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HUMANITY’S EXPANDING VIEW OF THE UNIVERSE:

Why Science is Not About Certainty?

by Manjunath Ramu

<p style="text-align:justify;margin-top:10px;">Because of the immense success of technology, general public regards science (which is a fascinating exploration of the impossible – from death rays and force fields to invisibility cloaks and the ...

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Hunting and Imaging Comets

by Martin Mobberley

<p>For many astronomers, the holy grail of observation is to discover a comet, not least because comets always bear the name of their discoverer! Hunting and Imaging Comets was written for comet hunters and digital imagers who want to discover, ...

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Hydrodynamics and Stellar Winds

An Introduction

by Walter J. Maciel

<p>Introduces hydrodynamics to undergraduate students in physics and astrophysics.</p> <p>Stellar winds are a common phenomenon in the life of stars, from the dwarfs like the Sun to the red giants and hot supergiants, constituting one of the ...

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Hyperbolic Triangle Centers

The Special Relativistic Approach

by A.A. Ungar

<p>After A. Ungar had introduced vector algebra and Cartesian coordinates into hyperbolic geometry in his earlier books, along with novel applications in Einstein’s special theory of relativity, the purpose of his new book is to introduce ...

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If You Were Me and Lived on... Mars

A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World, #23

by Carole P. Roman

<p>Join Carole P. Roman when she blasts off to colonize the planet Mars, in the newest book of her informative series. Learn about how life would be living on the Red Planet. Travel to Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the solar system. Look ...

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Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders

From Novice to Master Observer

by Thompson

<div><p>With the advent of inexpensive, high-power telescopes priced at under $250, amateur astronomy is now within the reach of anyone, and this is the ideal book to get you started. <em>The Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders</em> offers

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Image Registration for Remote Sensing

by Jacqueline Le Moigne, Nathan S. Netanyahu & Professor Roger D. Eastman

<p>Image registration employs digital image processing in order to bring two or more digital images into precise alignment for analysis and comparison. Accurate registration algorithms are essential for creating mosaics of satellite images and ...

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Imagined Life

A Speculative Scientific Journey among the Exoplanets in Search of Intelligent Aliens, Ice Creatures, and Supergravity Animals

by James Trefil & Michael Summers

<p><strong>The captivating possibilities of extraterrestrial life on exoplanets, based on current scientific knowledge of existing worlds and forms of life</strong></p> <p>It is now known that we live in a galaxy with more planets than stars. ...

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Imaging the Messier Objects Remotely from Your Laptop

by Len Adam

<p>This is a guide for anyone interested in practical astronomy but intimidated by the idea of investing in a telescope. It explores the world of remote observing, which requires nothing more than a laptop and an Internet connection. The book ...

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Impact!

The Threat of Comets and Asteroids

by Gerrit L. Verschuur

<p>Most scientists now agree that some sixty-five million years ago, an immense comet slammed into the Yucatan, detonating a blast twenty million times more powerful than the largest hydrogen bomb, punching a hole ten miles deep in the earth. ...

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Imperfect Creation

Cosmos, Life and Nature’s Hidden Code

by Marcelo Gleiser

For millennia, humankind has searched for an intellectual Holy Grail – a unifying theory to explain the origins of the universe and our place in it. <br><br> Our greatest minds, from Pythagoras and Aristotle to Galileo, Newton and Einstein, have

ISBN: 9781921866449

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In Pursuit of the Mysterious Missing Day

Anna's Story

by Jeffery L Thompson

<p>Anna was on a mission:  Intersect with the Magellan log copies and review the accounts for herself. This mission posed no mall challenge.  When her mission intersected with that of Nicolaus Copernicus, more than one mystery was solved. ...

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In Search of Stardust

Amazing Micrometeorites and Their Terrestrial Imposters

by Jon Larsen

<p><strong>Tiny pieces of space rock called micrometeorites are everywhere on Earth. <em>In Search of Stardust</em> shows you how to find them and keep them safe.</strong></p> <p>The solar system is a dusty place. Every day approximately 100 ...

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In Search of the Big Bang

by John Gribbin

<p>For Big Bang Theory fans, don&apos;t miss this indispensable guide:</p><p>COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED SECOND EDITION</p><p>How did the Universe begin? And how will it end?</p><p>In this radically revised and updated edition incorporating ...

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In Search of the True Universe

The Tools, Shaping, and Cost of Cosmological Thought

by Martin Harwit

<p>Astrophysicist and scholar Martin Harwit examines how our understanding of the cosmos advanced rapidly during the twentieth century and identifies the factors contributing to this progress. Astronomy, whose tools were largely imported from ...

ISBN: 9781107703261

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Indiana Total Eclipse Guide

2024 Total Eclipse Guide Series

by Aaron Linsdau

<p><strong>The best Total Eclipse Guide for Indiana.</strong></p> <p><em><strong>Start planning today for your Total Eclipse Experience.</strong></em></p> <p>On April 8, 2024, a remarkable event will occur over Indiana. A rare total eclipse ...

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Infinite Galaxies

by Giancarlo Varnier

<p>Galaxies are huge clusters of stars held together by mutual attraction, so as to constitute a system self-gravitating.The discovery of clusters of galaxies is very important from the cosmological point of view, because it helps you learn more

ISBN: 9781301273362

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Inflation and String Theory

by Daniel Baumann & Liam McAllister

<p>The past two decades have seen transformative advances in cosmology and string theory. Observations of the cosmic microwave background have revealed strong evidence for inflationary expansion in the very early universe, while new insights ...

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Infrared Spectroscopy of Triatomics for Space Observation

by Pierre-Richard Dahoo & Azzedine Lakhlifi

<p>This book is dedicated to the application of the different theoretical models described in Volume 1 to identify the near-, mid- and far-infrared spectra of linear and nonlinear triatomic molecules in gaseous phase or subjected to ...

ISBN: 9781119579304

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Inner Solar System

Prospective Energy and Material Resources

by Viorel Badescu & Kris Zacny

<p>This book investigates Venus and Mercury prospective energy and material resources. It is a collection of topics related to exploration and utilization of these bodies. It presents past and future technologies and solutions to old problems ...

ISBN: 9783319195698

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