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Telescopes & Techniques (3rd edition)

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Author: C. R. Kitchin  |  Isbn: 9781461448907  |  File size: 4.81MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 255  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy In its 3rd edition, this book is a guide to the mathematics, physics and practical techniques needed to use telescopes ranging in sophistication from small amateur models to the larger instruments installed at many colleges, and to observe objects in the sky. Download book...

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The Sun

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Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman  |  Isbn: 0761349871  |  File size: 23MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 48  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This lively and informative book introduces beginning readers to the Sun, which is the center of our solar system and the system's largest object. As a star, it has tremendous energy, which draws the planets into regular orbits, influences their weather systems, and...

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The Challenger Launch Decision

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Author: Diane Vaughan  |  Isbn: 9780226851754  |  File size: 31.8MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 592  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, millions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment. Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy. In The Challenger Launch...

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All About Space Annual – Volume 3

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Author:  |  Isbn: 178546163X  |  File size: 49MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 196  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This year, astronomers were able to capture breathtaking images of the eclipse of a super moon. The next lunar eclipse visible from the UK won’t occur until 2019 and a lunar eclipse coinciding with a super moon won’t occur again until 2033. Fortunately, beyond that, there are so...

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Night Vision: Exploring the Infrared Universe

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Author: Professor Michael Rowan-Robinson  |  Isbn: 9781107024762  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 259  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Drawing on exciting discoveries of the last forty years, Night Vision explores how infrared astronomy, an essential tool for modern astrophysics and cosmology, helps astronomers reveal our universe's most fascinating phenomena - from the birth of stars in...

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Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy

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Author: Noreen Grice  |  Isbn: 9780309083324  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 67  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Touch the Universe is a unique and innovative astronomy book that will help visually impaired people "see" the wonders of our universe. Using a combination of Braille and large-print captions that face 14 pages of brilliant Hubble Space Telescope photos, it is embossed with...

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The International Space Station: Building for the Future

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Author: John E. Catchpole  |  Isbn: 9780387781440  |  File size: 8.2MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 389  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy A comprehensive, highly readable account of complex, technical, political and human endeavor and a worthy successor to Creating the International Space Station (Springer Praxis, January 2002) by David Harland and John Catchpole. This volume details for the first time the...

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Black Holes by Don Nardo

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Author: James Barter  |  Isbn: 9781590181010  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The remains of collapsed stars, black holes possess enormous gravities that pull in and annihilate any matter that strays too close. The latest evidence and theories for these bizarre objects are presented in this intriguing book, including how black holes were first predicted,...

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Apollo 1 & the Space Shuttle Challenger

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Author: Charles River Editors  |  Isbn: 9781536812381  |  File size: 9.42MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 102  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy *Includes pictures *Includes accounts of the disasters and government reports about them *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading The Apollo space program is the most famous and celebrated in American history, but the first successful...

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Statistical Problems in Particle Physics, Astrophysics & Cosmology

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Author: Louis Lyons and Muge Karagoz Unel  |  Isbn: 9781860946493  |  File size: 24MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 324  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy These proceedings comprise current statistical issues in analyzing data in particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology, as discussed at the PHYSTAT05 conference in Oxford. This is a continuation of the popular PHYSTAT series; previous meetings were held...

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Aeronautics Innovation:: NASA's Challenges & Opportunities

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Author: Committee on Innovation Models for Aeronautics Technologies  |  Isbn: 9780309101882  |  File size: 1.1MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy NASA is a global leader in aeronautics research and development â€" fostering advances in aviation safety and emissions, propulsion technology, and many other areas. And the agency's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate...

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In Search of Dark Matter

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Author: Ken Freeman  |  Isbn: 9781402089749  |  File size: 6.4MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 158  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Written for the educatednon-scientist and scientist alike, it spans a variety of scientific disciplines, from observational astronomy to particle physics. Concepts that the reader will encounter along the way are at the cutting edge of scientific research. However the themes...

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The Earth as a Distant Planet

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Author: M. Vázquez  |  Isbn: 9781441916839  |  File size: 12.4MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 422  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy In The Earth as a Distant Planet, the authors become external observers of our solar system from a distance and try to determine how onecan understandhow Earth,the third in distance to the central star, is essentially unique and capable of sustaining life. The knowledge gained...

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Großforschung in neuen Dimensionen

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Author: Christoph Kommer, Helmut Satz, and Philippe Blanchard  |  Isbn: 9783662454077  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 214  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Der 4. Juli 2012 stellt ein historisches Datum für das Europäische Kernforschungszentrum CERN in Genf dar: die Verkündung der Entdeckung des letzten, vorhergesagten, noch fehlenden und lange gesuchten Elementarteilchens, des Higgs-Bosons....

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The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut

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Author: Clayton C. Anderson and Nevada Barr  |  Isbn: 9780803262829  |  File size: 21MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy What’s it like to travel at more than 850 MPH, riding in a supersonic T-38 twin turbojet engine airplane? What happens when the space station toilet breaks? How do astronauts “take out the trash” on a spacewalk, tightly encapsulated in...

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Fundamentals of Celestial Mechanics

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Author: John M. A. Dan  |  Isbn: 9780943396200  |  File size: 26.6MB  |  Year: 1988  |  Pages: 483  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Danby discusses most subjects in a fast moving, somewhat terse way, a little too fast for my taste. I find that many of the student problems are exactly what I was looking for, and I would have preferred to see them discussed in detail in the text. His coverage of the...

