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Hart-Davis, Adam

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Works: 251 works in 409 publications in 3 languages and 7,799 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Popular works  Miscellanea  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Biography  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Editor, Narrator, Production personnel, Translator
Classifications: Q162, 500
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Adam Hart-Davis
Publications by Adam Hart-Davis
Most widely held works by Adam Hart-Davis
History : the definitive visual guide : from the dawn of civilization to the present day ( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Chronologically traces the course of human history and civilization from prehistoric times to the present day, covering key events, people, inventions and discoveries, and ideas and beliefs
DK science : the definitive visual guide ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
This reference book tells the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st century climate solutions. It captures every key moment of discovery, and shows how the concepts, the inventions, and the individuals behind them have changed our world. Through illustrations and accessible text, Science explains even the most complex topics clearly--P. [4] of cover
The book of time : the secret of time, how it works and how we measure it by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
The Book of Time is a complete guide to one of the most important, paradoxical and truly mind-bending subjects there is. It explores every aspect of time, including how it works in the natural world and in our bodies, its significance in religion and philosophy, how we measure it and how it has been essential to our scientific understanding of the universe and everything in it
Engineers by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Presents a history of the world's most prominent and revolutionary engineers, discussing their key feats and major breakthroughs, from Archimedes and Leonardo da Vinci to Henry Ford and the Wright brothers
Why does a ball bounce? : 101 questions you never thought of asking by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Why does a ball bounce? Why does a balloon burst? How can a stone move on its own? Television scientist and historian Adam Hart-Davis brings you the answers to 100 essential questions about life, the universe and everything, fully illustrated with his own superb colour photographs
The cosmos a beginner's guide ( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Every year, scientists make new revolutionary discoveries about the universe's composition, history, and origin. Presenter Adam Hart-Davis makes these findings accessible and fun as he tours advanced facilities and explains how technology is shaping our understanding of the universe. Features twelve-page viewer's guide, gallery of Apollo astronauts, and more
The scientific eye : exploring the marvels of science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic scientific principles accompanied by related riddles and jokes
What the Victorians did for us by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Talking science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Adam Hart Davis has interviewed some of the most influential scientists and thinkers of our time. In this fascinating insight into modern science he presents the stories behind the science, the difficulties behind the discoveries and the future of the findings, as explained by the people themselves.Adam Hart Davis talks with:Jocelyn Bell Burnell (Bath, UK)Sir Michael Berry (Bristol, UK)Colleen Cavanaugh (Harvard, US)Richard Dawkins (Oxford, UK) .Loren Graham (MIT, US)Richard Gregory (Bristol, UK)Eric Lander (MIT, US)Lord May of Oxford (UK)John Maynard Smith (Sussex, UK)Rosalind Picard (MIT, US
Science : the definitive visual guide ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
"Covering the history, key discoveries, inventions and people, this illustrated science encyclopedia reveals the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st-century climate solutions, including coverage from ancient Greek geometry and quantum physics to the worldwide web."
Amazing math puzzles by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Number puzzles can be fun, but they also can burn up your brain cells--especially the 82 tantalizing math puzzlers found in this intriguing volume. Try them as party dares or make stump-your-friends bets
Henry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
On 26 November 1703, during the worst storm that Britain had ever seen, Henry Winstanley died in his pioneering lighthouse as it was blown apart. He had defied incredible odds to build the first Eddystone Lighthouse in 1698, saving the lives of many sailors from the fate of the thousands who previously died upon the rocks. The Great Gale not only destroyed the man and his lighthouse, but also saw complete devastation throughout the land. And at sea, some 8000 sailors were drowned that night, within yards of the land. Winstanley was an ingenious man. He owned a house of gadgets which was o
Why does a ball bounce? : and 100 other questions from the world of science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Just another day : the science and technology of our everyday lives by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
What Tudors and Stuarts did for us by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
What the Romans did for us by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Mathemagic : classic by Raymond Blum( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Dozens of number tricks from easy to expert
Test your psychic powers by Susan J Blackmore( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 129 libraries worldwide
The cosmos : a beginner's guide by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Solids : an introduction by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Adam Hart-.
Davis, Adam Hart- 1943-
Hart-Davis, A.
Hart-Davis, A. (Adam)
Дэвис, А. Харт-
Харт-Дэвис, А.
آدم هارت-دايفيس، 1943-
ハート = デイヴィス, アダム
ハート = デーヴィス, アダム
Languages
English (88)
Czech (1)
Hebrew (1)
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