Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search


this user's libraryResults 71-80 of 338

  • Custom Ordering
  • Default Ordering

Advancing the Physics of Cosmic Distances (IAU S289)

Richard de Grijs - 2013 - Science - No preview available
Knowing an astrophysical object's distance is key to understanding it. IAU Symposium 289 brought together experts on distance determinations and, importantly, the underlying physics enabling it, covering scales from the solar neighbourhood to the ...
0 Reviews - Write review

Binary Paths to Type Ia Supernovae Explosions (IAU S281)

Rosanne Di Stefano, Marina Orio, Maxwell Moe - 2013 - Science - No preview available
Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) are bright, distinctive explosions that are effective tools to study the expansion history of the Universe. Given their importance, it is remarkable that we still do not know the exact nature or natures of the ...
0 Reviews - Write review

Low-mass Stars and the Transition Stars-brown Dwarfs

Evry Schatzman School on Stellar Physics (23 : 2011 : Roscoff), Evry Schatzman (Astronom, Frankreich) - 2012 - Brown dwarf stars - No preview available
0 Reviews - Write review

The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies ...

W. Patrick McCray - 2012 - Science - Limited preview
"In "The Visioneers," Patrick McCray introduces us to a host of innovators who pushed back against the language of limits. Their techno-enthusiast ventures, unfolding in the closing decades of the twentieth century, combined technical skill, bold ...
0 Reviews - Write review

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 ...
0 Reviews - Write review

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.
0 Reviews - Write review

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 ...
0 Reviews - Write review

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 ...
0 Reviews - Write review

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 ...
0 Reviews - Write review