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Axelrod, David R.

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Most widely held works by David R Axelrod
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pioneering astronomer and condemned heretic comes to life in this fascinating film version of Dava Sobel's best-seller, Galileo's Daughter. British actor Simon Callow portrays the seventeenth-century genius who defied tradition and years of imprisonment to advance a new vision of the universe, recreated through letters from his devoted daughter Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun
Bataan rescue( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thousands of Allied soldiers faced death on the Bataan peninsula in 1941 and only 500 prisoners in the Cabanatuan prison camp lived to be rescued. With testimony from both captive and liberator their valiant struggle is remembered
The great transatlantic cable( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story behind the laying of the transatlantic cable. The physical challenges to laying the cable were enormous. The project would require the production of a 2,000 mile long cable that would have to be laid three miles beneath the Atlantic
Lost at sea : the search for longitude( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how John Harrision discovered the concept of longitude in the 18th century, thus making the waters safe for navigation
Wright brothers' flying machine( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2003 marks the 100th anniversary of the first powered flight as Nova explores the secrets of the Wright brothers' innovative genius. In this episode of Nova, a team of modern builders, aviation experts, and historians join together to retrace, rebuild, and re-fly planes built to the specifications developed by the Wright Brothers a century ago. Vivid footage captures both the Wrights' own historic flights and the team's attempt to fly an authentically recreated Wright Model B."
Telescope : hunting the edge of space( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers on a global adventure of discovery, dramatizing the inNovations in technology and the achievements in science that have marked the rich history of the telescope. Then Nova turns its attention to a new generation of ever-larger telescopes, poised to reveal answers to longstanding questions about our universe
Spies that fly( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of unmanned aerial vehicles, or remote controlled reconnaissance planes used by the military. Learn about the Predator, as well as newer, micro UAVs
Sinking the supership( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the brief service of the Japanese-built Yamato, the largest battleship ever constructed
How to murder your wife( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a successful cartoonist who loves his single life. Then he attends a bachelor party where he meets a beautiful Italian girl who pops out of a cake. The next morning he wakes up to discover he's married to her!
Nova( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers on a global adventure of discovery, dramatizing the inNovations in technology and the achievements in science that have marked the rich history of the telescope. Then Nova turns its attention to a new generation of ever-larger telescopes, poised to reveal answers to longstanding questions about our universe
Paul Newman : Hollywood's charming rebel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Handsome, rugged, tender, serious and funny, he is [the] consummate movie star. Biography flashes back on the life of this outstanding actor, director, businessman, and racecar driver to see just what makes him tick"--Container
Spies that fly( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fly into battle with America's pilotless warplanes. A look at state-of-the-art flying spy equipment in use today as well as some of the most significant new developments in military weaponry
Genius : the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of films exploring the scientific work and lives of some of history's best-known and most influential scientists: Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin and Galileo
Lost at sea : the search for longitude ; the elegant universe: string's the thing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elegant universe: String's the thing Proposes that the fundamental ingredients of nature are inconceivably tiny strings of energy, whose different modes of vibration underlie everything that happens in the universe
Paul Newman : Hollywood's cool hand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Newman has never been afraid of taking a risk in the name of excellence. He has tackled challenging roles in films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Verdict and The Hustler. And he has used his name recognition to launch a major line of food products (donating the profits to charity) and bolster political causes. Biography explores Newman's remarkable life and career through interviews with friends, family and co-stars--including Robert Redford and Katherine Ross--hundreds of personal photos and a vast library of clips, outtakes and behind-the-scenes footage."--Publisher's website
Nova( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before global positioning systems, modern map making -- even before America was America -- the concept of longitude was just a dream. Without its guidance, navigation in the 1700s was both unpredictable and deadly, until a country carpenter named John Harrison solved the mystery
Genius : the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of films exploring the scientific work and lives of some of history's best-known and most influential scientists: Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin and Galileo
Wright brothers' flying machine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On December 17, 1903, a wood and cloth biplane, representing four years of intense research by Wilbur and Orville Wright, took off from the dunes at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina - thereby making history's first controlled, sustained, and powered flight. This program features authentic replicas of their brilliantly conceived craft, as shown in thrilling test flights. The climax is the construction and maiden flight of a replica Wright 1911 Model B
Biography. Hollywood's cool hand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Newman's striking good looks and passionate intensity have come to define the leading man but Hollywood is just one part of his varied and captivating life
Power sleep by David R Axelrod( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rest is the basis of dynamic activity. ... Want to be more creative, loving, and successful' Follow Dr. Maas's powerful practical advice for doing less but accomplishing more."--Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D., author of The Power of 5 and TM "As the world speeds up and shrinks, physical energy and mental activity increase in importance, particularly with the drag of jet travel and 55-plus-hour workweeks. ... Here is a handbook for successful survival."--William E. Phillips, former chairman and CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Do your eyelids feel heavy during afternoon meetings' Do you use caffeine to stay alert' Need a glass of wine to fall asleep' An alarm to get out of bed' These are all symptoms of sleep deficiency--signals that you are operating below your peak performance and beneath your mental capacity. Despite popular perceptions, sleep is not a luxury--it is a necessity. Over 100 million Americans are sleep-deprived, and make crucial business and personal decisions in an impaired state. In Power Sleep, Dr. James B. Maas, pioneer of sleep research at Cornell University, provides an easy, drug-free way to improve your body and brain for an alert and productive tomorrow. With adequate sleep, your potential is renewed every morning. Dr. Maas has lectured to top corporations around the country and the world on the importance of sleep. He has collected all of his research and time-tested formulas to create a lucid and easy program geared specifically toward helping you achieve peak performance in every aspect of your life. In Power Sleep, you'll find: The golden rules of sleep Twenty great sleep strategies Do's and don'ts of sleeping pills and over-the-counter remedies How to combat travel fatigue, including jet lag and drowsy driving Tips for exhausted parents of newborns, infants, and toddlers How to overcome sleep disorders, including insomnia An important and practical book, Power Sleep will help you get the sleep you need to quickly and dramatically improve your mental and physical well-being
 
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Galileo's battle for the heavens
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