The Resource A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson., (electronic resource)

A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson., (electronic resource)

Label
A short history of nearly everything
Title
A short history of nearly everything
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bryson.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bill Bryson has been an enormously popular author both for his travel books and for his books on the English language. Now, this beloved comic genius turns his attention to science. Although he doesn't know anything about the subject (at first), he is eager to learn, and takes information that he gets from the world's leading experts and explains it to us in a way that makes it exciting and relevant. Even the most pointy-headed, obscure scientist succumbs to the affable Bryson's good nature, and reveals how he or she figures things out. Showing us how scientists get from observations to ideas and theories is Bryson's aim, and he succeeds brilliantly. It is an adventure of the mind, as exciting as any of Bryson's terrestrial journeys
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Bryson, Bill
Dewey number
500
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
Q162
LC item number
.B88 2003ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Richard Matthews
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Matthews, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=78765C5E-ADF9-494D-8F78-47CBD4B7702F
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 18:19:24
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lost in the cosmos: How to build a universe; Welcome to the solar system; Reverend Evans's universe -- Size of the earth: Measure of things; Stone-breakers; Science red in tooth and claw; Elemental matters -- New age dawns: Einstein's universe; Mighty atom; Getting the lead out; Muster Mark's quarks; Earth moves -- Dangerous planet: Bang!; Fire below; Dangerous beauty -- Life itself: Lonely planet; Into the troposphere; Bounding main; Rise of life; Small world; Life goes on; Good-bye to all that; Richness of being; Cells; Darwin's singular notion -- Road to us: Ice time; Mysterious biped; Restless ape; Good-bye
Control code
o80952826
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739353202
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o80952826
  • (Sirsi) o80952826
  • (OCoLC)80952826
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 263380 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A short history of nearly everything, Bill Bryson., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=78765C5E-ADF9-494D-8F78-47CBD4B7702F
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 18:19:24
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lost in the cosmos: How to build a universe; Welcome to the solar system; Reverend Evans's universe -- Size of the earth: Measure of things; Stone-breakers; Science red in tooth and claw; Elemental matters -- New age dawns: Einstein's universe; Mighty atom; Getting the lead out; Muster Mark's quarks; Earth moves -- Dangerous planet: Bang!; Fire below; Dangerous beauty -- Life itself: Lonely planet; Into the troposphere; Bounding main; Rise of life; Small world; Life goes on; Good-bye to all that; Richness of being; Cells; Darwin's singular notion -- Road to us: Ice time; Mysterious biped; Restless ape; Good-bye
Control code
o80952826
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739353202
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o80952826
  • (Sirsi) o80952826
  • (OCoLC)80952826
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 263380 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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