Benford, Gregory 1941-
Most widely held works about Gregory Benford
Most widely held works by Gregory Benford
Beyond the fall of night by Arthur C Clarke ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
Alvin of Loronei escapes Diaspar, the last living city on Earth, to seek his destiny by revitalizing humankind and by salvaging Earth from stagnation.
Foundation's fear by Gregory Benford ( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,369 libraries worldwide
In a futuristic galactic empire, a man and his robot wife escape from their enemies by transferring their minds into the bodies of animals. By the author of Sailing Bright Eternity.
The martian race by Gregory Benford ( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
Two space expeditions--one American, the other Euro-Chinese--race to be the first on Mars and first to return to Earth. Both teams reach the planet, but with disastrous results. The problem now is not who will return to Earth, but if any of them will return at all. By the author of Cosm.
Eater by Gregory Benford ( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
A wandering black hole is discovered to be an alien of vast intelligence.
Timescape by Gregory Benford ( Book )
41 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
In 1962, a young Californian scientist finds his experiments spoiled by mysterious interference. Gradually his investigations lead him to the shattering truth that scientists from the end of the century are using subatomic particles to send a message into the past to try and avert disaster.
Great sky river by Gregory Benford ( Book )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
In a future dominated by a superior race of artificial minds, the last humans, in an attempt to save themselves from total extinction, flee across the barren wastes of a once-lush planet.
In the ocean of night : a novel by Gregory Benford ( Book )
33 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
A classic novel of man's future and fate, written by the eminent American physicist and award-winning author of "Timescape."
COSM by Gregory Benford ( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
An accidental explosion in a laboratory creates a wormhole, a space-time tunnel, which black physicist Alicia Butterworth uses to visit another universe. Time is so fast in this other world, Alicia can observe cosmic evolution as it happens. By the author of Sailing Bright Eternity.
Heart of the comet by Gregory Benford ( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 964 libraries worldwide
In the middle of the twenty-first century, the multinational crew of scientists stationed on Halley's Comet set aside personal prejudices and unite to survive in the bleak, ice-covered environment and transform it into a source of life.
Across the sea of suns by Gregory Benford ( Book )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 951 libraries worldwide
Lancer, a spaceship built to specifications found in the computers of an alien derelict, journeys to the star, Ra, from which the Earth has received mysterious radio transmissions in English.
Beyond infinity by Gregory Benford ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
Escaping from the unbending constraints of Earth in the company of a brilliant beast, a young woman soon discovers that Alien agencies have mastered the ability to span parallel universes, which are undetectable by man-made devices.
Artifact by Gregory Benford ( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 libraries worldwide
The discovery of a mysterious artifact in an ancient Greek tomb--an object concealing both the secret of Atlantis and an unimaginable power--leads Americans John and Claire into confrontation with Greek revolutionaries and the U.S. Secret Service.
The sunborn by Gregory Benford ( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Follows the discovery of a complex life form during the first successful manned mission to Mars, a finding that poses significant questions about life on worlds beyond our solar system.
Furious gulf by Gregory Benford ( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 875 libraries worldwide
In the spaceship, Argo, humans flee machine creatures determined to exterminate them. The escape route takes them dangerously close to a black hole where they discover the remains of an ancient human civilization and a way of defeating the mechs. By the author of Great Sky River.
Tides of light by Gregory Benford ( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Sailing bright eternity by Gregory Benford ( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 816 libraries worldwide
The continuing war between humans and mechs, artificial intelligences dedicated to the destruction of the human race. In this episode, remnants of humans and aliens flee for a glorious last stand in the Esty, a world which uses the energy of a black hole. Sixth and final novel of the Galactic Center saga.
Against infinity by Gregory Benford ( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 802 libraries worldwide
On the poisonous, icy surface of Ganymede (one of the moons of Jupiter), a man and a boy are on a deadly hunt. Their prey is the Aleph-- an unknowable alien artifact that roamed and ruled Ganymede for countless millennia. The Aleph haunts men's dreams and destroys all efforts to terraform Ganymede into an habitable planet.
The wonderful future that never was by Gregory Benford ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Reveals predictions made in "Popular Mechanics" magazine between 1903 and 1969 about what the future would hold! "Surrounded by wonders and a fast-evolving culture of innovation, it's just as chalenging today for us to imagine the next century as it must have been for our early 20th century colleagues to envision the fabled year 2000."-- P. 6.
Beyond human : living with robots and cyborgs by Gregory Benford ( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Examines recent developments in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence, and explores the moral and ethical questions that are arising as a result of those developments and their potential applications.
The stars in shroud by Gregory Benford ( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Hundreds of years in the future, the alien Quarn strike at the heart of Earth's interstellar Empire. Space Captain Ling Sanjen is faced with the job of preventing the gradual Quarn takeover. This novel follows his story through the mutiny that dishonors him, the illness that nearly destroys him, and the war that redeems him.
American fiction Artificial intelligence Astronauts Audiobooks Black holes (Astronomy) Civilization Communication and technology Cosmology Deep space--Galactic center Deep space--Milky Way Environmental risk assessment Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction, American Fantasy fiction, English Fathers and sons Fiction Forecasts Future life History Hitler, Adolf,--1889-1945 Human-alien encounters Human-animal relationships Interplanetary voyages Inventions Kzin (Imaginary place) Life on other planets Mars (Planet) Nuclear physics Radioactive waste sites--Environmental aspects Robots Science--Experiments Science fiction Science fiction, American Science fiction, English Scripps Institution of Oceanography Short stories Short stories, American Space colonies Space flight--Psychological aspects Space ships Technological forecasting Twentieth century Unidentified flying objects United States United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration War stories Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (N.M.) Women Women physicists World War (1939-1945)
Blake, Sterling, 1941-