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McCabe, Daniel

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Latino Americans ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 945 libraries worldwide
Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States. It is a story of people, politics, and culture, intersecting with much that is central to the history of the United States while also going to places where standard U.S. histories do not tend to tread
Hunting the elements ( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
Where do nature's building blocks, called the elements, come from? They're the hidden ingredients of everything in our world, from the carbon in our bodies to the metals in our smartphones. To unlock their secrets, David Pogue, the lively host of NOVA's popular "Making Stuff" series and technology correspondent of The New York Times, spins viewers through the world of weird, extreme chemistry: the strongest acids, the deadliest poisons, the universe's most abundant elements, and the rarest of the rare--substances cooked up in atom smashers that flicker into existence for only fractions of a second
The great math mystery by Mario Livio( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Astrophysicist Mario Livio, along with a colorful cast of mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, follow math from Pythagoras to Einstein and beyond, all leading to the ultimate riddle: Is math an invention or a discovery? Humankind's clever trick, or the language of the universe? Join Nova for a mathematical mystery tour, a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries
They made America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
This series examines innovation in America through the stories of some resourceful men and women whose ideas and inventions have transformed the world. They Made America also explores the political, social, economic, and environmental forces that make the United States an incubator for so much radical and far-reaching creativity. Rebels profiles two magnates, Russell Simmons and Ted Turner, who have built bridges to different communities and countries through today's dominant American exports: information and entertainment. Revolutionaries looks a four pioneering Americans, including John Fitch, whose eccentric invention, a steam-powered boat, transformed the commerce of a young nation. Newcomers focuses on immigrants, including the creator of the Maidenform bra, who were drawn to the U.S. by the dream of prosperity, and who were essential to the creation of modern urban America. Gamblers follows the risk-takers whose innovations became global icons in the second half of the 20th century, such as Ruth Handler and her Barbie doll, and Juan Trippe and Pan Am
Battle of the X-planes ( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
From 1996 to 2001, Boeing and Lockheed Martin produced rival designs and prototypes for the Joint Strike Fighter, a combat plane intended for the 21st century needs of the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and Marines. NOVA was allowed a first-ever inside look at a Department of Defense weapons competition, filming at Lockheed Martin's famous Skunk Works and Boeing's Phantom Works. One of the most difficult and potentially lucrative aeronautical projects ever undertaken--the winner could earn up to $1 trillion over the life of the project--the JSF may well be the last manned fighter built by the United States. The program captures this clandestine world where amazing flying machines are hatched amid freewheeling brainstorming, cost-conscious compromising, and nervous speculation about what the other side has up its sleeve, enlivened by hair-raising moments inside the cockpit, with a pilot's-eye view of prototypes in flight
Cyberwar threat ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Thanks in part to the documents released by Edward Snowden, the true scale of the National Security Agency's scope and power is coming to light. Besides spending billions to ingest and analyze the worlds' electronic communications, the NSA has set out to dominate a new battlefield, cyberspace. Nova examines the science and technology behind cyber warfare and asks if we are already in the midst of a deadly new arms race
Marathon challenge ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Follows thirteen sedentary individuals through a nine-month training program designed to prepare them for running the Boston Marathon
Making stuff 2 : wilder, colder, safer, faster ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Go with David Pogue on a fantastic journey through the revolutionary technologies that are making lives better by working faster, safer, colder, and wilder. From quantum computers to maglev trains, and from increasing the speed of a stock transaction to decreasing the risk posed by an earthquake, emerging technologies are changing the world
Magnificent voyage of Christopher Columbus ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Recounts the history and epic adventure of Columbus' first Atlantic crossing, as a modern-day crew retraces Columbus' course, sailing replicas of his fleet
Killer typhoon ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest cyclone to hit land in recorded history. It wiped villages off the map and devastated cities, creating an estimated count of more than 5,000 deaths and millions made homeless. Examines why the Pacific is such fertile ground for cyclones, how conditions dramatically deteriorated in the storm's aftermath, and how to prepare for the next monster typhoon
Ghosts of murdered kings ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
NOVA follows archaeologists and forensic experts in their hunt for clues to the identity and the circumstances of violent deaths of victims unearthed in bogs. A new theory suggests that they were ritually murdered kings, slain to assure the fertility of land and people
Christophe Colomb by Arthur Honegger( file )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
15 years of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Nova investigates the psychology of a terrorist and examines how radical organizations have grown to make use of modern propaganda and social media tools in order to cultivate an army of self-radicalized killers. Can one understand what happens in the mind of a terrorist and intercede to stop the next attack, or at least stay one step ahead to thwart their destructive plans?
Search for the super battery ( visu )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Join renowned gadget geek and host David Pogue as he sets out on a quest to discover how batteries work, and uncover what the future has in store for our gadgets, our lives, and even our planet
Making Stuff Wilder ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
What happens when scientists open up nature's toolbox? In "Making Stuff Wilder," David Pogue explores bold new innovations inspired by the Earth's greatest inventor, life itself. From robotic "mules" and "cheetahs" for the military, to fabrics born out of fish slime, host David Pogue travels the globe to find the world's wildest new inventions and technologies
Latin music USA ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"Latin music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues. It's a fresh take on American musical history, reaching across five decades to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Latinos and embraced by all."--Container
Latin music USA ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Features stories of some of the most memorable Latin music artists, from salsa to Latin jazz to the new generation who infuse rock, R & B, and even rap into their music, creating whole new genres. Includes how Latin music also influenced some of the music of the Motown era, the '70s, and the Latin pop explosion of today. This volume contains 'Bridges' and 'The salsa revolution'
Nixon ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Covers the span of Richard M. Nixon's political life until his resignation in 1974
 
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