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Celestial Dynamics

Chaoticity and Dynamics of Celestial Systems

by Rudolf Dvorak & Christoph Lhotka

<p>Written by an internationally renowned expert author and researcher, this monograph fills the need for a book conveying the sophisticated tools needed to calculate exo-planet motion and interplanetary space flight. It is unique in considering

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Celestial Sleuth

Using Astronomy to Solve Mysteries in Art, History and Literature

by Donald W. Olson

<p>For a general audience interested in solving mysteries in art, history, and literature using the methods of science, 'forensic astronomy'  is a thrilling new field of exploration. Astronomical calculations are the basis of the studies, which ...

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Centennial of General Relativity

A Celebration

by César Augusto Zen Vasconcellos

<p>It has been over 100 years since the presentation of the Theory of General Relativity by Albert Einstein, in its final formulation, to the Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences. To celebrate 100 years of general relativity, World Scientific ...

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Characterizing Space Plasmas

A Data Driven Approach

by George K. Parks

<p>This didactic book uses a data-driven approach to connect measurements made by plasma instruments to the real world. This approach makes full use of the instruments’ capability and examines the data at the most detailed level an experiment ...

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Chasing Hubble's Shadows

The Search for Galaxies at the Edge of Time

by Jeff Kanipe

<p><em>Chasing Hubble's Shadows</em> is an account of the continuing efforts of astronomers to probe the outermost limits of the observable universe. The book derives its title from something the great American astronomer Edwin Hubble once ...

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Chasing The Moon

by Robert Stone

In a world divided by the ideological struggles of the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement, more than one-fifth of the people on the planet paused to watch the live transmission of the Apollo 11 mission. To watch as humanity ...

ISBN: 9780008307868

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Chemistry of the Solar System

by Katharina Lodders & Bruce Fegley, Jr

<p>This book is an appealing, concise, and factual account of the chemistry of the solar system. It includes basic facts about the chemical composition of the different bodies in the solar system, the major chemical processes involved in the ...

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China’s Strategy in Space

by Stacey Solomone

<p>This book addresses why China is going into space and provides up- to-date information on all aspects of the Chinese Space Program in terms of launch vehicles, launch sites and infrastructure, crew vehicles for space exploration, satellite ...

ISBN: 9781461466901

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Chinese Astrology Predictions and Feng Shui for 2013

by Marina Lighthouse

<p>Chinese Astrology Predictions and Feng Shui for 2013 is a fresh, new, easy to understand approach to chart your course through the Year of the Water Snake. Whether you are just getting acquainted or you have studied for many years you will ...

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Chondrules

Records of Protoplanetary Disk Processes

by Sara S. Russell, Harold C. Connolly Jr. & Alexander N. Krot

<p>Chondrules are spherical silicate grains which formed from protoplanetary disk material, and as such provide an important record of the conditions of the Solar System in pre-planetary times. Chondrules are a major constituent in chondritic ...

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Choosing and Using Astronomical Eyepieces

by William Paolini

<p>A valuable reference that fills a number of niches including that of a buyer's guide, technical desk reference and observer's field guide. It documents the past market and its evolution, right up to the present day. In addition to appealing ...

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Choosing and Using Astronomical Filters

by Martin Griffiths

<p>As a casual read through any of the major amateur astronomical magazines will demonstrate, there are filters available for all aspects of optical astronomy. This book provides a ready resource on the use of the following filters, among ...

ISBN: 9781493910441

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Civilized Life in the Universe

Scientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials

by George Basalla

<p>This book is a selective and fascinating history of scientific speculation about intelligent extraterrestrial life. From Plutarch to Stephen Hawking, some of the most prominent western scientists have had quite detailed perceptions and ...

ISBN: 9780190291402

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Climatic Cycles and Tree-Growth

A Study of the Annual Rings of Trees in Relation to Climate and Solar Activity

by A. E. Douglass

<p>Before taking up the details of collection and measurement it is desirable to describe certain preliminary studies, such as those upon the yearly identity of the rings, time of the year of ring formation, and so forth. These studies were made

ISBN: 9780243808779

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Collins Guides - Collins Stars And Planets Guide [New Edition]

by Ian Ridpath

The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative &#8216;Collins Guide' series. A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized ...

ISBN: 9780008239275

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Collins Stars and Planets Guide (Collins Guides)

by Ian Ridpath

<p>The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative ‘Collins Guide’ series. A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, ...

ISBN: 9780008239268

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Cometography: Volume 6, 1983–1993

A Catalog of Comets

by Gary W. Kronk, Maik Meyer & David A. J. Seargent

<p>Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed from ancient times up to the 1990s, when the internet took off as a medium of scientific record. It uses the most reliable orbits known to determine the distances from the Earth ...

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Comets

Nature and Culture

by P. Andrew Karam

<p>Radiating fire and ice, comets as a phenomenon seem part science, part myth. Two thousand years ago when a comet shot across the night sky, it convinced the Romans that Julius Caesar was a god. In 1066, Halley’s Comet was interpreted as a ...

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Comets And Their Origin

The Tools To Decipher A Comet

by Uwe Meierhenrich

<p>Divided into two parts, the first four chapters of Comets and their Origin refer to comets and their formation in general, describing cometary missions, comet remote observations, astrochemistry, artificial comets, and the chirality ...

ISBN: 9783527412792

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COMETS!

Visitors from Deep Space

by David J. Eicher

<p>Join David J. Eicher in this fast-paced and entertaining journey through the history, present, and future of these important yet mysterious cosmic bodies. From ancient times, humans have been fascinated by 'broom stars' and 'blazing ...

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