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Filkin, David

Overview
Works: 61 works in 192 publications in 6 languages and 3,286 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Computer animation television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  History  Educational films  Television series  Science films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Producer
Classifications: QB981, 523.1
Publication Timeline
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Publications about David Filkin
Publications by David Filkin
Most widely held works by David Filkin
Into the universe with Stephen Hawking by Stephen Hawking( visu )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
Presents the latest advances in cosmological thought, including the mathematics of astronomy, the Big Bang theory of creation, the nature of matter, the discovery and implications of dark matter, quasars and black holes, and the question of how the Big Bang began
Stephen Hawking's universe : the cosmos explained by David Filkin( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
"The Big Bang, black holes, time warps, life, our universe and everything; all explained in everyday language."
Stephen Hawking's universe ( visu )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
The latest advances in cosmological thought presented by one of today's most renowned scientists
Free to choose a personal statement by Milton Friedman( visu )
4 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Recull dels programes de la sèrie televisiva centrada en les idees de l'economista Milton Friedman. Cada un dels programes inclou la filmació, en diversos països del món, que il·lustra el tema tractat, i un debat on es vol deixar patent la relació entre la llibertat econòmica i la llibertat i benestar econòmic dels països
Bodymatters by David Filkin( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Stephen Hawking's universe ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Program 5: Discusses Hawking's specialty, black holes. With the invention of radio astronomy over 50 years ago many astronomical discoveries came to light including ultraluminous quasars, wormholes, black holes and singularities. Such discoveries seem to allow for the possibility of instant travel over millions of miles of space or even time travel and have led to SETI -- the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence -- looking for stray alien communications
Why planes fly and other things ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Discusses why planes fly, basic physics principles relating to flight, and the factors the must be overcome to allow a plane to fly
Black holes and beyond ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Program 5: Discusses Hawking's specialty, black holes. With the invention of radio astronomy over 50 years ago many astronomical discoveries came to light including ultraluminous quasars, wormholes, black holes and singularities. Such discoveries seem to allow for the possibility of instant travel over millions of miles of space or even time travel and have even led to SETI--the search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence--looking for stray alien communications
From cradle to grave ( visu )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Economist Milton Friedman examines the welfare system in the United States, its history and its effects
How to cure inflation ( visu )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Milton Friedman argues that inflation is caused by the excessive growth of the monetary supply and that its cure lies not in wage and price control, but in the natural movement of a free, unhindered economy. In the debate that follows, bankers and government leaders discuss his views
Huo jin pei ni man you yu zhou by David Filkin( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Chinese and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Power of the market ( visu )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Economist Milton Friedman discusses his views on the power and operation of a free market
An Answer to everything ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Program 6: We now know that the universe had a beginning and how all the matter formed but there is still one outstanding question: how did the Big Bang begin? Stephen Hawking is joined by other leading scientists as they try to answer this question. Includes discussions of inflation theory, quantum mechanics, and string theory
Created equal by Milton Friedman( visu )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Economist Milton Friedman discusses equality--is it a desirable or a possible goal for a society?
On the dark side ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Program 4: At night the stars are seen in the blackness of space. But is the space empty? In the 1950's an American scientist discovered that the stars in rotating spirical galaxies seem to be held together by an unseen force. Vera Rubin proposed the idea that the space between the stars was filled by invisible stuff she called dark matter. Scientists now believe that dark matter could make up an unbelievable 99% of the universe. The race is now on to find this mysterious stuff hoping to determine if the universe will expand forever or end as a frozen desert or contract under the force of gravity into a "Big Crunch."
The Big bang ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Program 2: When and how did the universe begin? Scientists have developed two theories: the Big Bang and the Steady State theories. This program explores the search for evidence to support the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe. It highlights the contributions and theories of Albert Einstein, Georges Lemaitre, Fred Hoyle, Arno Penzias, and Robert Wilson
The tyranny of control ( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Economist Milton Friedman discusses the dangers of government controls in the marketplace and in our lives
Anatomy of crisis ( visu )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Economist Milton Friedman examines the Great Depression of the 1930s, giving his views on why it happened and how it might have been prevented
Your biological guide to AIDS ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
This program tries to sort out some of the confusion surrounding A.I.D.S
 
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Alternative Names
פילקין, דייוויד. לוטם, עמנואל
フィルキン, デビッド
Languages
English (109)
German (6)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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