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Hart-Davis, Adam

Overview
Works: 241 works in 480 publications in 5 languages and 9,287 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Biography  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Miscellanea  Encyclopedias  Outlines and syllabi  Nonfiction films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Narrator, Production personnel, Other, Translator, coo
Classifications: Q162, 500
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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 by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
Traces the course of human history from prehistoric times to the present day, analyzing the common themes, threads, forces, and factors that have shaped human life--including climate, ecology, disease, and geology--and examining human accomplishments, from the technological innovations that changed the world to key cultural, social, artistic, and intellectual achievements. --Publisher's description
DK science : the definitive visual guide ( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 885 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 science book by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 797 libraries worldwide
The Science Book is an inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. With eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts, The Science Book will have readers conversant in genetic engineering, black holes, and global warming in no time. Along the way are found mini-biographies of the most well-known scientists, and a glossary of helpful scientific terms
Engineers by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 573 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
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 572 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
Why does a ball bounce? : 101 questions you never thought of asking by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 385 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 314 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 263 libraries worldwide
Introduces basic scientific principles accompanied by related riddles and jokes
What the Victorians did for us by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 libraries worldwide
What Tudors and Stuarts did for us by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Talking science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 183 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 Pica
Amazing math puzzles by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Czech and held by 178 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 151 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
Mathemagic by Raymond Blum( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of various kinds of math puzzles--including number tricks, memory tricks, and geometric designs--in different levels of difficulty; also includes explanations of mathematical principles
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 139 libraries worldwide
Why does a ball bounce? : and 100 other questions from the world of science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Solids : an introduction by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )
9 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 libraries worldwide
What the Romans did for us by Philip Wilkinson( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English 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 120 libraries worldwide
Test your psychic powers by Susan J Blackmore( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Tests to determine your psychic powers
 
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Alternative Names
Adam Hart-Davis Brits fotograaf
Adam Hart-Davis britský vědec, spisovatel, fotograf, historik a hlasatel
Davis, Adam Hart-.
Davis Adam Hart- 1943-....
Hart-Davis, A.
Hart-Davis, A. (Adam)
Hart-Davis, A. (Adam), 1943-
Hart Davis, Adam
Дэвис, А. Харт-
Харт-Дэвис, А.
آدم هارت-دايفيس
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 (114)
Czech (4)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Slovenian (1)
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