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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 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...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 34.99
This book is for anyone who wants to be able to connect the history of lunar exploration to the Moon visible above. It addresses what Apollo equipment and experiments were left behind and what the Apollo landings sites look like now. Each Apollo mission is examined in detail, with photos that progressively zoom-in to guide the reader in locating the... 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 Milan 2013; US$ 119.00
This book offers a uniform collection of probe and CCD terrestrial images for each lunar dome, and presents information on morphological measurements and rheologic properties including a novel classification system and a new map of the distribution of domes. more...