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- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00
The fourth edition of this handbook is ideal for anyone wanting to make astronomical calculations for themselves. more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2012; US$ 36.95
What do your students knowor think they knowabout what causes night and day, why days are shorter in winter, and how to tell a planet from a star? Find out with this book on astronomy, the latest in NSTAs popular Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series. The 45 astronomy probes provide situations that will pique your students... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 16.95
n November 12, 2002, Dr. John Chambers of the NASA Ames - search Center gave a seminar to the Astrobiology Group at the OUniversity of Washington. The audience of about 100 listened with rapt attention as Chambers described results from a computer study of how planetary systems form. The goal of his research was to answer a dec- tively simple question:... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of clusters of galaxies intricately connected by filaments of galaxies?a magnificent structure now called the "cosmic web" and mapped extensively by teams of astronomers. Here is his gripping insider?s account of how a generation... more...
- Powerhouse Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide has been providing star gazers with everything they need to know about the southern night sky for the past 25 years. The 2015 guide will celebrate this landmark with highlights from the past as well as monthly astronomy maps, viewing tips and highlights, and details of the years exciting celestial... more...
- Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99
Presents a realistic, workable plan for defusing a potentially lethal threat from a rogue asteroid or comet. The explosion of a large meteor over Chelyabinsk, Siberia, in February 2013 is just the latest reminder that planet Earth is vulnerable to damaging and potentially catastrophic collisions with space debris of various kinds. In this informative... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 7.99
Astrobiology is the study of the origin and development of life on this and other planets. What fascinates people about astrobiology is that it seeks answers to long-standing unsolved questions: How quickly did life evolve on Earth and why did life persist here? Is there life elsewhere in the Solar System or beyond? The research of astrobiology has... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 79.00
This e-book explains the detection and evolution of exoplanets and discusses the question of habitability on such objects. Chapters in this text include cited references enabling the reader to acquire more information on specific aspects of astrobiology. It is also a suitable textbook for introductory taught courses in universities and colleges on... more...