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Filkin, David

Overview
Works: 90 works in 196 publications in 4 languages and 3,252 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  History  Documentary films  Science films  Educational films  Television series 
Roles: Author, Producer
Classifications: QB981, 523.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Filkin
Stephen Hawking's universe : the cosmos explained by David Filkin( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Big Bang, black holes, time warps, life, our universe and everything; all explained in everyday language."
Stephen Hawking's universe by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series presents an intergalactic detective story, rich with mystery, unexpected twists and astonishing revelations that treats viewers to the latest and loftiest advances in cosmological thought in true down-to-earth Hawking fashion
Stephen Hawking's universe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 3: Examines what the universe is made of by utilizing particle accelerators to glimpse fragments of the explosive process believed to have generated stars and planets. This episode features the basics: "fire", "water," "air, " and "gas, " in addition to more complex findings of elements and matter from the creation of the Periodic Table to Einstein's famous theory of relativity
Stephen Hawking's universe( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest advances in cosmological thought presented by one of today's most renowned scientists. Program five introduces the discover of black holes. Program six synopsizes the last 100 years of astronomy
Stephen Hawking's universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the latest advances in cosmological thought, including the mathematics of astronomy, the Big Bang theory of creation, the nature of matter, the discovery and implications of dark matter, quasars and black holes, and the question of how the Big Bang began
Q.E.D( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary is on the work of Dr. Robert White at the Cleveland Metropolitan Hospital in the USA, where he has been experimenting with body transplants on monkeys and also performs life-saving brain surgery
Stephen Hawking's universe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest advances in cosmological thought presented by one of today's most renowned scientists. Program one presents the history of theories on the universe as it is known today. Program two delves into the beginning of the universe
Stephen Hawking's universe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 2: When and how did the universe begin? Scientists have developed two theories: the Big Bang and the Steady State theories. This program explores the search for evidence to support the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe. It highlights the contributions and theories of Albert Einstein, Georges Lemaitre, Fred Hoyle, Arno Penzias, and Robert Wilson
Free to choose : a personal statement by Michael Latham( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friedman presents his philosophy of the free market and government control and discusses capitalism, competitive societies, free trade and government regulation. The first half of the program is the filmed Friedman presentation, the second half is a taped discussion of the subject
Stephen Hawking's Universe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the latest advances in cosmological thought, including the mathematics of astronomy, the Big Bang theory of creation, the nature of matter, the discovery and implications of dark matter, quasars and black holes, and the question of how the Big Bang began."
Bodymatters by David Filkin( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Hawking's universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 6: We now know the universe had a beginning and how all the matter formed but there is still one outstanding question: how did the Big Bang begin? Stephen Hawking is joined by other leading scientists as they try to answer this question. Includes discussions of inflation theory, quantum mechanics and string theory
Why planes fly and other things( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why planes fly, basic physics principles relating to flight, and the factors that must be overcome to allow a plane to fly
Stephen Hawking's universe by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'At the close of the 20th Century, we seem at last to be on the brink of solving the secrets of the universe'. Author of A brief history in time, Professor Stephen Hawkins is probably the world's most famous living scientist. Through Stephen Hawking's eyes, we embark upon a voyage of discovery undertaken by scientists over the centuries. We see one of the actual telescopes through which Galileo first saw Jupiter's moons, we visit Isaac Newton's house and the Paris Laboratory where Marie Curie first discovered radium. Join in this fascinating journey of discovery
How to cure inflation( Visual )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milton Friedman argues that inflation is caused by the excessive growth of the monetary supply and that its cure lies not in wage and price control, but in the natural movement of a free, unhindered economy. In the debate that follows, bankers and government leaders discuss his views
Power of the market( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economist Milton Friedman discusses his views on the power and operation of a free market
The Big bang( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 2: When and how did the universe begin? Scientists have developed two theories: the Big Bang and the Steady State theories. This program explores the search for evidence to support the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe. It highlights the contributions and theories of Albert Einstein, Georges Lemaitre, Fred Hoyle, Arno Penzias, and Robert Wilson
Huo jin pei ni man you yu zhou by David Filkin( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the dark side( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 4: At night the stars are seen in the blackness of space. But is the space empty? In the 1950's an American scientist discovered that the stars in rotating spirical galaxies seem to be held together by an unseen force. Vera Rubin proposed the idea that the space between the stars was filled by invisible stuff she called dark matter. Scientists now believe that dark matter could make up an unbelievable 99% of the universe. The race is now on to find this mysterious stuff hoping to determine if the universe will expand forever or end as a frozen desert or contract under the force of gravity into a "Big Crunch."
 
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Stephen Hawking's universe : the cosmos explained
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פילקין, דייוויד. לוטם, עמנואל

フィルキン, デビッド

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