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Jefferis, David

Overview
Works: 277 works in 521 publications in 4 languages and 36,288 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Illustrator, Other, Editor, Composer
Classifications: QH442.2, 629.1309
Publication Timeline
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Publications about David Jefferis
Publications by David Jefferis
Most widely held works by David Jefferis
Cloning : frontiers of genetic engineering by David Jefferis( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Discusses the science of genetics, the first successful cloning of a mammal, its implications, and its ethical aspects
Artificial intelligence : robotics and machine evolution by David Jefferis( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the past, present, and future of artificial intelligence and robotics, discussing early science fiction predictions, the dawn of AI, and today's use of robots in factories and space exploration
Alien lifesearch : quest for extraterrestrial organisms by David Jefferis( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Discusses what other planets may have the right conditions to support life and surveys aliens, unidentified flying objects, and our exploration of space
Helicopters by David Jefferis( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Describes the many uses, advantages, and the development of helicopters
Cyber space : virtual reality and the World Wide Web by David Jefferis( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Surveys digital technology from the early days of computers to virtual reality and the World Wide Web, describing the uses of computer simulation in flight, battle, hazardous environments, and entertainment
Flight, fliers, and flying machines by David Jefferis( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and German and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of the airplane from man's first flying machine to today's supersonic jets
Trail bikes by David Jefferis( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Examines the operation of motorcycles, particularly off-road trailbikes, and describes motocross racing and other events
The aces by Christopher Maynard( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Introduces the ace pilots of World War I, their military aircraft, aerial tactics and stunts, and profiles such prominent aviators as the Red Baron and Eddie Rickenbacker
Flags by David Jefferis( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the history and uses of flags. Includes illustrations of national, international, signal, and motor racing flags
Super subs : exploring the deep sea by David Jefferis( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Describes different types of submarine vehicles and their development, discussing their various uses for military purposes, undersea exploration, and ocean research
The first flyers by David Jefferis( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
The history of man's desire to fly and descriptions of early flights and aircraft
Biotech : frontiers of medicine by David Jefferis( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Presents the field of biotechnology, which links biology and technology, discussing how living things can be altered by science and engineering
Air battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in French and English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Describes aircraft and air combats of World War II, examining how the aircraft developed from lightly armed biplanes to jet fighters equipped with radar and flying bombers carrying atomic weapons
Trail bikes and motocross by David Jefferis( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Introduces the techniques, equipment, competitions, events, and champions of motocross
Black holes and other bizarre space objects by David Jefferis( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Examines the black hole, black hole hunters, what we could find in the future, and more
Epic flights by David Jefferis( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Color illustrations, diagrams, and text tell the stories of individual pilots. Has a "Spotter's Guide" that shows aircraft drawn to scale
Robots by David Jefferis( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Discusses various kinds of machines which can perform some human or animal tasks, including space voyager robots, fantasy robots, and robot warriors. Includes glossary
Giants of the air by David Jefferis( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The story of commercial aviation and the jetliner
Superbikes : the history of motorcycles by Peter Lafferty( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Surveys the history and functions of motorcycles, from their invention in the 1850s to their wartime uses and present sporting capabilities
Into infinity : from earth to the stars by David Jefferis( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Describes the different types of equipment needed for space exploration, the dangers of being in space and the International Space Station
 
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Alternative Names
Jefferis, D.
Jefferis, David M., 1946-
جيفرس، دافيد، 1946-
ديفيد جيفرس، 1946-
ジェファリス, デビッド
ジェフリーズ, デビッド
Languages
English (71)
German (4)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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