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Gamma-Ray Bursts

by Andrew Levan

<p>As the most powerful explosions that occurs in the universe, gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are one of the most exciting objects being studied in astrophysics. Creating more energy than the Sun does in its entire lifetime, GRBs create a blaze of ...

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Gamma-ray Bursts

by Chryssa Kouveliotou, Ralph A. M. J. Wijers & Stan Woosley

<p>Cosmic gamma ray bursts (GRBs) have fascinated scientists and the public alike since their discovery in the late 1960s. Their story is told here by some of the scientists who participated in their discovery and, after many decades of false ...

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Gas Accretion onto Galaxies

by Andrew Fox & Romeel Davé

<p>This edited volume presents the current state of gas accretion studies from both observational and theoretical perspectives, and charts our progress towards answering the fundamental yet elusive question of how galaxies get their gas. ...

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Gas-Phase Chemistry in Space

Harvard Global Health Catalyst summit lecture notes

by Professor Daniele Galli, Professor Nicolas Prantzos, Dr Sébastien Le Picard & others

<p><em>Gas-Phase Chemistry in Space:</em> <em>From elementary particles to complex organic molecules</em> is written by a collection of experts in the field of astrochemistry. The book introduces essential concepts that govern the formation, ...

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Gels Handbook

Fundamentals, Properties and Applications(In 3 Volumes)Volume 1: Fundamentals of HydrogelsVolume 2: Applications of Hydrogels in Regenerative MedicineVolume 3: Application of Hydrogels in Drug Delivery and Biosensing

by Utkan Demirci & Ali Khademhosseini

<p>Hydrogels are made from a three-dimensional network of cross linked hydrophilic polymers or colloidal particles that contain a large fraction of water. In recent years, hydrogels have attracted significant attention for a variety of ...

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General Relativity

A First Examination

by Marvin Blecher

<p>This textbook is suitable for a one-semester introduction to General Relativity for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering. The book is concise so that the entire material can be covered in the one-semester time frame. Besides, ...

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General Relativity

An Introduction for Physicists

by M. P. Hobson, G. P. Efstathiou & A. N. Lasenby

<p>General Relativity: An Introduction for Physicists provides a clear mathematical introduction to Einstein's theory of general relativity. It presents a wide range of applications of the theory, concentrating on its physical consequences. ...

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General Relativity and Gravitation

A Centennial Perspective

by Abhay Ashtekar, James Isenberg, Malcolm MacCallum & others

<p>Explore spectacular advances in cosmology, relativistic astrophysics, gravitational wave science, mathematics, computational science, and the interface of gravitation and quantum physics with this unique celebration of the centennial of ...

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General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

by Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat

<p>General Relativity has passed all experimental and observational tests to model the motion of isolated bodies with strong gravitational fields, though the mathematical and numerical study of these motions is still in its infancy. It is ...

ISBN: 9780191578854

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General Relativity, Cosmology and Astrophysics

Perspectives 100 years after Einstein's stay in Prague

by Jirí Bicák & Tomáš Ledvinka

<p>The articles included in this Volume represent a broad and highly qualified view on the present state of general relativity, quantum gravity, and their cosmological and astrophysical implications. As such, it may serve as a valuable source of

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General Theory of Light Propagation and Imaging Through the Atmosphere

by T. Stewart McKechnie

<p>This book lays out a new, general theory of light propagation and imaging through Earth’s turbulent atmosphere. Current theory is based on the – now widely doubted – assumption of Kolmogorov turbulence. The new theory is based on a ...

ISBN: 9783319182094

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Georges Lemaître

The Big Bang Theory and the Origins of Our Universe

by 50MINUTES.COM

<b>Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Georges Lemaître in next to no time with this concise guide.</b><br><br>50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the work of Georges Lemaître. An unlikely ...

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Georges Lemaître: Life, Science and Legacy

by Rodney D. Holder & Simon Mitton

<p>The year 2011 marked the 80th anniversary of Georges Lemaître’s primeval atom model of the universe, forerunner of the modern day Big Bang theory. Prompted by this momentous anniversary the Royal Astronomical Society decided to publish a ...

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Giants of Eclipse: The ? Aurigae Stars and Other Binary Systems

by Thomas B. Ake & Elizabeth Griffin

<p>The zeta Aurigae stars are the rare but illustrious sub-group of binary stars that undergo the dramatic phenomenon of &quot;chromospheric eclipse&quot;. This book provides detailed descriptions of the ten known systems, illustrates them ...

ISBN: 9783319091983

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Giovanni Domenico Cassini

A Modern Astronomer in the 17th Century

by Gabriella Bernardi

<p>This book offers a fascinating account of the life and scientific achievements of Giovanni Domenico Cassini, or Cassini I, the most famous astronomer of his time, who is remembered today especially for his observations of the rings and ...

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Global Satellite Meteorological Observation (GSMO) Theory

Volume 1

by Stojce Dimov Ilcev

<p>This book presents the principal structure of space systems, functionality, media and applications for modern remote sensing, transmission systems, meteorological antennas, propagation meteorological observation and transferring weather data ...

ISBN: 9783319671192

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Granite Skyscrapers

How Rock Shaped Earth and Other Worlds

by David S. Stevenson

<p>In this book, David Stevenson offers us a look at the evolution of planets as they move from balls of mixed molten rock to vibrant worlds capable of hosting life. Embedded in our everyday architecture and in the literal ground beneath our ...

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Grappling with Gravity

How Will Life Adapt to Living in Space?

by Robert W. Phillips

<p>Grappling with Gravity explores the physiological changes that will occur in humans and the plants and animals that accompany humans as we move to new worlds, be it to colony in the emptiness of space or settlements on the Moon, Mars, or ...

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Grating Spectroscopes and How to Use Them

by Ken M. Harrison

<p>Grating Spectroscopes and How to Use Them is written for amateur astronomers who are just getting into this field of astronomy. Transmission grating spectroscopes look like simple filters and are designed to screw into place on the eyepiece ...

ISBN: 9781461413974

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Gravitation

Foundations and Frontiers

by T. Padmanabhan

<p>Covering all aspects of gravitation in a contemporary style, this advanced textbook is ideal for graduate students and researchers in all areas of theoretical physics. The 'Foundation' section develops the formalism in six chapters, and uses ...

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