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A Relativist's Toolkit

The Mathematics of Black-Hole Mechanics

by Eric Poisson

This 2004 textbook fills a gap in the literature on general relativity by providing the advanced student with practical tools for the computation of many physically interesting quantities. The context is provided by the mathematical theory of ...

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A Space Odd-yssey

by Dr. Edward Rhoads

<p>The Earth's WMDs (Women who make decisions) have been abducted by Space Pirates. The crew of the Odd-yssey need to search the Solar System to find the secret pirate based and save the WMDs from the space pirates before Earth descends to chaos

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A Spectroscopic Atlas of Bright Stars

A Pocket Field Guide

by Jack Martin

<p><em>A Spectroscopic Atlas of the Stars: A Pocket Field Guide</em> is a standard reference book for all amateur astronomers interested in practical spectroscopy or spectrography. For the first time in one place, it identifies more than 70 ...

ISBN: 9781441907059

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A Student's Guide to Einstein's Major Papers

by Robert E Kennedy

<p>Our understanding of the physical universe underwent a revolution in the early twentieth century - evolving from the classical physics of Newton, Galileo, and Maxwell to the modern physics of relativity and quantum mechanics. The dominant ...

ISBN: 9780191627484

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A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy

by Daniel Fleisch & Julia Kregenow

<p>The study of astronomy offers an unlimited opportunity for us to gain a deeper understanding of our planet, the Solar System, the Milky Way Galaxy and the known Universe. Using the plain-language approach that has proven highly popular in ...

ISBN: 9781107289789

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A Student's Manual for A First Course in General Relativity

by Robert B. Scott

<p>This comprehensive student manual has been designed to accompany the leading textbook by Bernard Schutz, A First Course in General Relativity, and uses detailed solutions, cross-referenced to several introductory and more advanced textbooks, ...

ISBN: 9781316443859

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A Superfluid Universe

by Kerson Huang

<p>This interesting book provides the physical and mathematical background for a theory describing the universe as a quantum superfluid, and how dark energy and dark matter arise. Presenting a novel theory spanning many different fields in ...

ISBN: 9789813148482

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A Visual Astronomer's Photographic Guide to the Deep Sky

A Pocket Field Guide

by Stefan Rumistrzewicz

<p>Over the last 15 years or so there has been a huge increase in the popularity of astrophotography with the advent of digital SLR cameras and CCD imagers. These have enabled astronomers to take many images and, indeed, check images as they ...

ISBN: 9781441972422

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A Walk through the Heavens

A Guide to Stars and Constellations and their Legends

by Milton D. Heifetz & Wil Tirion

<p>What star is that? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful and easy-to-use guide to the constellations of the northern hemisphere. By following the unique simplified maps, readers will be able to easily find and ...

ISBN: 9781107263741

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A Walk through the Southern Sky

A Guide to Stars, Constellations and Their Legends

by Milton Heifetz

<p>A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no ...

ISBN: 9781139540568

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A Walk through the Southern Sky

by Heifetz, Milton

A Walk through the Southern Sky is a beautifully illustrated guide to the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere. By following the simplified and easy-to-use starmaps, readers will be able to identify constellations with no ...

ISBN: 9781139534833

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A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC

by Gian Francesco Giudice

<p>At this very moment the most ambitious scientific experiment of all time is beginning, and yet its precise aims are little understood by the general public. This book aims to provide an everyman's guide for understanding and following the ...

ISBN: 9780191580444

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Accretion Processes in Astrophysics

by Ignacio González Martínez-País, Tariq Shahbaz & Jorge Casares Velázquez

<p>It has been more than fifty years since the first significant paper on accretion flows was written. In recent years, X-ray satellites capable of identifying accretion disks and radiation jets - indications that accretion has taken place - ...

ISBN: 9781107065369

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Active Galactic Nuclei

by Volker Beckmann & Chris Shrader

<p>This AGN textbook includes phenomena based on new results in the X-Ray domain from new telescopes such as Chandra and XMM Newton not mentioned in any other book. Furthermore, it considers also the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope with its ...

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Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet

by Dallas Campbell

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ISBN: 9781471164057

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Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet

by Dallas Campbell

<p>**'I could have done with a copy of <em>Ad Astra</em> in December 2015!' **–Tim Peake<br /> <strong>‘A wonderful, wise and witty guide for space explorers everywhere.'</strong> – Richard Osman<br /> <strong>‘A must read both for intrepid ...

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Admirality

Manual of Navigation, 1914

by Great Britain; Admiralty

<p>Navigation and Nautical Staff Commander W. R. Martin, Astronomy. Navigation and Nautical Chaplain and Naval Instructor Astronomy. F. C. Stebbing, m.a., r.n. Papers in the Philosophical Archibald Smith, f.r.s. Transactions of the Royal Captain

ISBN: 9780259684787

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Advanced Mechanics and General Relativity

by Joel Franklin

<p>Aimed at advanced undergraduates with background knowledge of classical mechanics and electricity and magnetism, this textbook presents both the particle dynamics relevant to general relativity, and the field dynamics necessary to understand ...

ISBN: 9781139636612

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Advances in Computation, Modeling and Control of Transitional and Turbulent Flows

by Tapan K Sengupta, Sanjiva K Lele & Katepalli R Sreenivasan;Peter A Davidson

<p>The role of high performance computing in current research on transitional and turbulent flows is undoubtedly very important. This review volume provides a good platform for leading experts and researchers in various fields of fluid mechanics

ISBN: 9789814635172

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Advances in Gamma Ray Resonant Scattering and Absorption

Long-Lived Isomeric Nuclear States

by Andrey V. Davydov

<p>This book presents the basics and advanced topics of research of gamma ray physics. It describes measuring of Fermi surfaces with gamma resonance spectroscopy and the theory of angular distributions of resonantly scattered gamma rays. The ...

ISBN: 9783319105246

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