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Astrobiology

A Brief Introduction

by Kevin W. Plaxco & Michael Gross

<p>Informed by new planetary discoveries and the findings from recent robotic missions to Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn, scientists are rapidly replacing centuries of speculation about potential extraterrestrial habitats with real knowledge about ...

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Astrobiology

The Search for Life Elsewhere in the Universe

by Andrew May

<p>Extraterrestrial life is a common theme in science fiction, but is it a serious prospect in the real world? Astrobiology is the emerging field of science that seeks to answer this question.</p> <p>The possibility of life elsewhere in the ...

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Astrology and Cosmology in Early China

Conforming Earth to Heaven

by David W. Pankenier

<p>The ancient Chinese were profoundly influenced by the Sun, Moon and stars, making persistent efforts to mirror astral phenomena in shaping their civilization. In this pioneering text, David W. Pankenier introduces readers to a seriously ...

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Astrometry for Astrophysics

Methods, Models, and Applications

by William F. van Altena

<p>The field of astrometry, the precise measurement of the positions, distances and motions of astronomical objects, has been revolutionized in recent years. As we enter the high-precision era, it will play an increasingly important role in all ...

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Astromineralogy

by Thomas Henning

<p>Astromineralogy deals with the science of gathering mineralogical information from the astronomical spectroscopy of asteroids, comets and dust in the circumstellar environments in general. This field has received a tremendous boost with the ...

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Astronavigation

A Method for Determining Exact Position by the Stars

by K.A. Zischka

<p>This book acts as a manual for the ancient methods of navigating by the stars, which continue to provide the sailor or pilot with a timeless means of determining location. Despite the prevalence of GPS, a comprehensive set of formulae that ...

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Astronomers Anonymous

Getting Help with the Puzzles and Pitfalls of Practical Astronomy

by Steve Ringwood

<p>During more than four decades of involvement in amateur astronomy, I have enjoyed the privilege of rubbing shoulders with numberless amateur and professional astr- omers. In so doing I have encountered at first, second, and third hand many of

ISBN: 9781441958174

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Astronomical Cybersketching

Observational Drawing with PDAs and Tablet PCs

by Peter Grego

<p>SketchingtheSkies Suddenly and without warning, a new star appeared in the night sky, and everyone in the community was alarmed. Nobody could remember having seen its like before. Dazzling to look at, this unexpected intruder in the heavenly ...

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Astronomical Discoveries You Can Make, Too!

Replicating the Work of the Great Observers

by Robert K. Buchheim

<p>You too can follow in the steps of the great astronomers such as Hipparchus, Galileo, Kepler and Hubble, who all contributed so much to our modern understanding of the cosmos. This book gives the student or</p> <p>amateur astronomer the ...

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Astronomical Knowledge Transmission Through Illustrated Aratea Manuscripts

by Marion Dolan

<p>This carefully researched monograph is a historical investigation of the illustrated <em>Aratea <em>astronomical manuscript and its many interpretations over the centuries</em>.</em> Aratus' 270 B.C.E. Greek poem describing the constellations

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Astronomical Numbers

by Thomas Wm. Hamilton

Thomas Wm. Hamilton’s latest book, Astronomical Numbers, provides most of the commonly referenced and used numbers in astronomy.This includes the diameters of the sun, all the planets, and major moons, distances of orbits, magnitude scales, ...

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Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs

by Ken M. Harrison

<p>Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs is a complete guide for amateur astronomers who are looking for a new challenge. After a brief overview of the development of spectroscopes and an introduction to the theory of stellar spectra, the book ...

ISBN: 9781441972392

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Astronomy

by Little Green Apples Publishing, LLC ™

<p>The Astronomy Study Brief is intended as a quick reference guide to fundamental concepts and processes related to the study of astronomy. This compact guide is the ideal orientation for students enrolled in an introduction to astronomy ...

ISBN: 9781634264235

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ASTRONOMY & NATURAL HISTORY CONNECTIONS:

FROM DARWIN TO EINSTEIN

by Barry Boyce

<p>NEW BOOK TIES ASTRONOMY TO NATURAL HISTORY – TEACHES BOTH The Baryon Press announces the release of a new science title that is a combined, in-depth astronomy/ natural history course. Astronomy &amp; Natural History Connections: From Darwin ...

ISBN: 1230002431536

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Astronomy Adventures and Vacations

How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time

by Timothy Treadwell

<p>This astronomy travel guide examines the many wonderful opportunities for experiencing the observing hobby. Amateur astronomy is often consigned to observing from home or from a local park, yet it can be much more. Tim Treadwell explores all ...

ISBN: 9783319500027

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Astronomy and the Bible

by Lucas Albert Reed

<p>The writer of the following pages, throughout his active life, has been a close student of nature, and the starry universe all about us has had its full share of his attention. He has gathered a fine assemblage of most entertaining facts; and

ISBN: 9780259614524

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Astronomy and the Climate Crisis

by Antony Cooke

<p>Climate change is acknowledged as being one of the most important areas of research today. Increasing global temperatures will impact all of us to a greater or lesser extent. From the point of view of research it is an enormously important ...

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Astronomy Demystified

by Stan Gibilisco

<p><strong>THE FAST AND PAINLESS WAY TO GRASP THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BASIC ASTRONOMY . . . WITHOUT FORMAL TRAINING</strong></p> <p>Want to master astronomy or aerospace engineering but are intimidated by the complex formulas and equations? Tried ...

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Astronomy Explained Upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, Volume 1

by James Ferguson

<p>District of Pennsylvania, to wit:</p> <p>Be it remembered, That on the thirteenth day of February, in the thirtieth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A.D. 1806, Mathew Carey, of the said District, hath deposited in ...

ISBN: 9780259620310

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Astronomy for Amateurs

by Camille Flammarion

<p>The Science of Astronomy is sublime and beautiful. Noble, elevating, consoling, divine, it gives us wings, and bears us through Infinitude. In these ethereal regions all is pure, luminous, and splendid. Dreams of the Ideal, even of the ...

ISBN: 9781312975224

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