A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy by Daniel Fleisch,Julia Kregenow

By Daniel Fleisch,Julia Kregenow

The examine of astronomy bargains a vast chance for us to achieve a deeper realizing of our planet, the sun approach, the Milky manner Galaxy and the recognized Universe. utilizing the plain-language procedure that has confirmed hugely renowned in Fleisch's different Student's courses, this ebook is perfect for non-science majors taking introductory astronomy classes. The authors tackle themes that scholars locate such a lot tricky, on topics starting from stars and light-weight to gravity and black holes. Dozens of absolutely labored examples and over a hundred and fifty workouts and homework difficulties aid readers become familiar with the techniques in each one bankruptcy. An accompanying site encompasses a host of helping fabrics, together with interactive recommendations for each workout and challenge within the textual content and a chain of video podcasts during which the authors clarify the real techniques of each portion of the book.

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Modern Solar Facilities: Advanced Solar Science, Proceedings by Franz Kneer,Klaus Gerhard Puschmann,Axel D. Wittman,Klaus

By Franz Kneer,Klaus Gerhard Puschmann,Axel D. Wittman,Klaus Puschmann

a world workshop entitled: glossy sunlight amenities complex sun technological know-how used to be held in Gõttingen from September 27 until eventually September 29, 2006. The workshop, which was once attended via 88 members from 24 various international locations, gave a extensive evaluation of the present nation of sun examine, with emphasis on glossy telescopes and strategies, complex observational equipment and effects, and on glossy theoretical tools of modelling, computation, and knowledge relief in sun physics. This publication collects written models of contributions that have been provided on the workshop as invited or contributed talks, and as poster contributions.

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Astronomy with Small Telescopes: Up to 5-inch, 125mm (The by Stephen Tonkin

By Stephen Tonkin

Small telescopes, no matter if uncomplicated newcomers' telescopes or sophisticated computer-controlled tools, are becoming more popular speedy as know-how improves and public curiosity raises. during this e-book the writer has introduced jointly the adventure of small telescope clients to supply an insightful look at simply what's attainable. it truly is written for newbies to astronomy and specialists. issues lined comprise: refractors, reflectors, complicated catadioptric telescopes, and an easy radio telescope. virtually every person with an curiosity in sensible astronomy will wish this book.

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The Cambridge Guide to the Solar System by Lang

By Lang

Richly illustrated with full-color pictures, this ebook is a finished, up to date description of the planets, their moons, and up to date exoplanet discoveries. This moment variation of a now vintage reference is pointed out to this point with attention-grabbing new discoveries from 12 contemporary sunlight process missions. Examples contain water at the Moon, volcanism on Mercury's formerly unseen part, big buried glaciers on Mars, geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus, lakes of hydrocarbons on Titan, come across with asteroid Itokawa, and pattern go back from comet Wild 2. The ebook is extra improved through hundreds of thousands of awesome new photographs of the planets and moons. Written at an introductory point acceptable for undergraduate and high-school scholars, it presents clean insights that attract somebody with an curiosity in planetary technology. an internet site hosted via the writer comprises all of the pictures within the ebook with an summary in their value. A hyperlink to this is often came upon at www.cambridge.org/solarsystem.

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Quantensprung und rechter Glaube: Suche nach der letzten by Carlo von Ah

By Carlo von Ah

Wie hilfreich sind Religionen noch bei der Suche nach Gott und den letzten Wahrheiten, aus denen sich ein Sinn für unser Leben ableiten lässt?
Auch die moderne Gesellschaft läuft seit der Aufklärung Gefahr, die geistige Orientierung zu verlieren.
Die Naturwissenschaften wiederum sind mit Relativitätstheorie, Kern- und Quantenphysik in Gebiete vorgestoßen, in denen vertraute Gewissheiten in Wahrscheinlichkeiten und Zufall verschwimmen. Das wirft grundlegende Fragen nach unserer Erkenntnisfähigkeit auf.
Bleibt der Glaube an einen Gott bei all dem auf der Strecke? Lässt sich mit Gott auch ohne Religionen reden?
Das Buch fordert heraus und ermuntert zum Ringen um die eigene Position.

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Universe Unveiled: The Cosmos in My Bubble Bath by C. V. Vishveshwara

By C. V. Vishveshwara

The bubbles have been swirling throughout me, massaging my physique. As I luxuriated during this great bathtub, I gasped understanding that these bubbles carried with them miniature galaxies bringing the total Cosmos into my bathtub...

Alfie is again. And so are George and different characters from the author’s prior publication Einstein’s Enigma or Black Holes in My Bubble Bath. whereas the current booklet, Universe Unveiled - The Cosmos in My Bubble Bath, is totally self sustaining, its storyline should be thought of a sequel to the former one. The medical content material spanning historical international versions to the newest mysteries of cosmology is gifted in a wholly nontechnical and descriptive sort during the discussions among Alfie, the enlightened learner, and George, professor of astrophysics. Fantasies, according to those discussions that conceal the medical proof, are created via the paranormal bubble baths taken through Alfie.

Universe Unveiled blends actual technological know-how with philosophy, drama, humour, and fable to create an exhilarating cosmic trip that reads like a singular and educates because it entertains.

“Spurred via a chain of mind-bending discoveries, Man’s millennial love affair with the celebs has now reached fever pitch. nobody writing this present day is best situated to rouse the romance and wonder of those cosmic discoveries than Vishveshwara. a number one specialist in Einstein’s relativity thought, he brings a lyrical voice and a poetic sensibility to this cheerful job. Universe Unveiled, a distinct literary construction, transports readers into believing they could truly listen the tune of the spheres.”

Professor Robert Fuller, Former President, Oberlin collage (USA)

Author of Somebodies and Nobodies: Overcoming the Abuse of Rank

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Real Astronomy with Small Telescopes: Step-by-Step by Michael Gainer

By Michael Gainer

This publication demonstrates using an 80mm refractor and exhibits the way it can be utilized as a true medical software. the writer is an skilled small telescope person and an astronomy educator, and he offers step by step directions for various medical actions. clients will locate many actions and initiatives appropriate for an 80mm refractor or 90mm reflector or Maksutov that experience no longer been released in different places. Emphasis is on dimension and discovery actions instead of on informal watching. This e-book will offer beginner observers with the information and ability that would aid them make actual contributions to the sphere of astronomy.

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