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Physics and Chemistry of Circumstellar Dust Shells

Hans-Peter Gail, Erwin Sedlmayr - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
This book explores why dust forms around stars, and how to model stellar dust formation and dust-forming environments consistently.
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Revealing the Heart of the Galaxy

Robert H. Sanders - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
Provides an insider's view of how the massive black hole was discovered at the Galactic Center.
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Catalogue of Meteorites from South America

Rogelio Daniel Acevedo, Maximiliano C.L. Rocca, Víctor Manuel García - 2014 - Science - No preview available
The first Catalogue of Meteorites from South America includes new specimens never previously reported, while doubtful cases and pseudometeorites have been deliberately omitted. The falling of these objects is a random event, but the sites where ...
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Unseen Cosmos: The Universe in Radio

Francis Graham-Smith - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
Radio telescopes have transformed our understanding of the Universe. Pulsars, quasars, Big Bang cosmology: all are discoveries of the new science of radio astronomy. Francis Graham-Smith explores this exciting science, including a new generation ...
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Science before Socrates: Parmenides, Anaxagoras, and the New Astronomy

Daniel Graham - 2013 - Philosophy - Limited preview
In Science before Socrates, Daniel W. Graham argues against the belief that the Presocratic philosophers did not produce any empirical science and that the first major Greek science, astronomy, did not develop until at least the time of Plato ...
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Cosmic Electrodynamics: Electrodynamics and Magnetic Hydrodynamics of Cosmic ...

Gregory D. Fleishman, Igorʹ Nikolaevich Toptygin - 2013 - Science - No preview available
This authoritative text on plasma behaviour in diverse astrophysical contexts combines classical and contemporary theory to show how fundamental principles in electromagnetism, hydrodynamics, and quantum mechanics find expression in plasma physics.
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Theoretical Astrophysics: An Introduction

Matthias Bartelmann - 2013 - Science - No preview available
A concise yet comprehensive introduction to the central theoretical concepts of modern astrophysics, presenting hydrodynamics, radiation, and stellar dynamics all in one textbook. Adopting a modular structure, the author illustrates a small ...
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Signatures of Life: Science Searches the Universe

Edward Ashpole - 2013 - Science - No preview available
For 50 years, astronomers in SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) have scanned the universe for intelligent signals, but with no success. In this intriguing book, Ashpole explains the probable reasons for this and discusses other ...
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Bayesian Theory and Applications

Paul Damien, Petros Dellaportas, Nicholas G. Polson, David A. Stephens - 2013 - Mathematics - Limited preview
No phenomenon in any aspect of human enterprise is known with certainty. Probability and Statistics help us quantify uncertainty and lead to better decisions that, hopefully, enhance life. The impact of the ideas in this book has already ...
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The Cosmic-Chemical Bond: Chemistry from the Big Bang to Planet Formation

D. A. Williams, T. W. Hartquist - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
Introducing astrochemistry to a wide audience, this book describes how molecules formed in chemical reactions occur in a range of environments in interstellar and circumstellar space, from shortly after the Big Bang up to the present epoch ...
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