WorldCat Identities

Calder, Nigel 1931-2014

Overview
Works: 128 works in 985 publications in 10 languages and 29,390 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  History  Handbooks and manuals  Forecasts  Local history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: QC173.55, 521
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Nigel Calder
 
Most widely held works by Nigel Calder
Einstein's universe by Nigel Calder( Book )

85 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 3,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this centenary celebration of Einstein's birth, Calder offers lucid commentary on the landmark works Special Relativity and General Relativity which deal, respectively, with high-speed motion and gravity, revealing the extent to which Einstein revolutionized man's ideas about the universe
The comet is coming! : the feverish legacy of Mr. Halley by Nigel Calder( Book )

37 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in 8 languages and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foretells the return of Halley's Comet and discusses the history, legends, and science of comets in general
The restless earth; a report on the new geology by Nigel Calder( Book )

33 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disappearing ocean; Earth rediscovered; How long adrift; The rocky motor; Living on rafts; The new geological force
Nuclear nightmares : an investigation into possible wars by Nigel Calder( Book )

35 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The key to the universe : a report on the new physics by Nigel Calder( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timescale : an atlas of the fourth dimension by Nigel Calder( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains our concept of time and methods of dating events, uses maps and timelines to show what has happened from the creation of the universe to the launch of the space shuttle, and provides an index to key events
The weather machine by Nigel Calder( Book )

39 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in 5 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technopolis; social control of the uses of science by Nigel Calder( Book )

33 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violent universe; an eyewitness account of the new astronomy by Nigel Calder( Book )

22 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life game : evolution and the new biology by Nigel Calder( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in 5 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in evolutionary science and genetics are reported in this inquiry into the key of evolution
Unless peace comes; a scientific forecast of new weapons by Nigel Calder( Book )

26 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mind of man; an investigation into current research on the brain and human nature by Nigel Calder( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and German and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marine diesel engines : maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair by Nigel Calder( Book )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suitable for do-it-yourself boatowners, this book is updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies. It explains how to: diagnose and repair engine problems, perform routine and annual maintenance, and, extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine
Boatowner's mechanical and electrical manual : how to maintain, repair, and improve your boat's essential systems by Nigel Calder( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If it's on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it's covered in Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this book aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice
Spaceships of the mind by Nigel Calder( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the work and predictions of scientists who believe that the colonization of space is desirable and inevitable
Magic universe : the Oxford guide to modern science by Nigel Calder( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magic Universe brings current science to the general reader in an imaginative and wholly original way. It offers an exhilarating tour of the horizons of knowledge, from quarks to linguistics, climate change to cloning, and chaos to superstrings, presented as a set of self-contained stories. The stories are arranged as A-Z entries, but this is not a conventional encyclopedia: each story unfolds in a totally unpredictable way, seamlessly crossing disciplines, and told in engaging, accessible language."--Jacket
Nature in the round; a guide to environmental science by Nigel Calder( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1984 and beyond by Nigel Calder( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a collection of predictions concerning the world of 2004 from a variety of distinquished futurists, scientists, and fiction writers, including Herman Kahn, Arthur C. Clarke, and Freeman Dyson
The green machines by Nigel Calder( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic universe : a grand tour of modern science by Nigel Calder( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whole of modern science, from transgenic crops to quantum tangles. Although arranged for convenience and quick reference as a collection of topics in alphabetical order, it is very different from any conventional encyclopedia
 
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Magic universe : the Oxford guide to modern science
Alternative Names
Calder, Nigel Ritchie.

Calder, Nigel Ritchie 1931-2014

Kolger, N.

Nigel Calder britischer Wissenschaftsjournalist, Klimaskeptiker

Nigel Calder Brits journalist

Колдер, Н 1931-2014

Колдер, Н. (Найджел), 1931-2014

Кэлдер, Н 1931-2014

Кэлдер, Н. (Найджел), 1931-2014

ניג‘ל קולדר סופר בריטי

コールダー, N.

コールダー, ナイジェル

ナイジェル・コールダー

Languages
English (421)

German (38)

Japanese (18)

Dutch (12)

Italian (11)

Spanish (7)

French (5)

Swedish (5)

Portuguese (5)

Hebrew (2)

Covers
Technopolis; social control of the uses of scienceMarine diesel engines : maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairBoatowner's mechanical and electrical manual : how to maintain, repair, and improve your boat's essential systemsMagic universe : the Oxford guide to modern scienceMagic universe : a grand tour of modern science