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Corliss, William R.

Overview
Works: 162 works in 464 publications in 5 languages and 15,478 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Popular works  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Redactor
Classifications: QE53, 550
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William R Corliss
Handbook of unusual natural phenomena by William R Corliss( Book )
17 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 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 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wind tunnels of NASA by Donald D Baals( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange phenomena; a sourcebook of unusual natural phenomena by William R Corliss( )
in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancient man : a handbook of puzzling artifacts ( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 541 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 467 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 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mysterious universe : a handbook of astronomical anomalies by William R Corliss( Book )
7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 441 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 )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Space probes and planetary exploration by William R Corliss( Book )
11 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 423 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 420 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
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 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Unfathomed mind : a handbook of unusual mental phenomena ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mysteries of the universe by William R Corliss( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incredible life : a handbook of biological mysteries by William R Corliss( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange artifacts; a sourcebook on ancient man by William R Corliss( Book )
in English and held by 316 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 297 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 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Propulsion systems for space flight by William R Corliss( Book )
16 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Strange planet : a sourcebook of unusual geological facts by William R Corliss( Book )
6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Corliss, W. R.
Corliss, William Roger 1926-2011
Korliss, U. R.
Korliss, U. R. 1926-2011
Korliss, Uil'âm.
Languages
English (121)
French (4)
Spanish (4)
Russian (3)
Italian (1)
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