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Axelrod, David R.

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Most widely held works by David R Axelrod
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
The great Transatlantic cable( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story behind the laying of the transatlantic cable. The physical challenges to laying the cable were enormous. The project would require the production of a 2,000 mile long cable that would have to be laid three miles beneath the Atlantic
Bataan rescue( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thousands of Allied soldiers faced death on the Bataan peninsula in 1941 and only 500 prisoners in the Cabanatuan prison camp lived to be rescued. With testimony from both captive and liberator, their valiant struggle is remembered
Telescope : hunting the edge of space( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers on a global adventure of discovery, dramatizing the inNovations in technology and the achievements in science that have marked the rich history of the telescope. Then Nova turns its attention to a new generation of ever-larger telescopes, poised to reveal answers to longstanding questions about our universe
Lost at sea : the search for longitude( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how John Harrision discovered the concept of longitude in the 18th century, thus making the waters safe for navigation
Wright brothers' flying machine( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 490 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."
Spies that fly( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of unmanned aerial vehicles, or remote controlled reconnaissance planes used by the military. Learn about the Predator, as well as newer, micro UAVs
Sinking the supership( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yamato was the biggest battleship to sail the oceans. But it only saw action once, in a desperate mission that is one of the most dramatic stories of WWII. Join an international team of explorers to unlock the secrets of her design and final mission
How to murder your wife( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a successful cartoonist who loves his single life. Then he attends a bachelor party where he meets a beautiful Italian girl who pops out of a cake. The next morning he wakes up to discover he's married to her!
Paul Newman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Handsome, rugged, tender, serious and funny, he is [the] consummate movie star. Biography flashes back on the life of this outstanding actor, director, businessman, and racecar driver to see just what makes him tick"--Container
Genius : the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 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
Lost at sea : the search for longitude ; the elegant universe: string's the thing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elegant universe: String's the thing Proposes that the fundamental ingredients of nature are inconceivably tiny strings of energy, whose different modes of vibration underlie everything that happens in the universe
Paul Newman : Hollywood's cool hand( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Newman has never been afraid of taking a risk in the name of excellence. He has tackled challenging roles in films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Verdict and The Hustler. And he has used his name recognition to launch a major line of food products (donating the profits to charity) and bolster political causes. Biography explores Newman's remarkable life and career through interviews with friends, family and co-stars--including Robert Redford and Katherine Ross--hundreds of personal photos and a vast library of clips, outtakes and behind-the-scenes footage."--Publisher's website
Genius : the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 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
Power sleep by David R Axelrod( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rest is the basis of dynamic activity. ... Want to be more creative, loving, and successful' Follow Dr. Maas's powerful practical advice for doing less but accomplishing more."--Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D., author of The Power of 5 and TM "As the world speeds up and shrinks, physical energy and mental activity increase in importance, particularly with the drag of jet travel and 55-plus-hour workweeks. ... Here is a handbook for successful survival."--William E. Phillips, former chairman and CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Do your eyelids feel heavy during afternoon meetings' Do you use caffeine to stay alert' Need a glass of wine to fall asleep' An alarm to get out of bed' These are all symptoms of sleep deficiency--signals that you are operating below your peak performance and beneath your mental capacity. Despite popular perceptions, sleep is not a luxury--it is a necessity. Over 100 million Americans are sleep-deprived, and make crucial business and personal decisions in an impaired state. In Power Sleep, Dr. James B. Maas, pioneer of sleep research at Cornell University, provides an easy, drug-free way to improve your body and brain for an alert and productive tomorrow. With adequate sleep, your potential is renewed every morning. Dr. Maas has lectured to top corporations around the country and the world on the importance of sleep. He has collected all of his research and time-tested formulas to create a lucid and easy program geared specifically toward helping you achieve peak performance in every aspect of your life. In Power Sleep, you'll find: The golden rules of sleep Twenty great sleep strategies Do's and don'ts of sleeping pills and over-the-counter remedies How to combat travel fatigue, including jet lag and drowsy driving Tips for exhausted parents of newborns, infants, and toddlers How to overcome sleep disorders, including insomnia An important and practical book, Power Sleep will help you get the sleep you need to quickly and dramatically improve your mental and physical well-being
Biography. Hollywood's cool hand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Newman's striking good looks and passionate intensity have come to define the leading man but Hollywood is just one part of his varied and captivating life
Galileo's battle for the heavens( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
The history of rock 'n' roll by Andrew Solt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This ten episode documentary covers rock 'n' roll history from its humble beginnings in the '50s to Lollapalooza in the '90s. A kaleidoscope of musical memories, it features interviews with stars from Little Richard to Bono, as they recall the sound and songs that changed their lives. There are vintage clips examining: early stars during rock's first golden age, the turmoil of the British Invasion, the incandescent birth of soul, the death of the folk troubadour as Dylan went electric, the rise and fall of the counterculture, guitar heroes forever, the split personality of the 70s, the rise of punk, and the reinvention of rock to encompass MTV and festival mania in the 90s. Includes classic footage, concert performances, complete songs, and stars galore
Lost at sea : the search for longitude. (DVD)( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Without longitude's guidance, navigation in the 1700s was unpredictable and deadly...until one man solved the mystery...a humble, ingenious country carpenter named John Harrison
Bataan rescue( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contrast rules of warand the treatment of POWs during World War II and today. With chilling testimony from both captive and liberator, Bataan: death march and rescue depicts the 1941 capture of thousands of Allied soldiers on the Bataan peninsula. Only 500 prisoners in the Cabanatuan camp were rescued. Their valiant struggle to survive a sweltering jungle, disease, deprivation, and brutality is remembered in this stirring documentary
 
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