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Ganita-Yukti-Bhasa (Rationales in Mathematical Astronomy) of Jyesthadeva ...

K. Ramasubramanian - 2009 - Mathematics - No preview available
Ganita-yukti-bhasa (Rationales in Mathematical Astronomy) of Jyesthadeva (c.1530) is a seminal text of the Kerala school of astronomy. Here is a critical edition of the entire Malayalam text along with an English translation and detailed ...
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Cometography: Volume 4, 1933–1959: A Catalog of Comets

Gary W. Kronk - 2008 - Science - No preview available
Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed throughout history. It uses the most reliable orbits known to determine the distances from the Earth and Sun at the time a comet was discovered and last observed, as well as the ...
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Star vistas: a collection of fine art astrophotography

Greg Parker, Noel Carboni - 2009 - Photography - Snippet view
For armchair astronomers and general science readers, "Star Vistas" contains spectacular photographs of rare deep-sky objects, some of the most exquisite star photographs ever made, and beautiful pictures of the Moon, comets, and constellations ...
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Astrophysics in the Next Decade: The James Webb Space Telescope and ...

Harley A. Thronson, Massimo Stiavelli, A. G. G. M. Tielens - 2009 - Science - Limited preview
NASA "s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), planned for operation in about five years, will have the capability to investigate “ and answer “ some of the most challenging questions in astronomy. Although motivated and designed to study the ...
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Cosmic Rays in Magnetospheres of the Earth and other Planets

L. I. Dorman, Lev Dorman - 2009 - Astrophysics - Limited preview
This monograph describes the behaviour of cosmic rays in the magnetosphere of the Earth and of some other planets. Recently this has become an important topic both theoretically, because it is closely connected with the physics of the Earth "s ...
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Structure Formation in Astrophysics

Gilles Chabrier - 2009 - Science - No preview available
Understanding the formation of objects at all scales in the universe, from galaxy clusters to stars and planets, is a major problem in modern astrophysics, and one of the most exciting challenges of twenty-first century astronomy. Even though ...
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The Crowded Universe: The Search for Living Planets

Alan Boss - 2009 - Science - Limited preview
We are nearing a turning point in our quest for life in the universe—we now have the capacity to detect Earth-like planets around other stars. But will we find any? In The Crowded Universe, renowned astronomer Alan Boss argues that based on what ...
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Nucleosynthesis and Chemical Evolution of Galaxies

Bernard E. J. Pagel - 2009 - Science - No preview available
The distribution of elements in the cosmos is the result of many processes, and it provides a powerful tool to study the Big Bang, the density of baryonic matter, nucleosynthesis and the formation and evolution of stars and galaxies. Covering ...
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