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Johnstone, Gary 1959-

Overview
Works: 20 works in 44 publications in 4 languages and 2,484 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Drama  Documentary television programs  Science television programs 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: QC173.6, 576.8
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Most widely held works by Gary Johnstone
Einstein's big idea ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
Stephen Hawking and the theory of everything ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary physicist's search for the secrets of the universe. Join Stephen Hawking and other renowned thinkers as they explore the revolutionary new ideas that have evolved since the publication of his blockbuster book. Besides interviews, this stimulating documentary uses computer graphics and simple, easy-to-understand demonstrations to explain complex concepts. Topics include black holes, string theory, supersymmetry, dimensions beyond our perception, and the mysterious M force; all potential keys to unlocking the elusive "theory of everything" that seems so tantalizingly close
The Dambusters by John Sweetman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The paperback of the 2003 Sunday Times bestseller
Classic motorcycles by Gary Johnstone ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genius of Britain the scientists who changed the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charismatic men of action and reclusive eccentrics. Eureka moments and serendipitous strokes of luck. Discoveries born of crisis and insatiable curiosity. The history of scientific progress in Britain offers an astonishing breadth of personalities and has had an awe-inspiring effect on civilization. Each episode brings an era of scientific thought to life, with modern-day geniuses examining the legacies of their heroes
Catastrophe! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Were the early Dark Ages triggered by a natural event of cataclysmic proportions around 535 A.D.? A therory exists that a a volcanic explosion equal to two billion Hiroshima-size bombs caused an environmental calamity affecting human civilization from Mongolia to Constaninople, precipitating plague, famine, death, great migration, the Anglo-Saxon victory over the Celts and perhaps even the rise of Islam
Exploring space the quest for life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Exploring space, the quest for life" looks at scientific discoveries on Earth and how they bring us closer to answering some of life's cosmic questions, like "how did life begin?" and "is there life outside of Earth?"
Evolution ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived conflict between science and religion
Genius the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of films exploring the scientific work and lives of some of history's best-known and most influential scientists: Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin and Galileo
The battle of Hood and Bismarck ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow expedition leader David Mearns' search to find the HMS Hood and the Bismarck, who had originally sunk her during World War II. Experience the excitement and drama as the expedition locates the wrecks and brings back the first breathtaking footage from the sea floor of these two famous warships, linked forever in history
E=mc2 une biographie de l'équation by Gary Johnstone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Le fabuleux destin de ceux qui ont ouvert la voie à la théorie d'Einstein et à ceux qui l'ont mise en pratique
E = mc2 une biographie de l'équation by Gary Johnstone ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: "One hundred years ago, patent clerk third class, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: that mass and energy are one, related by the formula e=Mc2. A new two part documentary-drama series that explores the lives of the men and women who helped develop the concepts behind each term in the equation."--Container
Sex lives of the Ancients Egypt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Egypt during the time of Ramses II, one thing was feared above all others: infertility. In this program, Egyptologists, archaeologists, a museum curator, and the director of antiquities in the Valley of the Kings take a fresh look at the prominent place of sexuality in ancient Egyptian culture. Topics of inquiry include the creation myth of Egypt, procreation as a religious duty, references to sexual practices in hieroglyphics and depictions on pottery, the practice of incest and the acceptance of adultery, religious and magical rites revolving around fertility, and Egyptians' lack of concern with virginity and paternity. The digs at Deir el-Medina, Deir el-Bahri, and KV 5, the family mausoleum of Ramses II, are featured. Contains mature themes and explicit language."--Container
Judgment day intelligent design on trial ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this program, NOVA captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania in one of the latest battles over teaching evolution in public schools. Featuring trial reenactments based on court transcripts and interviews with key participants, including expert scientists and Dover parents, teachers, and town officials, "Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial" follows the celebrated federal case of Kitzmiller v. Dover School District
Nova ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Faraday, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc2, and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
James Cameron's expedition Bismarck by James Cameron ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on history and sinking of the German battleship Bismarck; includes reenactments
E=mc2 Einstein's big idea ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One hundred years ago, patent clerk third class, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: that mass and energy are one, related by the formula E=mc2. A new two part doco-drama series that explores the lives of the men and women who helped develop the concepts behind each term in the equation. The men and women who contributed to Einstein's big idea include: Michael Faraday, Atoine-Laurent Lavoisier, James Clerk Maxwell, Emilie du Chatelet and Lise Meitner"--Container
E=mc2, une biographie de l'équation = Einsteins große Idee ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Dokumentarspiel über die Geschichte von Einsteins Relativitätstheorie und die der Forschungen von Michael Faraday, Humphry Davy, Antoine Lavoisier und Emilie du Châtelet, die diese Entdeckung erst ermöglichten
The truth about killing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Summary: "Two part documentary series looking into psychological barriers that humans have about killing each other, including military personnel, and the training used to try and combat this."--Container
Secrets of the dead Catastrophe! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines evidence from around the world that the early Dark Ages may have been triggered by an actual event, such as an asteroid, volcano, or comet, that occurred around 535 A.D
 
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