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Applied computer science for ggos observatories.

Neidhardt, Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9783319401379 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 546pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book combines elementary theory from computer science with real-world challenges in global geodetic observation, based on examples from the Geodetic Observatory Wettzell, Germany. It starts with a step-by-step introduction to developing stable and safe scientific software to run successful software...

Star Formation

Krumholz, Mark R.
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(2017)  | 9789813142022 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 219.95 (inc. GST), AUD 199.95 (ex. GST),
This book provides a modern introduction to the study of star formation, at alevel suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates in astrophysics.The first third of the book provides a review of the observational phenomenologyand then the basic physical processes that are important for star...

Star Formation

Krumholz, Mark R.
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(2017)  | 9789813142039 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 119.95 (inc. GST), AUD 109.05 (ex. GST),
This book provides a modern introduction to the study of star formation, at alevel suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates in astrophysics.The first third of the book provides a review of the observational phenomenologyand then the basic physical processes that are important for star...

Advances in cartography and giscience : selections from the international cartographic conference 2017.

Peterson, Michael P.
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(2017)  | 9783319573359 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 542pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book presents a selection of manuscripts submitted to the 2017 International Cartographic Conference held in Washington, DC at the beginning of July and made available at the conference. These manuscripts have been selected by the Scientific Program Committee and represent the wide-range of research...

Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A

Woolfson, Michael Mark.
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(2017)  | 9781786342737 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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The Nebula Theory, at present the standard model of planet formation, proposes that a star and planets are derived from a single spinning nebula. Woolfson here introduces an alternative, the Capture Theory, in which planets are produced from a protostar tidally disrupted by a condensed star which 'captures'...

Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A

Woolfson, Michael Mark.
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(2017)  | 9781786342720 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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The discovery and study of juno and vesta in the early nineteenth century : historical studies in asteroid research.

Cunningham, Clifford.
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(2017)  | 9783319328737 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 304pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Johann Bode developed a so-called law of planetary distances best known as Bode’s Law. The story of the discovery of Juno in 1804 by Karl Harding tells how Juno fit into that scheme and is examined as it relates to the philosopher Georg Hegel’s 1801 thesis that there could be no planets between Mars...

Gazetteer and Atlas of Astronomy : A Compendium of Astronomical Nomenclature.

Mahoney, Terry
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(2017)  | 9780387926674 | Springer | hbk. | book | 1500pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
AUD 1,642.95 (inc. GST), AUD 1,493.59 (ex. GST),
This combined gazetteer and atlas lists, defines and illustrates, for the first time, every named object in the sky within a single reference work for use by the general reader, writers and editors dealing with astronomical themes, and those astronomers concerned with any aspect of astronomical nomenclature.The...

The three-body problem and the equations of dynamics : a translation of poincaré's foundational work on dynamical systems theory.

Popp, Bruce D.
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(2017)  | 9783319528984 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 248pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Here is an accurate and readable translation of a seminal article by Henri Poincaré that is a classic in the study of dynamical systems popularly called chaos theory. In an effort to understand the stability of orbits in the solar system, Poincaré applied a Hamiltonian formulation to the equations of...

Comets as Tracers of Solar System Formation and Evolution: "

Mandt, Kathleen.
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(2017)  | 9789402411027 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 342pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
AUD 352.95 (inc. GST), AUD 320.86 (ex. GST),
Dedication to Claudia Alexander.- Dedication to Claudia Alexander.- Comets as Tracers of Solar System Formation and Evolution.- The Composition of Comets.- Cometary Isotopic Measurements.- The Subsurface Structure and Density of Cometary Nuclei.- Laboratory Studies Towards Understanding Comets.- The...

Map Projections: Cartographic Information Systems

Grafarend, Erik.
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(2017)  | 9783662517468 | Springer | pbk. | 2,  | book | 935pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
AUD 399.95 (inc. GST), AUD 363.59 (ex. GST),
In the context of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) the book offers a timely review of Map Projections. The first chapters are of foundational type. We introduce the mapping from a left Riemann manifold to a right one specified as conformal, equiaerial and equidistant, perspective and geodetic....

