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COMETS!

Visitors from Deep Space

by David J. Eicher

<p>Join David J. Eicher in this fast-paced and entertaining journey through the history, present, and future of these important yet mysterious cosmic bodies. From ancient times, humans have been fascinated by 'broom stars' and 'blazing ...

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Companion to the Cosmos

by John Gribbin

<p>Everybody is intrigued by ideas such as the Big Bang and black holes, and we all want to know how we fit into the Universe at large. Scientists now understand better than ever before the scope of the Universe and its origins, and the variety ...

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Conjuring the Universe

The Origins of the Laws of Nature

by Peter Atkins

<p>The marvellous complexity of the Universe emerges from several deep laws and a handful of fundamental constants that fix its shape, scale, and destiny. There is a deep structure to the world which at the same time is simple, elegant, and ...

ISBN: 9780192542809

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Conquering the Physics GRE

by Yoni Kahn & Adam Anderson

<p>The Physics GRE plays a significant role in deciding admissions to nearly all US physics Ph.D. programs, yet few exam-prep books focus on the test's actual content and unique structure. Recognized as one of the best student resources ...

ISBN: 9781108317535

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Considering the Possibility of Life on Mars

by Kimberly Wylie

<p>Essay from the year 2003 in the subject Astronomy, University of Phoenix, 8 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In the early 1900's, people looked into the night sky and believed there was, or at the very least had been,

ISBN: 9783638544702

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Constant-Scale Natural Boundary Mapping to Reveal Global and Cosmic Processes

by Pamela Elizabeth Clark & Chuck Clark

<p>Whereas conventional maps can be expressed as outward-expanding formulae with well-defined central features and relatively poorly defined edges, Constant Scale Natural Boundary (CSNB) maps have well-defined boundaries that result from natural

ISBN: 9781461477624

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Constellation Myths

with Aratus's Phaenomena

by Eratosthenes, Hyginus & Aratus

<p>'Athena seized the writhing serpent and hurled it into the sky, and fixed it to the very pole of the heavens.' The constellations we recognize today were first mapped by the ancient Greeks, who arranged the stars into patterns for that ...

ISBN: 9780191026539

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Cooking Cosmos

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe

by Asis Kumar Chaudhuri

<p><em>&quot;It gives a real sense of the status of modern cosmology, the nature of the problems, and prospects for the future.&quot;</em></p> <p><em>CHOICE</em></p> <p><em>Cooking Cosmos</em> is an exciting book that traces the history of ...

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Copernicus

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>In the mid-16th century Polish astronomer Nicholas Copernicus touched off a revolutionary transformation of thinking about the universe. In 1543 the same man who introduced trigonometry to the world published &quot;Concerning the Revolution ...

ISBN: 9781370315345

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Coronal Seismology

Waves and Oscillations in Stellar Coronae

by Alexander Stepanov, Valery V. Zaitsev & Valery M. Nakariakov

<p>This concise and systematic account of the current state of this new branch of astrophysics presents the theoretical foundations of plasma astrophysics, magneto-hydrodynamics and coronal magnetic structures, taking into account the full range

ISBN: 9783527646005

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Cosmic Catastrophes

Exploding Stars, Black Holes, and Mapping the Universe

by J. Craig Wheeler

<p>From supernovae and gamma-ray bursts to the accelerating Universe, this is an exploration of the intellectual threads that lead to some of the most exciting ideas in modern astrophysics and cosmology. This fully updated second edition ...

ISBN: 9781316099476

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Cosmic Debris

What It Is and What We Can Do About It

by Jonathan Powell

<p>This book examines the mysterious and the well-studied debris in Earth’s crowded neighborhood. From orbiting comets to the workings of the Asteroid Belt, and from meteor showers to our home-grown network of orbiting satellites, the full ...

ISBN: 9783319510163

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Cosmic Discovery

The Search, Scope, and Heritage of Astronomy

by Martin Harwit

<p>Martin Harwit's influential book, Cosmic Discovery, is rereleased after more than thirty-five years, with a new preface written by the author. The work chronicles the astronomical discoveries up to the late twentieth century and draws ...

ISBN: 9781108754910

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Cosmic Gallery, The

by Giles Sparrow

ISBN: 9781780878119

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Cosmic Impact

Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

by Andrew May

<p><strong>As end-of-the-world scenarios go, an apocalyptic collision with an asteroid or comet is the new kid on the block, gaining respectability only in the last decade of the 20th century with the realisation that the dinosaurs had been ...

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Cosmic Magnetic Fields

by Jorge Sánchez Almeida & María Jesús Martínez González

<p>Magnetic fields pervade the universe and play an important role in many astrophysical processes. However, they require specialised observational tools, and are challenging to model and understand. This volume provides a unified view of ...

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Cosmic Paradoxes

by Julio A Gonzalo

<p>Beginning with the famous Olber's paradox, paradoxes such as the missing mass, dark energy, baryon to photon ratio and cosmic zero-point energy are examined in detail. The Heisenberg–Lemaitre's units, based on the total enormous but finite ...

ISBN: 9789813141582

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Cosmic Rays and Particle Physics

by Thomas K. Gaisser, Ralph Engel & Elisa Resconi

<p>Fully updated for the second edition, this book introduces the growing and dynamic field of particle astrophysics. It provides an overview of high-energy nuclei, photons and neutrinos, including their origins, their propagation in the cosmos,

ISBN: 9781316598078

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Cosmigraphics:Picturing Space Through Time

Picturing Space Through Time

by Michael Benson

ISBN: 9781419713873

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Cosmochemistry

by Harry Y. McSween, Jr Jr & Gary R. Huss

<p>How did the Solar System's chemical composition evolve? This textbook provides the answers in the first interdisciplinary introduction to cosmochemistry. It makes this exciting and evolving field accessible to undergraduate and graduate ...

ISBN: 9780511847011

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