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  • The Greatest Comets in Historyby David A.J. Seargent

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 33.02

    This book fills the gap between general books, academic catalogues, and huge detailed catalogues. It is a detailed descriptive account – in non-technical language – of what are deemed to have been the most spectacular and notable comets ever recorded. more...

  • Weird Astronomyby David A.J. Seargent

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 40.36

    A book that will appeal to all who are interested in unusual celestial occurences, this volume details a variety of odd astronomical observations and includes a number of amusing anecdotes that demonstrate the significance of these “weird” phenomena. more...

  • Weird Weatherby David A. J. Seargent

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 40.36

    Following his popular Weird Astronomy, David Seargent explores atmospheric and "shallow space" rather than deep space events. Using a balanced, scientific approach, the book covers strange, unusual, and apparently inexplicable observations of the air and sky. more...

  • Weird Worldsby David A. J. Seargent

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 36.69

    This book concentrates on the “odd and interesting” aspects of planetary bodies, including asteroids and moons, describing unusual features of these worlds and the ways in which they appear “weird” to us. Also discusses the possibility of methane-based organisms. more...

  • Plurality and Continuityby David A.J. Seargent

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 146.81

    by D. M. Armstrong In the history of the discussion of the problem of universals, G. F. Stout has an honoured, and special. place. For the Nominalist, meaning by that term a philosopher who holds that existence of repeatables - kinds, sorts, type- and the indubitable existence of general terms, is a problem. The Nominalist's opponent, the Realist,... more...

  • Weird Universeby David A. J. Seargent

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 30.58

    As new discoveries complicate the scientific picture of the universe, the evolving theories about the nature of space and time and the origins and fate of the universe threaten to become overwhelming. Enter David Seargent. Continuing the author's series of books popularizing strange astronomy facts and knowledge, Weird Universe explains the bizarre,... more...

  • Visually Observing Cometsby David A. J. Seargent

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 36.69

    In these days of computers and CCD cameras, visual comet observers can still contribute scientifically useful data with the help of this handy reference for use in the field. Comets are one of the principal areas for productive pro-amateur collaboration in astronomy, but finding comets requires a different approach than the observing of more predictable... more...

  • Weird Comets and Asteroidsby David A. J. Seargent

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 36.69

    This book concentrates on some of the odd aspects of comets and asteroids. Strange behavior of comets, such as outbursts and schisms, and how asteroids can temporally act as comets are discussed, together with the possible threat of Centaurs-class objects like the Taurid complex. Recent years have seen the distinction between comets and asteroids... more...

  • Cometography: Volume 6, 1983–1993by Gary W. Kronk; Maik Meyer; David A. J. Seargent

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 188.00

    The definitive reference on comets observed between 1983 to 1993, for amateur and professional astronomers, and historians of science. more...

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