Gravity inversion and integration : theory and applications in geodesy and geophysics.

Bagherbandi, Mohammad. Sjöberg, Lars E.
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(2017)  | 9783319502977 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 383pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Preface1 Introduction1.1 Contents of the book1.2 The subject field1.3 The development of the subject field before the last millennium shift1.4 Recent developments in gravimetric theory and data1.5 Reference system, reference frame and datum2. Basic mathematics2.1. Least squares adjustment theory2.2....

Helioseismology and Dynamics of the Solar Interior: "

Thompson, M.J.
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(2017)  | 9789402410334 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 362pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
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The articles republished in this book survey and summarize recent research in helioseismology as well as studies of the interior structure, dynamics and magnetism of the solar interior that are being tested and refined using the helioseismic results.Helioseismology has in the last few decades become...

Neutrino Astronomy: Current Status, Future Prospects

Gaisser, Thomas K. Karle, Albrecht.
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(2017)  | 9789814759403 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 225pp | Availability last checked: 21/5/2017
AUD 189.95 (inc. GST), AUD 172.68 (ex. GST),
This review volume is motivated by the recent discovery of high-energyastrophysical neutrinos by IceCube. The aim of the book is to bring togetherchapters on the status of current and future neutrino observatories withchapters on the implications and possible interpretations of the presentobservations...

Neutron Stars, Supernovae and Supernova Remnants.

Gusienov, Oktay H. Yazgan, Efe. Ankay, Askin.
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(2017)  | 9781600215483 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 187pp
AUD 353.95 (inc. GST), AUD 321.77 (ex. GST),
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In the 1930s scientists discovered that the universe is expanding and that it is quite old. The observation of hydrogen lines in the spectrum of the sun helped Niels Bohr construct his atomic model in 1912, and understand the optical spectra of atoms. This era marked the transition of astronomy into...

The cosmic sphere : a scientific reformation.

Sewell, Kip K.
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(2017)  | 9781560726616 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 464pp
AUD 71.95 (inc. GST), AUD 65.41 (ex. GST),
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Despite the boundless advances of modern science, much of the universe still remains a mystery. Mysteries have a way of gnawing at the human mind. Mysteries demand to be solved. In seeking to unravel the mysteries of the universe, scientists and philosophers have proposed bold speculations to explain...

Our explosive sun : a visual feast of our source of light and life.

Brekke, Pal.
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(2017)  | 9781493951994 | Springer | pbk. | book | x, 158pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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The Sun, which is our own star at the center of the Solar System, gives rise to all life on Earth and is the driver of photosynthesis in plants and the source of all food and energy for living things. As seen with the naked eye, the Sun appears as a static and quiet yellow disk in the sky. However,...

Introduction To Particle Dark Matter, An

Profumo, Stefano.
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(2017)  | 9781786340009 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
AUD 164.95 (inc. GST), AUD 149.95 (ex. GST),
What is the dark matter that fills the Universe and binds together galaxies? Howwas it produced? What are its interactions and particle properties?The paradigmof dark matter is one of the key developments at the interface of cosmology andelementary particle physics. It is also one of the foundations...

Introduction To Particle Dark Matter, An

Profumo, Stefano.
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(2017)  | 9781786340016 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
AUD 80.95 (inc. GST), AUD 73.59 (ex. GST),
What is the dark matter that fills the Universe and binds together galaxies? Howwas it produced? What are its interactions and particle properties?The paradigmof dark matter is one of the key developments at the interface of cosmology andelementary particle physics. It is also one of the foundations...

