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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
Throughout history, the influence of the full Moon on humans and animals has featured in folklore and myths. Yet it has become increasingly apparent that many organisms really are influenced indirectly, and in some cases directly, by the lunar cycle. Breeding behaviour among some marine animals has been demonstrated to be controlled by internal circalunar... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
The origin of the Moon remains an unsolved problem of the planetary science. Researchers engaged in celestial dynamics, geophysics, and geochemistry are still discussing various models of creation of our closest cosmic neighbour. The most popular scenario, the impact hypothesis involving a collision early in the Earth's history, has been... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 24.95
Long before a rocket hit the Man in the Moon in the eye in Georges Méliès?s early film Le Voyage dans la Lune , the earth?s lone satellite had entranced humans. We have worshipped it as a deity, believed it to cause madness, used it as a means of organizing time, and we now know that it manipulates the tides?our understanding of the moon continues... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Research in Physics and Chemistry contains the proceedings of the Third Lunar International Laboratory Symposium organized by the International Academy of Astronautics at the XVIIIth International Astronautical Congress, held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, on September 28, 1967. The papers focus on the technical problems related to the construction of a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Physics and Astronomy of the Moon focuses on the application of principles of physics in the study of the moon, including perturbations, equations, light scattering, and photometry. The selection first offers information on the motion of the moon in space and libration of the moon. Topics include Hill's equations of motion, non-solar perturbations,... more...
- Springer London 2006; US$ 39.95
This revolutionary new book is written for practical amateur astronomers who not only want to observe, but want to know the details of exactly what they are looking at. The Moon is the most commonly observed of all astronomical objects. This is the first book to deal equally with the Moon itself - its formation, geology, and history - as well as the... more...
- Praxis 2008; US$ 39.95
Aimed at enthusiasts and students of planetary sciences alike, this is a comprehensive overview of Man?s relationship with his planet?s nearest neighbor. This Commemorative Edition includes a foreword by one of the original astronauts and an extra section reviewing the prospect of renewed exploration there. more...
- Shell Education 2011; US$ 8.99
There is a bright light in the sky. Sometimes it is round like a ball, and other times it is a crescent. Sometimes it is not there at all! What is this strange and changing thing? It is the moon, of course! Read all about it in this book. 32 pages more...
- Springer US 2010; US$ 34.95
Whether you use binoculars, a small telescope or a large one, you will find the Moon offers new horizons rich in exploration opportunities. Moonwalk with Your Eyes guides the reader quickly through lunar basics: how to determine the lunar day and what lunar terminology you might encounter here and in other books. From there, you'll be taken on a guided... more...