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Numerical Relativity

Solving Einstein's Equations on the Computer

by Thomas W. Baumgarte & Stuart L. Shapiro

<p>Aimed at students and researchers entering the field, this pedagogical introduction to numerical relativity will also interest scientists seeking a broad survey of its challenges and achievements. Assuming only a basic knowledge of classical ...

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Observational Astronomy

by D. Scott Birney, Guillermo Gonzalez & David Oesper

<p>The long-awaited second edition of this well-received textbook gives a thorough introduction to observational astronomy. Starting with the basics of positional astronomy and systems of time, it continues with charts and catalogs covering both

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Observational Constraints on the Influence of Active Galactic Nuclei on the Evolution of Galaxies

by Christopher Mark Harrison

<p>This prize-winning Ph.D. thesis by Chris Harrison adopts a multi-faceted approach to address the lack of decisive observational evidence, utilising large observational data sets from several world-leading telescopes. Developing several novel ...

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Observational Molecular Astronomy

Exploring the Universe Using Molecular Line Emissions

by David A. Williams & Serena Viti

<p>Molecular line emissions offer researchers exciting opportunities to learn about the evolutionary state of the Milky Way and distant galaxies. This text provides a detailed introduction to molecular astrophysics and an array of useful ...

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Observatories and Telescopes of Modern Times

Ground-Based Optical and Radio Astronomy Facilities since 1945

by David Leverington

<p>This volume gives an historical overview of the development of professional optical and radio observatories from 1945 to today. It covers the environment in which these facilities were developed by organisations in the United States, Europe ...

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Observing Nebulae

by Martin Griffiths

<p>This book enables anyone with suitable instruments to undertake an examination of nebulae and see or photograph them in detail. Nebulae, ethereal clouds of gas and dust, are among the most beautiful objects to view in the night sky. These ...

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Observing the Messier Objects with a Small Telescope

In the Footsteps of a Great Observer

by Philip Pugh

<p>Observing the Messier Objects with a Small Telescope contains descriptions and photographs of the 103 Messier objects, with instructions on how to find them without a computerized telescope or even setting circles. The photographs show how ...

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Observing the Solar System

The Modern Astronomer's Guide

by Gerald North

<p>Written by a well-known and experienced amateur astronomer, this is a practical primer for all aspiring observers of the planets and other Solar System objects. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced astronomer, you will find all you ...

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Observing the Sun

A Pocket Field Guide

by Jamey L. Jenkins

<p>“Observing the Sun” is for amateur astronomers at all three levels: beginning, intermediate, and advanced.</p> <p>The beginning observer is often trying to find a niche or define a specific interest in his hobby, and the content of this book

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Observing Variable Stars

by Gerry A. Good

<p>Observing variable stars is one of the major contributions amateur astronomers make to science. There are 36,000 variable stars listed in the General Catalogue of Variable Stars, so it is clearly impossible for the limited number of ...

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Of Clocks and Time

by Lutz Hüwel

<p>Of Clocks and Time takes readers on a five-stop journey through the physics and technology (and occasional bits of applications and history) of timekeeping. On the way, conceptual vistas and qualitative images abound, but since mathematics is

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Oklahoma Total Eclipse Guide

2024 Total Eclipse Guide Series

by Aaron Linsdau

<p><strong>Oklahoma Total Eclipse Guide: Official Commemorative 2024 Keepsake Guidebook</strong></p> <p>On April 8, 2024, a remarkable event will occur over Oklahoma. A rare total eclipse will pass directly over the state. If you are planning ...

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Old Stellar Populations

How to Study the Fossil Record of Galaxy Formation

by Santi Cassisi & Maurizio Salaris

<p>The book discusses the theoretical path to decoding the information gathered from observations of old stellar systems. It focuses on old stellar systems because these are the fossil record of galaxy formation and provide invaluable ...

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On the constancy of the velocity of light

by Willem de Sitter

<p>Willem de Sitter 1872-1934 was a Dutch astronomer. Born in Sneek, graduated from the University of Groningen, after which he worked calculator Observatory Cape of Good Hope. In 1899-1907 he was an assistant at the Astronomical Laboratory at ...

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On the Heavens

by Aristotle

<p>THE science which has to do with nature clearly concerns itself for the most part with bodies and magnitudes and their properties and movements, but also with the principles of this sort of substance, as many as they may be. For of things ...

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On the Heavens

With linked Table of Contents

by Aristotle

<p>THE science which has to do with nature clearly concerns itself for the most part with bodies and magnitudes and their properties and movements, but also with the principles of this sort of substance, as many as they may be. For of things ...

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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres

by Nicolaus Copernicus

<p>The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)

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On the Shores of Titan's Farthest Sea

A Scientific Novel

by Michael Carroll

<p>Titan is practically a planet in its own right, with a diameter similar to that of Mercury, methane rainstorms, organic soot and ethane seas. All of the most detailed knowledge on the moon's geology, volcanology, meteorology, marine sciences ...

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On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

by Hans Ringström

<p>The standard starting point in cosmology is the cosmological principle; the assumption that the universe is spatially homogeneous and isotropic. After imposing this assumption, the only freedom left, as far as the geometry is concerned, is ...

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Optical 3D-Spectroscopy for Astronomy

by Roland Bacon & Guy Monnet

<p>Over the last 50 years, a variety of techniques have been developed to add a third dimension to regular imaging, with an extended spectrum associated to every imaging pixel. Dubbed 3D spectroscopy from its data format, it is now widely used ...

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