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  • A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy
    A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy (English, Paperback) Daniel Fleisch, Julia Kregenow

    Plain-language explanations and a rich set of supporting material help students understand the mathematical concepts and techniques of astronomy.

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  • Collins Stargazing
    Collins Stargazing (Paperback) Royal Observatory, Greenwich, Radmila Topalovic

    A brilliant new introductory guide to the night sky, from the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

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  • Fundamental Astronomy
    Fundamental Astronomy (English, Hardback) Hannu Karttunen

    Fundamental Astronomy is an exhaustive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. It covers both overarching concepts and underlying principles. It provides a sound basis for more profound studies in astronomy. This fifth edition is richly illustrated with more than 400 images.

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  • Modern Fluid Dynamics for Physics and Astrophysics
    Modern Fluid Dynamics for Physics and Astrophysics (English, Hardback) Oded Regev, Orkan M. Umurhan

    This book grew out of the need to provide students with a solid introduction to modern fluid dynamics.  It offers a broad grounding in the underlying principles and techniques used, with some emphasis on applications in astrophysics and planetary science.        ...

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  • Chicxulub: The Impact and Tsunami
    Chicxulub: The Impact and Tsunami (English, Hardback) David Shonting, Cathy Ezrailson

    This book tells the story of the catastrophic impact of the giant 10 Km asteroid Chicxulub into the ancient Gulf of Mexico 65.5 million years ago. The aftermath of the Chicxulub's event initiated decades and more of major global climate changes including a "Nuclear Winter" of freezing darkness and blistering greenhouse warming.

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  • Moons of the Solar System
    Moons of the Solar System (English, Paperback) James A. Hall

    Then we move outward to the moons of Mars, then on to many of the more notable asteroid moons, and finally to a list of less-notable ones.All the major moons of the gas giant planets are covered in great detail, while the lesser-known satellites of these worlds are also touched on.

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  • Superfluid Universe, A (Hardback) Kerson Huang

    This interesting book provides the physical and mathematical background for a theory describing the universe as a quantum superfluid, and how dark energy and dark matter arise. Presenting a novel theory spanning many different fields in physics, the key concepts in each field are introduced.The reader is only expected to know the rudiments of condensed matter physics, quantum field theory and...

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  • Analytical Mechanics for Relativity and Quantum Mechanics
    Analytical Mechanics for Relativity and Quantum Mechanics (English, Paperback) Oliver Johns

    An innovative and mathematically sound treatment of the foundations of analytical mechanics and the relation of classical mechanics to relativity and quantum theory. It presents classical mechanics in a way designed to assist the student's transition to quantum theory.

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  • Earth as an Evolving Planetary System
    Earth as an Evolving Planetary System (English, Paperback) Kent C. Condie

    Earth as an Evolving Planetary System, Third Edition, examines the various subsystems that play a role in the evolution of the Earth, including subsystems in the crust, mantle, core, atmosphere, oceans, and life. This third edition includes 30% new material and, for the first time, includes full color images in both the print and electronic versions. Topics in the great events chapters are now...

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  • Archaeoastronomy
    Archaeoastronomy (English, Paperback) Giulio Magli

    This book provides the first complete, easy to read, up-to-date account of the fascinating discipline of archaeoastronomy, in which the relationship between ancient constructions and the sky is studied in order to gain a better understanding of the ideas of the architects of the past and of their religious and symbolic worlds.

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  • Gravity and the Quantum
    Gravity and the Quantum (English, Hardback) Jasjeet Singh Bagla

    This book provides a compilation of in-depth articles and reviews on key topics within gravitation, cosmology and related issues. With this in mind, the aim of this compilation is to provide an accessible pedagogic introduction to, and overview of, various important topics in cosmology, gravitation and astrophysics.

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  • The Geometry of Celestial Mechanics
    The Geometry of Celestial Mechanics (English, Paperback) Hansjorg Geiges

    A first course in celestial mechanics emphasising the variety of geometric ideas that have shaped the subject.

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  • Return to the Far Side of Planet Moore!
    Return to the Far Side of Planet Moore! (English, Paperback) Martin Mobberley

    The result of an exhaustive study of Sir Patrick Moore's observations of the Moon and planets for more than 60 years, this book is a fantastic companion to the extremely popular, "It Came From Outer Space Wearing an RAF Blazer!" written by the same author.

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  • The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning
    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning (English, Hardback) Christopher Cullen

    This book makes available for the first time in English full and clear translations of the first three extant systems of mathematical astronomy in China, which were constructed between the late second century BCE and the third century CE, and which established the form that Chinese thinking about astronomical systems would take for centuries to come. It offers translations of texts on The Triple...

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  • It Came From Outer Space Wearing an RAF Blazer!
    It Came From Outer Space Wearing an RAF Blazer! (English, Paperback) Martin Mobberley

    This book presents the ultimate biography of one of the world's most famous amateur astronomers, Sir Patrick Moore. It discusses all aspects of his life and work, from his childhood and RAF service to his astronomical observations and his many publications.

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  • Myths, Symbols and Legends of Solar System Bodies
    Myths, Symbols and Legends of Solar System Bodies (English, Paperback) Rachel Alexander

    This practical amateur astronomer's guide incorporates the mythology concerning our Solar System - the Sun, the planets and their moons - into astronomy and explores astronomical, etymological, philosophical, and semiotic connections with astromythology.

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  • General Relativity
    General Relativity (English, Paperback) Nicholas Woodhouse

    Based on a course taught for years at Oxford, this book offers a concise exposition of the central ideas of general relativity. Includes links to recent developments, including theoretical work and observational evidence, to encourage further study.

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  • Total Addiction
    Total Addiction (English, Paperback) Kate Russo

    For many who experience a total solar eclipse, once-in-a-lifetime is not enough. They want more, and will to go to great lengths and great expense to repeat the experience. This book profiles the "eclipse chasers" who dedicate their lives to chasing totality.

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  • Before Copernicus
    Before Copernicus (English, Paperback) Rivka Feldhay

    A multi-disciplinary approach to Copernicus's momentous transformation from geocentric to heliocentric cosmology.

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  • The Power of Stars 2017
    The Power of Stars 2017 (English, Hardback) Bryan E. Penprase

    Completely revised and updated, this new edition provides a readable, beautifully illustrated journey through world cultures and the vibrant array of sky mythology, creation stories, models of the universe, temples and skyscrapers that each culture has created to celebrate and respond to the power of the night sky. Sections on the archaeoastronomy of South Asia and South East Asia have been...

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