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David Levy's Guide to Eclipses, Transits, and Occultations

by David H. Levy

<p>In this simple guide, David Levy inspires readers to experience the wonder of eclipses and other transient astronomical events for themselves. Covering both solar and lunar eclipses, he gives step-by-step instructions on how to observe and ...

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Day and Night the Hands Go Around The Clock! Telling Time for Kids - Baby & Toddler Time Books

by Baby Professor

It’s daytime, it’s nighttime! Can you tell me what time it is now? Telling time is an important concept that a child will begin to understand after introduction to skip counting. It will introduce a child to the fact that numerals may mean ...

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Daystar

A Peep into the Workings of the Sun

by Parameswaran Venkatakrishnan

<p>This book is an attempt to demystify the activities of a celestial object such as the Sun appealing to basic physics already available to high school students. Building on simple logic, the contents begin with measurements of the gross ...

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De Sitter Invariant Special Relativity

by Mu-Lin Yan

<p>Einstein's Special Relativity (E-SR) is the cornerstone of physics. De Sitter invariant SR (dS/AdS-SR) is a natural extension of E-SR, hence it relates to the foundation of physics. This book provides a description to dS/AdS-SR in terms of ...

ISBN: 9789814618724

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Deciphering the Universe through Spectroscopy

by Regina von Berlepsch

<p>This 22nd volume in the series contains 15 invited reviews and highlight contributions from outstanding speakers presented during the 2009 annual meeting of the Astronomical Society on the subject of &quot;Deciphering the Universe through ...

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Deconstructing Cosmology

by Robert H. Sanders

<p>The advent of sensitive high-resolution observations of the cosmic microwave background radiation and their successful interpretation in terms of the standard cosmological model has led to great confidence in this model's reality. The ...

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Deep Inelastic Scattering

by Robin Devenish & Amanda Cooper-Sarkar

<p>This book provides an up-to-date, self-contained account of deep inelastic scattering in high-energy physics, intended for graduate students and physicists new to the subject. It covers the classic results which led to the quark-parton model ...

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Deep Space

Beyond the Solar System to the End of the Universe and the Beginning of Time

by Govert Schilling

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Deep-Sky Companions: Southern Gems

by Stephen James O'Meara

<p>In Southern Gems, Stephen James O'Meara makes a detour beneath the southern skies, presenting a fresh list of 120 deep-sky objects for southern hemisphere stargazers to observe. Showcasing many exceptional objects catalogued by the pioneering

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Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects

by Stephen James O'Meara

<p>The Caldwell Catalogue, compiled by the late Sir Patrick Moore (1923–2012), has delighted amateur astronomers worldwide since its publication in 1995. Twenty years on, Stephen James O'Meara revisits his guide to these 109 deep-sky delights, ...

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Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects

by Stephen James O'Meara

<p>The bright galaxies, star clusters, and nebulae catalogued in the late 1700s by the famous comet hunter Charles Messier are still the most widely observed celestial wonders in the sky. The second edition of Stephen James O'Meara's acclaimed ...

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Deep-Sky Companions: The Secret Deep

by Stephen James O'Meara

<p>In this fresh list, Stephen James O'Meara presents 109 new objects for stargazers to observe. The Secret Deep list contains many exceptional objects, including a planetary nebula whose last thermal pulse produced a circumstellar shell similar

ISBN: 9781139097383

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Destiny or Chance Revisited

Planets and their Place in the Cosmos

by Stuart Ross Taylor

<p>This exciting tour of our Universe explores our current knowledge of exoplanets and the search for another Earth-like planet. Beginning with the basic concepts of planet formation and the composition of the Universe, Stuart Ross Taylor ...

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Detecting the Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background

by Carlo Nicola Colacino

<p>The stochastic gravitational-wave background (SGWB) is by far the most difficult source of gravitational radiation detect. At the same time, it is the most interesting and intriguing one. This book describes the initial detection of the SGWB ...

ISBN: 9781681741468

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Determining the temperature structure of the hot plasma halo around M87 with XMM-Newton

by Aurora Simionescu

<p>Diploma Thesis from the year 2006 in the subject Astronomy, grade: 1,3, LMU Munich (Max Planck Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik), 51 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: We aim to analyze the most recent and ...

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Development

Mechanisms of Change

by Torsten Krude & Sara T. Baker

<p>This volume collects essays from prominent intellectuals and public figures based on talks given at the 2015 Darwin College Lectures on the theme of 'development'. The writers are world-renowned experts in such diverse fields as architecture,

ISBN: 9781108639842

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Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (Galileo Galilei) [Active Content]

by Galileu Galilei

<p>Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences, published in 1638, was Galileo's last book and the scientific testament covering much of his work in physics over the preceding thirty years.</p> <p>After his Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World ...

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Differentiability and Fractality in Dynamics of Physical Systems

by Ioan Merches & Maricel Agop

<p>Using Cartan's differential 1-forms theory, and assuming that the motion variables depend on Euclidean invariants, certain dynamics of the material point and systems of material points are developed. Within such a frame, the Newtonian force ...

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Diffuse Radio Foregrounds

All-Sky Polarisation, and Anomalous Microwave Emission

by Matias Vidal Navarro

<p>This extensive thesis work covers several topics, including intensity and polarization, focusing on a new polarization bias reduction method. Vidal studied data from the WMAP satellite, which is low signal-to-noise and as such has to be ...

ISBN: 9783319262635

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Digital SLR Astrophotography

by Michael A. Covington

<p>Digital SLR cameras have made it easier than ever before to photograph the night sky. Whether you're a beginner, nature photographer, or serious astronomer, this is the definitive handbook to capturing the heavens. Starting with simple ...

ISBN: 9781108693790

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