WorldCat Identities

Benford, Gregory 1941-

Overview
Works: 328 works in 937 publications in 3 languages and 29,253 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Forecasts  History  Popular works  Science fiction 
Roles: Editor, Adapter, Creator, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3552.E542, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gregory Benford
Beyond the fall of night by Arthur C Clarke ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member 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 )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member 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
Timescape by Gregory Benford ( Book )
38 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
In the ocean of night : a novel by Gregory Benford ( Book )
29 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic novel of man's future and fate, written by the eminent American physicist and award-winning author of "Timescape."
Great sky river by Gregory Benford ( Book )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,116 WorldCat member 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
Eater by Gregory Benford ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wandering black hole is discovered to be an alien of vast intelligence
The martian race by Gregory Benford ( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member 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
Across the sea of suns by Gregory Benford ( Book )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,004 WorldCat member 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
The wonderful future that never was by Gregory Benford ( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member 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
Heart of the comet by Gregory Benford ( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member 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
COSM by Gregory Benford ( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and German and held by 937 WorldCat member 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
Tides of light by Gregory Benford ( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small human band flees from an enemy it cannot hope to combat--superior artificial minds in great insect like machines
Bowl of heaven by Gregory Benford ( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A human expedition to another star system is jeopardized by the discovery of an immense bowl-shaped structure in space that leads to hostile alien encounters and profound revelations about humanity's place in the universe
Artifact by Gregory Benford ( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 WorldCat member 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
Beyond infinity by Gregory Benford ( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member 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
The sunborn by Gregory Benford ( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member 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 )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member 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
Sailing bright eternity by Gregory Benford ( Book )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member 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 )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member 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
Beyond human : living with robots and cyborgs by Gregory Benford ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Blake, Sterling

Benford, G.
Benford, Gregory
Benford, Gregory Albert, 1941-
Blake, Sterling, 1941-
G.ベンフォド 1941-
ベンフォード, G
ベンフォード, グレゴリイ
Languages
English (335)
German (6)
Italian (3)
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