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Digital SLR Astrophotography

by Michael A. Covington

<p>In the last few years, digital SLR cameras have taken the astrophotography world by storm. It is now easier to photograph the stars than ever before! They are compact and portable, flexible to adapt with different lenses and for telescope ...

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Directions for Mathematics Research Experience for Undergraduates

by Mark A Peterson & Yanir A Rubinstein

<p>“The US National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in mathematics is now 25 years old, and it is a good time to think about what it has achieved, how it has changed, and where this idea will go ...

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Discover the Stars

Starwatching Using the Naked Eye, Binoculars, or a Telescope

by Richard Berry

<p>For everyone who has looked up at the stars on a clear night and longed to know more about them, here is the perfect introduction and guide to discovering the stars.</p> <p>Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and ...

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Discovering Pluto

Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System

by Dale P. Cruikshank & William Sheehan

<p><em>Discovering Pluto</em> is an authoritative account of the exploration of Pluto and its moons, from the first inklings of tentative knowledge through the exciting discoveries made during the flyby of the NASA New Horizons research ...

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Discovering the Cosmos with Small Spacecraft

The American Explorer Program

by Brian Harvey

<p>Explorer was the original American space program and <em>Explorer 1</em> its first satellite, launched in 1958. Sixty years later, it is the longest continuously running space program in the world, demonstrating to the world how we can ...

ISBN: 9783319681405

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Discovery and Classification in Astronomy

Controversy and Consensus

by Steven J. Dick

<p>Astronomical discovery involves more than detecting something previously unseen. The reclassification of Pluto as a dwarf planet in 2006, and the controversy it generated, shows that discovery is a complex and ongoing process – one comprising

ISBN: 9781107272590

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Dynamic Mars

Recent and Current Landscape Evolution of the Red Planet

by Richard J. Soare, Susan J. Conway & Stephen M. Clifford

<p><em>Dynamic Mars: Recent and Current Landscape Evolution of the Red Planet</em> presents the latest observations, interpretations, and explanations of geological change at the surface or near-surface of this terrestrial body. These changes ...

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Dynamics of Galaxies

by Giuseppe Bertin

<p>Our understanding of galaxies, the building blocks of the Universe has advanced significantly in recent years. New observations from ground- and space-based telescopes, the discovery of dark matter, and new insights into its distribution have

ISBN: 9781107779341

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E.T. Talk

How Will We Communicate with Intelligent Life on Other Worlds?

by Fernando J. Ballesteros

<p>For a long time I have been giving scientific lectures in different countries and on diverse topics, generally related to astronomy and to my work at the Arecibo Observatory. No matter which parti- lar topic I am talking about, the same ...

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Early Investigations of Ceres and the Discovery of Pallas

Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

by Clifford Cunningham

<p>An asteroid scholar, Cunningham in this book picks up where his <em>Discovery of the First Asteroid, Ceres</em> left off in telling the story of the impact created by the discovery of this new class of object in the early 1800s. The best and ...

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Earth

Evolution of a Habitable World

by Jonathan I. Lunine

<p>Fully updated throughout, including revised illustrations and new images from NASA missions, this new edition provides an overview of Earth's history from a planetary science perspective for Earth science undergraduates. Earth's evolution is ...

ISBN: 9781107326507

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Earth and Space

Photographs from the Archives of NASA

by Nirmala Nataraj & Bill Nye

<p>Take a tour of the universe with this breathtaking collection of photographs from the archives of NASA. Astonishing images of Earth from above, the phenomena of our solar system, and the celestial bodies of deep space will captivate readers ...

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Earth as an Evolving Planetary System

by Kent C. Condie

<p><em>Earth as an Evolving Planetary System, Third Edition,</em> examines the various subsystems that play a role in the evolution of the Earth, including subsystems in the crust, mantle, core, atmosphere, oceans, and life. This third edition ...

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Earth's Early Atmosphere and Oceans, and The Origin of Life

by George H. Shaw

<p>This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the chemical nature of the Earth’s early surface environment and how that led to the origin of life. This includes a detailed discussion of the likely process by which life emerged using as much

ISBN: 9783319219721

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Eclipse — Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon

by Frank Close

<p>On 21 August 2017, over 100 million people will gather in a narrow belt across the USA to witness the most watched total solar eclipse in history. Eclipse - Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon, written by the widely read popular science ...

ISBN: 9780192514875

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Eclipses

What Everyone Needs to Know

by Frank Close

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Eclipses, Transits, and Comets of the Nineteenth Century

How America's Perception of the Skies Changed

by Stella Cottam & Wayne Orchiston

<p><strong>Winner of the AAS 2019 Donald E. Osterbrock Book Prize for Historical Astronomy</strong></p> <p>Grabbing the attention of poets, politicians and the general public alike, a series of spectacular astronomical events in the late 1800s ...

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Ecology of Blue Straggler Stars

by Giovanni Carraro, Giacomo Beccari & Henri M. J. Boffin

<p>The existence of blue straggler stars, which appear younger, hotter, and more massive than their siblings, is at odds with a simple picture of stellar evolution. Such stars should have exhausted their nuclear fuel and evolved long ago to ...

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Einstein's Theory

A Rigorous Introduction for the Mathematically Untrained

by Øyvind Grøn & Arne Næss

<p>This book provides an introduction to the theory of relativity and the mathematics used in its processes. Three elements of the book make it stand apart from previously published books on the theory of relativity.</p> <p>First, the book ...

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Einstein's Unification

by Jeroen van van Dongen

<p>Why did Einstein tirelessly study unified field theory for more than thirty years? In this book, the author argues that Einstein believed he could find a unified theory of all of nature's forces by repeating the methods he thought he had used

ISBN: 9781139637671

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