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Morrison, Philip

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Works: 212 works in 405 publications in 3 languages and 9,776 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Conference proceedings  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Book reviews  Popular works  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Host, Author of screenplay, Author of introduction, Narrator, Interviewee, Film editor
Classifications: QB981, 500
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Powers of ten : a book about the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero by Philip Morrison( Book )
30 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 2,154 libraries worldwide
Powers of ten--a film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero (Motion picture)
The ring of truth : an inquiry into how we know what we know by Philip Morrison( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
Includes material on "what a chocolate layer cake can reveal about evidence in rocks" and "how scientists read rainbow light for the recipe of the stars."
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence, SETI by United States( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Charles Babbage and his calculating engines / selected writings by Charles Babbage and others ; edited and with an introduction by Philip Morrison and Emily Morrison by Charles Babbage( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
Search for the universal ancestors by H Hartman( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Nothing is too wonderful to be true by Philip Morrison( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
"There are very few with Philip Morrison's gifts, few who can lead us with firm knowledge whispering just the right encouragement as he guides us across the great ideas of science. Take this journey with one of the most astute navigators and you'll find yourself compelled to go deeper into some of the most daring adventures of modern science." "Nothing is too grand or seemingly too trivial - the nature of time, the fabric of the atom, what it means to explore scientific horizons, the galaxies, even the search for unknown intelligence in the vast as-yet-uncharted universe." "Then as deftly as Morrison takes us on a dazzling tour of the stars, he gently settles down for an intimate stop in the nursery where children have their first encounters with the things of everyday life, everyday things that cause us to wonder and make for discovery." "With an equally firm grasp, Morrison, who witnessed the first tests of the atom bomb, takes us unflinchingly through some of the most frightening terrain of modern times, where the arms race can cause our ultimate destruction, but where sanity can still bring us peace." "This extraordinary collection of essays by one of the most profound commentators on the successes and failures of the scientific enterprize concludes with lively portraits of men of science - Neils Bohr, Richard Feynman, Charles Babbage, among other notable friends and heroes."--Jacket
Search for the universal ancestors : the origins of life ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
The films of Charles and Ray Eames ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Powers of ten ... illustrates a picnic in Chicago and then begins moving ten times farther out every ten seconds, until our own galaxy is visible only as a speck of light. Then, we move inward into the hand of a sleeping picnicker with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. A rough sketch ... is an earlier version of the same concept illustrated in Powers of ten. 901, after 45 years of working examines the Office of Charles and Ray Eames as it is being dismantled and cleaned out
My father's watch: aspects of the physical world by Donald F Holcomb( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Charles Babbage on the principles and development of the calculator : and other seminal writings by Charles Babbage( Book )
7 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
AP Environmental Science All Access - Book + Web + Mobile Everything you need to prepare for the Advanced Placement exam, in a study system built around you. This AP All Access book, and the free online tools that come with it, help you personalize your AP Environmental Science prep by testing your understanding, pinpointing your weaknesses, and delivering flashcard study materials unique to you. Review the Book: Study the topics tested on the AP Environmental Science exam and learn AP strategies that will help you tackle any question you may see on test day. Visit The REA Study Center for Online Tools: At the REA Study Center, you can access quizzes, mini-tests, and a full-length practice test. Each of these tools provides true-to-format questions and delivers a detailed score report that follows the topics set by the College Board. Quizzes: 15-minute online quizzes test your immediate grasp of the topics just covered. Mini-Tests: 2 online mini-tests cover what you've studied in each half of the book. These tests evaluate your overall understanding of the subject. Full-Length Practice Test: Take our full-length exam to practice under test-day conditions. Available both in the book and online, this test gives you the most complete picture of your strengths and weaknesses. The online version of the exam includes timed testing, automatic scoring, and a detailed score report. e-Flashcards: With your score reports from the quizzes and tests, you can see which AP Environmental Science topics you need to review. Use this information to create flashcards for the areas where you are weak and study them from any computer or smartphone. Get started with the 100 cards included with this book
Philip Morrison's long look at the literature : his reviews of a hundred memorable science books by Philip Morrison( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The Ring of truth by Philip Morrison( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Philip Morrison takes viewers on a personal journey of the inner workings of science, inviting them to ask questions about the everyday experiences that lie behind scientific results
Zehn hoch : Dimensionen zwischen Quarks und Galaxien by Philip Morrison( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Les Puissances de dix : les ordres de grandeur dans l'univers ou ce qui apparaît quand on ajoute un zéro à une puissance de dix by Philip Morrison( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in French and held by 119 libraries worldwide
En 42 étapes richement illustrées, ce livre nous fait voyager de l'infiniment grand à l'infiniment petit
The big golden book of space by David Glover( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Beautiful full-color artwork and photographs illustrate highly informative text covering such topics as the solar system, stars, meteors, asteroids, astronomy and more. Must-have manual for families and libraries
SETI 2020 : a roadmap for the search for extraterrestrial intelligence ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Powers of ten by Charles Eames( visu )
10 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The film begins with a young couple picknicking on the grounds of Soldier's Field, Chicago, Illinois. From a scene one meter wide, one meter from the camera, we pull away vertically at a rate of acceleration increasing distance ten times for each elapsing ten seconds. The scene widens from the same center, as we see the city of Chicago and Lake Michigan recede into the view of North America, and the earth's outline shows against the reaches of space. At 10¹⁶ meters, we are moving at a tremendous speed, one light year from the earth. The galaxies now become mere clusters of galaxies, at 10²⁴ meters, 100 light years away
The ring of truth ( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
In "Mapping", a Ryder rental van is turned into a mobile star-sighting observatory on a long voyage through Nebraska and Kansas as Morrison re-measures the earth
The ring of truth ( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
"Looking" examines the way we see and the influence it has on the way we understand. Morrison shows how instruments have been central to the development of scientific theories through the ages, from Galileo to the modern era of quantum mechanics and astrophysics
Critical barriers phenomenon in elementary science by Maja Apelman( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Morrison, P.
Morrison, P. 1915-2005
Morrison, P. (Philip)
Моррисон, Ф 1915-2005
Моррисон, Ф. (Филип), 1915-2005
モリソン, フィリップ
Languages
English (147)
German (20)
French (13)
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