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A Dictionary of Space Exploration

by Stephen O'Meara & E. Julius Dasch

<p>With over 2,300 entries, this fascinating and expansive dictionary covers all aspects of space exploration, from A-Train to Zvezda. This jargon-free new edition has been fully revised and updated to take into account the new developments in ...

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A First Course in General Relativity

by Bernard Schutz

<p>Clarity, readability and rigor combine in the second edition of this widely-used textbook to provide the first step into general relativity for undergraduate students with a minimal background in mathematics. Topics within relativity that ...

ISBN: 9781139637718

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A Fortunate Universe

Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos

by Geraint F. Lewis & Luke A. Barnes

<p>Over the last forty years, scientists have uncovered evidence that if the Universe had been forged with even slightly different properties, life as we know it - and life as we can imagine it - would be impossible. Join us on a journey through

ISBN: 9781316714805

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A Guide to Astronomical Calculations

With Illustrative Solved Examples

by Manohar Narayan Purohit

You are holding the best source to astronomical calculations ever published! What was the day and tithi at the time of your birth? How were the planets positioned at that time? What is Panchanga? At what time will the sun rise tomorrow? What is ...

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A Guide to Hubble Space Telescope Objects

Their Selection, Location, and Significance

by Adam Chen & James L. Chen

<p>From the authors of &quot;How to Find the Apollo Landing Sites,&quot; this is a guide to connecting the view above with the history of recent scientific discoveries from the Hubble Space Telescope. Each selected HST photo is shown with a sky ...

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A History of Optical Telescopes in Astronomy

by Wilson Wall

<p>This book is uniquely about the relationship between the optical telescope and astronomy as they developed together. It covers the time between the telescope's pivotal invention in the 1600's up to the modern era of space-based telescopes. ...

ISBN: 9783319990880

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A History of the Solar System

by Claudio Vita-Finzi

<p>This well illustrated book presents a compact history of the Solar System from its dusty origins 4,600,000 years ago to the present day. Its primary aim is to show how the planets and their satellites, comets, meteors, interplanetary dust, ...

ISBN: 9783319338507

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A Journey through the Universe

Gresham Lectures on Astronomy

by Ian Morison

<p>Providing an in-depth understanding both for general readers and astronomy enthusiasts, this highly comprehensive book provides an up-to-date survey of our knowledge of the Universe beyond Earth. The book explores our Solar System, its ...

ISBN: 9781316120538

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A Journey Through The Universe

A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown

by Scientist New

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A Logical View Of Gravity

by Bill Kercher

<p>Have you ever wondered just what it is that holds us all so firmly to the ground? Obviously it’s gravity. But what exactly is gravity? At first glance, it seems as if that question should be easy to answer, but it’s one of the most difficult ...

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A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy

Embracing the General Problems of Spherical Astronomy, the Special, Applications to Nautical Astronomy, and the Theory, and Use of Fixed and Portable Appendix Instruments, With an Appendix on the Method of Least Squares

by William Chauvenet

<p>The Gaussian method of reducing circummeridian alti tudes of the sun by referring them to the instant of the sun's maximum altitude, is in this work rigorously investi gated, and a small term, overlooked or disregarded by gauss, has been ...

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A Modern Introduction to Quantum Field Theory

by Michele Maggiore

<p>The importance and the beauty of modern quantum field theory resides in the power and variety of its methods and ideas, which find application in domains as different as particle physics, cosmology, condensed matter, statistical mechanics and

ISBN: 9780191036996

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A Neurophenomenology of Awe and Wonder

Towards a Non-Reductionist Cognitive Science

by Shaun Gallagher, Professor Bruce Janz, Dr Lauren Reinerman & others

<p >Employing methods from neuroscience, psychology, phenomenology and simulation technology, the authors designed the first scientific study of the feelings of awe and wonder experienced by astronauts during space flight. This study provides a ...

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A New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars, Being the Catalogue of the Late Sir John F. W. Herschel

by John Frederick William Herschel & J. L. E. Dreyer

<p>In the case of form, the scale was supposed arranged in the order: round, very little extended, elliptic or oval, considerably extended, pretty much extended, much extended, very much extended, extremely extended.</p> ...

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A New Star Atlas for the Library, the School, and the Observatory in Twelve Circular Maps

Intended as a Companion to Webb's Cellestial Objects for Common Telescopes

by Richard A. Proctor

<p>The constellation boundaries are somewhat darker than I would have had them if I had not had to con sider the requirements of beginners. It seems to me very necessary that the extent of each constellation should be recognisable at a glance ...

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A Panchromatic View of Galaxies

by Alessandro Boselli

<p>Describing how to investigate all kinds of galaxies through a multifrequency analysis, this text is divided into three different sections. The first describes the data currently available at different frequencies, from X-rays to UV, optical, ...

ISBN: 9783527640263

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A Popular History of Astronomy

During the Nineteenth Century

by Agnes M. Clerke

<p>The progress of astronomy during the last hundred years has been rapid and extraordinary. In its distinctive features, moreover, the nature of that progress has been such as to lend itself with facility to untechnical treatment. To this ...

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A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysis

by Brian D. Warner

<p>Tools for amateur astronomers who wish to go beyond CCD imaging and step into ‘serious’ science. The text offers techniques for gathering, analyzing, and publishing data, and describes joint projects in which amateurs and students can take ...

ISBN: 9783319327501

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A Practical Introduction to Fuzzy Logic using LISP

by Luis Argüelles Mendez

<p>This book makes use of the LISP programming language to provide readers with the necessary background to understand and use fuzzy logic to solve simple to medium-complexity real-world problems. It introduces the basics of LISP required to use

ISBN: 9783319231860

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A Primer on Complex Systems

With Applications to Astrophysical and Laboratory Plasmas

by Raúl Sánchez & David Newman

<p>The purpose of this book is to illustrate the fundamental concepts of complexity and complex behavior and the best methods to characterize this behavior by means of their applications to some current research topics from within the fields of ...

ISBN: 9789402412291

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