Introduction To Astronomy By Theodore Metochites: Stoicheiosis Astronomike 1.5-30

Paschos, Emmanuel. Simelidis, Christos.
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(2017)  | 9789813207486 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
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This book describes the celestial spheres, the rotation of the planets, and especially the apparent trajectory of the sun with its uniform and anomalous rotations, which are used to determine the length of the year. Metochites proposed a new starting date for the calendar (6th of October 1283) specifying...

Cosmic Paradoxes (Second Edition)

Gonzalo, Julio A.
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(2017)  | 9789813141551 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 185pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
AUD 131.95 (inc. GST), AUD 119.95 (ex. GST),
Beginning with the famous Olber's paradox, paradoxes such as the missing mass,dark energy, baryon to photon ratio and cosmic zero-point energy are examined indetail. The Heisenberg-Lemaitre's units, based on the total enormous but finitemass of the Universe, are introduced and rigorous solutions of...

Cosmic Paradoxes (Second Edition)

Gonzalo, Julio A.
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(2017)  | 9789813141568 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 185pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
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Beginning with the famous Olber's paradox, paradoxes such as the missing mass,dark energy, baryon to photon ratio and cosmic zero-point energy are examined indetail. The Heisenberg-Lemaitre's units, based on the total enormous but finitemass of the Universe, are introduced and rigorous solutions of...

Solar energetic particles : a modern primer on understanding sources, acceleration and propagation.

Reames, Donald.
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(2017)  | 9783319508702 | Springer | pbk. | book | xvi, 127pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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This concise primer introduces the non-specialist reader to the physics of solar energetic particles (SEP) and systematically reviews the evidence for the two main mechanisms which lead to the so-called impulsive and gradual SEP events.More specifically, the timing of the onsets, the longitude distributions,...

A Dirty Window: Diffuse and Translucent Molecular Gas in the Interstellar Medium

Magnani, Loris. Shore, Steven N.
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(2017)  | 9783662543481 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 306pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
AUD 340.95 (inc. GST), AUD 309.95 (ex. GST),
This book provides an introduction to the physics of interstellar gas in the Galaxy. It deals with the diffuse interstellar medium which supplies a complex environment for exploring the neutral gas content of a galaxy like the Milky Way and the techniques necessary for studying this non-stellar component....

Astrochemistry: From The Big Bang To The Present Day

Ritchie, Grant. Vallance, Claire.
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(2017)  | 9781786340375 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
AUD 171.95 (inc. GST), AUD 156.32 (ex. GST),
The rapidly growing field of astrochemistry studies the chemistry occurring in stars, planets, and the interstellar medium, bringing together elements of chemistry, physics, astrophysics, and biology. Astrochemistry: From the Big Bang to the Present Day describes the chemical history of the Universe,...

Astrochemistry: From The Big Bang To The Present Day

Ritchie, Grant. Vallance, Claire.
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(2017)  | 9781786340382 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 20/5/2017
AUD 78.95 (inc. GST), AUD 71.77 (ex. GST),
Starting with the Big Bang, this book tells the story of the development of chemistry within our universe to the present day.Topics covered include: the spontaneous formation of the first chemical elements; the formation of higher chemical elements through stellar nucleosynthesis; the rich variety of...

UV Astronomy 2011: "

Shustov, Boris.
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(2017)  | 9789401779111 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 331pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
AUD 387.95 (inc. GST), AUD 352.68 (ex. GST),
Editorial.- Chapter 1 Planets.- Chapter 2 Stellar Physics and Evolution.- Chapter 3 Milky Way and Galaxies.- Chapter 4 UV Instrumentation.

Mathematical SETI: Statistics, Signal Processing, Space Missions

Maccone, Claudio.
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(2017)  | 9783662506097 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 724pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
AUD 328.95 (inc. GST), AUD 299.05 (ex. GST),
This book introduces the Statistical Drake Equation where, from a simple product of seven positive numbers, the Drake Equation is turned into the product of seven positive random variables. The mathematical consequences of this transformation are demonstrated and it is proven that the new random variable...

 

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