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Engel, Larry

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Most widely held works by Larry Engel
Hurricane!( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Hugh Willoughby on a data-gathering flight made into the eye of Hurricane Gilbert in September 1988. Hear first-hand accounts of Hurricane Camille, the most devastating storm ever to strike the United States
The human spark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Alda takes a look at how humans first appeared on Earth millions of years ago, and how our species not only survived, but thrived, through some unimaginable conditions. Alda visits with dozens of scientists on three continents, and participates directly in many experiments - including the detailed examination of his own brain
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a chase team of scientists as they pursue nature's most destructive and elusive weather phenomenon: tornadoes
Mysteries of deep space( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series of three one-hour programs dives into the vastness of space as it presents the boldest new achievements of modern astronomy, joining astronomers as they probe the limits of the observable universe and peer into the violent world of black holes and supernovas. Combining live-action sequences, state-of-the-art computer animation and spectacular high-resolution images from the Hubble Space Telescope, the series provides viewers with a stunning new perspective on the universe
God, Darwin and the dinosaurs by Larry Engel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Nova program chronicles the history of the creation-evolution controversy in the United States and examines the arguments put forth by the supporters of both views
Gangland graveyard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the rise and fall of the Bonanno Family, as well as the techniques used by the FBI to bring down this notorious mob family
American cinema by Lilibet Foster( Visual )

in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic analysis of the American motion picture industry that combines rare archival film, key scenes from immortal movies, interviews with leading filmmakers and commentary from noted film scholars and critics
The search for alien worlds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mankind's search for planets and the presence of life beyond our solar system. Planet hunters Geoff Marcy and Paul Butler examine what they believe is a previously undiscovered solar system and identify planets that may even support life. Also explores the latest efforts in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and goes behind the scenes as scientists prepare to look for evidence of primitive life on Mars through missions such as Pathfinder. Combines live-action sequences, state-of-the-art computer animation and spectacular high-resolution images from powerful new telescopes
Exploding stars and black holes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful telescopes such as the Hubble make possible dramatic investigations of black holes and supernovae
Going places( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a visit to two of New Mexico's most popular tourist destinations, including views of the galleries of Canyon Road, a Native American pueblo along the High Road, and the Sanctuario de Chimayo
Madrid( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a tour of Spain's capital, including views of a bull ring, a secluded convent, the Reina Sofia, and a medieval castle in Segovia
Going places( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a tour of Bali, including views of legong dancers, an active volcano, and surfing at Kutu Beach
To the edge of the universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hubble Space Telescope peers deep into the cosmos to reveal the mysterious structure of the universe
Going places( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a visit to the bright lights of Broadway with Joel Grey, rollerbladers, bicylists and birdwatchers swooping down in Central Park, a bone-rattling ride on the infamous Cyclone at Coney Island, a gospel service in Harlem, and samples of the city's wide array of ethnic cuisines from Little Italy to Chinatown
Yellowstone in winter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a stunning wonderland of frozen waterfalls, steaming geysers, bubbling mud flat and snow-covered forests. Also, foraging bison and elk, dog sled excursions, skiing and snowboarding and dancing & feasting at the local favorite eatery
The automobile story( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once the automobile industry was the symbol of American industry, style, and leisure--until Toyota adapted American mass production methods to Japanese standards. Embattled American auto makers are trying to reverse history by using Japanese success strategy in planning, design, engineering, and manufacturing
Going places( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a tour of Turkey, including views of Ottoman mosques, Byzantine churches, the cave dwellings of Cappadocia and the ruins of Ephesus
Mysteries of deep space( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful telescopes such as the Hubble make possible dramatic investigations of black holes and supernovae. Mankind's search for planets and the presence of life beyond our solar system. Planet hunters Geoff Marcy and Paul Butler examine what they believe is a previously undiscovered solar system and identify planets that may even support life. Also explores the latest efforts in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and goes behind the scenes as scientists prepare to look for evidence of primitive life on Mars through missions such as Pathfinder. Combines live-action sequences, state-of-the-art computer animation and spectacular high-resolution images from powerful new telescopes. The Hubble Space Telescope peers deep into the cosmos to reveal the mysterious structure of the universe. state-of-the-art computer animation and spectacular high-resolution images from powerful new telescopes
Cannibalism in the canyon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happened to the peaceful ancient Pueblo civilization of the American southwest? For 1,000 years, the Anasazi -- a democratic people with rich achievements in architecture, agriculture, astronomy and art -- flourished in what is now New Mexico. Yet around 1200 A.D., something brought their utopia to a sudden and mysterious end. Paleoanthropologist Christy Turner has found what he believes are clear signs of cannibalism among the Anasazi. Anthropologist Bruce Bradley demonstrates the marks left on bones from butchering
New Orleans( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tours New Orleans' most popular restaurants to discuss the difference between Cajun and Creole cooking. Shows a jazz funeral, the fun on Bourbon Street and the beauties of the Garden District. Accompanies "Alligator Annie" on an alligator hunt in southern Louisiana's swamps
 
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