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Johnstone, Gary 1959-

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Most widely held works by Gary Johnstone
Einstein's big idea( Visual )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,379 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 )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 414 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
Resurrecting Richard III( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find: the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine. Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the king and also conducting fascinating experiments to determine whether Richard could have fought so ferociously in battle with such a severe deformity
Classic motorcycles by Gary Johnstone( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genius of Britain : the scientists who changed the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 124 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
Nazi Mega Weapons: Episode 6 - Fortress Berlin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortress Berlin April 1945. Hitler is 10 meters underground in the center of Berlin, surrounded by concrete walls, safe from any air attack by the Allies. But the Russians are advancing on the ground, and they're coming for him. Blocking the way are rings of ingenious defenses, kill zones and strong-points that have turned Berlin into a fortress. At the heart of this fortress is the Fuhrerbunker
Nazi Mega Weapons: Episode 2 - U-Boat Base( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U-Boat Base To create a haven in port for their lethal U-boat submarines, the Nazis build massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Structures too immense to be hidden, they are constructed to withstand direct hits from even the biggest Allied bombs. Such is their size and strength that these pens survive today, a testament to their engineering
Nazi Mega Weapons: Episode 4 - Super Tanks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super Tanks Hitler's megalomaniac impulses lead him to demand the construction of the largest tank the world had ever seen - a mobile fortress weighing 180 tons. But even this colossus doesn't satisfy his thirst, as he requests a 1,000-ton land battleship. This is the story of the engineers tasked with fulfilling that dream, and an arms race that resulted in the evolution of super-guns and tanks
Nazi Mega Weapons: Episode 1 - Atlantic Wall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantic Wall To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demands the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometers from France in the south to Norway in the north. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich ... and faced its ultimate test on D-Day
Nazi Mega Weapons: Episode 5 - Me262( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jet Fighter Me262 Explore the most technological advanced plane of World War II. A fighter jet that inspired a revolution in aerial warfare: the Messerschmitt Me262. This is the remarkable story of an awe-inspiring aircraft, the subterranean bat-cave where it was built and the battle for air supremacy that decided the fate of the war
Nazi Mega Weapons: Episode 3 - V2 Rocket( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V2 Rocket The first ever long-range rockets were designed and built by the Nazis in a network of top-secret research labs, underground silos and hi-tech launch pads. This is the story of how scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and laid the technological foundations for the space race
Catastrophe!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 81 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
Nazi Mega Weapons: Season 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazi Mega Weapons: Season 1 Atlantic Wall To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demands the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometers from France in the south to Norway in the north. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich ... and faced its ultimate test on D-Day. U-Boat Base To create a haven in port for their lethal U-boat submarines, the Nazis build massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Structures too immense to be hidden, they are constructed to withstand direct hits from even the biggest Allied bombs. Such is their size and strength that these pens survive today, a testament to their engineering. V2 Rocket The first ever long-range rockets were designed and built by the Nazis in a network of top-secret research labs, underground silos and hi-tech launch pads. This is the story of how scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and laid the technological foundations for the space race. Super Tanks Hitler's megalomaniac impulses lead him to demand the construction of the largest tank the world had ever seen - a mobile fortress weighing 180 tons. But even this colossus doesn't satisfy his thirst, as he requests a 1,000-ton land battleship. This is the story of the engineers tasked with fulfilling that dream, and an arms race that resulted in the evolution of super-guns and tanks. Jet Fighter Me262 Explore the most technological advanced plane of World War II. A fighter jet that inspired a revolution in aerial warfare: the Messerschmitt Me262. This is the remarkable story of an awe-inspiring aircraft, the subterranean bat-cave where it was built and the battle for air supremacy that decided the fate of the war. Fortress Berlin April 1945. Hitler is 10 meters underground in the center of Berlin, surrounded by concrete walls, safe from any air attack by the Allies. But the Russians are advancing on the ground, and they're coming for him. Blocking the way are rings of ingenious defenses, kill zones and strong-points that have turned Berlin into a fortress. At the heart of this fortress is the Fuhrerbunker
Catastrophe!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many years, humans forgot their glorious past and huddled in a state of ignorance and fear. Scientists have uncovered 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
Einstein's big idea ; Exploring space : the quest for life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 58 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 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judgment day captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternative to Darwin's theory of evolution called intelligent design, the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and so must have been designed by an intelligent agent. The teachers refused to comply, and both parents and teachers filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the school board of violating the constitutional separation of church and state
Link to life : epilepsy by Gary Johnstone( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E=mc2 une biographie de l'équation by Gary Johnstone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and held by 34 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
 
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