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Managing Time: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges

2006 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
When faced with packed schedules, endless emails, and towering in-boxes, itís easy to become overwhelmed and ineffective at work. This guide will put readers back in charge of their time and workload by showing how to: - Set goals and prioritize ...
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The Physics of Astrophysics: Gas dynamics

Frank H. Shu - 1991 - Science - Limited preview
This two-volume text is for new graduates on astronomy courses who need to get to grips with the physics involved in the subject. Four problem sets, averaging three problems per set, accompany each volume. The problems expand on the material ...
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Nikolai V. Pogorelov - 2009 - Science - No preview available
"This volume contains the papers based on talks given at ASTRONUM-2008--the third in the series of international conferences organized by the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics of the University of California and Institute for Research ...
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The Ages of Stars (IAU S258)

Eric E. Mamajek, David R. Soderblom, Rosemary F. G. Wyse - 2009 - Science - Snippet view
Estimating accurate stellar ages is one of the most difficult challenges in astrophysics. A star's age cannot be measured directly, and currently we only know the accurate age for one star: the Sun. Stellar ages lie at the heart of much of ...
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Nonlinear Cosmic Ray Diffusion Theories

Andreas Shalchi - 2009 - Astronomy - Limited preview
This book deals with the physics of cosmic ray diffusion theory, focusing on the physics of nonlinear transport of cosmic rays through turbulent interplanetary or interstellar plasma. The author discusses fundamental processes such as cosmic ray ...
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Finding the Big Bang

P. James E. Peebles, Lyman A. Page, Jr., R. Bruce Partridge - 2009 - Science - No preview available
Cosmology, the study of the universe as a whole, has become a precise physical science, the foundation of which is our understanding of the cosmic microwave background radiation (CMBR) left from the big bang. The story of the discovery and ...
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From First Light to Reionization: The End of the Dark Ages

Massimo Stiavelli - 2009 - Science - No preview available
This up-to-date and concise account of a critical period of the early universe directly links the latest theories and experiments. Targeted at cosmological problems rather than specific methods, it begins with an introduction reviewing the early ...
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The Day We Found the Universe

Marcia Bartusiak - 2009 - Science - Limited preview
The riveting and mesmerizing story behind a watershed period in human history, the discovery of the startling size and true nature of our universe. On New Years Day in 1925, a young Edwin Hubble released his finding that our Universe was far ...
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