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Cosmic Numbers: The Numbers That Define Our Universe

James D. Stein - 2013 - Mathematics - No preview available
In Cosmic Numbers, mathematician and science writer James Stein traces the discovery, evolution, and interrelationships of the great numbers that define our world. While you may have heard of the speed of light, Boltzmann's constant, and the ...
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Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist

Ian Stewart Glass - 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
This is the first comprehensive biography of one of the greatest and most careful observational astronomers of all time. He mapped the southern sky and named many of the constellations. In addition, he contributed to geodesy, navigation, and ...
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The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy: The Best Science Writing ...

Cornelia Dean - 2013 - Science - No preview available
From the discovery of distant galaxies and black holes to the tiny interstices of the atom, here is the very best on physics and astronomy from the New York Times! These 125 articles from the award-winning paper's archives—selected by former ...
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Astrophysics Through Computation: With Mathematica® Support

Brian Koberlein, David Meisel - 2013 - Computers - Limited preview
This new astrophysics text integrates analytical and computational methods to explore a broad range of topics in astrophysics.
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Rotating Relativistic Stars

John L. Friedman, Nikolaos Stergioulas - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
This volume pulls together more than forty years of research to provide graduate students and researchers in astrophysics, gravitational physics, and astronomy with the first self-contained treatment of the structure, stability, and oscillations ...
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Weird Life: The Search for Life That Is Very, Very Different from Our Own

David Toomey - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
Introduces unusual life-forms and the scientists who search for them and traces the discoveries of unfamiliar life forms in extreme areas of the solar system.
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Planetary Climates

Andrew Ingersoll - 2013 - Science - No preview available
This concise, sophisticated introduction to planetary climates explains the global physical and chemical processes that determine climate on any planet or major planetary satellite--from Mercury to Neptune and even large moons such as Saturn's ...
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Introduction to Programming Concepts With Case Studies in Python

Göktürk Üçoluk, Sinan Kalkan - 2012 - Computers - No preview available
Using the Python language as a medium for illustrating and demonstrating the concepts, this introductory book explores computer science in a programming environment, offering fundamental ideas and abstract theorems for solving computational problems.
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The Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work

Quinetta M. Roberson - 2013 - Medical - No preview available
Greater workforce diversity and business trends make the management of such diversity an important challenge for organizational leaders. The Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work offers a comprehensive review of current theory and research and ...
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Alien Life Imagined: Communicating the Science and Culture of Astrobiology

Mark Brake - 2012 - Science - Limited preview
Compelling account of how ideas of alien life have evolved for general readers, amateur astronomers and undergraduate students studying astrobiology.
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