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Decoding the Mechanisms of Antikythera Astronomical Device

Author: Hong-Sen Yan and Jian-Liang Lin  |  Isbn: 9783662484456  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 281  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book presents a systematic design methodology for decoding the interior structure of the Antikythera mechanism, an astronomical device from...

A Passion For The Planets

Author: William Sheehan  |  Isbn: 9781441959706  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 194  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Astronomy is by far the most popular of the physical sciences, enticing enough to become a major cultural preoccupation for many, and for some an enthralling...

The Interstellar Medium, Expanding Nebulae & Triggered Star Formation: Theory & Simulations

Author: Thomas G. Bisbas  |  Isbn: 9783319261409  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 71  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This brief brings together the theoretical aspects of star formation and ionized regions with the most up-to-date simulations and observations. Beginning with the...

The Siddhāntasundara of Jñānarāja: An English Translation with Commentary

Author: Toke Lindegaard Knudsen  |  Isbn: 9781421414423  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy A treasure for anyone interested in early modern India and the history of mathematics, this first English translation of the Siddhāntasundara reveals the...

Galaxy Collisions: Forging New Worlds from Cosmic Crashes

Author: Curtis Struck  |  Isbn: 9780387853703  |  File size: 128MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 285  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Galaxy Collisions shows what’s out there in the universe, what it’s like in other galaxies, how they might look, and how cosmic processes affect life in...

Messages from the stars: Communication & contact with extra-terrestrial life

Author: Ian Ridpath  |  Isbn: 9780006345961  |  File size: 8.7MB  |  Year: 1978  |  Pages: 220  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Messages from the stars: Communication and contact with extra-terrestrial life Download book...

The Starlight Night: The Sky in the Writings of Shakespeare, Tennyson, & Hopkins, 2nd edition

Author: David H. Levy  |  Isbn: 9783319198774  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 214  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy In this updated second edition renowned amateur comet-searcher David H. Levy expands on his work about the intricate relationship between the night sky and the works...

Ben Zuckerman, Michael H. Hart - Extraterrestrials: Where Are They? (2nd Edition)

Author: Ben Zuckerman and Michael H. Hart  |  Isbn: 9780521448031  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 1995  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Is it possible that extraterrestrial life forms exist within our Galaxy, the Milky Way? This book offers a critical analysis by leading experts in...

Spectroscopy: The Key to the Stars: Reading the Lines in Stellar Spectra

Author: Keith Robinson  |  Isbn: 9780387367866  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This is the first non-technical book on spectroscopy written specifically for practical amateur astronomers. It includes all the science necessary for a qualitative...

Cosmogenic Radionuclides: Theory & Applications in the Terrestrial & Space Environments

Author: Jürg Beer and Ken McCracken  |  Isbn: 978-3642431609  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 444  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book shows how cosmogenic radionuclides can trace and reconstruct the history of a variety of processes. Demonstrates the strength of analytic...

The Science & Art of Using Telescopes

Author: Philip Pugh  |  Isbn: 9780387764696  |  File size: 11.5MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 411  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Amateur astronomers have to start somewhere. Most begin by buying a modest astronomical telescope and getting to know the night sky. After a while, many want to move...

Neutrino Cosmology

Author: Dr Gianpiero Mangano, Dr Julien Lesgourgues, and Professor Gennaro Miele  |  Isbn: 9781107013957  |  File size: 5.9MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 392  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy The role that neutrinos have played in the evolution of the Universe is the focus of one of the most...

Lunar & Interplanetary Trajectories

Author: Robin Biesbroek  |  Isbn: 9783319269818  |  File size: 25.97MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 227  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This book provides readers with a clear description of the types of lunar and interplanetary trajectories, and how they influence satellite-system design. The...

New Theories of Everything: The Quest for Ultimate Explanation

Author: John D. Barrow  |  Isbn: 0192807218  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: Englsih  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Will we ever discover a single scientific theory that tells us everything that has happened, and everything that will happen, on every level in the Universe? The quest...

The Moon's Largest Craters & Basins

Author: Charles J. Byrne  |  Isbn: 9783319220314  |  File size: 66.5mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 246  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This most recent book from lunar expert Charles J. Byrne combines the latest comprehensive imagery, topography and gravity data from all three recent Moon...

How It Works Book of Amazing Answers to Curious Questions Volume 5

Author:  |  Isbn: 1785461842  |  File size: 44.00MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 180  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy If you’re curious about the world we live in, you’ve come to the right place! With sections on Environment, Technology, Science, Space, Transport and History, you are...

Patrick Moore's Observer's Year: 366 Nights of the Universe: 2015 - 2020 (3rd edition)

Author: Mike Inglis  |  Isbn: 9783319186771  |  File size: 20MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 392  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy Observers no longer need to wonder what they will turn their attention to each night of the year with this updated text of a beloved favorite from Sir Partick Moore....

Transport Processes in Space Physics & Astrophysics: Problems & Solutions

Author: Alexander Dosch and Gary P. Zank  |  Isbn: 9783319248783  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 257  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy This is the problems and solution manual for the graduate text with the same title and published as Lecture Notes in Physics Vol 877 which provides...

Tragedy & Triumph in Orbit: The Eighties & Early Nineties

Author: Ben Evans  |  Isbn: 9781461434290  |  File size: 972.6MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 614  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy April 12, 2011 is the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering journey into space. To commemorate this momentous achievement, Springer-Praxis is producing a...

A Spectroscopic Atlas of Bright Stars: A Pocket Field Guide

Author: Jack Martin  |  Isbn: 9781441907042  |  File size: 15.7MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 206  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Astronomy A Spectroscopic Atlas of the Stars: A Pocket Field Guide is a standard reference book for all amateur astronomers interested in practical spectroscopy or...