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Setting the Scene for Gaia and LAMOST (IAU S298)

Sofia Feltzing, Gang Zhao, Nicholas A. Walton, Patricia A. Whitelock - 2014 - Science - No preview available
This up-to-date review of our knowledge of the Milky Way prior to the launch of Gaia covers many topics, including dynamical simulations, photometric and spectroscopic surveys, interstellar matter, and stellar atmospheres. Expert reviews will ...
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Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets

Stephen J. Mackwell, Amy A. Simon-Miller, Jerald W. Harder, Mark A. Bullock - 2014 - Science - Limited preview
"Through the contributions of more than sixty leading experts in the field, Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets sets forth the foundations for this emerging new science and brings the reader to the forefront of our current ...
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The Analysis of Starlight: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Astronomical ...

J. B. Hearnshaw - 1990 - Science - Limited preview
This book presents a detailed pedagogical account of the equation of state and its applications in several important and fast growing topics in theoretical physics, chemistry and engineering. This book is the storv of the analysis of starlight by ...
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Sidereus Nuncius, Or The Sidereal Messenger

Galileo Galilei - 1989 - Science - Limited preview
"This fine translation is a god-send. . . . Surely you want to read what Galileo wrote. If so buy this book. Van Helden's introduction is scholarly; no one knows more about Galileo's telescope; the translation is superb; Van Helden's review of ...
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Big Data Computing

Rajendra Akerkar - 2013 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Due to market forces and technological evolution, Big Data computing is developing at an increasing rate. A wide variety of novel approaches and tools have emerged to tackle the challenges of Big Data, creating both more opportunities and more ...
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Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program

David Meerman Scott, Richard Jurek - 2014 - Science - Limited preview
One of the most successful public relations campaigns in history, featuring heroic astronauts, press-savvy rocket scientists, enthusiastic reporters, deep-pocketed defense contractors, and Tang.
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Observational Molecular Astronomy: Exploring the Universe Using Molecular ...

David A. Williams, Serena Viti - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
This is the first book for astronomers who wish to use molecular emissions as a tool to explore the Universe.
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Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics

G?rard Belmont, Roland Grappin, Fabrice Mottez, Filippo Pantellini, Guy Pelletier - 2013 - Science - No preview available
Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics examines the unique properties of media without collisions in plasma physics. Experts in this field, the authors present the first book to concentrate on collisionless conditions in plasmas, whether close or ...
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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Max Tegmark - 2014 - Mathematics - No preview available
The ideas of one of the most original cosmologists at work today--accessible, anecdotal, animated by the author's wit and passion--which will fascinate readers of Brian Greene, Roger Penrose, and Ray Kurzweil. Max Tegmark leads us on an ...
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Flex: The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences

Jane Hyun, Audrey S. Lee - 2014 - Business & Economics - No preview available
A global leadership advisor to Fortune 500 companies provides proven strategies for managers to navigate and leverage diversity effectively in this new global economy by incorporating flex into their management style to develop the talent they ...
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