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Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now that the Facts Aren't the Facts ...

David Weinberger - 2011 - Computers - Limited preview
The Harvard senior researcher and author of Everything is Miscellaneous reveals how business, science, education and the government are learning to use networked knowledge to make better decisions, offering insight into how the Internet age has ...
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Introduction to Black Hole Physics

Valeri P. Frolov, Andrei Zelnikov - 2011 - Science - Limited preview
What is a black hole? How many of them are in our Universe? Can black holes be created in a laboratory or in particle colliders? Can objects similar to black holes be used for space and time travel? This book discusses these and many other ...
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Foothold in the Heavens: The Seventies

Ben Evans - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
Foothold in the Heavens, the second volume in the A History of Human Space Exploration series, focuses upon the 1970s, the decade in which humanity established real, longterm foothold in the heavens with the construction and operation of the ...
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An Introduction to Planetary Atmospheres

Agustin Sanchez-Lavega - 2011 - Science - Limited preview
Planetary atmospheres is a relatively new, interdisciplinary subject that incorporates various areas of the physical and chemical sciences, including geophysics, geophysical fluid dynamics, atmospheric science, astronomy, and astrophysics ...
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Chemistry in Space: From Interstellar Matter to the Origin of Life

Dieter Rehder - 2010 - Science - No preview available
The dynamic field of extraterrestrial chemistry brings together ideas of chemistr, astrophysics, and biology to the study of molecules between stars, around stars, and on plantes. This book serves as an introduction to chemial processes under ...
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Dark Energy: Theory and Observations

Luca Amendola, Shinji Tsujikawa - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
Dark energy, the mysterious cause of the accelerating expansion of the universe, is one of the most important fields of research in astrophysics and cosmology today. Introducing the theoretical ideas, observational methods and results, this ...
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Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap

Pat Duggins - 2010 - Science - No preview available
An experienced space journalist examines the extreme new challenges that will be faced by astronauts journeying to Mars and back, who will have to grow their own food, find their own water, solve their own emergencies without hope for rescue and ...
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Scientific and Statistical Database Management: 22nd International ...

Michael Gertz, Bertram Ludaescher - 2010 - Computers - Limited preview
The LNCS series reports state-of-the-art results in computer science research, development, and education, at a high level and in both printed and electronic form. Enjoying tight cooperation with the R&D community, with numerous individuals, as ...
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