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Exploring the Solar System: The History and Science of Planetary Exploration

Roger D. Launius - 2013 - History - No preview available
From the beginning of the Space Age the United States, followed soon by other nations, began an impressive effort to learn about the planets of the solar system. The data collected and analyzed by scientists has revolutionized understanding of ...
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Theories of the Origin of the Moon: New Concept. Geochemistry and Dynamics

Erik M. Galimov, Anton M. Krivtsov - 2012 - Science - No preview available
The origin of the Moon remains an unsolved problem of the planetary science. Researchers engaged in celestial dynamics, geophysics, and geochemistry are still discussing various models of creation of our closest cosmic neighbour. The most popular ...
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Feeding Compact Objects (IAU S290): Accretion on All Scales

Chengmin Zhang, Tomaso Belloni, Mariano Méndez, Shuangnan Zhang - 2013 - Science - No preview available
IAU S290 addresses state-of-the-art research on astrophysical accretion, on scales from active galactic nuclei to stellar black holes.
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Advancing the Physics of Cosmic Distances (IAU S289)

Richard de Grijs - 2013 - Science - No preview available
IAU Symposium 289 provides a snapshot of the field of distance measurement in space, exploring recent progress and cutting-edge methods.
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Binary Paths to Type Ia Supernovae Explosions (IAU S281)

Rosanne Di Stefano, Marina Orio, Maxwell Moe - 2013 - Science - No preview available
IAU S281 describes progress toward the solution of the Type Ia supernovae progenitor puzzle, presenting all sides of ongoing debates.
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Low-mass Stars and the Transition Stars/brown Dwarfs: Evry Schatzman School ...

Evry Schatzman (Astronom, Frankreich) - 2012 - Brown dwarf stars - No preview available
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The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies ...

W. Patrick McCray - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
"In "The Visioneers," Patrick McCray introduces us to a host of innovators who pushed back against the language of limits. Their techno-enthusiast ventures, unfolding in the closing decades of the twentieth century, combined technical skill, bold ...
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Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space ...

Claude A. Piantadosi - 2013 - Science - No preview available
Seeking to reenergize Americans' passion for the space program, the value of further exploration of the Moon, and the importance of human beings on the final frontier, Claude A. Piantadosi presents a rich history of American space exploration and ...
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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012

Mircea Pitici, David Mumford - 2013 - Mathematics - Limited preview
Collects essays on mathematics, from the mathematical aspects of origami and the mathematics of dating to the frequency and distribution of prime numbers and a ball in five dimensions.
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