WorldCat Identities

Morrison, Phylis 1927-2002

Overview
Works: 70 works in 202 publications in 7 languages and 8,203 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Trivia and miscellanea  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Science films  Science television programs  Documentary television programs  Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Other, Film editor
Classifications: QD921, 548
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Phylis Morrison
Crystals and crystal growing by Alan Holden( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 3,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments and problems to be done by the non-specialist to aid in his understanding of crystals
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 )

16 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,758 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and German and held by 1,407 WorldCat member 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."
Spiders' games : a book for beginning weavers by Phylis Morrison( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching science to children : a resourcebook by Mary D Iatridis( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 42 étapes richement illustrées, ce livre nous fait voyager de l'infiniment grand à l'infiniment petit
The Ring of truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member 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 )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a linear view of the universe from the human scale, to the sea of galaxies, to the nucleus of a carbon atom. Demonstrates the powers of ten using an image, a narration, and a dashboard to give a clue to the relative size of things and to show what the addition of another zero to any number means
The ring of truth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member 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
The ring of truth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member 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
Potencias de diez : libro que trata del tamaño relativo de los objetos del universo y del efecto que produce añadir otro cero by Philip Morrison( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ring of truth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents science's grand laws of conservation by looking at what remains unchanged in processes as complex as the three-week-long Tour de France bicycle race. Morrison explains Einstein's law of relativity E=mc²
The further adventures of cardboard carpentry : son of cardboard carpentry by George Cope( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Potenze di dieci : le dimensioni delle cose nell'universo, ovvero, Cosa succede aggiungendo un altro zero by Philip Morrison( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zehn hoch : Dimensionen zwischen Quarks u. Galaxien by Philip Morrison( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ring of truth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reconstruction of the past with the evidence of the present. Morrison follows a geologist who uses a simple hammer to test a sample and infers the history of Amethyst Mountain in Yellowstone National Park
Light and shadows; an illustrated teacher's guide for use in the early primary grades by Elementary Science Study( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machten van tien : een boek over dimensies in het heelal en het effect van een nulletje meer of minder by Philip Morrison( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Dutch and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een reis in woord en beeld in 42 stappen van het allergrootste (het heelal) tot het allerkleinste (elementaire deeltjes)
The curious gerbils, a booklet on caring for them by Phylis Morrison( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Powers of ten : a book about the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero Powers of ten : a book about the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero
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Powers of ten : a book about the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zeroZehn hoch : Dimensionen zwischen Quarks und Galaxien
Alternative Names
Hagen, Phylis 1927-2002

Morrison, Phylis

Morrison, Phylis, 1927-

Phylis Morrison born:1927-05-06 ied:2002-07-09 Morrison, Phylis, 1927-2002; Morrison, Phylis

Singer, Phylis.

Singer, Phylis 1927-

Singer, Phylis 1927-2002

모리슨, 필리스 1927-

モリソン, フィリス

Languages
English (95)

German (16)

French (16)

Spanish (11)

Italian (4)

Dutch (2)

Japanese (1)