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Malone, Adrian

Overview
Works: 87 works in 166 publications in 2 languages and 2,204 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 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A complete guide for the layman to modern thinking in all areas of astronomy and cosmology
The Starry messenger by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses man's early study of astronomy and traces the origins of the scientific revolution through the conflict between fact and religious dogma, culminating in the trial of Galileo
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the evolution of physics and the revolution that ensued when Einstein's theory of relativity upset Newton's description of the universe
Generation upon generation ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 155 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 )
3 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 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 )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 74 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 )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 72 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 )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 72 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 )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 71 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
Cosmos ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 70 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 )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 69 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
Galileo's "Dialogue" ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 68 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 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the fundamental concepts of physics and how they influence human life
The ascent of man by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pt. 1: A multitude of evolutionary changes, anatomical and intellectual, gives rise to man's superiority among the animals. New computer techniques illustrate humanity's evolution, while x-ray and slow motion photography of an Olympic athlete in action show the complex interweaving of mind and body. Pt. 2: Man domesticates plant and animal life. With the Neolithic cultivators come the nomads and the roots of warfare. Cameras capture the unique lifestyle of the Bakhtiari tribe of central Iran and there recreate the war games of Genghis Khan
Understanding uncertainty ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program provides an entertaining view of physics at the microcosmic level: quantum mechanics."
Cosmos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing
Cosmos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing
Cosmos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing
The ascent of man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 7 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 )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing
 
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English (79)
Spanish (1)