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Williams, Robyn 1944-

Overview
Works: 405 works in 565 publications in 1 language and 2,211 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Scripts  Popular works  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Fiction  Drama  Pictorial works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Commentator, Host
Classifications: BL262, 231.7652
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robyn Williams
Unintelligent design : why God isn't as smart as she thinks she is by Robyn Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did God waste his time with creation when once upon a time life expectancy was a mere 22 years, and a child was lucky to toddle. But using many examples from science and nature our author discusses the myth between fundamentalist religion and creation, in a short and witty debunk of intelligent design. Sure to amuse the rest of us
The uncertainty principle by Robyn Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Normal service won't be resumed : the future of public broadcasting by Robyn Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature of Australia : a portrait of the island continent by John Vandenbeld( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the Australian continent evolved. Describes the origins of Australia's plants and animals. DVD
Secrets of St. Mary's( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a team of student archaeologists from Flinders University, Archaeology Dept., assisted by forensic anthropologists, as they piece together the personal lives of South Australia's early settlers from the skeletons unearthed in unmarked graves at St Mary's Anglican Church, Adelaide
Scary monsters and bright ideas by Robyn Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Future perfect : what next? and other impossible questions by Robyn Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short, witty and wicked take on the future: the future of the future, the future of innovation, the future of science, the future of work, the future of war, the future of human beings and the future of science among other topics
2007 : a true story, waiting to happen by Robyn Williams( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2007. The weather is wreaking turmoil on the planet. Poor countries are worst hit, but even the rich ones are no longer immune from major disruption. The President of the United States calls on the world's top scientists to put a stop to it, but one man, his daughter and her dog hold the key
Australian science : expanding the frontiers by Robyn Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In love with Betty the crow : the first 40 years of ABC RN's the science show by Robyn Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCIENCE: GENERAL ISSUES. AUSTRALIAN. Robyn Williams reflects on why science matters, after 40 years of ABC RN's The Science Show. The Science Show with Robyn Williams on Radio National is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio. Scientific issues, debates, events, personalities, exposing scientific fraud, discoveries and broadcasting pranks have been its hallmarks, and the show has given Australians fascinating insights into all manner of things. In this lively account of forty years of The Science Show, Robyn reveals in his inimitable style why science is important - touching on topics like the flakes and the heroes, propaganda, cosmic revolutions, our relationship with animals, women in science, and of course, the environment. Informative, entertaining and memorable, this is a book that is a must read for anyone who is interested in ideas and the truth
Asimov's elephant by Robyn Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best of the Science show by Robyn Williams( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lies, deep fries and statistics : from Radio National's Ockham's razor( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A promise of miracles by Robyn Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battleships( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the evolution of the battleship and its role in global history
This is the Science show by Robyn Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of darkness by Larry Elikann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the suggestion by leading archaeologists that the Aborigines were at one time in human history among the most modern and advanced people on Earth
The airships( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the dynamic role that airships played in history, in peacetime and in war
Fortress Australia by Peter Butt( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortress Australia uncovers the attempt by successive Australian governments to fortress their nation with atomic weapons. Recently released secret documents reveal a web of intrigue in which Australia's nuclear industry became linked to a quest for atomic weapons technology
Voyage of the Nautilus( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nautilus is a film about the adventurer, Sir Hubert Wilkins and his decision to make a journey under the ice of the Arctic Ocean in a submarine. Jules Vernes' age-old dream of travelling under the ice with a submarine was finally to become reality. Prior to the expedition aboard the Nautilus, Sir Hubert Wilkins was one of the world's most well-known and respected explorers. The Nautilus left the East coast of America at full steam on 4 June, heading for Europe and then the North Pole. The expedition was to be the crowning glory of Sir Hubert's career, the magnificent accomplishment of his dreams, paving the way for reliable long-term global weather forecasts. However, instead it resulted in his name becoming a forgotten chapter in our polar history
 
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Unintelligent design : why God isn't as smart as she thinks she is
Alternative Names
Robyn Williams Science journalist

Уильямс, Робин

Уильямс, Робин (журналист)

Languages
English (102)

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Scary monsters and bright ideasFuture perfect : what next? and other impossible questionsAsimov's elephantLies, deep fries and statistics : from Radio National's Ockham's razor