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In Celebration of K. C. Hines

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Author: Bruce H. J. Mckellar and Ken Amos  |  Isbn: 9789814293655  |  File size: 29MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book presents a comprehensive review of a diverse range of subjects in physics written by physicists who have all been taught by or are associated with K C Hines. Ken Hines was a great mentor with far-reaching influence on his students who later went...

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Cosmology, Calendars, & Horizon-based Astronomy in Ancient Mesoamerica

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Author: Anne S. Dowd and Susan Milbrath  |  Isbn: 9781607323785  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Cosmology, Calendars, and Horizon-Based Astronomy in Ancient Mesoamerica is an interdisciplinary tour de force that establishes the critical role astronomy played in the religious and civic lives of the ancient peoples of Mesoamerica. Providing extraordinary...

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Small Astronomical Observatories

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Author: Patrick Moore  |  Isbn: 9783540199137  |  File size: 5.7MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 229  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy In Small Astronomical Observatories, Patrick Moore has collected descriptions of amateur and small professional observatories currently in use in Europe and America, showing how many astronomers have built their own observatory, often with effective and sometimes...

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Global Navigation Satellite Systems & Their Applications

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Author: Scott Madry  |  Isbn: 9781493926077  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 110  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Dr. Madry, one of the world's leading experts in the field, provides in a condensed form a quick yet comprehensive overview of satellite navigation. This book concisely addresses the latest technology, the applications, the regulatory issues, and the strategic implications of...

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Circumstellar Media in Late Stages of Stellar Evolution

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Author: I. R. Stevens, R. E. S. Clegg, and W. P. S. Meikle  |  Isbn: 9780521465519  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 359  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The papers contained in this volume arise from the 34th Herstmonceux conference, held in Cambridge, U.K., which addressed in particular the behavior of matter surrounding stars in the later stages of evolution. Highlights include the latest...

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Global Warming: Causes, Impacts & Remedies

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Author: Bharat Raj Singh  |  Isbn: 9789535120438  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book presents the state-of-the-science fundamentals on the origin of Global Warming. The aim of the book is to create awareness among the energy engineers, academicians, researchers, industry personnel and society as a whole to help to stop the impact of climate...

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Dynamics of Extended Celestial Bodies & Rings

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Author: Jean J. Souchay  |  Isbn: 9783540280248  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Taking both a theoretical and observational perspective, this book is an introduction to recent developments in the field of celestial mechanics. It emphasizes the application to extended celestial bodies and devotes much attention to rotational aspects. In particular, it...

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Yearbook on Space Policy 2009/2010: Space for Society

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Author: Blandina Baranes, Kai-Uwe Schrogl, and Spyros Pagkratis  |  Isbn: 3709111226  |  File size: 4.28MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 358  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The Yearbook on Space Policy is the reference publication analysing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is...

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Sirius: Brightest Diamond in the Night Sky

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Author: Jay B. Holberg  |  Isbn: 9780387489414  |  File size: 17.1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 250  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book tells two stories. The first and most obvious is why the star known as Sirius has been regarded as an important fixture of the night sky by many civilizations and cultures since the beginnings of history. A second, but related, narrative is the prominent part...

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The New Universe & the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World

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Author: Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams  |  Isbn: 0300181248  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy After a four-century rupture between science and the questions of value and meaning, this groundbreaking book presents an explosive and potentially life-altering idea: if the world could agree on a shared creation story based on modern cosmology and...

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The National Air & Space Museum, 2nd edition

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Author: C.D.B. Bryan  |  Isbn: 9780810913806  |  File size: 82MB  |  Year: 1988  |  Pages: 86  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The thrill and excitement of a visit to the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum is captured here with new chapters and specially taken photographs of the museum's five major new galleries. 305 illustrations. The first edition of this stunning book appeared...

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Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects

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Author: Jeff Farinacci  |  Isbn: 9780387728506  |  File size: 6.2MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 198  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects is a reference book for amateur astronomers. It contains, for each constellation, a star chart showing the Bayer labels, a table for many of the stars in the constellation, along with their positions and magnitudes, and a table of the...

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Evolution & Seismic Tools for Stellar Astrophysics

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Author: Mario Monteiro  |  Isbn: 9781402094392  |  File size: 9.3MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 261  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This volume is a collection of original articles published by the Astrophysics and Space Science Journal. These are the result of the work initiated in 2002 with the aim to - tensively test, compare and optimize the numerical tools used to calculate stellar models and their...

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Space Modeling & Simulation

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Author: Larry B. Rainey  |  Isbn: 9781884989155  |  File size: 51MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 932  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book was sponsored by the U.S. Air Force Academy Space Mission Analysis and Design Program with support from program offices at the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, the National Reconnaissance Office, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and organizations...

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Pathways to Astronomy, 2 edition

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Author: Stephen E. Schneider  |  Isbn: 0077401832  |  File size: 268MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 800  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Whether you are learning astronomy for the first time or teaching it for the tenth time. Pathways to Astronomy offers the flexibility of exploring astronomy following the path of your choosing. Pathways to Astronomy divides the fascinating field of astronomy into 84...

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Galileo & 400 Years of Telescopic Astronomy

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Author: Peter Grego  |  Isbn: 9781441955708  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 310  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy In 1609 Galileo first used his telescope to kick start the science of observational astronomy - an event that proved to be of enormous historic, scientific, and cultural importance. Galileo and 400 Years of Telescopic Astronomy will feature the life and achievements of Galileo,...

