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Bates, Robin 1945-

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Most widely held works by Robin Bates
Death of a star by Robin Bates( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Supernovas are as spectacular as they are rare. In early 1987, a giant star exploded in the sky -- one of the most violent celestial events since the creation of the universe ... Why did this phenomenon fascinate, baffle, and delight astronomers? What causes a star to explode? How will these energy blasts help us understand our universe?"--Container
The dinosaurs and the dark star by Robin Bates( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the methods used by scientists of the last two centuries to interpret the fossil evidence of dinosaurs, and explores theories as to why they became extinct. A careful examination of one theory as to why the dinosaurs died out and a look at several others
The Dinosaurs!( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 4 part series explains where dinosaurs came from, how they looked, moved, where they lived, and what may have caused their extinction
Islands by Robin Bates( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flesh on the bones( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the scientific dispute over whether dinosaurs were warm blooded or cold blooded and shows methods used to examine movement and speed
The nature of the beast( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines new discoveries about the early primitive dinosaurs and the adaptations that led to their later success. Also discusses clues to dinosaur behavior, including feeding, rearing of young, migration and social structure
The monsters emerge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the major events leading to the discovery of dinosaur fossils, and profiles the pioneers of dinosaur research, including British paleontologist Richard Owen and American rivals, Othneil Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope
The death of the dinosaur( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines theories surrounding the extinction of the dinosaurs and presents new evidence supporting the impact theory
Planet earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two programs presenting important developments in geoscience. The climate puzzle examines milestones in climate change, presenting new facts about climate and addressing the crisis of global warming. Tales from other worlds explores the effect of other bodies on the earth, including the death star Nemesis, whose previous visit around the sun may have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs
Planet earth. Gifts from the earth ; Fate of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three programs presenting important developments in geoscience. The solar sea examines the effect of the sun on the earth's development. Gifts from the earth discusses the earth's natural resources and their growing scarcity due to poor stewardship on the part of human beings. The fate of the earth explores the various ways that human beings are hastening the destruction of the planet
Planet earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists explain current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans, and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets
The dinosaurs!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the various theories of why the dinosaurs became extinct
Planet earth( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines humankind's capacity for destruction and our newfound concern for preservation. Witness the appalling vision of a nuclear holocaust. See massive flooding as the greenhouse effect melts the polar ice caps. Behold the horrifying desertification of Earth's dwindling rain forests. View the desolate wastes of a nuclear winter. Intense imagery and spectacular visual effects combine to paint chilling images of the possible fate of Earth
The Asteroid and the dinosaur( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the theory that dinosaurs became extinct through a giant asteroid colliding with the earth. Includes pro and con arguments of geologists, physicists, and other scientists, along with animated sequences showing the simulation of an asteroid in impact
Tales from other worlds( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the Solar system in general and of the planets Jupiter and Venus. Conditions found on Jupiter and its satellite Io and conditions on Venus are compared with those which have occurred on Earth
The Dinosaur and the cosmic collision( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the theory that dinosaurs became extinct through a giant asteroid colliding with the earth
Fate of the earth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the role of life in shaping the Earth and its future
Notes of a biology watcher : a film( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biologist and author Lewis Thomas demonstrates the individuality and interconnectedness in nature through his observations of various creatures, including the courtship of blue crabs, ferocious fights between sea anemones, tiny worms with tinier plants inside them, and termites which turn out to be committees of dozens of different organisms
The dinosaurs( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines new discoveries about the early primitive dinosaurs and the adaptations that led to their later success. Also discusses clues to dinosaur behavior, including feeding, rearing of young, migration and social structure
Nova( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer sleuth tracks through a maze of military and research computers to find a data thief who is passing sensitive information to the KGB. Cliff Stoll portrays himself in a reenactment of a true story which he told in his book, The cuckoo's egg
 
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