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An Introduction to Modern Mathematical Computing: With Mathematica®

Jonathan M. Borwein, Matthew P. Skerritt - 2012 - Computers - No preview available
An essential read for mathematicians, this volume looks beyond the syntax and semantics of Mathematica and other programs. It focuses on why they are necessary tools for anyone who engages in mathematics, as well as showing how to create better ...
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Doing the Impossible: George E. Mueller and the Management of NASA's Human ...

Arthur L. Slotkin - 2012 - Science - No preview available
With fascinating insights into the management of NASA s Apollo program, this book explains how Mueller single-handedly introduced new administrative approaches that facilitated US president John F. Kennedy s goal of landing an astronaut on the moon.
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Space Program Management: Methods and Tools

Marcello Spagnulo, Rick Fleeter, Mauro Balduccini, Federico Nasini - 2012 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Beginning with factors that set space programs apart from other management challenges, this book uses theory and examples of real programs worldwide to identify the tools needed to manage large, complex space programs in both government and ...
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NASA Formal Methods: 4th International Symposium, NFM 2012, Norfolk, VA, USA ...

Alwyn Goodloe, Suzette Person - 2012 - Computers - Limited preview
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on NASA Formal Methods, NFM 2012, held in Norfolk, VA, USA, in April 2012. The 36 revised regular papers presented together with 10 short papers, 3 invited talks ...
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Hubble's Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images

Terence Dickinson - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Presents an overview of the Hubble Space Telescope, describing its initial launch in 1990 and impact on our understanding of the universe, along with some of its latest images of galaxies, stars, planets, and nebulas.
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate ...

Lisa Randall - 2012 - Science - No preview available
“Science has a battle for hearts and minds on its hands….How good it feels to have Lisa Randall’s unusual blend of top flight science, clarity, and charm on our side.” —Richard Dawkins “Dazzling ideas….Read this book today to understand the ...
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Astronomy For Dummies

Stephen P. Maran - 2012 - Science - No preview available
The fun and easy way to explore the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps ...
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Edge of the Universe: A Voyage to the Cosmic Horizon and Beyond

Paul Halpern - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Explaining what we know about the Big Bang, the accelerating universe, dark energy, dark flow and dark matter, a physicist and popular science writer examines some of the theories about the content of the universe and our extraordinary cosmos.
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