WorldCat Identities

Loring, Ray

Overview
Works: 44 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 5,209 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Documentary films  Educational films  Science television programs  Biographies  Biographical television programs  Internet videos  Case studies 
Roles: Composer
Classifications: QP251, 612.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ray Loring
Why the towers fell by Larry Klein( Visual )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For most people the image of the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was not only a scene of unforgettable horror, it was a moment of unimaginable consequence. This follows a blue ribbon team of forensic engineers as they begin searching for clues that would tell them why the towers fell. From detailed examination of the buildings original design to the relentless process of searching the scrap steel yards and Ground Zero itself for evidence
Cracking the code of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the complex race to decode the human genome. Examines the work of, and contains interviews with: Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research; J. Craig Venter, head of its rival, the private Celera Genomics; and the Whitehead Institute's Eric Lander, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project
Einstein revealed( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey into the mind of a genius-- and, with the help of some whimsical computer animation, visualize experiments only Einstein could imagine
Secrets of lost empires( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television program that explores the Inca civilization from the perspective of their construction techniques. Archaeological teams use traditional building techniques to test their hypotheses, including the building of a 150-foot suspension bridge using nothing but grass
Life's greatest miracle by John Lithgow( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 21st-century remake of Miracle of Life, one of the most popular NOVA episodes of all time, this program uses high-tech methods to tell the inside-the-womb story of human life, from conception to birth. As in the original film, the program features the extraordinary work of Swedish photographer Lennart Nilsson-who improves on his earlier vision with sophisticated microscopy and high-tech medical imaging to reveal every hidden milestone in a baby's conception and arrival
Saving the national treasures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are literally fading away. The Archives' curators have detected signs of decay. A five-year project is underway to design new encasements and a new rotunda for the charters
Secrets of lost empires by Michael Barnes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncover the secrets of ancient civilizations as Nova journeys to five archaeological sites where teams of experts use traditional techniques to test their hypotheses
Secrets of lost empires( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television programs on the history of the Colosseum and Stonehenge. Nova sent archaeological teams to each site to test their hypotheses using traditional building techniques
Kingdom of the seahorse by Amanda C. J Vincent( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness a remarkable species in which the male becomes pregnant and gives birth. Tour the magical and complex world of the seahorse
This old pyramid( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program reveals the ancient secret of how the pyramids were build by actually building one. A noted Egyptologist, Mark Lehner, and the professional stonemason, Roger Hopkins (This Old House), join forces in the shadow of the great pyramid of Giza to put clever and some sometimes bizarre pyramid construction theories to the test"--Container
Only a teacher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the history of public school teaching in the United States, with emphasis on the role and impact of teachers
Secrets, lies & atomic spies by Tug Yourgrau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1940s the FBI nabbed Klaus Fuchs and Julius Rosenberg for giving atomic secrets to the Soviets. But only recently historians have discovered that as many as 300 Americans may have spied for the Soviets during WW II. Join NOVA for a look at this period of our history
Arctic dinosaurs by Paul Bertemes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of the award-winning PBS series NOVA explores an intriguing question: how did warm-blooded dinosaurs survive and even thrive in frigid polar regions? A field expedition seeks the answer at Alaska's North Slope, tunneling into the permafrost to excavate dinosaur fossils. This documentary shows reconstructions and animations of the fossils and discusses the many questions raised by their finds along with theories to answer these questions
Descent into the ice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow a team of daring 'glacionauts' as they descend into a labyrinth of unexplored ice caves in Mount Blanc to find trapped flood water that menaces the populated valleys below
1970, Half the people( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by the successes of the Civil Rights Movement, women began to challenge discrimination on the basis of gender. The National Organization for Women was founded in 1966 to support full equality for women in America. In the boardroom and other bastions of male power, women pressed their demands with growing success."--Container
Dogs, man's best friend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lithgow narrates this insightful look at how dogs evolved from fierce wolves to playful pets, and why there are so many types of dogs today
Secrets of lost empires( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easter Island: "The mute sentinels of Easter Island are mysteries locked in stone. Nearly 1000 haunting human sculptures are the only remaining citizens of a vanished culture that existed a millennium ago, 1500 miles from the nearest inhabited island. Weighing up to 80 tons each, the moat say nothing; but, with some investigation, they speak volumes. Take a look behind the stone faces and discover how such a remote society achieved monolithic greatness--and then disappeared. Discover how Easter Island's massive documents created peace, harmony--and ecological disaster."--Container
Educating to end inequity( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program addresses teachers' efforts to level the educational and social playing fields for their students by examining public school reform and its relationship to social change
Extreme engineering( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transatlantic tunnel: The year is 2099. A train travels 5000 miles per hour on a journey through the Atlantic Ocean. Science fiction? A transatlantic tunnel may be closer than we think
Extreme engineering( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tunneling under the Alps: In Switzerland, engineers have embarked on one of the boldest projects in history--a 35 mile-long tunnel cutting through the heart of the Swiss Alps--to redirect the crush of Europe's traffic and cargo
 
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Alternative Names
Ray Loring américain compositeur

Ray Loring American composer

Ray Loring Amerikaans componist (1943-2008)

Ray Loring amerikansk komponist

Ray Loring amerikansk kompositör

Ray Loring composer

Ray Loring compositor estatunidenc

Ray Loring compositor estauxunidense (1943–2008)

Ray Loring compositore statunitense

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Languages
English (37)