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Chedd-Angier Production Company

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Against all odds : inside statistics( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful on-screen computations, and documentary segments
Coming into America( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 511 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
Don't Forget( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 341 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
Beyond science? by David M Huntley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's science fact and what's science fiction? Who's a crank and who's a scientific visionary? Scientific American Frontiers explores the evidence both for and against the claims made for therapeutic touch, dowsing, graphology and palm reading; and investigates the Roswell UFO crash, as well as the possibility of building free energy machines
Voyage to the Galapagos( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 300 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 invaders-including the 60,000 eco-tourists who visit every year
Hydrogen Hopes( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 282 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
Losing It( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of 12 persons for several months as they adopt different strategies for weight loss, ranging from online diet systems to gastric bypass surgery. Also looks at research that attempts to explain the body's complex weight-regulation systems, and to explain, among other things, why dieting is difficult
Saving the ocean with Carl Safina( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 211 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
Brains on trial( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a fictitious crime and builds from it a gripping courtroom drama. The trial takes us into the brains of the major participants-defendant, witnesses, jurors, judge-while Alan Alda visits the laboratories of some dozen neuroscientists exploring how brains work when they become entangled with the law. The research raises the controversial question: How does our ability to peer into people's minds and decode their thoughts and feelings affect trials like the one we are watching in the future?
Hot planet, cold comfort( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 186 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
Worried Sick by John Sims Townsend( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 175 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
How computers work : a journey into the walk-through computer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 164 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
The Dark Side of the Universe by Marusa Bradac( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 164 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
Hot Times in Alaska( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Alda talks with scientists studying the changing climate of Alaska and shows how global warming is affecting the the entire ecosystem of Alaska
Changing your mind( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 123 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thirds of the globe is ocean. And while most people are just starting to hear about problems with overfishing, pollution, coral reef troubles, and the like, marine biologists, fisheries scientists, and conservationists worldwide are already hard at work inventing, devising, and implementing solutions. By focusing on those solutions, we'll help our viewers understand both what the problems are and the vision forward. In Shark reef, Carl visits a marine reserve where sharks are thriving. The sacred island is the story of Pemba, part of Zanzibar, once threatened by development but now being managed by and for the locals
Gene hunters( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alan meets some of the brightest and most charistmatic scientists hunting genes. Their work could unlock the mysteries of human disease."--PBS website
Cars that think( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fully automatic car may be down the road a ways, but cars that do your thinking for you are just around the corner--they watch out for hazards, they listen to you, they read your lips, they even know when you're distracted. And while computers that crash are all too familiar, Alan Alda is checking out computer-based devices that are designed to prevent crashes--of the deadly kind."--Container
Scientific American frontiers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Into the Deep" watches scientists unlock secrets from the last frontier on Earth, the ocean's depths, where explorer Bob Ballard is changing science, history, and the future. "The Uncivilized Engine of War" traces the world's first submarine attack on the Union warship Housatonic, in February 1864. In 1995, after a lengthy search, shipwreck hunter Clive Cussler's team located the Confederate sub Hunley, now in dry dock in South Carolina
Growing Up Different( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at children growing up with different views of the world due to physical and mental challenges and scientific advances that can improve their ability to function
 
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