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Highfield, Roger

Overview
Works: 54 works in 287 publications in 13 languages and 8,369 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Miscellanea  Biography  History  Biographies  Trivia and miscellanea  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger Highfield
The science of Harry Potter : how magic really works by Roger Highfield( Book )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the scientific principles underpinning the magic of Harry Potter reveals some of the true magic behind science
After Dolly : the uses and misuses of human cloning by Ian Wilmut( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientist Ian Wilmut describes the process by which he and other researchers at Scotland's Roslin Institute cloned the first mammal, a sheep named Dolly, and makes a case for the medical uses of cloning
The arrow of time : a voyage through science to solve time's greatest mystery by Peter Coveney( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses time, its perception, and proposes an explanation of time as we know it
SuperCooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed by M. A Nowak( Book )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the importance of cooperation in human beings and in nature, arguing that this social tool is as important an aspect of evolution as mutation and natural selection
Frontiers of complexity : the search for order in a chaotic world by Peter Coveney( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this groundbreaking new book, Peter Coveney and Roger Highfield, the scientist coauthors of the highly praised The Arrow of Time, explore how complexity in mathematics, physics, biology, chemistry, and even the social sciences is transforming not only the way we think about the universe, but also the very assumptions that underlie conventional science."--BOOK JACKET
The private lives of Albert Einstein by Roger Highfield( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Duitse natuurkundige (1879-1955)
The physics of Christmas : from the aerodynamics of reindeer to the thermodynamics of turkey by Roger Highfield( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the rituals and icons associated with Christmas from a scientific point of view to find out such things as why is Rudolph's nose is so red and how can Santa deliver presents to 842 million households in one night
Kooperative Intelligenz : das Erfolgsgeheimnis der Evolution by M. A Nowak( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Nowak, ein weltweit führender Experte im Bereich Evolution und Spieltheorie, erklärt in seinem fesselnden, zugänglichen Buch, warum Kooperation - und nicht Egoismus - der Schlüssel zum Spiel des Lebens ist. Die brillante Antwort auf Frank Schirrmachers Bestseller "Ego". Im Spiel des Lebens treibt uns das Streben nach Erfolg an. Wir alle wollen Sieger sein. Selbst unsere Gene, so heißt es, seien egoistisch. Aber Konkurrenz erzählt nicht die ganze Geschichte der Biologie. Etwas Grundlegendes fehlt. Um zu überleben, betreiben die Geschöpfe jeder Spezies und auf jeder Stufe der Komplexität auch Kooperation. In der menschlichen Gesellschaft ist Kooperation sogar allgegenwärtig. Selbst einfachste Abläufe bestehen aus mehr Zusammenarbeit, als man meinen könnte. Dabei beschränkt sich Kooperation nicht darauf, auf ein gemeinsames Ziel hinzuarbeiten. Kooperation bedeutet darüber hinaus, dass Menschen, die potenziell Konkurrenten sind, stattdessen beschließen, einander zu helfen. "Kooperative Intelligenz" entschlüsselt das Rätsel, wie es dazu kommt und warum auf lange Sicht Kooperation immer gewinnt. Es erweitert unser Verständnis von Evolution und Solidarität und hat das Zeug, Debatten auszulösen
After Dolly : the promise and perils of human cloning by Ian Wilmut( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timely investigation into the ethics, history, and potential of human cloning from Professor Ian Wilmut, who shocked scientists, ethicists, and the public in 1997 when his team unveiled Dolly - that very special sheep who was cloned from a mammary cell. With award-winning science journalist Roger Highfield, Wilmut explains how Dolly launched a medical revolution in which cloning is now used to make stem cells that promise effective treatments for many major illnesses. Dolly's birth also unleashed an avalanche of speculation about the eventuality of cloning babies, which Wilmut strongly opposes. However, he does believe that scientists should one day be allowed to combine the cloning of human embryos with genetic modification to free families from serious hereditary disease. In effect, he is proposing the creation of genetically altered humans
Die geheimen Leben des Albert Einstein : eine Biographie by Roger Highfield( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in German and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Portrait eines großartigen Genies, jedoch fehlbaren Menschen. Bisher verheimlichte Dokumente werfen ein neues Bild auf das Privatleben des berühmten Wissenschaftlers
Anti-Chaos : der Pfeil der Zeit in der Selbstorganisation des Lebens by Peter Coveney( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xun lu wei she me hui fei : tou shi ke xue leng jing xia de sheng dan shen hua by Hai fei er de( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain in the fifteenth century, 1369-1516: essays and extracts by historians of Spain by J. R. L Highfield( Book )

15 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après Dolly : bons et mauvais usages du clonage by Ian Wilmut( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1996, I. Wilmut annonce le clonage d'une brebis adulte, nommée Dolly. Il revient en détail sur l'histoire extraordinaire de cette naissance et les recherches fondamentales qui l'entourent. Opposé à la fabrication d'êtres humains clonés, il explique pourquoi il faut poursuivre de manière éthique les recherches dans le domaine du clonage thérapeutique
La flecha del tiempo : la organización del desorden by Peter Coveney( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shi jian zhi jian by Peter Coveney( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Können Engel fliegen? : die Wissenschaft der Weihnachtszeit by Roger Highfield( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las vidas privadas de Einstein by Roger Highfield( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ėĭnshteĭn : chastnai︠a︡ zhiznʹ by Roger Highfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Russian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La freccia del tempo by Peter Coveney( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The science of Harry Potter : how magic really works
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After Dolly : the uses and misuses of human cloningThe arrow of time : a voyage through science to solve time's greatest mysterySuperCooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeedFrontiers of complexity : the search for order in a chaotic worldThe private lives of Albert EinsteinThe physics of Christmas : from the aerodynamics of reindeer to the thermodynamics of turkeyAfter Dolly : the promise and perils of human cloning
Alternative Names
Highfield, John Roger Loxdale

Highfield, Roger

Roger Highfield British journalist

Roger Highfield journaliste britannique

Хайфилд, Роджер 1958-

راجر بالافیلد

하이필드, 로저

ハイフィールド, ロジャー

Languages
English (156)

German (21)

Spanish (19)

Italian (11)

Chinese (5)

Thai (3)

Czech (3)

French (2)

Japanese (2)

Vietnamese (1)

Polish (1)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)