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Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space ...

Claude Piantadosi - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
Seeking to reenergize Americans' passion for the space program, the value of further exploration of the Moon, and the importance of human beings on the final frontier, Claude A. Piantadosi presents a rich history of American space exploration and ...
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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012

Mircea Pitici, David Mumford - 2013 - Mathematics - Limited preview
Collects essays on mathematics, from the mathematical aspects of origami and the mathematics of dating to the frequency and distribution of prime numbers and a ball in five dimensions.
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An Introduction to Modern Mathematical Computing: With Mathematica®

Jonathan M. Borwein, Matthew P. Skerritt - 2012 - Mathematics - No preview available
Thirty years ago mathematical, as opposed to applied numerical, computation was difficult to perform and so relatively little used. Three threads changed that: the emergence of the personal computer; the discovery of fiber-optics and the ...
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Doing the Impossible: George E. Mueller and the Management of NASA’s Human ...

Arthur L. Slotkin - 2012 - Technology & Engineering - No preview available
Apollo was known for its engineering triumphs, but its success also came from a disciplined management style. This excellent account of one of the most important personalities in early American human spaceflight history describes for the first ...
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Space Program Management: Methods and Tools

Marcello Spagnulo, Rick Fleeter, Mauro Balduccini, Federico Nasini - 2012 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Beginning with the basic elements that differentiate space programs from other management challenges, Space Program Management explains through theory and example of real programs from around the world, the philosophical and technical tools ...
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NASA Formal Methods: 4th International Symposium, NFM 2012, Norfolk, VA, USA ...

Alwyn Goodloe, Suzette Person - 2012 - Computers - Limited preview
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on NASA Formal Methods, NFM 2012, held in Norfolk, VA, USA, in April 2012. The 36 revised regular papers presented together with 10 short papers, 3 invited talks ...
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Hubble's Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images

Terence Dickinson - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Presents an overview of the Hubble Space Telescope, describing its initial launch in 1990 and impact on our understanding of the universe, along with some of its latest images of galaxies, stars, planets, and nebulas.
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate ...

Lisa Randall - 2012 - Science - No preview available
“Science has a battle for hearts and minds on its hands….How good it feels to have Lisa Randall’s unusual blend of top flight science, clarity, and charm on our side.” —Richard Dawkins “Dazzling ideas….Read this book today to understand the ...
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Astronomy For Dummies

Stephen P. Maran - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Presents a beginner's guide to astronomy, featuring information about the solar system as well as star maps and a monthly guide to locating the planets in the sky.
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