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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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Exploring Planetary Climate

A History of Scientific Discovery on Earth, Mars, Venus and Titan

by Ralph D. Lorenz

<p>This book chronicles the history of climate science and planetary exploration, focusing on our ever-expanding knowledge of Earth's climate, and the parallel research underway on some of our nearest neighbours: Mars, Venus and Titan. From ...

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Exploring the Architecture of Transiting Exoplanetary Systems with High-Precision Photometry

by Kento Masuda

<p>This thesis develops and establishes several methods to determine the detailed geometric architecture of transiting exoplanetary systems (planets orbiting around, and periodically passing in front of, stars other than the sun) using ...

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Exploring the Ocean Worlds of Our Solar System

by Bernard Henin

<p>In the last 25 years, planetary science experienced a revolution, as vast oceans of liquid water have been discovered within the heart of the icy moons of our Solar System. These subsurface oceans lie hidden under thick layers of ice. We call

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Exploring the Origin, Extent, and Future of Life

Philosophical, Ethical and Theological Perspectives

by Constance M. Bertka

<p>Where did we come from? Are we alone? Where are we going? These are the questions that define the field of astrobiology. New discoveries about life on Earth, the increasing numbers of extrasolar planets being identified, and the technologies ...

ISBN: 9780511847516

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Exploring the Planets

A Memoir

by Fred Taylor

<p>The planets fascinate us, and naturally we care about our own Earth, and things like how well we can forecast the weather and whether climate is really changing. Exploring the Planets offers a personal account on how the space programme ...

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Exploring the Universe: From Near Space to Extra-Galactic

A Collection of Research Reviews on Contemporary Astrophysics and Space Science

by Banibrata Mukhopadhyay & Sudipta Sasmal

<p>This Festschrift dedicated to the 60th birth anniversary of Prof. Sandip K. Chakrabarti, a well-known Indian astrophysicist, presents a collection of contributions by about fifty scientists who work on diverse topics in contemporary ...

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Extensions of f(R) Gravity

Curvature-Matter Couplings and Hybrid Metric-Palatini Theory

by Tiberiu Harko & Francisco S. N. Lobo

<p>Recent cosmological observations have posed a challenge for traditional theories of gravity: what is the force driving the accelerated expansion of the universe? What if dark energy or dark matter do not exist and what we observe is a ...

ISBN: 9781108600286

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Extragalactic Astrophysics

by James R Webb

<p>This book is intended to be a course about the creation and evolution of the universe at large, including the basic macroscopic building blocks (galaxies) and the overall large-scale structure.</p> <p>This text covers a broad range of topics

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Extrasolar Planets and Their Host Stars

by Kaspar von Braun & Tabetha Boyajian

<p>This book explores the relations between physical parameters of extrasolar planets and their respective parent stars. Planetary parameters are often directly dependent upon their stellar counterparts. In addition, the star is almost always ...

ISBN: 9783319611983

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Extraterrestrial Altruism

Evolution and Ethics in the Cosmos

by Douglas A. Vakoch

<p><em>Extraterrestrial Altruism</em> examines a basic assumption of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI): that extraterrestrials will be transmitting messages to us for our benefit. This question of whether extraterrestrials will

ISBN: 9783642377501

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Extraterrestrial Seismology

by Vincent C. H. Tong & Rafael A. García

<p>Seismology is a highly effective tool for investigating the internal structure of the Earth. Similar techniques have also successfully been used to study other planetary bodies (planetary seismology), the Sun (helioseismology), and other ...

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Extraterrestrial Seismology

by Tong, Vincent C. H.

Seismology is a highly effective tool for investigating the internal structure of the Earth. Similar techniques have also successfully been used to study other planetary bodies (planetary seismology), the Sun (helioseismology), and other stars ...

ISBN: 9781316308998

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Extreme Cosmos

by Bryan Gaensler

The universe is all about extremes. Space has a temperature 270°C below freezing. Stars die in catastrophic supernova explosions a billion times brighter than the Sun. A black hole can generate 10 million trillion volts of electricity. And ...

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Extreme Cosmos

by Bryan Gaensler

The universe is all about extremes. Space has a temperature 270°C below freezing. Stars die in catastrophic supernova explosions a billion times brighter than the Sun. A black hole can generate 10 million trillion volts of electricity. And ...

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Extreme Particle Acceleration in Microquasar Jets and Pulsar Wind Nebulae with the MAGIC Telescopes

by Alba Fernández Barral

<p>This exhaustive work sheds new light on unsolved questions in gamma-ray astrophysics. It presents not only a complete introduction to the non-thermal Universe, but also a description of the Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov technique and the ...

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Eyes on the Skies

400 Years of Telescopic Discovery

by Govert Schilling & Lars Lindberg Christensen

<p>Adopted as the official book of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, this stunningly illustrated history of telescopic discovery spans the range from the first telescopes via the Hubble Space Telescope to next generation platforms,

ISBN: 9783527657056

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Eyes on the Sky

A Spectrum of Telescopes

by Francis Graham-Smith

<p>Four centuries ago, Galileo first turned a telescope to look up at the night sky. His discoveries opened the cosmos, revealing the geometry and dynamics of the solar system. Today's telescopic equipment, stretching over the whole spectrum ...

ISBN: 9780191053610

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Eyes on the Universe

The Story of the Telescope

by Patrick Moore

<p>This highly illustrated history of the telescope begins with pre-telescopic observatories and progresses to today`s most modern instruments, including the Hubble. The book examines the development of astronomical telescopes and provides a ...

ISBN: 9781447106272

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Falling Stars

A Guide to Meteors & Meteorites

by Mike D. Reynolds

<p>Month-by-month information on meteor showers and how to make the most of watching them. Advice on starting and building a meteorite collection plus the scientific explanation of what meteors are and where they come from. Includes new ...

ISBN: 9780811742214

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