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Electrostatic Phenomena on Planetary Surfaces

by Calle, Carlos I

<p>The diverse planetary environments in the solar system react in somewhat different ways to the encompassing influence of the Sun. These different interactions define the electrostatic phenomena that take place on and near planetary surfaces. ...

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Elementary Cosmology

From Aristotle's Universe to the Big Bang and Beyond

by James J Kolata

<p>Cosmology is the study of the origin, size, and evolution of the entire universe. Every culture has developed a cosmology, whether it be based on religious, philosophical, or scientific principles. In this book, the evolution of the ...

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Elephants in Space

The Past, Present and Future of Life and the Universe

by Ben Moore

<p>This book is about the history and future of life and the universe, written at a level that any educated lay-person can understand and enjoy. It describes our place in time and space, how we got here and where we are going. It will take you ...

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Encyclopedia of the History of Astronomy and Astrophysics

by David Leverington

<p>This comprehensive Encyclopedia covers the full history of astronomy from its ancient origins in Africa, South America, the Middle East and China to the latest developments in astrophysics and space-based research. The initial articles, which

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Enduring Quests, Daring Visions: NASA Astrophysics in the Next Three Decades - The Search for Life and Exoplanets, History of Galaxies, Origin and Fate of the Universe

by Progressive Management

<p>This roadmap, released in early 2014, presents a science-driven 30-year vision for the future of NASA Astrophysics that builds on recent remarkable discoveries to address three defining questions: Are we alone? How did we get here? How does ...

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Energy from the Nucleus

The Science and Engineering of Fission and Fusion

by Gerard M Crawley

<p>Nuclear energy is important both as a very large energy resource and as a source of carbon free energy. However incidents such as the Fukashima Daiichi nuclear disaster (2011), the Chernobyl disaster (1986), and the Three Mile Island accident

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Enhancing Hubble's Vision

Service Missions That Expanded Our View of the Universe

by David J. Shayler & David M. Harland

<p>This book tells the story of the four missions to maintain Hubble's successful operation. Between 1997 and 2009 these repaired, serviced and upgraded the instruments on the telescope to maintain its state-of-the-art capabilities. It draws on ...

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Episodes From the Early History of Astronomy

by Asger Aaboe

<p>Phenomena in the heavens are of great importance to many, and much of the lore of astronomy and astrology dates back to the earliest days of civilisation. The astronomy of the ancients is thus of interest not only as history but also as the ...

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Essays on the Frontiers of Modern Astrophysics and Cosmology

by Santhosh Mathew

<p>This book is a collection of fourteen essays that describe an inspiring journey through the universe and discusses popular science topics that modern physics and cosmology are struggling to deal with. What is our place in the universe and ...

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Essential Radio Astronomy

by Condon, James J.

<p><i>Essential Radio Astronomy</i> is the only textbook on the subject specifically designed for a one-semester introductory course for advanced undergraduates or graduate students in astronomy and astrophysics. It starts from first principles ...

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Eternal Origin: Observation's Solution to the Riddle of Existence

by Dr. Thomas Lindley

<p data-version="1.1">Most think there is no scientific proof that God exists. There is!</p><p>Eternal Origin is the scientific proof that something must always exist. Yet that something cannot be the universe or anything within it. And that ...

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Everything Has a History

by J. B. S. Haldane

<p>In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and ...

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Exact Solutions in Three-Dimensional Gravity

by Alberto A. García-Díaz

<p>A self-contained text, systematically presenting the determination and classification of exact solutions in three-dimensional Einstein gravity. This book explores the theoretical framework and general physical and geometrical characteristics ...

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Exact Space-Times in Einstein's General Relativity

by Jerry B. Griffiths & Jirí Podolský

<p>Einstein's theory of general relativity is a theory of gravity and, as in the earlier Newtonian theory, much can be learnt about the character of gravitation and its effects by investigating particular idealised examples. This book describes ...

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Exomoons to Galactic Structure

High Precision Studies with the Microlensing and Transit Methods

by Supachai Awiphan

<p>This book presents three major studies covering exomoon and exoplanet detection and characterisation. Firstly, it reports the observations and analysis of the atmosphere of the hot Neptune GJ3470b, one of the lowest-mass planets with a ...

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Exoplanetary Atmospheres: Theoretical Concepts and Foundations

by Heng, Kevin

<p>The study of exoplanetary atmospheres&#8212;that is, of planets orbiting stars beyond our solar system&#8212;may be our best hope for discovering life elsewhere in the universe. This dynamic, interdisciplinary field requires practitioners to ...

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Exoplanets

Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life

by Donald Goldsmith

<p>Astronomers have recently discovered thousands of exotic planets that orbit stars throughout our Milky Way galaxy. With his characteristic wit and style, Donald Goldsmith shows how these observations have already broadened our planetary ...

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Exoplanets

Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life beyond Our Solar System

by Michael E. Summers & James Trefil

<p>The past few years have seen an incredible explosion in our knowledge of the universe. Since its 2009 launch, the Kepler satellite has discovered more than two thousand exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system. More exoplanets are ...

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Expanse of Heaven, The

Where Creation & Astronomy Intersect

by Danny Faulkner

<p>Intended as a companion book to <em>The Created Cosmos: What the Bible Reveals About Astronomy</em>, the new book, <em>The Expanse of Heaven: Where Creation and Astronomy Intersect</em>, is a comprehensive treatment of astronomy, interpreted ...

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Exploring Ancient Skies

A Survey of Ancient and Cultural Astronomy

by David H. Kelley & Eugene F. Milone

<p>Exploring Ancient Skies brings together the methods of archaeology and the insights of modern astronomy to explore the science of astronomy as it was practiced in various cultures prior to the invention of the telescope. The book reviews an ...

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