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Cohen, Douglas J.

Overview
Works: 102 works in 191 publications in 1 language and 5,071 library holdings
Genres: History  Observations  Documentary television programs  Miscellanea  Nonfiction television programs  Television series  Science television programs 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer
Classifications: QB981, 523.1
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Most widely held works by Douglas J Cohen
The universe. explore the edges of the unknown ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 800 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 )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 573 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
History of the world in two hours ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Did you know that 1% of the white noise you see on your television is actually background radiation from The Big Bang? This CGI-driven special will tell the 14 billion year history of our world in two hours. It's an epic story that will give surprising connections to our daily lives. From the formation of the earth and the emergence of life, to the advance of man and the growth of civilization, it's a rapid-fire view of our unforgettable story
The universe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 444 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 universe ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 391 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 )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 363 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 between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 361 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 )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 140 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
The universe ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 114 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 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 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 )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 111 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. an exploration of our solar system and beyond ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 101 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 )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 100 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the history of man's expanding knowledge of the universe, including the most recent celestial discoveries
The universe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 89 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?
The universe ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 86 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 )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 54 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
The universe. explore the edges of the unknown ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientists expose bizarre, mysterious and exotic things in our universe, casting their vote for the weirdest planets, stars, galaxies, moon, clouds, subatomic particles, black holes and invisible phenomenon. Travel to Low Earth Orbit, the 1,100-mile band around the Earth, where for $20 million any private citizen can take the vacation on the International Space Station. Examine cosmic events. From the beauty of the Aurora Borealis and rainbows to the dangers of UV radiation and cosmic rays, these phenomena make life possible while threatening our existence at the same time
The universe. explore the edges of the unknown ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probe the physiological, psychological and cultural challenges of sex in space, from the act itself through birth and how the extreme environments of space exploration might affect copulation, conception and developing human tissues. Armed with scientific fact and a little imagination, scientists, astrobiologists and astronomers create five lines of extraterrestrial evolution, and explain how creatures on Earth help us understand life on other planets. Find out why NASA is arming itself with the latest technology to pre-empt and apocalyptic attack of asteroids and comets, space rocks that could both preserve mankind and destroy it
The universe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 43 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
 
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Alternative Names
Cohen, Douglas.
Languages
English (86)