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The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics

Roger A. Pielke, Jr - 2007 - Political Science - Limited preview
Scientists have a choice concerning what role they should play in political debates and policy formation, particularly in terms of how they present their research. This book is about understanding this choice, what considerations are important to ...
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The Accidental Taxonomist

Heather Hedden - 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - No preview available
"Explains how to create terms and relationships, select taxonomy management software, design taxonomies for human versus automated indexing, manage enterprise taxonomy projects, and adapt taxonomies to various user interfaces." - cover.
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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
Gaia is an ambitious satellite mission to chart a three-dimensional map of the Milky Way. By measuring the proper motions and parallaxes for a billion stars, Gaia is set to transform the way we study the composition, formation and evolution of ...
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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, Albert Van Helden - 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, Eugene A Cernan - 2014 - Business & Economics - 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

Gérard Belmont, Roland Grappin, Fabrice Mottez, Filippo Pantellini, Guy Pelletier - 2013 - Science - No preview available
L'éditeur indique sur son site : "This first book with a specific emphasis on the peculiarities of the "collisionless" properties of plasma allows to understand what governs the dynamics of these media, whether or not close to thermal equilibrium."
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