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Corliss, William R.

Overview
Works: 141 works in 514 publications in 6 languages and 15,417 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Popular works  Handbooks and manuals  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Redactor
Classifications: QE53, 550
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Most widely held works by William R Corliss
Handbook of unusual natural phenomena by William R Corliss( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 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 )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wind tunnels of NASA by Donald D Baals( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange phenomena; a sourcebook of unusual natural phenomena by William R Corliss( )

in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient man : a handbook of puzzling artifacts( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tornados, dark days, anomalous precipitation, and related weather phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomalies by William R Corliss( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NASA sounding rockets, 1958-1968 a historical summary by William R Corliss( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 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
Mysterious universe : a handbook of astronomical anomalies by William R Corliss( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 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
Mysteries beneath the sea by William R Corliss( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space probes and planetary exploration by William R Corliss( Book )

12 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unknown Earth : a handbook of geological enigmas( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysteries of the universe by William R Corliss( Book )

16 editions published between 1909 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lightning, auroras, nocturnal lights, and related luminous phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomalies by William R Corliss( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Unfathomed mind : a handbook of unusual mental phenomena( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incredible life : a handbook of biological mysteries by William R Corliss( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and German and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange artifacts; a sourcebook on ancient man by William R Corliss( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare halos, mirages, anomalous rainbows, and related electromagnetic phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomalies by William R Corliss( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Viking mission to Mars by William R Corliss( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 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 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propulsion systems for space flight by William R Corliss( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Tornados, dark days, anomalous precipitation, and related weather phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomalies
Alternative Names
Corliss, W. R.

Corliss, William Roger 1926-2011

Korliss, U. R.

Korliss, U. R. 1926-2011

Korliss, Uil'âm.

William R. Corliss American scientist

William R. Corliss Amerikaans natuurkundige (1926-2011)

William R. Corliss US-amerikanischer Physiker und Sachbuchautor

وليام كورليس

コーリス, W. R

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Tornados, dark days, anomalous precipitation, and related weather phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomaliesStrange artifacts; a sourcebook on ancient manRare halos, mirages, anomalous rainbows, and related electromagnetic phenomena : a catalog of geophysical anomalies