WorldCat Identities

Calder, Nigel 1931-2014

Overview
Works: 114 works in 387 publications in 9 languages and 24,888 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Forecasts  Local history 
Roles: Author, Editor, 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 )
76 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 3,355 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 )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,588 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 )
9 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disappearing ocean; Earth rediscovered; How long adrift; The rocky motor; Living on rafts; The new geological force
The key to the universe : a report on the new physics by Nigel Calder( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and Japanese and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Timescale : an atlas of the fourth dimension by Nigel Calder( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 1,267 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
Nuclear nightmares : an investigation into possible wars by Nigel Calder( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The weather machine by Nigel Calder( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in English and Japanese and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magic universe a grand tour of modern science by Nigel Calder( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,051 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."--BOOK JACKET
Technopolis; social control of the uses of science by Nigel Calder( Book )
10 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life game : evolution and the new biology by Nigel Calder( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unless peace comes; a scientific forecast of new weapons by Nigel Calder( Book )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mind of man; an investigation into current research on the brain and human nature by Nigel Calder( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violent universe; an eyewitness account of the new astronomy by Nigel Calder( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spaceships of the mind by Nigel Calder( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the work and predictions of scientists who believe that the colonization of space is desirable and inevitable
Nature in the round; a guide to environmental science by Nigel Calder( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1984 and beyond by Nigel Calder( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The green machines by Nigel Calder( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The human conspiracy by Nigel Calder( Book )
10 editions published in 1976 in English and Dutch and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eden was no garden; an inquiry into the environment of man by Nigel Calder( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world in 1984. The complete New scientist series by Nigel Calder( Book )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.22 for The comet ... to 0.60 for The world ...)
Alternative Names
Calder, Nigel Ritchie.
Calder, Nigel Ritchie 1931-2014
Колдер, Н 1931-
Колдер, Н. (Найджел), 1931-
Кэлдер, Н 1931-
Кэлдер, Н. (Найджел), 1931-
Languages
English (184)
German (10)
Dutch (6)
Swedish (5)
Italian (5)
Portuguese (4)
Japanese (2)
Hebrew (2)
Spanish (1)
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