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Spectrum Management for Science in the 21st Century

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Author: Board on Physics and Astronomy, Committee on Radio Frequencies, and Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences  |  Isbn: 9780309146869  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Radio observations of the cosmos are gathered by geoscientists using complex earth-orbiting satellites and ground-based equipment, and by radio astronomers using large...

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A Walk through the Southern Sky

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Author: Milton Heifetz and Wil Tirion  |  Isbn: 9781107698987  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 126  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy 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 equipment but normal...

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Rockets (Frontiers in Space)

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Author: Joseph A. and Jr. Angelo  |  Isbn: 9780816057719  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 254  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy From the fire arrows of ancient China to the ballistic missiles developed during World War II to the rockets of the 20th century, the development of modern launch vehicles have forever changed the destiny of humankind. These sophisticated propulsion machines harness...

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Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space by Tom Riddolls

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Author: Tom Riddolls  |  Isbn: 0778725413  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 115  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from ove Download book...

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Le Mystère de Mars

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Author: Hancock - Bauval  |  Isbn: 9782268038063  |  File size: 31.32MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 363  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Mars est sans aucun doute la planète qui a exercé le plus de fascination sur les hommes. Loin de dissiper le mystère, les clichés pris par les dernières missions spatiales ont en effet fait apparaître une planète à l'histoire tourmentée : une planète "assassinée", coupée...

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Moons of the Planet Jupiter

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Author: June Garmon  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 90  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This is a well written comprehensive book about Moons of the Planet Jupiter. Download book...

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Astronomy: A Physical Perspective (2nd edition)

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Author: Marc L. Kutner  |  Isbn: 0521529271  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 600  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This fully revised and updated text is a comprehensive introduction to astronomical objects and phenomena. By applying some basic physical principles to a variety of situations, students will learn how to relate everyday physics to the astronomical world. Starting with the...

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Mass-Transfer Induced Activity in Galaxies

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Author: Isaac Shlosman  |  Isbn: 9780521543309  |  File size: 25.6MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 528  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Current research on the origin and evolution of active galaxies is comprehensively surveyed in this collaborative volume. Both of the proposed types of central activity - active galactic nuclei and starbursts - are analysed with a particular emphasis on their relationship...

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The Physics & Evolution of Active Galactic Nuclei

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Author: Bas Kooijman  |  Isbn: 9781107021518  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 532  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Research into active galactic nuclei (AGN) – the compact, luminous hearts of many galaxies – is at the forefront of modern astrophysics. Understanding these objects requires extensive knowledge in many different areas: accretion disks, the physics of dust and ionized gas,...

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The Analysis of Emission Lines

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Author: Mario Livio and Robert Williams  |  Isbn: 9780521480819  |  File size: 6.8MB  |  Year: 1995  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy What can emission lines tell us about an astrophysical object? A workshop at the Space Telescope Sci.... Download book...

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Bayesian Methods for the Physical Sciences

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Author: Brian Weaver and Stefano Andreon  |  Isbn: 9783319152868  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 238  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Statistical literacy is critical for the modern researcher in Physics and Astronomy. This book empowers researchers in these disciplines by providing the tools they will need to analyze their own data. Chapters in this book provide a statistical base from...

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Thinking, Observing & Mining The Universe

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Author: Gennaro Miele and Giuseppe Longo  |  Isbn: 9789812386885  |  File size: 22.1MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 364  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This is a collection of review articles and more specialized papers on the main issues of early universe physics. Both theoretical and experimental fields of research are dealt with. Download book...

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Physics Of Space Plasmas: An Introduction, Second Edition

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Author: George Parks  |  Isbn: 0813341302  |  File size: 20.7MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 605  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy In its inaugural edition, Physics of Space Plasmas was the most widely used textbook for courses in space plasma physics, and included up-to-date observations from space available at the time. Throughout universities in the United States and abroad-it has proven itself...

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Intelligent Life in the Universe

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Author: Peter Ulmschneider  |  Isbn: 9783540328360  |  File size: 9.6MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 310  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book examines the origins, development and fate of intelligent species in the observable part of our universe. It scrutinizes what kind of information about extraterrestrial intelligent life can be inferred from our own biological, cultural and scientific evolution...

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Planets, Stars, & Galaxies

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Author: Gordon Ritter  |  Isbn: 9780791089330  |  File size: 2.7MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 119  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The attempt to understand the universe's seemingly endless mysteries is a great adventure that can provide one with fascination, frustration, and continual wonder and amazement. Planets, Stars, and Galaxies takes readers on an incredible full-color journey through the vast...

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Focusing Telescopes in Nuclear Astrophysics

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Author: Peter von Ballmoos  |  Isbn: 9781402053030  |  File size: 22.5MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 503  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This volume is the first of its kind on focusing gamma-ray telescopes. Forty-eight refereed papers provide a comprehensive overview of the scientific potential and technical challenges of this nascent tool for nuclear astrophysics. The book features articles dealing...

