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Unseen Cosmos: The Universe in Radio

Francis Graham-Smith - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
Radio telescopes have transformed our understanding of the Universe. Pulsars, quasars, Big Bang cosmology: all are discoveries of the new science of radio astronomy. Francis Graham-Smith explores this exciting science, including a new generation ...
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Science before Socrates: Parmenides, Anaxagoras, and the New Astronomy

Daniel Graham - 2013 - Philosophy - Limited preview
In Science before Socrates, Daniel W. Graham argues against the belief that the Presocratic philosophers did not produce any empirical science and that the first major Greek science, astronomy, did not develop until at least the time of Plato ...
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Cosmic Electrodynamics: Electrodynamics and Magnetic Hydrodynamics of Cosmic ...

Gregory D. Fleishman, Igor N. Toptygin - 2013 - Science - No preview available
This book presents the fundamental concepts of the theory, illustrated by numerous examples of astrophysical applications. Classical concepts are combined with new developments and the authors demarcate what is well established and what is still ...
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Theoretical Astrophysics: An Introduction

Matthias Bartelmann - 2013 - Science - No preview available
A concise yet comprehensive introduction to the central theoretical concepts of modern astrophysics, presenting hydrodynamics, radiation, and stellar dynamics all in one textbook. Adopting a modular structure, the author illustrates a small ...
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Signatures of Life: Science Searches the Universe

Edward Ashpole - 2013 - Science - No preview available
For 50 years, astronomers in SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) have scanned the universe for intelligent signals, but with no success. In this intriguing book, Ashpole explains the probable reasons for this and discusses other ...
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Bayesian Theory and Applications

David A. Stephens - 2013 - Mathematics - Limited preview
This volume guides the reader along a statistical journey that begins with the basic structure of Bayesian theory, and then provides details on most of the past and present advances in this field.
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The Cosmic-chemical Bond: Chemistry from the Big Bang to Planet Formation

David Arnold Williams, T. W. Hartquist - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
Introducing astrochemistry to a wide audience, this book describes how molecules formed in chemical reactions occur in a range of environments in interstellar and circumstellar space, from shortly after the Big Bang up to the present epoch ...
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Cosmic Numbers: The Numbers That Define Our Universe

James D. Stein - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
In Cosmic Numbers, mathematics professor James Stein traces the discovery, evolution, and interrelationships of the great numbers that define our world. Some numbers, like the speed of light and absolute zero, are well known to the general public ...
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Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist

Ian S. Glass - 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
This is the first comprehensive biography of one of the greatest and most careful observational astronomers of all time. He mapped the southern sky and named many of the constellations. In addition, he contributed to geodesy, navigation, and ...
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The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy: More Than 100 Years of ...

Cornelia Dean, Neil de Grasse Tyson - 2013 - Science - No preview available
A treasury of 125 archival articles covers more than a century of scientific breakthroughs, setbacks and mysteries and includes pieces by Pulitzer Prize-winning writers, includes Malcolm W. Browne on antimatter, James Glanz on string theory and ...
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