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John Flamsteed

by Robert Stawell Ball

John Flamsteed (1646-1719) was an English astronomer, a contemporary of Isaac Newton, and the first Astronomer Royal in charge of the newly built observatory at Greenwich, England (1676). Although he made no great discoveries nor new ...

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Journey Through Time

by Ivica Hausmeister

<p>Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered what you were really seeing? Do you often stop to ponder why we are all here; what we are all made of; where we might be headed? Moreover, have you ever tried to find the answers to these ...

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Jupiter: Planets in Our Solar System | Children's Astronomy Edition

by Baby Professor

Come fly with us to Jupiter and learn about the biggest planet in the solar system. Learning through this amazing book will help your child better understand how Jupiter is like and what, if there is, life could survive there. This book is a ...

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Kepler

by Walter W. Bryant

<p>“We do not ask for what useful purpose the birds do sing, for song is their pleasure since they were created for singing. Similarly, we ought not to ask why the human mind troubles to fathom the secrets of the heavens. The diversity of the ...

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Kew Observatory and the Evolution of Victorian Science, 1840–1910

by Lee T. Macdonald

<p>Kew Observatory was originally built in 1769 for King George III, a keen amateur astronomer, so that he could observe the transit of Venus. By the mid-nineteenth century, it was a world-leading center for four major sciences: geomagnetism, ...

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KIC 8462852 Solved

by Dirk Bontes

<p>KIC 8462852 was thought to be a non-descript star. Then suddenly it dimmed for a day! And later once again! Next it was shown to have gradually reduced its light strength for the last century. What causes this unexpected, far out of the ...

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Laboratory Astrophysics

by Guillermo M. Muñoz Caro & Rafael Escribano

<p>This book focuses on the most recent, relevant, comprehensive and significant aspects in the well-established multidisciplinary field Laboratory Astrophysics. It focuses on astrophysical environments, which include asteroids, comets, the ...

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Laboratory Science with Space Data

Accessing and Using Space-Experiment Data

by Daniel Beysens, Luigi Carotenuto, Jack J.W.A. van Loon & others

<p>For decades experiments conducted on space stations like MIR and the ISS have been gathering data in many fields of research in the natural sciences, medicine and engineering. The EU-sponsored Ulisse Internet Portal provides metadata from ...

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Le Verrier—Magnificent and Detestable Astronomer

by James Lequeux

<p>Translated from the original French by Bernard Sheehan; Edited and with an introduction by Dr. William Sheehan, a neuroscientist and amateur astronomer who is also a research fellow of the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona</p> <p>Le ...

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Lessons from the Local Group

A Conference in honour of David Block and Bruce Elmegreen

by Kenneth Freeman, Bruce Elmegreen, David Block & others

<p> Our understanding of galaxy formation comes mostly from two sources: sensitive observations at high angular resolution of the high-redshift Universe, where galaxies are observed to be forming, and detailed observations of individual stars ...

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Lessons from the Masters

Current Concepts in Astronomical Image Processing

by Robert Gendler

<p>There are currently thousands of amateur astronomers around the world engaged in astrophotography at a sophisticated level. Their ranks far outnumber professional astronomers doing the same and their contributions both technically and ...

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Let's Explore Mars (Solar System)

Planets Book for Kids

by Baby Professor

Mars, A.K.A The Red Planet, has been the topic of many alien life speculations for so many years. With this picture book, you will finally learn about Mars; maybe enough to decide for yourself whether life can exist in it or not. Reading a ...

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Let's Explore the Moon

Moons and Planets for Kids

by Baby Professor

The moon has been the object of several fascinations and explorations, but why? Turn the pages of this coloring book to find out the answer! Picture books are highly effective in breaking down complex information into pieces that are easier to ...

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Let's Explore the Solar System (Planets)

Planets Book for Kids

by Baby Professor

Do you know that you live in a galaxy so big you are but a speck in its total existence? This beautiful picture book features the magnificent solar system and its planets. Here, you will learn about all the planets and the characteristics that ...

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Letters from an Astrophysicist

by Neil deGrasse Tyson

<p><strong>Join the galactic conversation on the biggest issues in the universe</strong></p> <p><em>‘Don't fear change. Don't fear failure. The only thing to fear is loss of ambition. But if you've got plenty of that, then you have nothing to ...

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Lewis Swift

Celebrated Comet Hunter and the People's Astronomer

by Gary W. Kronk

<p>This biography covers the life of Lewis Swift (1820-1913), who discovered 13 comets and nearly 1,200 other deep sky objects. All 13 comets found by Swift now bear his name, including three periodic comets with periods of 6 years ...

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Life and Death of the Stars

by Ganesan Srinivasan

<p>This volume is devoted to one of the fascinating things about stars: how they evolve as they age. This evolution is different for stars of different masses. How stars end their lives when their supply of energy is exhausted also depends on ...

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Life and Mind

The Light of System Philosophy

by George Luke

<p>The present book, considering the key question about the origin of life and mind, suggests an innovative thesis of philosophy of biological science, which is an uncharted area so far. System Philosophy logically shows that things exist by the

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Life beyond Earth

The Search for Habitable Worlds in the Universe

by Athena Coustenis & Thérèse Encrenaz

<p>What is life and where can it exist? What searches are being made to identify conditions for life on other worlds? If extraterrestrial inhabited worlds are found, how can we explore them? In this book, two leading astrophysicists provide an ...

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Life through Time and Space

by Wallace Arthur

<p>All humans share three origins: the beginning of our individual lives, the appearance of life on Earth, and the formation of our planetary home. Wallace Arthur combines embryological, evolutionary, and cosmological perspectives to tell the ...

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