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Space Enterprise: Living and Working Offworld in the 21st Century (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
Space Enterprise: Living and Working Offworld in the 21st Century (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
by Philip Robert Harris
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In Space Enterprise - Living and Working Offworld, Dr Philip Harris provides the vision and rationale as to why humanity is leaving its cradle, Earth, to use space resources, as well as pursuing lunar industrialization and establishing offworld... (read more)

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Atomic Astrophysics and Spectroscopy
Atomic Astrophysics and Spectroscopy
by Anil K. Pradhan
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Spectroscopy enables the precise study of astronomical objects and phenomena. Bridging the gap between physics and astronomy, this is the first integrated graduate-level textbook on atomic astrophysics. It covers the basics of atomic physics and... (read more)

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Cosmic Perspectives in Space Physics
Cosmic Perspectives in Space Physics
by Sukumar Biswas
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A textbook for a graduate and senior undergraduate course of one or two semesters introducing the physics and astrophysics in space. Biswas, (formerly Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay) expects students to be familiar with introductory... (read more)

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Particle Acceleration and Kinematics in Solar Flares: A Synthesis of Recent Observations and Theoretical Concepts
Particle Acceleration and Kinematics in Solar Flares: A Synthesis of Recent Observations and Theoretical Concepts
by Markus J. Aschwanden
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Aschwanden, a researcher with a major American aerospace technology firm, presents recent developments in solar flare high-energy physics based on recent solar flare observations with the Yohkoh, SOHO, TRACE, CGRO spacecraft, and radio instruments... (read more)

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Atomic Spectroscopy and Radiative Processes (Unitext / Collana Di Fisica E Astronomia)
Atomic Spectroscopy and Radiative Processes (Unitext / Collana Di Fisica E Astronomia)
by E. Landi Innocenti
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The book builds upon the lecture notes of an undergraduate course in Astronomical Spectroscopy, but contains significant material for post-graduate courses. It describes the basic physical principles of atomic spectroscopy and the absorption and emission... (read more)

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Interstellar Boundary Explorer (Ibex)
Interstellar Boundary Explorer (Ibex)
by D. J. Mccomas
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The Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) is a small explorer mission with the sole, focused science objective to discover the global interaction between the solar wind and the interstellar medium. IBEX is designed to achieve this objective by answering... (read more)

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Cambridge Astrophysics Cambridge Astrophysics #34: Solar and Stellar Magnetic Activity
Cambridge Astrophysics Cambridge Astrophysics #34: Solar and Stellar Magnetic Activity
by C. J. Schrijver
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This timely volume provides the first comprehensive review and synthesis of current understanding of magnetic fields in the Sun and similar stars. It combines studies of the Sun with those of other stars to arrive at a illuminating new view of stellar... (read more)

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Space Sciences Series of Issi #33: Planetary Magnetism
Space Sciences Series of Issi #33: Planetary Magnetism
by U. R. Christensen
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The articles in this volume cover, for the first time, all aspects of planetary magnetism, from the observations made by space missions to their interpretation in terms of the properties of all the planets in the solar system. Studies of dynamo-generated... (read more)

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Plasma Physics for Astrophysics (Princeton Series in Astrophysics)
Plasma Physics for Astrophysics (Princeton Series in Astrophysics)
by Russell M. Kulsrud
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"Russell Kulsrud has written an outstanding text that should raise the appreciation of plasma astrophysics within the general astronomy community at a time when the influence of plasma processes on what we observe is recognized to be of paramount... (read more)

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Pulsars as Astrophysical Laboratories for Nuclear and Particle Physics (Studies in High Energy Physics, Cosmology, and Gravitation)
Pulsars as Astrophysical Laboratories for Nuclear and Particle Physics (Studies in High Energy Physics, Cosmology, and Gravitation)
by Fritz W. Weber
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Weber (theoretical physics, Ludwig-Maximilians U., Munich) points out that neutron stars, or pulsars, are one of the two natural stellar environments (white dwarves are the other) in which hot and dense material holds still long enough that its... (read more)

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Exploring the Final Frontier: Issues, Plans and Funding for NASA
Exploring the Final Frontier: Issues, Plans and Funding for NASA
by Dillon S. Maguire
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Space exploration has, from its beginning, been a highly political enterprise. In the United States it began in 1957 with the "Sputnik moment" when the Soviet Union had successfully put the world's first artificial satellite into Earth's orbit. The... (read more)

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Chaos and Complexity in Astrophysics
Chaos and Complexity in Astrophysics
by Oded Regev
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The discipline of nonlinear dynamics has developed explosively in all areas of physics over the last two decades. This comprehensive primer summarizes the main developments in the mathematical theory of dynamical systems, chaos, pattern formation and... (read more)

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The Very Large Telescope Interferometer - Challenges for the Future
The Very Large Telescope Interferometer - Challenges for the Future
by Paulo J V Garcia
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An array of primarily European astrophysicists and astronomers present the latest information on optical interferometry in astrophysics. The volume's 34 contributions are organized into five main sections: the basics of interferometry; the Very Large... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Physics #778: Turbulence in Space Plasmas
Lecture Notes in Physics #778: Turbulence in Space Plasmas
by L. (edt) Vlahos
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This book collects work from the research network, "Theory, Observations, and Simulations in Turbulence in Space Plasmas," in which many leading European graduate schools have operated. It covers applications on solar coronae, solar flares, and the solar... (read more)

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Vignettes in Gravitation and Cosmology
Vignettes in Gravitation and Cosmology
by L. Sriramkumar
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This book comprises expository articles on different aspects of gravitation and cosmology that are aimed at graduate students. The topics discussed are of contemporary interest assuming only an elementary introduction to gravitation and cosmology. The... (read more)

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Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics (Dover Books on Engineering)
Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics (Dover Books on Engineering)
by Peter C. Hughes
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Pointing a satellite in the right direction requires an extremely complex system and#8212; one that describes the satellite's orientation and at the same time predicts and either uses or neutralizes external influences.From its roots in classical... (read more)

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Astrophysics and Space Science Library #362: Nonlinear Cosmic Ray Diffusion Theories
Astrophysics and Space Science Library #362: Nonlinear Cosmic Ray Diffusion Theories
by Andreas Shalchi
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This book deals with the physics of cosmic ray diffusion theory, focusing on the physics of nonlinear transport of cosmic rays through turbulent interplanetary or interstellar plasma. The author discusses fundamental processes such as cosmic ray... (read more)

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Soviet and Russian Lunar Exploration (Springer Praxis Books in Space Exploration)
Soviet and Russian Lunar Exploration (Springer Praxis Books in Space Exploration)
by Brian Harvey
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Little is known of Soviet and Russian lunar exploration although, in fact, the Soviet Union/Russia: Sent the first spaceships past the moon, the first to hit the moon and the first to circle the moon Was first to soft land on and orbit the moon Was first... (read more)

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Astrophysics and Space Science Library #354: Sirius Matters
Astrophysics and Space Science Library #354: Sirius Matters
by Noah Brosch
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Since very early times Sirius was a point of attraction in the night sky. It served to synchronize calendars in antiquity and was the subject of many myths and legends, including some modern ones. It was perceived as a red star for more than 400 years... (read more)

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Heliophysics: Space Storms and Radiation: Causes and Effects
Heliophysics: Space Storms and Radiation: Causes and Effects
by Carolus J. Schrijver
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Heliophysics is a fast-developing scientific discipline that integrates studies of the Sun's variability, the surrounding heliosphere, and the environment and climate of planets. The Sun is a magnetically variable star and, for planets with intrinsic... (read more)

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