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  • Seeking Ultimates

    An Intuitive Guide to Physics, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Peter T. Landsberg

    Seeking Ultimates: An Intuitive Guide to Physics, Second Edition takes us on a journey that explores the limits of our scientific knowledge, emphasizing the gaps that are left. The book starts with everyday concepts such as temperature, and proceeds to energy, the Periodic Table, and then to more…

    Paperback – 1999-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Multiple Gravity Assist Interplanetary Trajectories

    1st Edition

    By A V Labunsky, O V Papkov, K G Sukhanov

    Reflecting the results of twenty years; experience in the field of multipurpose flights, this monograph includes the complex routes of the trajectories of a number of bodies (e.g., space vehicles, comets) in the solar system. A general methodological approach to the research of flight schemes and…

    Hardback – 1998-11-26
    CRC Press
    Earth Space Institute Book Series

  • UVB Instrumentation and Applications

    1st Edition

    By Ann R Webb

    An excellent summary of solar UV measurement for anyone involved in, or contemplating, measuring the UV part of the solar spectrum. The book is addressed predominantly to the newcomer to this expanding area of environmental measurement, but contains sufficient detail and practical information to be…

    Hardback – 1998-07-28
    CRC Press

  • Oil Industry of the Former Soviet Union - Reserves, Extraction and Transportation

    Reserves, Extraction and Transportation, 1st Edition

    By N Krylov, A. Boksernan, E Stavrovsky

    The Russian Federation is a leading oil producer and has a major oil supply system. This book describes the current Russian situation and prospects for the future development of its industry. Accurate data on the Russian system of oil pipelines are published here in English for the first time and…

    Hardback – 1998-03-23
    CRC Press

  • Modern Cosmological Observations and Problems

    1st Edition

    By Gregory Bothun

    In recent years an enormous amount of cosmological data has come from well known projects such as the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) and the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE). This book explains and makes sense of this vast array of new observational data in terms of its impact on current…

    Paperback – 1998-03-17
    CRC Press

  • From Hiroshima to the Iceman

    The Development and Applications of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry, 1st Edition

    By Harry E Gove

    From Hiroshima to the Iceman: The Development and Applications of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry presents a fascinating account of a breakthrough in science and the insights it has brought that would not have been possible without it. Involved since its invention, Harry Gove recounts the story of…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Galileo's Planet

    Observing Jupiter Before Photography, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A Hockey

    Since the earliest times one of the brightest lights in the heavens has been that of Jupiter, mythical king of the gods and the largest planet in the solar system. It was only natural that peoples from the dawn of history would be interested in such a planet and, indeed, Jupiter was one of the…

    Hardback – 1998-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Science Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Wilson

    Addressing the lack of a specific book on core communication/presentation skills, the Handbook of Science Communication is written as a guide for students to speak and write effectively and as a reference for scientists who need to communicate their work effectively to each other and to the wider…

    Paperback – 1998-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Physicists in Conflict

    From Antiquity to the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Neil A. Porter

    Dialogue in science is essential for progress. But when dialogue becomes conflict or further intensifies to persecution the situation is harmful not only to science, but also to the wider society in which science exists. This is true whether the conflict is internal, in the case of Boltzmann, or…

    Hardback – 1998-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Space Science in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wen-Rui Hu

    Space science in China is one of the most active areas in modern science, and China has played a dynamic and steadily increasing role in this field since the 1960s. Until recently, however, activity in China was a mystery to the rest of the world. With the commercial importance of space, and the…

    Hardback – 1997-08-20
    CRC Press
    Earth Space Institute Book Series

  • EUREKA!

    Physics of Particles, Matter and the Universe, 1st Edition

    By R.J Blin-Stoyle

    This is an accessible introduction to the subject of physics, and how it underpins our understanding of the physical world today. Starting with an initial description of what physics represents from the micro- to the macroscopic, Roger Blin-Stoyle takes the reader on a tour of Newton's Laws, the…

    Paperback – 1997-07-01
    CRC Press

  • Concise Handbook of Mathematics and Physics

    1st Edition

    By Alexander G. Alenitsyn, Eugene I. Butikov, Alexander S. Kondratyev

    Concise Handbook of Mathematics and Physics presents a unified and coherent treatment of all the major aspects of modern elementary physics and mathematics. This complete text/reference includes definitions of fundamental notations and physical and mathematical quantities, formulas that express the…

    Hardback – 1997-05-12
    CRC Press

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