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Hart-Davis, Adam

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Most widely held works by Adam Hart-Davis
History : the definitive visual guide : from the dawn of civilization to the present day by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of human history from prehistoric times to the present day, analyzing the common themes, threads, forces, and factors that have shaped human life--including climate, ecology, disease, and geology--and examining human accomplishments, from the technological innovations that changed the world to key cultural, social, artistic, and intellectual achievements. --Publisher's description
The science book by John Farndon( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innovative and accessible guide to theories in technology and nature. Learning about science can be daunting, but this book makes it easier by giving you all the big ideas simply explained. Simple explanations and stylish infographics open up the world of science to even the complete novice
Engineers by John Farndon( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the world's most prominent and revolutionary engineers, discussing their key feats and major breakthroughs, from Archimedes and Leonardo da Vinci to Henry Ford and the Wright brothers
DK science : the definitive visual guide( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference book tells the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st century climate solutions. It captures every key moment of discovery, and shows how the concepts, the inventions, and the individuals behind them have changed our world. Through illustrations and accessible text, Science explains even the most complex topics clearly--P. [4] of cover
The book of time : the secret of time, how it works and how we measure it by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Book of Time is a complete guide to one of the most important, paradoxical and truly mind-bending subjects there is. It explores every aspect of time, including how it works in the natural world and in our bodies, its significance in religion and philosophy, how we measure it and how it has been essential to our scientific understanding of the universe and everything in it
Science : the definitive visual guide( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delve into the history of science and the discoveries that changed the world with Science. This brand new edition is fully up-to-date, and covers everything from ancient Greek geometry to quantum physics, IVF, and global warming. Using lavish illustrations and key scientific moments, Science takes you on a journey through the history of science, picking out every event, invention, experiment, theory, and individual that you need to know. From the dawn of science to the information age, Science biographies major players in the history of science, including Galileo Galilei, Michael Faraday, Marie Curie, and Alan Turing. Follow the story of science into the future and understand the significance of of every discovery and it's place in scientific thought. Perfect for anyone looking to embark on a journey of discovery and suitable for the whole family, Science is the definitive guide to our remarkable history of information." --Publisher's website
Why does a ball bounce? : 101 questions you never thought of asking by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does a ball bounce? Why does a balloon burst? How can a stone move on its own? Television scientist and historian Adam Hart-Davis brings you the answers to 100 essential questions about life, the universe and everything, fully illustrated with his own superb colour photographs
The cosmos : a beginner's guide( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year, scientists make new revolutionary discoveries about the universe's composition, history, and origin. Presenter Adam Hart-Davis makes these findings accessible and fun as he tours advanced facilities and explains how technology is shaping our understanding of the universe
The scientific eye : exploring the marvels of science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces basic scientific principles accompanied by related riddles and jokes
Talking science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"TV personality Adam Hart-Davis meets 14 of the world's leading scientists to discuss their work, their passions, and those elusive ground-breaking moments in their lives."--BOOK JACKET
What the Victorians did for us by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victorian era was a time of extraordinary prosperity and development in Britain, an explosion of power and pride that was celebrated in the Great Exhibition of 1851. In this book, Adam Hart-Davis celebrates Victorian achievements and shows that we still live in a Victorian world
What Tudors and Stuarts did for us by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On 26 November 1703, during the worst storm that Britain had ever seen, Henry Winstanley died in his pioneering lighthouse as it was blown apart. He had defied incredible odds to build the first Eddystone Lighthouse in 1698, saving the lives of many sailors from the fate of the thousands who previously died upon the rocks. The Great Gale not only destroyed the man and his lighthouse, but also saw complete devastation throughout the land. And at sea, some 8000 sailors were drowned that night, within yards of the land. Winstanley was an ingenious man. He owned a house of gadgets which was o
Amazing math puzzles by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Czech and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Number puzzles can be fun, but they also can burn up your brain cells--especially the 82 tantalizing math puzzlers found in this intriguing volume. Try them as party dares or make stump-your-friends bets
Mathemagic by Raymond Blum( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of various kinds of math puzzles--including number tricks, memory tricks, and geometric designs--in different levels of difficulty; also includes explanations of mathematical principles
Solids : an introduction by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does a ball bounce? : and 100 other questions from the world of science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What the Romans did for us by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El libro de la ciencia( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book on science and the history of science looks at topics such as why Copernicus's ideas were contentious, how Galileo worked out his theories on motion and inertia, and what the discovery of DNA meant
Test your psychic powers by Susan J Blackmore( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tests to determine your psychic powers
 
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History : the definitive visual guide : from the dawn of civilization to the present day
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DK science : the definitive visual guideThe book of time : the secret of time, how it works and how we measure itScience : the definitive visual guideWhy does a ball bounce? : 101 questions you never thought of askingTalking scienceWhat the Victorians did for usWhat Tudors and Stuarts did for usHenry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse
Alternative Names
Adam Hart-Davis Brits fotograaf

Adam Hart-Davis britský vědec, spisovatel, fotograf, historik a hlasatel

Davis, A. Hart-

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Hart-Davis, A.

Hart-Davis A. 1943-

Hart-Davis, A. (Adam)

Hart-Davis, A. (Adam), 1943-

Hart-Davis, Adam

Дэвис А. 1943-

Дэвис, А. Харт-

Харт А. 1943-

Харт-Дэвис, А.

ادام هارت‌دیویس

آدم هارت-دايفيس

آدم هارت-دايفيس، 1943-

ハート = デイヴィス, アダム

ハート = デーヴィス, アダム

Languages
English (158)

Japanese (4)

Spanish (2)

Czech (1)