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Auroral Phenomenology & Magnetospheric Processes: Earth & Other Planets

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Author: Andreas Keiling, Eric Donovan, and Fran Bagenal  |  Isbn: 9780875904870  |  File size: 24.7MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 443  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 197. Many of the most basic aspects of the aurora remain unexplained. While in the past terrestrial and planetary auroras have been largely...

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A Decade of Hubble Space Telescope Science

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Author: Mario Livio  |  Isbn: 9781107019690  |  File size: 14.5MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 270  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The Hubble Space Telescope has made some of the most dramatic discoveries in the history of astronomy. From its vantage point 600km above the Earth, Hubble is able to capture images and spectra that would be difficult or impossible to obtain from the ground. Representing some...

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Who, In Fact, You Really Are

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Author: Cosmic Awareness  |  Isbn: 9781440424168  |  File size: 4.2MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 778  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Ever wonder about the meaning of life? Why we're here? What the Universe is all about? The force that expressed itself through Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, Mohammed, Edgar Cayce and other great avatars who served as channels for what is commonly referred to as God communicates...

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The Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures, Volume 3

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Author: Gosta Ekspong, Lars Bergstrom, and Ulf Lindstrom  |  Isbn: 9789810246914  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 140  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This is a collection of lectures given by some of the most prominent theoretical physicists of today. In a form designed to be accessible to the interested general physicist, the book covers topics ranging from the use of field-theoretical...

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Anorthosites

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Author: Lewis D. Ashwal  |  Isbn: 9783642774423  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 422  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The idea for a book on anorthosites came to me in January of 1986 while returning to Houston after holiday festivities in Dallas. The original idea was a review paper on anorthosites, but by the time I reached Houston, the subject material I contemplated induding was...

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Cosmic Rays: Climate, Weather & Applications

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Author: Ho-ming Mok  |  Isbn: 9781622573004  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 209  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Cosmic rays are energetic particles originated from sources outside the Earth. Recently, there is a growing interest in studying the relationship between cosmic rays and climate, particularly under the context of global warming. This book provides a concise introduction on the...

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The Moment of Creation: Big Bang Physics from Before the First Millisecond to the Present Universe

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Author: James S. Trefil  |  Isbn: 9780020967705  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 1983  |  Pages: 234  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy One of the founders of modern quark theory traverses the eons to bring readers within the first millisecond of the Big Bang. Trefil employs minimal mathematics in this compelling and lucid narrative, which not only offers a remarkable view of the universe's beginnings, but...

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Touring the Universe through Binoculars: A Complete Astronomer's Guidebook

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Author: Philip S. Harrington  |  Isbn: 9780471513377  |  File size: 28.81MB  |  Year: 1990  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This comprehensive work takes you on a personal tour of the universe using nothing more than a pair of binoculars. More comprehensive than any book currently available, it starts with Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon, and then goes on to explore each planet in the...

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Abenteuer Apollo 11: Von der Mondlandung zur Erkundung des Mars

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Author: Jesco von Puttkamer  |  Isbn: 9783776626162  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 289  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Am 20. Juli 1969 geht ein Menschheitstraum in Erfüllung: Die beiden amerikanischen Astronauten Neil Armstrong und Buzz Aldrin betreten als erste Menschen den Mond. Mit diesem historischen Schritt definieren sie das Selbstverständnis der Menschheit neu, sie haben ihre...

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Big Dish: Building America's Deep Space Connection to the Planets

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Author: Douglas J. Mudgway  |  Isbn: 9780813028057  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy International politics, intrigue, and amazing scientific feats create the story behind NASA’s quest to communicate in deep space The astonishing success of the United States' quest to explore space depends upon NASA's visionary Deep Space Network (DSN), a...

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Astrobiologist (Weird Careers in Science)

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Author: Mary Firestone  |  Isbn: 9780791089712  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 65  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This series investigates unusual careers in science-related fields and finds out about commonly considered ways in which science can be put to use. With full colour phtographs and illustrations. Ages 12-16 years. Download book...

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Planes (Usborne Big Machines Board Books)

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Author: Clive Gifford  |  Isbn: 9780746019788  |  File size: 0.8MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 12  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Using simple language and diagrams, this book explains the inside workings of planes. Download book...

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Astronomy for Beginners Third Edition

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Author:  |  Isbn: 9781785461477  |  File size: 69.00MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 164  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Astronomy for Beginners brings you everything you need to know to view the wonders of the night sky. From the basics such as setting up a telescope, reading star charts and using binoculars, through to star hopping, keeping logbooks and joining a club, these guides will help you learn...

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The Heavens on Earth: Observatories & Astronomy in Nineteenth-Century Science & Culture

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Author:  |  Isbn: 0822346281  |  File size: 16.41MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The Heavens on Earth explores the place of the observatory in nineteenth-century science and culture. Astronomy was a core pursuit for observatories, but usually not the only one. It belonged to a larger group of “observatory sciences” that also included geodesy, meteorology,...

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