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

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

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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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  • 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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  • Tetrabiblos
    Tetrabiblos (Multiple languages, Hardback) Ptolemy

    In "Tetrabiblos," a core text in the history of astrology, the preeminent ancient astronomer Ptolemy (c. 100 178 CE) treats the practical use of astronomical knowledge: making predictions about individuals lives and the outcome of human affairs.

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  • It's ONLY Rocket Science
    It's ONLY Rocket Science (English, Paperback) Dr. Lucy Rogers

    This is a brilliant explanation of the basics of space flight, from building the rocket to planning the mission and getting home again. Written by an engineer who is also an accomplished science writer, it covers the subject comprehensively, yet is almost entirely descriptive and non-mathematical.

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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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  • Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology
    Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology (English, Hardback) Peter Schneider

    This greatly enhanced and expanded second edition of the leading textbook on astronomy incorporates spectacular new imagery and recent results from recently commissioned observatory platforms including the Galaxy Evolution Explorer, Herschel, and ALMA.

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  • Robotic Exploration of the Solar System
    Robotic Exploration of the Solar System (English, Paperback) Paolo Ulivi, David M. Harland

    This superbly illustrated volume explores the technology of recent space probes - including their data processing systems and scientific instrumentation. It includes material on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and looks ahead to future developments.

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  • Bayesian Logical Data Analysis for the Physical Sciences
    Bayesian Logical Data Analysis for the Physical Sciences (English, Paperback) Phil Gregory

    A clear exposition of the underlying concepts, containing large numbers of worked examples and problem sets, first published in 2005.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Nonlocal Gravity
    Nonlocal Gravity (English, Hardback) Bahram Mashhoon

    Relativity theory assumes locality, without accounting for the observer's past history. This book introduces nonlocality, or history dependence, into relativity theory. Inertia and gravitation are deeply tied, suggesting gravity may be nonlocal. The gravitational memory of past events must then be taken into account.

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  • Astral Sciences in Early Imperial China
    Astral Sciences in Early Imperial China (English, Hardback) Daniel Morgan

    An innovative history of astronomy in China, 221 BCE-750 CE, stressing plurality, change and the unifying power of myth-making.

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  • Physics: The Ultimate Adventure
    Physics: The Ultimate Adventure (English, Hardback) Ross Barrett, Pier Paolo Delsanto

    Thisbook explains - in simple terms and with almost no mathematics - the physics behindrecent and glamorous discoveries in Cosmology, Quantum Mechanics, ElementaryParticles (e.g.

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  • A Relativist's Toolkit
    A Relativist's Toolkit (English, Paperback) Eric Poisson

    This 2004 textbook provides practical tools for solving every day problems in general relativity, focusing on black holes.

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  • Transformations in Schooling
    Transformations in Schooling (English, Hardback) Kim Tolley

    By the end of the Twentieth century, formal schooling - once the privilege of male elites - had become accessible to women, the working class and some ethnic minorities. The essays in this volume explore the historical origins of this transformation, analyzing struggles Australia, Canada, China, Columbia, India, the United States, and South Africa.

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  • Early Childhood Education, Postcolonial Theory, and Teaching Practices in India
    Early Childhood Education, Postcolonial Theory, and Teaching Practices in India (English, Paperback) Amita Gupta

    This book presents previously unexamined connections between teaching practices and specific philosophical ideas, locating the prior beliefs and practical knowledge of early childhood practitioners in urban India within the broader social and historical religio-philosophical context.

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  • Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars
    Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars (English, Paperback) Gary A. Glatzmaier

    Provides readers with the skills they need to write computer codes that simulate convection, internal gravity waves, and magnetic field generation in the interiors and atmospheres of rotating planets and stars. This book describes how to create codes that simulate the internal dynamics of planets and stars.

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  • Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars
    Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars (English, Hardback) Gary A. Glatzmaier

    Provides readers with the skills they need to write computer codes that simulate convection, internal gravity waves, and magnetic field generation in the interiors and atmospheres of rotating planets and stars. This book describes how to create codes that simulate the internal dynamics of planets and stars.

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