WorldCat Identities

Malone, Adrian

Overview
Works: 70 works in 164 publications in 2 languages and 2,202 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  History  Observations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews  Science fiction 
Roles: Producer, Director
Classifications: QB44.2, 520
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adrian Malone
Cosmos a personal journey by Carl Sagan( Visual )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A complete guide for the layman to modern thinking in all areas of astromony and cosmology
The Starry messenger by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights man's early study of astronomy. Traces the origins of the scientific revolution through the conflict between fact and religious dogma
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the contributions of Newton and Einstein in the evolution of physics. Explores the revolution that ensued when Einstein's theory of relativity upset Newton's description of the universe
Generation upon generation ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the complex code of human genetics--from the experiments of Gregor Mendel to the discoveries of modern laboratories
Cosmos ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 12: Are there alien intelligences? Can we communicate with them? The answers to these questions take the viewer to Egypt to decode ancient hieroglyphics, to the largest radio telescope on Earth and, in the spaceship of the imagination, to visit other civilizations in space. Part 13: Retraces the 15 billion year journey from the Big Band to the present. The tragic story of the martyrdom of Hypatia, the woman scientist of ancient Alexandria, is told. Concludes with Dr. Sagan arguing that our responsibility to avoid nuclear war and ensure the survival of the human race is owned not just to ourselves, but also to the Cosmos from which we spring
Cosmos ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 10: Leads viewers on awesome trips -- to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to show how humans of this century discovered the expanding universe and its origin in the Big Bang. Concludes with a visit to 17 telescopes probing the furthest reaches of space in New Mexico. Part 11: The brain is the focus of this fascinating portion as viewers wind through the maze of the human brain to witness the architecture of thoughts. Presents how genes, brains and books store the information necessary to human survival
Cosmos ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 1: Aboard the spaceship of imagination, through special effects, witness quasars, exploding galaxies, star clusters, super novas, and pulsars. Returning to the Solar System, enter an astonishing re-creation of the Alexandrian Library, seat of learning on Earth 2000 years ago
Cosmos ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 2: A cosmic calendar makes the 15 billion year history of the universe understandable and frames the origin of the Earth and the evolution of life. Presents evolutionary steps from microbe to humans and ventures to other worlds for imaginative speculations on what forms life might take elsewhere in the cosmos. Part 3: Historical re-creation of the life and time of Johannes Kepler -- the first modern astronomer, providing insights into how the moon and the planets move in their orbits and ultimately how to journey to them
Cosmos ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 6: The exhilaration of 17th century Dutch explorers is compared to an inside view of the excitement of Yoyager's expeditions to Jupiter and Mars. Part 7: Takes viewers back to ancient Greece when the answer to such basic questions as "What are the stars?" was first glimpsed
Cosmos ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 4: This segment descends through the hellish atmosphere of Venus to explore its broiling surface. Then takes a tour of the Solar System to see how other heavenly bodies have suffered from various cosmic catastrophies. Part 5: Takes viewers on a trip to Mars through the eyes of science fiction authors and then through photographs from two Viking spacecrafts that have sent thousands of pictures back to Earth since 1976
Cosmos ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 8: A voyage to see how star patterns change over millions of years is followed by a journey to the planets of other stars, and a look at the possibility of time travel-- which takes the viewer to Italy, where the youthful Einstein first wondered what it would be like to ride on a beam of light. Part 9: Using computer animation, shows how stars are born, live and die and sometimes collapse to form black holes. Viewers then journey to the future to witness "the last perfect day on Earth," 5 billion years from now when the sun will engulf the earth
Galileo's "Dialogue" ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of Galileo's Dialogue in which he asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe. Galileo was jailed for heresy for contradicting the traditional teachings of the medieval Church. The video traces the background of the Dialogue, from the Copernican view that the sun is the center of the universe, to the trial of Galileo before the Holy Office. The profound conflicts between science and theology unfold in dramatic re-enactments
Physics, why bother? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the fundamental concepts of physics and how they influence human life
Understanding uncertainty ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program provides an entertaining view of physics at the microcosmic level: quantum mechanics."
The ascent of man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Examines the complex code of human genetics, from the experiments of Gregor Mendel to the discoveries of modern laboratories."
The Ascent of man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the contributions of Newton and Einstein in the evolution of physics by exploring the revolution that ensued when Einstein's theory of relativity upset Newton's description of the universe
The Shores of the cosmic ocean by Carl Sagan( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Sagan conducts a guided tour of the universe from clusters of galaxies to the Milky Way and Earth, and then discusses early scientific discoveries concerning the measurement of the earth's circumference and its spherical nature. The 1st episode ends with a journey through time from the Big Bang to the present
Cosmos by Carl Sagan( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The brain is the focus of the 11th episode as Carl Sagan examines one of the other intelligent creatures with whom we share this planet: the whale. We then wind through the maze of the human brain and see how knowledge is stored. In the 12th episode Sagan questions the existence of alien intelligence and possibility of communicating with alien life forms and UFOs. To explore these issues we journey to ancient Egypt to decode mysterious hieroglyphics and then to the largest radio telescope on earth to begin a journey through the imagination to alien civilizations throughout the universe
Cosmos by Carl Sagan( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In episode 3, Carl Sagan explores how different societies have interpreted the character of the universe and also highlights various contributions of Copernicus, Galileo ans Newton. In the 4th episode he describes the interaction of two processes, gradualism and catastrophism, which he maintains are responsible for the evolution of our universe, solar system, and even life on earth. Also included is a discussion of meteorites and comets along with an introduction to the concept of comparative planetology
The Ascent of man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights man's early study of astronomy. Traces the origins of the scientific revolution through the conflict between fact and religious dogma
 
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Languages
English (95)
Spanish (1)