hard at work with solutions. Join marine biologist and writer Carl Safina, founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, as he takes viewers around the globe to bring back good news from the world's oceans
Algebra in simplest terms ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Solving equations is a basic operation of all higher math. This set shows algebra's usefulness to retailers, biologists, and even anyone who drives a car. Host Sol Garfunkel walks viewers through realistic problems, highlighting the common trouble spots
Pieces of mind ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aiming for insights into his own brain, Alan Alda visits scientists studying how the brain dreams, stores memories, and sorts language. Weighing just a few pounds, the most complex organ in the human body is responsible for the body's complete function. Scientists are striving to discover if memories can be manipulated or falsely created; if it's possible to learn as one sleeps; and how age affects one's ability to learn a language
The bionic body ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This episode examines the re-engineering of the human body, including recent advances in nerve regeneration to treat spinal cord injuries. Host Alan Alda looks at artificial nerve stimulation on paralysis victims using implanted electrodes and implanting silicon chips in retinas. The program also features a moving conversation between Alda and Christopher Reeve about Reeve's advocacy of increased research in this field
Hot times in Alaska ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically -- permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold
Life's really big questions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big questions don't have easy answersthat's what makes them bigbut it's fun asking them anyway," says Alan Alda, about to meet scientists tackling some of the biggest questions of the times: Is there other life in the universe? Why did animals suddenly appear on Earth, after only microbes had existed for billions of years? What made humans different from preceding life forms? Will robots one day surpass humans in intelligence?
Never say die ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is the ancient dream of eternal life becoming a reality? In the last few years, many barriers to understanding the aging process have come down. In this fast-growing field, scientists have already doubled the life span of lab animals such as nematodes and fruit flies
 
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