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Thompson, Erik 1959-

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Most widely held works by Erik Thompson
The universe( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: Tour the surface of Earth's life-giving star. Mars may be the future of humanity - uses data collected from probes and robotic rovers. Scars on the planet's surface and in its fossil record illustrate the threat posed by meteorites, comets, and asteroids that routinely collide with Earth. Two and a half times the size of all the other planets in the solar system combined, and half a billion miles from Earth, Jupiter is a colossal riddle
The universe( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venture outside our solar system in another epic exploration of the universe and its mysteries. With strikingly realistic computer re-creations, feel like you have traveled to the edge of the unknown including visiting strange and unfamiliar worlds; prepare for the worst; uncover the secrets of our own galaxy. Learn what 'Dark matter' is and how it takes up 95% of the universe. Find out more about 'White holes, ' which actually create matter
The universe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"See how NASA is arming itself with the latest technology to pre-empt an apocalyptic attack ... Learn how scientists envision reproduction and human development ... and explore startling new evidence showing the existence of universes other than our own ... From bizarre clouds to the hypothetical Planet X, from space disasters to space sex and the possibility of terrifying cosmic collisions, experience space in a whole new way -- not through a telescope or textbook, but firsthand."
The brain( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using simple analogies, real-life case studies, and state-of-the art CGI, this special shows how the brain works, explains the frequent battle between instinct and reason, and unravels the mysteries of memory and decision-making. It takes us inside the mind of a soldier under fire to see how decisions are made in extreme situations, examines how an autistic person like Rain Man develops remarkable skills, and takes on the age-old question of what makes one person good and another evil"--Container
The universe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Journey back to the beginning of history on a mind-blowing adventure through space and time. [The series] transports viewers past the wonders of our own solar system and out to the bizarre far-flung reaches of the cosmos. From death stars to ringed planets, star clusters to space wars, The Universe uses new discoveries and more advanced CGI to help explain the mysteries of outer space. From wormholes to transports, examine which elements from popular sci-fi movies could really exist; and discover how the universe is awash in all sorts of strange liquids, from oceans of methane to blobs of alcohol floating in space, and even iron rain. Watch and marvel as experts cook up ten ways to destroy the Earth, including blowing it up with anti-matter, hurling it into the Sun, and colliding with another galaxy."--Container
The universe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From robotic rovers on Mars to NASA probes slamming into comets and deep space telescopes capturing violent images of the birth of stars, season five of this illuminating series explores how these discoveries were made and who made them. Dramatic CGI and interviews with expert cosmologists, astronomers and astrophysicists bring the history of the heavens down to earth and provide a glimpse into our future
The universe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venture through our solar system in an epic exploration of the universe and its mysteries. Go on an exhilarating voyage through the cosmos. Witness the sun's birth at the dawn of our solar system, and its death, billions of years in the future; explore the possibility of a human settlement on Mars; and learn about the devastating threats posed by the meteorites, comets, and asteroids that routinely collide with Earth. From the farthest planets and stars in our solar system to the familiar face of our moon
The universe( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season 6 of the pioneering series takes viewers further than ever, to the extreme edges of our solar system, where chaos and catastrophe bring epic drama to the planets. Features astounding NASA footage and the opinions of leading astrophysicists to probe even more deeply into the billion-year-old story of the world beyond Earth
Conspiracy?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Princess Diana the victim of a tragic traffic accident, or a murder scheme? Was the TWA Flight 800 brought down by a missile or a faulty fuel tank? Was it a flying saucer that crashed into the desert scrubland near Roswell? What is the story of strip club owner Jack Ruby? Did Ruby's murder of Lee Harvey Oswald signal a far wider conspiracy in the death of John Kennedy? Uses original documents and interviews with experts and eyewitnesses
The universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents scientific theories explaining the phenomena of Stonehenge, the Pyramids of Egypt, the destruction of the Biblical cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, and the Star of Bethlehem
The universe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers on a visually arresting journey across the galaxy to bring the beauty and mysteries of the cosmos a little closer to home
Jurassic fight club( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ultimate fighters of the Jurassic period, the gigantic beasts that stalked the earth millions of years ago. Some of these dinosaurs were larger than seven-story buildings and hunted their prey with strategy and cunning, transforming the prehistoric world into a battlefield. The temperature, terrain, and innate sense of the opponent's weaknesses and strengths all played a role in how each dinosaur planned its attack. Paleontologists are uncovering these fighting grounds and are gaining startling new insight into how maneuverability, team coordination, and striking at the exact moment meant survival
The universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From star collisions to mass extinction crashes, gravity is moving everything around in often high-impact events; Imagine a tornado so powerful, it can form a plante or winds sweeping across a planet much like our won, but blowing at 6,000 miles per hour; It's a world in which a single spark or a tiny micrometeoroid can turn a routine mission into a lethal nightmare, while the most dangerous aspects of space travel; They helped build planets through violent collisions and may have seeded Earth with the building blocks for life, but they have also led to mass extinction events, including one that wiped out the dinosaurs
The universe. an exploration of our solar system and beyond( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of programs examining outer space, the solar system, the orgins of the universe and the earth, and the milestones of astronomy
The universe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Moon' examines our closest celestial neighbor, how Earth's closest natural satellite formed and how it continues to exert its influence on our planet. 'Spaceship Earth' tells how the place we call home formed in one of the most volatile regions of the Milky Way. 'The Inner Planets: Mercury and Venus" tells the story of their formation during the birth of the Solar System and takes viewers on a thrilling ride to the landscapes of Earth's forbidding neighbors
Wild West( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The universe by History channel (television network) ; Flight 33 Productions (Firm) ; Workaholic Productions ; Arts and Entertainment Network ; New Video Group( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Saturn: lord of the rings' explores the unusual system of moons and rings that surround this stunning celestial body. 'Alien Galaxies' uses vivid CGI graphics to detail the birth of galaxies far from The Milky Way. 'The Life and Death of a Star' compresses into minutes the spectacular life cycle of a star, a process that actually takes billions of years
The universe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gazing up from Earth, the Universe looks like a peaceful place where placid stars pass across the night sky. 'The Most Dangerous Place in the Universe' journeys to realms with exploding stars and mysterious black holes. 'Search for ET' shows mankind's dramatic quest to answer one of its oldest and most profound questions: Are we alone? 'Beyond the Big Bang' tells the story of how mathematicians and physicists postulated, refined and then tested this amazing model of the cosmos' origins
The universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel with a visionary new science on a search for life in space, combining the disciplines of atronomy, biology and geology; Explore a bizarre array of technologies proposed by scientists in the hope of traveling faster through space, from spacecraft sporting sails to propulsion engines powered by anti-matter; Experts explain the latest developments in the ultimate space mission - to establish a space colony on Mars; When mankind eventually leaves the cradle of Earth and ventures into the uncharted territories of the cosmos, where will our new home be?
Dinosaurs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on paleontological evidence taken from prehistoric sites, this series of twelve programs recreates actual battles fought between dinosaurs millions of years ago
 
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Alternative Names
اریک تامپسون صداپیشه آمریکایی

Languages
English (97)