WorldCat Identities

Benford, Gregory 1941-

Overview
Works: 302 works in 1,084 publications in 13 languages and 29,096 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Fiction  Forecasts  History  Fantasy fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PS3552.E542, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gregory Benford
Beyond the fall of night by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin of Loronei escapes Diaspar, the last living city on Earth, to seek his destiny by revitalizing humankind and by salvaging Earth from stagnation
Foundation's fear by Gregory Benford( Book )

53 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a futuristic galactic empire, a man and his robot wife escape from their enemies by transferring their minds into the bodies of animals
Timescape by Gregory Benford( Book )

64 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962, a young Californian scientist finds his experiments spoiled by mysterious interference. Gradually his investigations lead him to the shattering truth that scientists from the end of the century are using subatomic particles to send a message into the past to try and avert disaster
Great sky river by Gregory Benford( Book )

44 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future dominated by a superior race of artificial minds, the last humans, in an attempt to save themselves from total extinction, flee across the barren wastes of a once-lush planet
Bowl of heaven by Gregory Benford( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A human expedition to another star system is jeopardized by the discovery of an immense bowl-shaped structure in space that leads to hostile alien encounters and profound revelations about humanity's place in the universe
The martian race by Gregory Benford( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two space expeditions--one American, the other Euro-Chinese--race to be the first on Mars and first to return to Earth. Both teams reach the planet, but with disastrous results. The problem now is not who will return to Earth, but if any of them will return at all. By the author of Cosm
The wonderful future that never was by Gregory Benford( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals predictions made in "Popular Mechanics" magazine between 1903 and 1969 about what the future would hold!
In the ocean of night : a novel by Gregory Benford( Book )

48 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most powerful, most precisely tuned organization in the history of mankind, created to explore the solar system, depends on the judgment of a single man who finds that he must seek something which is beyond others' abilities to comprehend
Eater by Gregory Benford( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering black hole is discovered to be an alien of vast intelligence
Heart of the comet by Gregory Benford( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of the twenty-first century, the multinational crew of scientists stationed on Halley's Comet set aside personal prejudices and unite to survive in the bleak, ice-covered environment and transform it into a source of life
Across the sea of suns by Gregory Benford( Book )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly Nigel Walmsley investigates the source of mysterious radio signals from space as monstrous aliens called Swarmers take over Earth's oceans
Shipstar by Gregory Benford( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Science fiction masters Larry Niven (Ringworld) and Gregory Benford (Timescape) continue the thrilling adventure of a human expedition to another star system that is jeopardized by an encounter with an astonishingly immense artifact in interstellar space: a bowl-shaped structure cupping a star, with a habitable area equivalent to many millions of Earths. And which, tantalizingly, is on a direct path heading toward the same system the human ship is to colonize. Investigating the Bowl, or Shipstar, the human explorers are separated--one group captured by the gigantic structure's alien inhabitants, the other pursued across its strange and dangerous landscape--while the mystery of the Shipstar's origins and purpose propel the human voyagers toward discoveries that transform their understanding of their place in the universe"--
Tides of light by Gregory Benford( Book )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small human band flees from an enemy it cannot hope to combat--superior artificial minds in great insect like machines
COSM by Gregory Benford( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accidental explosion in a laboratory creates a wormhole, a space-time tunnel, which black physicist Alicia Butterworth uses to visit another universe. Time is so fast in this other world, Alicia can observe cosmic evolution as it happens. By the author of Sailing Bright Eternity
Artifact by Gregory Benford( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of a mysterious artifact in an ancient Greek tomb--an object concealing both the secret of Atlantis and an unimaginable power--leads Americans John and Claire into confrontation with Greek revolutionaries and the U.S. Secret Service
Beyond infinity by Gregory Benford( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaping from the unbending constraints of Earth in the company of a brilliant beast, a young woman soon discovers that Alien agencies have mastered the ability to span parallel universes, which are undetectable by man-made devices
Against infinity by Gregory Benford( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the poisonous, icy surface of Ganymede (one of the moons of Jupiter), a man and a boy are on a deadly hunt. Their prey is the Aleph-- an unknowable alien artifact that roamed and ruled Ganymede for countless millennia. The Aleph haunts men's dreams and destroys all efforts to terraform Ganymede into an habitable planet
The sunborn by Gregory Benford( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the discovery of a complex life form during the first successful manned mission to Mars, a finding that poses significant questions about life on worlds beyond our solar system
Furious gulf by Gregory Benford( Book )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spaceship, Argo, humans flee machine creatures determined to exterminate them. The escape route takes them dangerously close to a black hole where they discover the remains of an ancient human civilization and a way of defeating the mechs. By the author of Great Sky River
Sailing bright eternity by Gregory Benford( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing war between humans and mechs, artificial intelligences dedicated to the destruction of the human race. In this episode, remnants of humans and aliens flee for a glorious last stand in the Esty, a world which uses the energy of a black hole. Sixth and final novel of the Galactic Center saga
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBlake, Sterling

Benford, G.

Benford, Gregori

Benford, Gregory

Benford, Gregory Albert, 1941-

Blake, Sterling 1941-

G.ベンフォド 1941-

Gregory Benford Amerikaans natuurkundige

Gregory Benford autore di fantascienza e fisico statunitense

Gregory Benford escritor de ciencia ficción y astrofísico

Gregory Benford US-amerikanischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Грегори Бенфорд

Грегъри Бенфорд

Ґрегорі Бенфорд

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غريغوري بنفورد

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格理賓福

Languages
English (354)

Spanish (57)

German (45)

French (39)

Japanese (13)

Italian (13)

Polish (4)

Dutch (4)

Hebrew (2)

Czech (2)

Serbian (1)

Russian (1)

Thai (1)

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Foundation's fearTimescapeGreat sky riverThe martian raceThe wonderful future that never wasIn the ocean of night : a novelEaterHeart of the comet