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Johnstone, Gary 1959-

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

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,373 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 416 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 250 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 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dambusters by John Sweetman( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paperback of the 2003 Sunday Times bestseller
James Cameron's expedition Bismarck by James Cameron( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and German and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director James Cameron returns to the high seas to tell the tale and search for the truth of the German legend "Bismarck". With revolutionary production techniques and high-tech remotely operated vihicles, Cameron lights up this dark world and gives us the first glimpse inside the Bismarck in more than 60 years
Catastrophe!( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 158 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
Genius of Britain the scientists who changed the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 125 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
Einstein's big idea Exploring space : the quest for life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 57 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
E=mc2 une biographie de l'équation by Gary Johnstone( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in German and French and held by 43 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
Link to life : epilepsy by Gary Johnstone( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genius the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 36 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 23 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
Judgment day intelligent design on trial( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 19 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
Sex lives of the Ancients Egypt( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 18 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
E = mc2 une biographie de l'équation by John Lithgow( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 13 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
Van Gogh by Griselda Pollock( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical analysis of the paintings and drawings of Vincent Van Gogh, suggesting that he is overrated as an artist
A philosophical examination of creativity in art, design and game-playing : implicaitons for a theory of mind by Gary Johnstone( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einsteins grosse Idee die Formel, die die Welt veränderte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vor einem Jahrhundert entstand eine Formel mit nur vier Zeichen. Dank ihrer genialen Einfachheit wissen wir, wie unsere Welt entstand und wie sie funktioniert. Sie erlaubt es uns, die Geheimnisse der Materie zu lüften und in die entferntesten Regionen unseres Universums zu gelangen. Der Schöpfer war ein junger Mann - Albert Einstein. Dank seines aussergewöhnlichen Gespürs gelangte er weiter als alle seine Vorgänger. Dieser Film erzählt die Geschichte dieses genialen Physikers und jener Wissenschaftler, die die Voraussetzungen zur Entstehung seiner Theorie schufen. (Quelle: Umschlag)
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