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An Overview of Gravitational Waves

Theory, Sources and Detection

by Gerard Auger & Eric Plagnol

<p>This book describes detection techniques used to search for and analyze gravitational waves (GW). It covers the whole domain of GW science, starting from the theory and ending with the experimental techniques (both present and future) used to

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Ancient Riddles of Solar Eclipses

Asymmetric Astronomy

by Igor Taganov & Ville Saari

<p>Ancient astronomical manuscripts in addition to priceless chronicles of solar and lunar eclipses contain curious riddles, which are sometimes difficult to interpret by science.</p> <p>Astronomers and historians Igor Taganov and Ville Saari ...

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Apollo 11

The Moon Landing in Real Time

by Ian Passingham

<p>Half a century has passed since arguably the greatest feat of the twentieth century: when Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the Moon. Apollo 11: The Moon Landing In Real Time brings the mission back to life as never before in a ...

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Applied Nonsingular Astrodynamics

Optimal Low-Thrust Orbit Transfer

by Jean Albert Kéchichian

<p>This essential book describes the mathematical formulations and subsequent computer simulations required to accurately project the trajectory of spacecraft and rockets in space, using the formalism of optimal control for minimum-time transfer

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Archaeoastronomy in the Roman World

by Giulio Magli, Antonio César González-García, Juan Belmonte Aviles & others

<p>This book explores the insights that Cultural Astronomy provides into the classical Roman world by unveiling the ways in which the Romans made use of their knowledge concerning the heavens, and by shedding new light on the interactions ...

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Archives of the Universe

100 Discoveries That Transformed Our Understanding of the Cosmos

by Marcia Bartusiak

<p>An unparalleled history of astronomy presented in the words of the scientists who made the discoveries. Here are the writings of Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Halley, Hubble, and Einstein, as well as that of dozens of others who have ...

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Are We Being Watched?

The Search for Life in the Cosmos

by Paul Murdin

<p>This book applies the latest scientific discoveries and theories to enquire whether life exists on other planets and, if so, what forms it might take. Could there be, elsewhere, life as advanced as here on Earth, or are we more likely to find

ISBN: 9780500771433

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Arguing Science

A Dialogue on the Future of Science and Spirit

by Rupert, Ph.D. Sheldrake

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Aristarchus of Samos, the Ancient Copernicus

A History of Greek Astronomy to Aristarchus, Together With Aristarchus’s Treatise on the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon; A New Greek Text With Translation and Notes

by Thomas Heath

<p>Voltaire, as is well known, went sadly wrong over Aristarchus Philosop/zz'que, s.v. He said that Ari starchus 'is so obscure that Wallis was obliged to annotate him from one end to the other, in the effort to make him intelligible', and fur ...

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Artificial Satellites and How to Observe Them

by Richard Schmude, Jr.

<p>Every amateur astronomer - and many non-astronomers - will be familiar with seeing a &quot;star&quot; that shows that characteristic steady slide across the starry background of the sky. Artificial satellites can be seen any night, and some ...

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Asteroids

Relics of Ancient Time

by Michael K. Shepard

<p>Where do asteroids come from and what are they made of? What clues do they hold about the evolution of the Solar System? Scientists have catalogued hundreds of thousands of asteroids, and many are thought to contain water and amino acids, the

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Asteroids

Astronomical and Geological Bodies

by Thomas H. Burbine

<p>Asteroid science is a fundamental topic in planetary science and is key to furthering our understanding of planetary formation and the evolution of the Solar System. Ground-based observations and missions have provided a wealth of new data in

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Asteroids Impacts, Crustal Evolution and Related Mineral Systems with Special Reference to Australia

by Andrew Y. Glikson & Franco Pirajno

<p>This book presents a comprehensive overview of Australian impact structures and related mineralization, including a discussion of the significance of many of these structures for crustal evolution. The book  focuses in particular on Archaean ...

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Asteroids IV

by Patrick Michel, Francesca E. DeMeo & William F. Bottke

<p>Over the past decade, asteroids have come to the forefront of planetary science. Scientists across broad disciplines are increasingly recognizing that understanding asteroids is essential to discerning the basic processes of planetary ...

ISBN: 9780816532186

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Asteroseismology

by Pere L. Pallé & César Esteban

<p>Our understanding of stars has grown significantly due to recent advances in asteroseismology, the stellar analog of helioseismology, the study of the Sun's acoustic wave oscillations. Using ground-based and satellite observatories to measure

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Asteroseismology

by C. Aerts, J. Christensen-Dalsgaard & D. W. Kurtz

<p>Understanding the stars is the bedrock of modern astrophysics. Stars are the source of life. The chemical enrichment of our Milky Way and of the Universe withallelementsheavierthanlithiumoriginatesintheinteriorsofstars.Stars arethe ...

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Asteroseismology and Exoplanets: Listening to the Stars and Searching for New Worlds

IVth Azores International Advanced School in Space Sciences

by Nuno C. Santos, Tiago L. Campante & Mário J. P. F. G. Monteiro

<p>This book presents the proceedings of the IVth Azores International Advanced School in Space Sciences entitled &quot;Asteroseismology and Exoplanets: Listening to the Stars and Searching for New Worlds&quot;. The school addressed the topics ...

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Asteroseismology of Stellar Populations in the Milky Way

by Andrea Miglio, Patrick Eggenberger, Léo Girardi & others

<p>The detection of radial and non-radial solar-like oscillations in thousands of G-K giants with CoRoT and Kepler is paving the road for detailed studies of stellar populations in the Galaxy. The available average seismic constraints allow ...

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Astro-imaging In a White Zone

by Ken Pilon

<p>Astro-imaging In a White Zone is an urban astrophotography guide for the amateur astronomer. It identifies setup methods, issues, procedures and recommendations along with the final photographic results. I’ll show you the astro-imaging issues

ISBN: 9781387002504

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Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers

A Maker’s Guide

by Jim Chung

<p>This is the must-have guide for all amateur astronomers who double as makers, doers, tinkerers, problem-solvers, and inventors. In a world where an amateur astronomy habit can easily run into the many thousands of dollars, it is still ...

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