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Discovery Communications, Inc

Works: 552 works in 818 publications in 1 language and 18,888 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Educational television programs  History  Popular works  Television mini-series  Television programs  Drama  Juvenile works 
Classifications: QB982, 523.1
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Publications about Discovery Communications, Inc
Publications by Discovery Communications, Inc
Most widely held works by Discovery Communications, Inc
When we left Earth the NASA missions ( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 794 libraries worldwide
3, 2, 1, Lift-off! This six-part series chronicles the inside story of NASA's most epic endeavors. In "Ordinary Supermen" NASA and America's first astronauts, the Mercury Seven, are on a journey into the unknown. "Friends and Rivals" recounts the story of the nine astronauts on the Gemini mission, which rehearsed procedures important to future launches. "Landing the Eagle" details the Apollo program, the Apollo 1 disaster, the flights of Apollo 8, 9, and 10, and the tense lunar descent of Apollo 11. "The Explorers" features five successful moon landings - Apollo missions 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17, the 'successful failure' of Apollo 13, and Skylab. "The Shuttle" looks at that program, including the maiden voyage, the Challenger disaster, and the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. "A Home In Space" centers on repairing the Hubble Space Telescope, construction of the International Space Station, and the Columbia re-entry disaster of 2003. Told by the astronauts and engineers who were there, this series celebrates NASA's triumphs and tragedies, and the history of American space exploration
Through the wormhole with Morgan Freeman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 729 libraries worldwide
"Through the wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence--the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. This series brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science--Astrophysics, Astrobiology, Quantum mechanics, String theory and more, to reveal the extraordinary truth of our Universe."--Container
How the universe works by Mike Rowe( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Have you ever wondered exactly how our Universe is put together? How is it built? And how it actually works? This is ultimate guide to the Cosmos will show as never before the inner workings of our planet, the Solar System, the galaxies and the Universe itself. This series investigates the nuts and bolts of our cosmos, exploring a whole range of fascinating celestial phenomena and how they came to be the way they are. Experts and mind-blowing CGI, take viewers under the celestial hood to tell the greatest story of all--the story of how we and everything around us began
MythBusters ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
A large woman becomes stuck when she's suction-sealed onto an airplane toilet seat during a flight, requiring the crew to land before they could help her off-- myth or actual danger? Only two men are brave or foolish enough to find out: MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. The foremost experts on myth busting, Jamie and Adam pit their thirty years of experience in special effects work against the most dangerous and bizarre theories and tales of all time. In this explosive collection of top-rated episodes from the first three seasons, the MythBusters go to unheard of lengths in their mission to ferret out the fallacious and the phony from the factual
Mythbusters ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
From gadgets that give superheroes incredible powers to the enduring controversy over the NASA moon landing, the MythBusters' have a great time testing out urban legends, exposing fakery and trying TV and movie tricks themselves
Stephen Hawking's grand design ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Is the apparent 'grand design' of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion, or does science offer another explanation? Delve into the mind of Stephen Hawking as he attempts to answer some of life's biggest questions: Is there a god? What is the meaning of life? And why does the universe exist?
Through the wormhole. with Morgan Freeman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Explore the edges of space and time with Morgan Freeman as your guide in Through The Wormhole. Ten thought-provoking episodes comprise Season Three. Viewers will hold in their hands answers to some of the world's greatest mysteries
Scuba diving ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Deadliest catch ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Swinging 700-pound crab pots for hours guarantees injuries. That's the life of an Alaskan crab fisherman. He can earn enough money in a few months for a family to live on for a year or more. But it's also one of the deadliest, most backbreaking jobs there is. For these men, many second- and third-generation fishermen, working to the brink of exhaustion is more than a job, it's a matter of pride. Crews continue to forge into the freezing Bering Sea to compete against not only Mother Nature, but against each other
Flight 29 down ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Join ten amazing students as they embark on a school eco-adventure trip to Micronesia. When their charter plane goes out of control in a wild tropical storm, they're forced to make an emergency landing on a deserted island. They must quickly adapt to their tropical surroundings. They have a leader, but the path to survival proves bumpy as they try to find food, get along with each other, and signal for rescue
Fearless planet ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
The Great Barrier Reef abounds with life. But it is under attack from above and below the water. A team of marine biologists and geologists investigates the clues of how the reef was born, what makes it thrive, and how it may disappear in our lifetime. Biologists take viewers below the water to discover the foundations of the reef, the submerged fresh water rivers that feed it, and the cycle of life that keeps it alive
Anthony Bourdain no reservations by Anthony Bourdain( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Join Anthony Bourdain on his journey that takes him to people and places far beyond the realm of food
Growing up ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
With the help of professional caregivers, learn how these baby animals from the wilderness are raised. Includes timber wolf pups; Sitka deer; a black bear cub; and Mush the baby moose
Jon & Kate plus ei8ht ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Jon and Kate Gosselin always dreamed of having a family, but they never thought it would include a set of twins and sextuplets! Join this amazing family as they try to deal with the joys, heartaches, and challenges of daily life
How the universe works ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Covers planets, weather, energy, magnetism, orbits, comets, and other elements that make up this space that people call home. Helps viewers understand the intricacies of the wonders of the world, as well as what each can teach them about their own lives
Flight 29 down ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
"Mayday! Mayday! When their charter plane goes out of control in a wild tropical storm, ten teens are forced to make an emergency landing on a deserted island. They think they won't be there for long, but they're wrong. Now, in order to survive they have to learn how to work together. But, can they do it?"--Container
Crocodile Hunter's croc files by Steve Irwin( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Steve's story: Get inside the adrenalin-charged head of this exciting wild man from the popular television program -- Greatest crocodile captures: Steve and Terry work to return some crocodiles to safety. Steve's most dangerous adventures: Think you've done some crazy things in your life? Watch Steve Irwin in this chilling and thrilling look back at some of his closest calls
Kenny the shark ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Kenny is a tiger shark who has found himself in the strange position of being a family pet. He must adapt himself to the placid ways of suburban family life, or he'll have to be put back out to the sea. Includes six episodes plus a special bonus episode
Ready, set, learn! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Promotes emotional intelligence. Paz programs promote the skills needed for effective learning and an optimistic and resillent approach to life. Wilbur helps preschoolers get a jump-start on early literacy skills. The Save-Ums! are pint-sized superheroes who race to the rescue to solve preschool-sized emergencies through collaborative problem solving and the creative use of technology
Meerkat manor. the next generation ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Rocket Dog, matriarch of the Whiskers, is fighting with the Commandos and her own sister Maybelline, who is the leader of the Aztecs. These two powerful sisters threaten to break the families apart. Includes bonus behind-the-scenes footage
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