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X-ray Polarimetry: A New Window in Astrophysics

Ronaldo Bellazzini, Enrico Costa, Giorgio Matt, Gianpiero Tagliaferri - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
Due to the advent of a new generation of detectors, X-ray polarimetry promises to join X-ray imaging, spectroscopy and timing as one of the main observational techniques in high energy astrophysics. This has renewed interest in the field, and ...
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In Search of the Multiverse: Parallel Worlds, Hidden Dimensions, and the ...

John Gribbin - 2010 - Science - No preview available
Critical acclaim for John Gribbin "The master of popular science." —Sunday Times (London) "Gribbin explains things very well indeed, and there's not an equation in sight." —David Goodstein, The New York Times Book Review (on Almost Everyone's ...
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Observing and Cataloguing Nebulae and Star Clusters: From Herschel to Dreyer ...

Wolfgang Steinicke - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
The New General Catalogue, originally created in 1888, is the source for referencing bright nebulae and star clusters, both in professional and amateur astronomy. With 7840 entries, it is the most-used historical catalogue of observational ...
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Atlas of the Galilean Satellites

Paul Schenk - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
Complete color global maps and high-resolution mosaics of Jupiter's four large moons – Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto – are compiled for the first time in this important atlas. The satellites are revealed as four visually striking and ...
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Talking about Life: Conversations on Astrobiology

Chris Impey - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
With over 500 planets now known to exist beyond the Solar System, spacecraft heading for Mars, and the ongoing search for extraterrestrial intelligence, this timely book explores current ideas about the search for life in the Universe. It ...
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Transiting Exoplanets

Carole A. Haswell - 2010 - Science - No preview available
The methods used in the detection and characterization of exoplanets are presented through the study of transiting systems in this unique textbook for advanced undergraduates. From determining the atmospheric properties of transiting exoplanets ...
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Planetary Sciences

Imke de Pater, Jack J. Lissauer - 2010 - Science - Limited preview
An authoritative introduction for graduate students in astronomy, planetary science and earth science.
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Problem Solving and Programming Concepts

Maureen Sprankle, Jim Hubbard - 2009 - Computers - Snippet view
Revised to reflect the most current issues in the programming industry, this successful book emphasizes that problem solving is the same inallcomputer languages, regardless of syntax.Uses a generic, non-language-specific approach to present the ...
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In Search of Time: Journeys Along a Curious Dimension

Dan Falk - 2009 - Science and civilization - No preview available
The enigma of time has captivated journalist Dan Falk, who sets off on a journey In Search of Time. The quest takes him from the ancient observatories of stone-age Ireland to the atomic clocks of the U.S. Naval Observatory; from the layers of ...
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