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- Springer New York 2011; US$ 149.00
Enriched by unpublished correspondence and other fresh archival material, this is the first biography of Jules Janssen, the father of French astrophysics and the founder of Meudon Observatory, whose remarkable story tells of travel and dedication to science. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00
Originally published in English in 1973. This volume traces the development of the revolution which so drastically altered man?s view of the universe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The "astronomical revolution" was accomplished in three stages, each linked with the work of one man. With Copernicus, the sun became the centre of the universe.... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 39.95
This book tells the story of 400 years of telescopic astronomy and details the 100 most important discoveries. Spectacular photographs, taken with the largest telescopes on Earth and in space, portray distant corners of the universe. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
In a systematic way, this volume addresses the complex topics and techniques covered under Geomatics. Abundantly illustrated, it presents a comprehensive and complete treatment of its subject. A detailed bibliography is included with each chapter. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00
Resolving regional and residual components arising out of deeper and shallower sources in observed Bouguer gravity anomalies is an old problem. The technique covered here is an attempt to sort out the difficulties that performs better than existing methods. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 349.00
This book series is composed of peer-reviewed proceedings of selected symposia organized by the International Association of Geodesy. It deals primarily with topics related to Geodesy Earth Sciences : terrestrial reference frame, Earth gravity field, Geodynamics and Earth rotation, Positioning and engineering applications. more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 27.50
The Paris Observatory was founded, in part, to determine and measure the Paris Meridian. In the 17 th and 19 th centuries, the French government employed astronomers and geodesists for the job, and this history chronicles what those scientists did and why. more...