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Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

Daniel Goleman - 2007 - Psychology - No preview available
Redefines the nature of human relationships and its impact on nearly every aspect of daily life, combining the latest research in biology and brain science to reveal how daily encounters shape the brain and affect the body.
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Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines (IAU S250)

International Astronomical Union. Symposium - 2008 - Science - No preview available
Reviews our current understanding of the life, evolution and death of massive stars; for researchers and graduate students.
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The Hunt for Planet X: New Worlds and the Fate of Pluto

Govert Schilling - 2008 - Nature - No preview available
Based on interviews with astronomers, this book reads like a scientific ‘whodunnit’, going from disappointment to elation in the hunt for ‘Planet X’. Science writer Govert Schilling introduces the heroes in the race to find a new world in our ...
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Granting the Seasons: The Chinese Astronomical Reform of 1280, With a Study ...

Nathan Sivin - 2008 - Astronomy - Limited preview
China s most sophisticated system of computational astronomy was created for a Mongol emperor who could neither read nor write Chinese, to celebrate victory over China after forty years of devastating war. This book explains how and why, and ...
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Who Owns the Moon?: Extraterrestrial Aspects of Land and Mineral Resources ...

Virgiliu Pop - 2008 - Law - Limited preview
This work investigates the permissibility and viability of property rights on the celestial bodies, particularly the extraterrestrial aspects of land and mineral resources ownership. In lay terms, it aims to find an answer to the question Who ...
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Managing Your Career

2007 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Wondering how the most accomplished leaders from around the globe have tackled their toughest challenges? Now you can find out—with Lessons Learned. Concise and engaging, each volume in this new series offers 12-14 insightful essays by top ...
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Galactic Dynamics

James Binney - 1987 - Science - Limited preview
Two of the world's leading astrophysicists, James Binney and Scott Tremaine, here present a comprehensive review of the theory of galactic dynamics at a level suitable for both graduate students and researchers. Their work in this volume ...
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Beyond Bias and Barriers:: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic ...

Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering, Institute of Medicine, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering - 2007 - Social Science - Limited preview
The United States economy relies on the productivity, entrepreneurship, and creativity of its people. To maintain its scientific and engineering leadership amid increasing economic and educational globalization, the United States must ...
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Applied Multiway Data Analysis

Pieter M. Kroonenberg - 2008 - Mathematics - Limited preview
From a preeminent authority—a modern and applied treatment of multiway data analysis This groundbreaking book is the first of its kind to present methods for analyzing multiway data by applying multiway component techniques. Multiway analysis is ...
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One Thousand Events that Shaped the World

2007 - History - No preview available
What are the 1,000 events, through all time and from all places, that have been most influential in shaping the world in which we live today? From that starting point, the book's creators -- a team of veteran writers and editors -- have developed ...
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