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Edge of the Universe: A Voyage to the Cosmic Horizon and Beyond

Paul Halpern - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Explaining what we know about the Big Bang, the accelerating universe, dark energy, dark flow and dark matter, a physicist and popular science writer examines some of the theories about the content of the universe and our extraordinary cosmos.
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Cosmic Masers - from OH to H0 (IAU S287)

Roy S. Booth, Wouter H. T. Vlemmings, Elizabeth M. L. Humphreys - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Cosmic masers, naturally occurring amplifiers of microwave emission from atoms and molecules in the Milky Way and other galaxies, provide important tools to investigate astrophysical environments. The first, Hydroxyl (OH) masers were discovered ...
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Aerospace Engineering on the Back of an Envelope

Irwin E. Alber - 2012 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview
Engineers need to acquire “Back-of-the-Envelope” survival skills to obtain rough quantitative answers to real-world problems, particularly when working on projects with enormous complexity and very limited resources. In the case studies treated ...
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Pyomo – Optimization Modeling in Python

William E. Hart, Carl Laird, Jean-Paul Watson, David L. Woodruff - 2012 - Mathematics - Limited preview
This book provides a complete and comprehensive reference/guide to Pyomo (Python Optimization Modeling Objects) for both beginning and advanced modelers, including students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, academic researchers, and ...
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Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done

Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan - 2002 - Business & Economics - No preview available
An updated edition of the best-selling reference features a new introduction on how to execute necessary business processes in light of today's challenging economic and financial environment. Cowritten by the author of What the CEO Wants You to Know.
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Advanced Gravitational Wave Detectors

D. G. Blair - 2012 - NATURE - Limited preview
Introduces the technology and reviews the experimental issues; a valuable reference for graduate students and researchers in physics and astrophysics.
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The Big Moo: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable

The Group of 33 - 2005 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Most organizations are stuck in a rut. On one hand, they understand all the good things that will come with growth. On the other, they’re petrified that growth means change, and change means risk, and risk means death. Nobody wants to screw up ...
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Ignorance: How It Drives Science

Stuart Firestein - 2012 - Science - No preview available
Contrary to the popular view of science as a mountainous accumulation of facts and data, Stuart Firestein takes the novel perspective that ignorance is the main product and driving force of science, and that this is the best way to understand the ...
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Relativistic Jets from Active Galactic Nuclei

Markus Boettcher, Daniel E. Harris, Henric Krawczynski - 2012 - Science - Limited preview
Written by a carefully selected consortium of researchers working in the field, this book fills the gap for an up-to-date summary of the observational and theoretical status. As such, this monograph includes all used wavelengths, from radio to ...
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