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Physics of Magnetic Flux Tubes

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Author: Margarita Ryutova  |  Isbn: 9783662452424  |  File size: 22.7MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 559  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book is the first account of the physics of magnetic flux tubes from their fundamental properties to collective phenomena in an ensembles of flux tubes. The physics of magnetic flux tubes is absolutely vital for understanding fundamental physical processes in the...

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Variable Stars as Essential Astrophysical Tools

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Author: Cafer Ibanogammalu and Cafer Ibanoglu  |  Isbn: 9780792360841  |  File size: 29MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 844  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Pulsating and eccentric binary stars play a fundamentally important role in deciphering the mass distribution within stars. The present volume reviews the fundamental concepts of both radial and nonradial oscillations in the stars, including the Sun....

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Galactic Encounters: Our Majestic & Evolving Star-System, From the Big Bang to Time's End

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Author: William Sheehan  |  Isbn: 9780387853468  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 385  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Written by William Sheehan, a noted historian of astronomy, and Christopher J. Conselice, a professional astronomer specializing in galaxies in the early universe, this book tells the story of how astronomers have pieced together what is known about the vast and complicated...

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The Amazing Unity of the Universe: & Its Origin in the Big Bang

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Author: Edward van den Heuvel  |  Isbn: 9783319235424  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 315  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy In the first chapters the author describes how our knowledge of the position of Earth in space and time has developed, thanks to the work of many generationsof astronomers and physicists. He discusses how our position in the Galaxy was discovered, and how in 1929,...

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L'astronomie : La géométrie de l'univers

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Author: Martine Janvier and Roger Ferlet  |  Isbn: 9782848840260  |  File size: 65.7MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 154  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Depuis vingt-cinq siècles déjà, le regard plongé dans la voûte céleste, l'Homme cherche à percer le secret de l'Univers. Guidé par Ptolémée ou Galilée, Newton ou Einstein, il lui faut sans cesse repenser le temps, l'espace, le mouvement des objets...

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Proceedings of the Dalgarno Celebratory Symposium

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Author: Hossein Sadeghpour, James F. Babb, and Kate Kirby  |  Isbn: 9781848164697  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 404  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This unique volume is a compendium of scientific contributions inspired by the work of Alex Dalgarno in the fields of atomic, molecular, and optical physics, astrophysics, astrochemistry, and atmospheric physics. The book should be of...

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Advances in Geosciences: Hydrological Science

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Author: Wing-huen Ip  |  Isbn: 9812709851  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy "Advances in Geosciences" is the result of a concerted effort in bringing the latest results and planning activities related to earth and space science in Asia and the international arena. The volume editors are all leading scientists in their research fields covering six...

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Exploration of the Solar System, 2 edition

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Author: B. J. Conrath, D. E. Jennings, and R. A. Hanel  |  Isbn: 9780521818971  |  File size: 3.7MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 534  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Fully revised, this new edition incorporates the latest technologies, new mission results and scientific discoveries. It also includes a fully updated bibliography to reflect the advances made in this field during the past ten years. All...

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Space Exploration: Triumphs & Tragedies

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Author: Kim Masters Evans  |  Isbn: 9781414407784  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Humans have always been explorers. When ancient humans stumbled across unknown lands or seas, they were compelled to explore them. They were driven by a desire to dare and conquer new frontiers and by a thirst for knowledge, wealth, and prestige. These are the same...

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The Observation & Analysis of Stellar Photospheres

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Author: David F. Gray  |  Isbn: 9780521851862  |  File size: 56MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 550  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Revising topics and results to include the latest research, this updated third edition describes the equipment, observational techniques, and analysis used to investigate stellar photospheres. Topics covered include radiation transfer, models of stellar photospheres,...

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Fundamental Questions in Astrophysics: Guidelines for Future UV Observatories

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Author: Ana I. Gómez de Castro and Willem Wamsteker  |  Isbn: 9781402048388  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 170  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Modern astrophysics has evolved early phases of discovery and classification to a physics-oriented quest for answers to fundamental problems from cosmology to the origin and diversity of life-sustainable systems in the Universe. Future progress in...

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Neil Armstrong (Great Explorers)

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Author: Jim Ollhoff  |  Isbn: 9781617839634  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 32  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Neil Armstrong was a great American hero. His legacy today as the first person to walk on the moon continues to inspire the most ardent of dreamers. “There was a feeling that if people could do that,” Ollhoff writes, “they could do anything.” Ollhoff...

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Planetary Geodesy & Remote Sensing

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Author: Shuanggen Jin  |  Isbn: 9781482214888  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 396  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Although lunar exploration began in the 1960s, the moon and other planets have many long-standing, unanswered questions about planetary environments, origin, formation and evolution, magnetization of crustal rocks, internal structure, and possible life. However, with the...

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The Archetypal Cosmos: Rediscovering the Gods in Myth, Science & Astrology

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Author: Keiron Le Grice  |  Isbn: 9780863157752  |  File size: 4.74MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The modern world is passing through a time of critical change on many levels: cultural, political, ecological, and spiritual. We are witnessing the decline and dissolution of the old order and the tumult and uncertainty of a new birth. Against this background is the...

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