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Intelligent Life in the Universe

Principles and Requirements Behind Its Emergence

by Peter Ulmschneider

<p>This book addresses all those interested in the origins, development and fate of intelligent species in the observable part of our universe. In particular, the author scrutinizes what kind of information about extraterrestrial intelligent ...

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Interactions of Earth’s Magnetotail Plasma with the Surface, Plasma, and Magnetic Anomalies of the Moon

by Yuki Harada

<p>This thesis describes the essential features of Moon-plasma interactions with a particular emphasis on the Earth's magnetotail plasma regime from both observational and theoretical standpoints. The Moon lacks a dense atmosphere as well as a ...

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Introduction to Astrochemistry

Chemical Evolution from Interstellar Clouds to Star and Planet Formation

by Satoshi Yamamoto

<p>This important book describes the basic principles of astrochemistry—an interdisciplinary field combining astronomy, physics, and chemistry—with particular emphasis on its physical and chemical background. Chemical processes in diffuse ...

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Introduction to Astronomical Spectroscopy

by Immo Appenzeller

<p>Spectroscopy is the principal tool used in astronomy to investigate the Universe beyond Earth's atmosphere. Through the analysis of electromagnetic radiation, spectrographs enable observers to assess the chemical composition, kinematics and ...

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Introduction to Astronomy and Cosmology

by Ian Morison

<p><em><strong>Introduction to Astronomy &amp; Cosmology</strong></em> is a modern undergraduate textbook, combining both the theory behind astronomy with the very latest developments. Written for science students, this book takes a carefully ...

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Introduction to Astronomy by Theodore Metochites

(Stoicheiosis Astronomike 1.5-30)

by Emmanuel Paschos & Christos Simelidis

<p><em>Stoicheiosis Astronomike</em> (&quot;Elements of Astronomy&quot;) is a late Byzantine comprehensive introduction to Astronomy. It was written by an outstanding figure in Byzantine culture and politics, who served also as prime minister. ...

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Introduction to Cosmology

by Barbara Ryden

<p>This second edition of Introduction to Cosmology is an exciting update of an award-winning textbook. It is aimed primarily at advanced undergraduate students in physics and astronomy, but is also useful as a supplementary text at higher ...

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Introduction to General Relativity

A Course for Undergraduate Students of Physics

by Cosimo Bambi

<p>Following the approach of Lev Landau and Evgenii Lifshitz, this book introduces the theory of special and general relativity with the Lagrangian formalism and the principle of least action. This method allows the complete theory to be ...

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Introduction to Particle and Astroparticle Physics

Questions to the Universe

by Alessandro De Angelis & Mário João Martins Pimenta

<p>This book, written by researchers who had been professionals in accelerator physics before becoming leaders of groups in astroparticle physics, introduces both fields in a balanced and elementary way, requiring only a basic knowledge of ...

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Introduction to Planetary Photometry

by Michael K. Shepard

<p>Introducing planetary photometry as a quantitative remote sensing tool, this handbook demonstrates how reflected light can be measured and used to investigate the physical properties of bodies in our Solar System. The author explains how data

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Introduction to Stellar Structure

by Walter J. Maciel

<p>This book provides a comprehensive overview of stellar structure, evolution and basic stellar properties. It includes integrated problems within the chapters, with worked solutions. </p> <p>In the first part of this book, the author presents

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Introduction to the AdS/CFT Correspondence

by Horatiu Nastase

<p>Providing a pedagogical introduction to the rapidly developing field of AdS/CFT correspondence, this is one of the first texts to provide an accessible introduction to all the necessary concepts needed to engage with the methods, tools and ...

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Introduction to the Mechanics of Space Robots

by Giancarlo Genta

<p>Based on lecture notes on a space robotics course, this book offers a pedagogical introduction to the mechanics of space robots. After presenting an overview of the environments and conditions space robots have to work in, the author ...

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Introduction to the Theory of the Early Universe

Hot Big Bang Theory

by Valery A Rubakov & Dmitry S Gorbunov

<p>This book is written from the viewpoint that a deep connection exists between cosmology and particle physics. It presents the results and ideas on both the homogeneous and isotropic Universe at the hot stage of its evolution and in later ...

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Inventing a Space Mission

The Story of the Herschel Space Observatory

by Vincent Minier, Roger-Maurice Bonnet, Vincent Bontems & others

<p>This book describes prominent technological achievements within a very successful space science mission: the Herschel space observatory. Focusing on the various processes of innovation it offers an analysis and discussion of the social, ...

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Investigating the A-Type Stars Using Kepler Data

by Simon J. Murphy

<p>Simon Murphy's thesis has significant impact on the wide use of the revolutionary Kepler Mission data, leading to a new understanding in stellar astrophysics. It first provides a deep characterisation and comparison of the Kepler long cadence

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Is Mars Habitable? A Critical Examination of Professor Percival Lowell's Book "Mars and its Canals," with an Alternative Explanation

by Alfred Russel Wallace

<p>This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1907 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Is Mars Habitable?' is an essay on the possibilities of organic life surviving on the red ...

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James Webb Space Telescope Independent Review Board Report May 2018: New 2021 Launch Date and Substantially Higher Costs for Next Great Astronomy Observatory, Findings of Human Errors

by Progressive Management

<p>This report, released by NASA in late June 2018, provides the results of a vital independent review board report on the status of the troubled James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) project. The results were quite dramatic: the launch date for the

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Jan Hendrik Oort

Master of the Galactic System

by Pieter C. van der Kruit

<p>This book is the first thorough and overdue biography of one of the giants of science in the twentieth century, Jan Hendrik Oort. His fundamental contributions had a lasting effect on the development of our insight and a profound influence on

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John and Philosophy

A New Reading of the Fourth Gospel

by Troels Engberg-Pedersen

<p>John and Philosophy: A New Reading of the Fourth Gospel offers a Stoic reading of the Fourth Gospel, especially its cosmology, epistemology, and ethics. It works through the gospel in narrative sequence providing a 'philosophical narrative ...

ISBN: 9780192511058

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