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Amazing Space: Breathtaking Rare Photos of Celestial Miracles

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Author: Gerry Marrs  |  Isbn: 1539828808  |  File size: 44.4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 316  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy *READ FOR FREE WITH KINDLE UNLIMITEDSee the wonders of the Universe up close! Discover breathtakingly rare photos captured by actual NASA space telescopes and see the Universe as never viewed before! Stunning details from beautiful celestial objects are captured and displayed in...

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Identification of Dynamic Systems: An Introduction with Applications

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Author: Marco Münchhof and Rolf Isermann  |  Isbn: 9783540788799  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 732  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book treats the determination of dynamic models based on measurements taken at the process, which is known as system identification or process identification. Both offline and online methods are presented, i.e. methods that post-process the measured...

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The 23rd Cycle

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Author: Sten Odenwald  |  Isbn: 9780231120784  |  File size: 10.2MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy On March 13, 1989, the entire Quebec power grid collapsed, automatic garage doors in California suburbs began to open and close without apparent reason, and microchip production came to a halt in the Northeast; in space, communications satellites had to be manually...

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The Amateur Astronomer

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Author: Patrick Moore  |  Isbn: 9781852338787  |  File size: 8.6MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 293  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This 2000 Edition of Sir Patrick Moore’s classic book has been completely revised in the light of changes in technology. Not only do these changes include commercially available astronomical telescopes and software, but also what we know and understand about the...

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Rocket Ranch: The Nuts & Bolts of the Apollo Moon Program at Kennedy Space Center

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Author: Jonathan H. Ward  |  Isbn: 9783319177885  |  File size: 33MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 331  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Jonathan Ward takes the reader deep into the facilities at Kennedy Space Center to describe NASA’s first computer systems used for spacecraft and rocket checkout and explain how tests and launches proceeded. Descriptions of early operations include a harrowing...

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Astronomy: Fundamentals & Frontiers

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Author: Robert Jastrow  |  Isbn: 9780471018452  |  File size: 52.2MB  |  Year: 1977  |  Pages: 594  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy It is a readable (and beautiful) college-level introduction to the basic ideas, concepts, and history of this fascinating science. It is perfectly accessible for the layman – and even for those previously unfamiliar with Astronomy. Download book...

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Light Curves of Variable Stars: A Pictorial Atlas

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Author: C. Jaschek and C. Sterken  |  Isbn: 0521020247  |  File size: 7.9MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 249  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This unique volume provides a complete reference on variable stars. It presents a wealth of typical light- and colour-curves to allow identification, together with a detailed and up-to-date description of each subclass. The editors, together with seven other world...

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The Galactic Interstellar Medium Swiss Society for Astrophysics & Astronomy

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Author: B. G. Elmegreen  |  Isbn: 3540558055  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 1992  |  Pages: 409  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The previous Saas-Fee Advanced Course dedicated to the interstellar medium took place in 1972. The tremendous scientific advances that have occurred in this field since then, in particular owing to the availabihty of receivers working at completely unexplored wavelength bands,...

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How Albert the Great's Speculum Astronomiae Was Interpreted & Used

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Author: Scott E. Hendrix  |  Isbn: 9780773436350  |  File size: 3.14MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 326  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy A study that analyzes the readership of a work commonly known as a "Speculum astronomiae" from the time of its production in the mid-thirteenth century to the point when it lapsed from learned discourse to in the late fifteenth century. Download book...

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Exploration of the Outer Heliosphere & the Local Interstellar Medium: A Workshop Report

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Author: National Research Council  |  Isbn: 9780309091862  |  File size: 3.5MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 68  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This report is the summary of a workshop held in May 2003 by the Space Studies Board's Committee on Solar and Space Physics to synthesize understanding of the physics of the outer heliosphere and the critical role played by the local interstellar medium (LISM) and...

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À la recherche de l'eau dans l'Univers

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Author: Thérèse Encrenaz  |  Isbn: 9782701137070  |  File size: 50.5MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Editeur : Belin Pour la science Date de parution : 2004 Description : In-8, broché, 176 pages, nombreuses photos, schémas et graphiques en couleur, in et hors texte, occasion, très bon état. Envois quotidiens du mardi au samedi. Les commandes sont adressées sous...

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U.S. Human Spaceflight: A Record of Achievement, 1961-2006

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Author: Chris Gamble, Gabriel Okolski, and Judith A Rumerman  |  Isbn: 9781470027339  |  File size: 5.3MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 100  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Monographs in Aerospace History; No. 41; This monograph is an updating of U.S. Human Spaceflight: A Record of Achievement, 1961-1998 (Monograph in Aerospace History No. 9, July 1998), compiled by Judith A. Rumerman More than 45 years...

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Volcanism on Io: A Comparison with Earth

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Author: Ashley Gerard Davies  |  Isbn: 110766540X  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The most powerful volcanoes in the Solar System are not on Earth, but on Io, a tiny moon of Jupiter. Whilst Earth and Io are the only bodies in the Solar System to have active, high-temperature volcanoes, those found on Io are larger, hotter, and more violent. This, the...

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Foundations of Modern Cosmology

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Author: John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb  |  Isbn: 9780198530961  |  File size: 12.4mb  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 568  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Recent discoveries in astronomy, especially those made with data collected by satellites such as the Hubble Space Telescope and the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, have revolutionized the science of cosmology. These new observations offer the...

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