WorldCat Identities

Wool, David

Overview
Works: 24 works in 55 publications in 2 languages and 6,525 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
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Most widely held works by David Wool
How did we find out about black holes? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why scientists believe in the existence of black holes, what they are, how they are formed, and how they are detected
How did we find out about atoms? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the concept of atoms and evidence of their existence accumulated since the time of the Greeks
How did we find out about genes? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the developing knowledge about heredity from the plant breeding experiments of Gregor Mendel to the use of x rays to produce mutations and the effect of natural mutations on the evolution of species
How did we find out about solar power? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the uses of the sun's energy from the time of the Greeks and Romans to the present day and discusses the potential of this source of energy in our modern world
How did we find out about nuclear power? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the work of many scientists over more than one hundred years in developing man's knowledge of nuclear power
How did we find out about germs? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the developing knowledge about germs from the first sighting of them under a primitive microscope to modern medicine's new methods of combating them
How did we find out about computers? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the computer, from the ancient abacus through the mechanical calculating machine to modern electronic technology
How did we find out about oil? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origin, composition, and historical and modern uses of petroleum
How did we find out about the universe? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how our conception of the size of the universe has changed as astronomers and their instruments have become more sophisticated
How did we find out about sunshine? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the scientific discoveries that led to our knowledge of the nature and substance of the sun
How did we find out about blood? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of scientific knowledge about the functions of blood in the body, from beliefs held by the ancient Greeks to discoveries in more modern times
How did we find out about Antarctica? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the geography of the Antarctic regions and the history of their discovery and exploration
How did we find out about DNA? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discovery of deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, a complex molecule found in all cells and which plays a vital part in heredity
How did we find out about our human roots? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the study of prehistoric peoples and explains what this study has revealed about their roots
How did we find out about the beginning of life? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes scientists' attempts to find out how life began, including such topics as spontaneous generation and evolution
How did we find out about dinosaurs? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of man's study of fossils and explains what this study has enabled him to learn about the dinosaurs
How did we find out about vitamins? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did we find out about energy? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the types, conservation, possible sources, and uses of energy. Includes material about contributors to the study of energy
How did we find out about life in the deep sea? by Isaac Asimov( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the discovery of life in the deep oceans and explains oceanography
Kako smo saznali o nuklearnoj energiji by Isaac Asimov( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Serbian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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