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  • My Place in Spaceby Robin Hirst; Sally Hirst

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 13.59

    Henry Wilson and his sister Rosie know exactly where they live - and not just the street, the town and the country. They know their place in space. With fabulously detailed illustrations by bestselling illustrator Roland Harvey and Joe Levine, this book w more...

  • Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #6: Spaceby Mary Pope Osborne; Will Osborne; Sal Murdocca

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Track the facts with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in  Magic Tree House #8: Midnight on the Moon,  they had lots of questions. How did the universe begin? How long does it take to get to the moon? How hot is the sun? What does it feel like to be in space? Find out the answers to these questions and more as... more...

  • Eyewitness Companions: Astronomyby Ian Ridpath

    DK Publishing 2006; US$ 20.00

    From origins of the universe to exploration of outer galaxies, this is the essential handbook for the amateur astronomer. Now is your chance to trace the history of astronomy, from the earliest human civilizations to the present day. Tour the Solar System, using a unique visual guide illustrated with the most recent images of the planets. This definitive... more...

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Universeby Robin Kerrod

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 16.99

    Discover the incredible secrets of the Universe, from its furthest galaxies to our own solar system. With over 50 million copies sold in88 countries and in 36 languages, Eyewitness Books are truly the ultimate visual information encyclopedias for the 21st Century. Carrying on the tradition of integrating words and pictures, new titles in the Eyewitness... more...

  • L' astronomie et son histoireby Jean-René Roy

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1982; US$ 44.25

    Le livre de Jean-René Roy nous présente une vaste synthèse des connaissances présentes en astronomie. Le grand mérite du livre est de dérouler son sujet en parallèle avec une histoire de l’astronomie. Le côté historique est ici beaucoup plus qu’un luxe. Il redonne leurs dimensions vraies aux réponses... more...

  • Das Buch der Universenby John D. Barrow; Carl Freytag

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 19.60

    Hauptbeschreibung Jahrtausendelang war für uns Menschen das eigene Universum so unbegreiflich, dass der Gedanke an andere Welten unvorstellbar war. Erst die moderne Physik mit der Theorie der Multiversen schuf die Voraussetzung, andere, neue Universen zu beschreiben, wie sie nach den Gesetzen der Physik möglich sind. John Barrow zeigt uns die bislang... more...

  • Die Suche nach der zweiten Erdeby Erhard Oeser

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 34.33

    Die Frage, ob es draußen im weiten Weltall wohl eine ?Zweite Erde? geben könnte, die unserer ähnelt und vielleicht sogar Bewohner beherbergt, hat die Menschheit von alters her umgetrieben. Beispielsweise glaubten griechische Philosophen der Antike an eine Bewohnbarkeit des Mondes ? eine Vorstellung, die auch Jahrhunderte später noch aktuell war, wie... more...

  • Laboratory Experiments in Physics for Modern Astronomyby Leslie M. Golden

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00

    This book presents experiments that teach the physics involved in astronomy. It helps readers learn important analytical tools, appreciate the physics deployed in astronomy, and experience instrument calibration as well as hands-on data gathering and analysis. more...

  • Aristotle's "de Caelo" IIIby Theokritos Kouremenos

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 33.40

    <P>This is the first full-scale commentary on Aristotle's <I>de Caelo</I> III to appear in recent decades. <I>de Caelo</I> III can serve as a good introduction to Aristotle's physics and its character. In it he answers some very general questions about the elements of all material things except celestial objects: how many... more...

  • Chaotic Dynamicsby C. Mira

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1987; US$ 183.00

    Contents: Dynamical Systems and Recurrences. Generalities; Some Properties of One-Dimensional Recurrences (Maps); Myrberg's Results on the One-Dimensional Quadratic Recurrences. Their Consequences; The Box-Within-a-Box Bifurcations Structure and Its Consequences; Some Properties of Two-Dimensional Recurrences (Maps); Two-Dimensional Diffeomorphisms... more...