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Corliss, William R.

Overview
Works: 137 works in 437 publications in 2 languages and 15,603 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Popular works  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History  Photographs‡vfrom space  Photographs 
Roles: Compiler, Editor, Redactor
Classifications: QE53, 550
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posthumous Publications by William R Corliss, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William R Corliss
Handbook of unusual natural phenomena by William R Corliss ( Book )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive collection of reliable eye-witness accounts of unusual natural phenomena
Man and atom; building a new world through nuclear technology by Glenn T Seaborg ( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wind tunnels of NASA by Donald D Baals ( Book )
5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange phenomena; a sourcebook of unusual natural phenomena by William R Corliss ( )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancient man : a handbook of puzzling artifacts ( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tornados, dark days, anomalous precipitation, and related weather phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomalies by William R Corliss ( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mysteries beneath the sea by William R Corliss ( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mysterious universe : a handbook of astronomical anomalies by William R Corliss ( Book )
6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our Astronomy Handbook covers much the same ground as the three preceding Astronomy Catalogs, but in more detail. For example, the quotations are much more extensive [Picture caption: Unexplained rift in the zodiacal light] Typical subjects covered: The lost satellite of Venus * Transient lunar phenomena * Ephemeral earth satellites * Venus' radial spoke system * Relativlty contradicted * Cosmological paradoxes * Changes in light's velocity * Vulcan; the intramercurial planet * Knots on Saturn's rings * Bright objects near the sun * The Sun's problematical "companion star" * "Sedimentary" meteorites * Life chemistry in outer space * Planet positions and sunspots. ... Publisher description
Unknown Earth : a handbook of geological enigmas ( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space probes and planetary exploration by William R Corliss ( Book )
11 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lightning, auroras, nocturnal lights, and related luminous phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomalies by William R Corliss ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
NASA sounding rockets, 1958-1968; a historical summary by William R Corliss ( Book )
7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sounding rockets provided the first means to carry instruments to the outermost reaches of the Earth's atmosphere. They were, indeeed, our first space vehicles. As Mr. Corliss relates in this history, in this day of satellites and deep space probes, sounding rockets remain as important to space science as ever, furnishing our most powerful means for obtaining vertical profiles of atmospheric properties. NASA continues to depend on sounding rockets for research in astronomy, meteorology, ionospheric physics, exploratory astronomy, and other disciplines
The Unfathomed mind : a handbook of unusual mental phenomena ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incredible life : a handbook of biological mysteries by William R Corliss ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mysteries of the universe by William R Corliss ( Book )
4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange artifacts; a sourcebook on ancient man by William R Corliss ( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rare halos, mirages, anomalous rainbows, and related electromagnetic phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomalies by William R Corliss ( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Viking mission to Mars by William R Corliss ( Book )
14 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moon and the planets : a catalog of astronomical anomalies by William R Corliss ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange planet : a sourcebook of unusual geological facts by William R Corliss ( Book )
in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Corliss, W. R.
Korliss, U. R.
Korliss, Uil'âm.
Languages
English (128)
Italian (3)
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