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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 97.62
This book investigates the prospective energy and material resources that could be gathered from asteroids and brought back to earth. It presents past and future technologies and solutions to old problems that could soon become reality. more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 38.97
The dwarf planets and asteroids themselves, their origins, orbits, and composition are described, and how amateur astronomers can play a part in their detection, tracking, and imaging. Numerous observing techniques are covered in depth. There are also lists of amateur and professional organizations and how to submit your own observations to them. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 37.50
Discusses the solar system bodies that are not one of the nine planets or their moons. This volume describes the discoveries of various asteroids, along with the long centuries of argument over the nature of meteorites and impact craters. It is useful for those interested in understanding the science and history of these bodies. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 141.02
This volume gives an integrated summary of the science related to the four giant planets in our solar system. It is the result of an ISSI workshop on "A comparative study of the outer planets before the exploration of Saturn by Cassini-Huygens" which was held at ISSI in Bern on January 12-16, 2004. Representatives of several scientific communities,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 46.64
When in 1981 Louis and Walter Alvarez, the father and son team, unearthed a tell-tale Iridium-rich sedimentary horizon at the 65 million years-old Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary at Gubbio, Italy, their find heralded a paradigm shift in the study of terrestrial evolution. Since the 1980s the discovery and study of asteroid impact ejecta in the oldest... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 34.10
This unique book has become necessary because of advances in computer technology. It outlines the techniques involved in "cybersketching", or making observational astronomical sketches and detailed ?scientific? drawings using modern digital equipment. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 34.10
This book presents the amateur with fine examples of astronomical sketches and step-by-step tutorials in each medium, from pencil to computer graphics programs. This unique book can teach almost anyone to create beautiful sketches of celestial objects. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 38.97
This is the largest and most comprehensive atlas of the universe ever created for amateur astronomers. It provides a detailed observing guide for almost any practical amateur astronomer. Spanning some 3,000 pages, this is a project that is possible only on CD-ROM. more...