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Big-Bang Nucleosynthesis

Thermonuclear History in the Early Universe

by Masa-aki Hashimoto, Riou Nakamura, E. P. Berni Ann Thushari & others

<p>The book reviews theories of nucleosynthesis in big-bang cosmology. It introduces the standard model of cosmology, astronuclear reactions, numerical techniques for nucleosynethsis, and describes in detail the theories that go beyond the ...

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Binocular Stargazing

by Mike D. Reynolds

<p>A guide to viewing stars, the moon, planets, meteors, comets, and aurora through binoculars. Features a foreword by renowned astronomer and writer David Levy. Includes a complete guide to current binocular brands and models and explains what ...

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Biological Threats in the 21st Century

The Politics, People, Science and Historical Roots

by Filippa Lentzos

<p><em>Biological Threats in the 21st Century</em> offers a fresh understanding of contemporary biological threats to national security. Readers are introduced to the politics, people, science and historical roots of contemporary biological ...

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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Black Holes and the Quest to Hear the Invisible

by Janna Levin

<p><strong>The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history</strong></p> <p>*Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the <em>Sunday Times*</em></p> <p>'This is ...

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Black Holes Are Souls

by Mike Hockney

<p>Any theory – any theory at all – that begins with false assumptions will produce false results. Therefore, the most fundamental task of all is to examine and get right the assumptions that underlie a theory. How do science’s fundamental ...

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Black Holes: The Reith Lectures

by Stephen Hawking

<p>“It is said that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of black holes. Black holes are stranger than anything dreamed up by science fiction writers.”</p> <p>In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking ...

ISBN: 9781473541986

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Blazing a Ghostly Trail

ISON and Great Comets of the Past and Future

by Peter Grego

<p>Ice and Fire: Great Comets to Come was written because a special celestial event climaxes towards the end of 2013 – the arrival, fresh from the Oort Cloud, of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON).  By all predictions – even the most pessimistic ones – this

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Bode’s Law and the Discovery of Juno

Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

by Clifford J. Cunningham

<p>Johann Bode developed a so-called law of planetary distances best known as Bode’s Law. The story of the discovery of Juno in 1804 by Karl Harding tells how Juno fit into that scheme and is examined as it relates to the philosopher Georg ...

ISBN: 9783319328751

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Book On Space: Asteroids and Meteors

Planets Book for Kids

by Baby Professor

What is outer space like? This book has pictures and a few facts in text available for your children to ponder over! The use of pictures and the amazing layout will encourage active participation in the creation of memories rich in learning. If ...

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Bose and His Statistics

by G.Venkataraman

<p>This book describes a monumental discovery made by Satyendranath Bose. It also helps the reader take a step closer in understanding Bose—the scientist—and describes the events that surround this exciting discover</p> ...

ISBN: 9788173718526

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Budget Astrophotography

Imaging with Your DSLR or Webcam

by Timothy J. Jensen

<p>Here are clear explanations of how to make superb astronomical deep-sky images using only a DSLR or webcam and an astronomical telescope – no expensive dedicated CCD cameras needed!</p> <p>The book is written for amateur astronomers ...

ISBN: 9781493917730

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Building and Using Binoscopes

by Norman Butler

<p>Covering both homemade and commercial products, this book provides the reader with simple and straightforward information about the modeling, building, and use of binoscopes. Binoscopes can be thought of as binoculars enlarged to the size of ...

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Building Habitats on the Moon

Engineering Approaches to Lunar Settlements

by Haym Benaroya

<p>Designing a habitat for the lunar surface? You will need to know more than structural engineering. There are the effects of meteoroids, radiation, and low gravity. Then there are the psychological and psychosocial aspects of living in close ...

ISBN: 9783319682440

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Caesarean Moon Births

Calculations, Moon Sighting, and the Prophetic Way

by Hamza Yusuf

<p>Prior to the advent of electricity, every night held the possibility of a celestial light show. People in even the most urban environments were exposed to the awe and majesty of the heavens, which clearly “proclaim the glory of God.” The ...

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Calculation of the Brightness of Light

In the Case of Anisotropic Scattering

by V. S. Atroshenko

ISBN: 9781489951540

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Calling Taikong: A Strategy Report and Study of China's Future Space Science Missions

by Ji Wu

<p>This book describes the status quo of space science in China, details the scientific questions to be addressed by the Chinese space science community in 2016-2030, and proposes key strategic goals, space science programs and missions, the ...

ISBN: 9789811067372

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Caroline Lucretia Herschel

Story of a Woman Astronomer

by Eliza Ann Youmans

<p>Caroline Lucretia Herschel was the first woman who received full recognition as astronomer by discovering several comets. She was also the first woman to be awarded a Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, and to be named an Honorary ...

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Cataclysmic Cosmic Events and How to Observe Them

by Martin Mobberley

<p>In the Victorian era – or for non-British readers, the mid-to-late nineteenth century – amateur astronomy tended to center on Solar System objects. The Moon and planets, as well as bright comets, were the key objects of interest. The brighter

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Celestial Calculations

A Gentle Introduction to Computational Astronomy

by J. L. Lawrence

<p><strong>How to predict and calculate the positions of stars, planets, the sun, the moon, and satellites using a personal computer and high school mathematics.</strong></p> <p>Our knowledge of the universe is expanding rapidly, as space ...

ISBN: 9780262351775

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Celestial Delights

The Best Astronomical Events Through 2020

by Francis Reddy

<p><em>Celestial Delights</em> is essentially a 'TV Guide' for teh sky. This will be its third edition. This title, which has aggregated sales of about 20,000 copies to date in its two previous editions and has found a niche with skygazers, is ...

ISBN: 9781461406105

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