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Barnes, Michael 1948-

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Most widely held works by Michael Barnes
Medieval siege( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations
Secrets of lost empires by Garcilaso de la Vega( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television program that explores the Inca civilization from the perspective of their construction techniques. Archaeological teams use traditional building techniques to test their hypotheses, including the building of a 150-foot suspension bridge using nothing but grass
Wright brothers' flying machine( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2003 marks the 100th anniversary of the first powered flight as Nova explores the secrets of the Wright brothers' innovative genius. In this episode of Nova, a team of modern builders, aviation experts, and historians join together to retrace, rebuild, and re-fly planes built to the specifications developed by the Wright Brothers a century ago. Vivid footage captures both the Wrights' own historic flights and the team's attempt to fly an authentically recreated Wright Model B."
Secrets of lost empires by Michael Barnes( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncover the secrets of ancient civilizations as Nova journeys to five archaeological sites where teams of experts use traditional techniques to test their hypotheses
Fireworks( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, science, and business of fireworks. Covers the origin of fireworks in China and their further development in England and Italy. Visits the "fireworks capital of the U.S.", New Castle, Pennsylvania, home of the Zambellis, the self-proclaimed "first family of fireworks."
Secrets of lost empires( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptologist Mark Lehner, stonemason Roger Hopkins and a team of Egyptian workers replicate the Great Pyramid on a smaller scale while putting some construction theories to work
Secrets of lost empires : reconstructing the glories of ages past( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanies the BBC and NOVA/WGBH-Boston television series. Engineers, architects, archaeologists, stonemasons, and other craftsmen work together to re-create the mysteries of how ancient structures were built without modern technology. Includes Stonehenge, a pyramid, an obelisk, the Colosseum, and Incan temples
Secrets of lost empires( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television programs about the building of the Great Pyramid at Giza and the construction of Egyptian obelisks. Archaeological teams test construction hypotheses using traditional building techniques
Dogfight over Guadalcanal( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1942 a Japanese and an American ace fighter pilot faced off during the dogfight over Guadalcanal. The American was shot down over enemy lines, but escaped. Memoirs and forensics examine and recreate the dramatic story
Missing in MiG Alley( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Korean War, Soviet and U.S. jet fighters clashed in the fastest dogfights ever seen. The most advanced planes of their day, the MiG-15 dueled with the F-86 Sabre over MiG Alley, a strip of airspace along the Korean-Chinese border. Over 30 U.S. and British pilots disappeared during combat over MiG Alley, leaving their family members today with painful unanswered questions. Traces the efforts of U.S. government investigators, forensic experts, and family members to determine the missing pilots' fate. Draws on eyewitness interviews and newly opened Soviet archives
Secrets of lost empires( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptologist Mark Lehner, stonemason Roger Hopkins and a team of Egyptian workers come together to figure out how Egypt's massive obelisks were erected
MD, making of a doctor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of Harvard medical students throughout the rigors and rewards of their medical training: anatomy and analgesics, C-sections and cardiac arrests, taking blood and giving physicals, broken bones and broken marriages. Reveals the difficulty of critical academic training and the intensity of the most grueling rite of passage of all, four years of internship
China bridge( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this series, archaeologists and engineers attempt to duplicate ancient solutions to engineering problems. In this case, the problem, solved during the Sung dynasty, was creating an arched, single-span bridge from straight timbers. Contemporary archaeologists and engineers struggle to build an ancient style of wood-and-bamboo bridge over a river near Suzhou, China
Last flight of Bomber 31( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 55 year-old secret from World War II is uncovered--seven Navy airmen crossed high above the Arctic Circle heavily loaded with munitions. Bomber 31, a PV-1 aircraft, disappeared without a trace, but in 1999 a series of photographs revealed an American bomber's parts strewn on a rugged mountainside in Russia's remote Kamchatka peninsula
So you want to be a doctor?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program follows seven aspiring doctors through four years of medical school, showing what it takes to become a doctor. It looks at the first examination, the anatomy lab, the first death, and the first baby"--Container
The blimp is back!( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airships were once hailed as "ocean liners of the sky" until the Hindenburg explosion sparked their fall from grace. Now, blimps are back in some exciting new places, from anti-terrorist operations to research tours of the rainforest canopy. See vintage footage of a luxury blimp's cabin and see some new blimp varieties such as "The Whale" and the "cyclocrane."
Mysteries van verdwenen beschavingen : legendarische monumenten uit een ver verleden opnieuw gebouwd by Michael Barnes( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Dutch and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verslagen van een aantal pogingen om met behulp van (veronderstelde) oude technieken bouwwerken uit de oudheid te 'reconstrueren'
Doctors' diaries( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of seven doctors for 21 years, from their first day at Harvard Medical School in 1987. The trials and tribulations as these individuals struggled to become doctors and balanced time at work and at home are documented in the difficult years of classes and clinical training, internship and residency, marriage and divorce. In the second part, NOVA returns one last time to get an update on the kind of doctors and people they have become. Includes bonus footage and more
Easter Island( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe to Easter Island and China to discover mysteries locked in stone and archaeological forms that served as a foundation for bridges
Secrets of lost empires( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineers and archaeologists test traditional hypotheses regarding the building techniques used by the ancient builders to construct Egyptian pyramids and obelisks
 
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Alternative Names
Barnes, Michael 1948- (Television producer)

Barnes, Michael (Television producer), 1948-

Barns, Michael

Languages
English (82)

Dutch (4)

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