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Thompson, Erik 1959-

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

11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4: Gazing up from Earth, the Universe looks like a peaceful place where placid stars pass across the night sky. Could there be other intelligent life outside our solar system, with the space suggests that the conditions for the life may not be unique to Earth. Over 13 billion years ago, from a point smaller than the size of a single atom the universe was born, and it continues to expand with every passing second
The universe( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 688 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 )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 524 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."--Container
The brain by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 457 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 )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 426 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 )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 422 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 )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 407 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
Conspiracy?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 231 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 200 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 by History channel (television network) ; Flight 33 Productions (Firm) ; Workaholic Productions ; Arts and Entertainment Network ; New Video Group( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 192 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
Wild West( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautifully photographed in widescreen 16mm, Wild West, an experimental documentary, tells the real story of this mythical land: once upon a time, Native people could talk to rocks, animals, plants and the elements. As an archetypal wounded healer, Western Shoshone Spiritual Leader, Corbin Harney, still has this knowledge. From a series of interviews, Corbin leads us back, circles through the sagebrush, remembering a time of balance and harmony. Survival in these vast Great Basin deserts, was dependent then, on intuition, cooperation and communication with spirit. Everybody talked at that time. Then came the European settlers: the genocide, the miners, the cowboys, the nuclear experimenters, the government. They poisoned the land, rounded people up, killed the animals and plants, polluted the water ... and they'e still at it. But some people are trying to heal the land, putting in time to sing the life back. Some people are talking to the water. Wild West tells it how it is
The universe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 152 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
The universe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Secrets of the Sun, ' take a guided tour of Earth's life-giving star through computer-generated graphics. 'Mars: the Red Planet' uses dated collected from probes and robotic rovers to take viewers to the planet's surface to show what life would be like for a human settlement. 'The End of the Earth' takes a harrowing look at the results of a collision with a deep space object, and at the technologies scientists are developing to protect the planet. 'Jupiter: the Giant Planet' takes a look at this colossal riddle, half a billion miles from Earth, and two and a half times larger than all of the the solar system's other planets combined
800 words( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Turner, a recent widower, quits his job as a popular 800-word columnist for a Sydney newspaper. On an impulse, he buys a house online in a remote seaside town in New Zealand. He then has to break the news to his two teenage kids, Shay and Arlo, who just lost their mom and now face an even more uncertain future. When the family arrives in their new home, the colorful and inquisitive locals ensure Turner's dream of a fresh start does not go according to plan
Jurassic fight club( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 125 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 )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 119 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
The universe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 108 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
The universe. an exploration of our solar system and beyond( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 105 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. Programs in this collection include: The Universe: the complete season one; The Universe: the complete season two; The Planets [TV mini-series]; How the earth was made, a feature length documentary; and bonus documentaries, Beyond the big bang, Backyard astronomer, and Inside the volcano
The universe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 104 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
Tales from the Minnesota Vikings sideline : a collection of the greatest Vikings stories ever told by Bill Williamson( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a journey from the infant stages of football in Minnesota up through the Vikings four Super Bowl appearances in Bill Williamson and Eric Thompson'sTales from the Minnesota Vikings Sideline. For more than fifty years the Vikings have been established as one of the premier teams in all of sports. Perhaps the most successful team to never win a Super Bowl, the Vikings have nevertheless harbored a rich tradition of winning football. Now fans of this Midwest powerhouse will relive all the history, all the passion, and all the tantalizingly close glory of Vikings football within these pages. Remember the bone-chilling days of old Metropolitan Stadium? Or the no-nonsense, in-your-face coaching style of Bud Grant? From Cris Carter to Fran Tarkenton, Randy Moss, and more, this newly revised edition of Tales from the Minnesota Vikings Sideline has it all! --
 
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Alternative Names
Erik Thompson Amerikaans stemacteur

اریک تامپسون صداپیشه آمریکایی

埃里克·湯普森

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English (90)