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Title:The Atomic World Spooky? It Ain't Necessarily So! Emergent Quantum Mechanics, How the Classical Laws of Nature Can Conspire to Cause Quantum-Like Behaviour
Author(s): Theo van Holten
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XX, 561 p. 241 illus., 191 illus. in color p.)
Contents:1. Introduction and Outline -- 2. Strange Behaviour at Quantum Scale: the full List -- 3. The Transition Region as Predicted by Quantum Mechanics -- 4. From Rigid Marble to Vibrating Droplet of Charge: Model Assumptions -- 5.
Determining the Electromagnetic Self Forces -- 6. A Brief Excursion to Sub-Atomic Scales: the Electron, the Muon and the Tau Particle -- 7. Dynamics of the Droplet: a Pictorial Representation of the Equations of Motion -- 8. First
Glimpses of Quantum Behaviour: Matter Waves -- 9. Energy Quantisation in Potential Wells -- 10. Still more (non)Glimpses: the Droplet is Sometimes Invisible -- 11. Schrödinger's Equation -- 12. On Radiation and Radio Silence
Interaction Between Charges and Radiation -- 13. On Bohr's Radiation Out of Nothing and on Photons, the Particles with a Wavelength -- 14. Summing up the Successes and the Remaining Mysteries -- 15. A Chapter full of Speculations:
Bohr's Atom, Schrödinger's Cat, Spooky Interactions, and the Double-Slit Experiment -- 16. Conclusions: the Direction Towards Einstein’s “Hidden Variable”?
ISBN:9789462392342
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Keywords: Physics , Epistemology , Quantum physics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Popular Science in Physics , Epistemology
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Title:Fundamental Astronomy
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Date:2017
Edition:6th ed. 2017
Size:1 online resource (XIV, 550 p. 502 illus., 36 illus. in color p.)
Contents:1. Introduction -- 2. Spherical Astronomy -- 3. Observations and Instruments -- 4. Photometric Concepts and Magnitudes -- 5. Radiation Mechanisms -- 6. Celestial Mechanics -- 7. The Solar System Part I -- 8. The Solar System Part II
-- 9. Stellar Spectra -- 10. Binary Stars and Stellar Masses -- 11.
Associations -- 18. The MilkyWay -- 19. Galaxies -- 20. Cosmology -- 21. Exoplanets -- 22. Astrobiology.-
ISBN:9783662530450
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Keywords: Physics , Geophysics , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Cosmology , Physics , Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology , Geophysics/Geodesy , Popular Science in Astronomy
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Title:Time Machine Tales The Science Fiction Adventures and Philosophical Puzzles of Time Travel
Author(s): Paul J Nahin
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XLIX, 383 p. 53 illus., 3 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Some First Words -- Introduction -- A Broad Look At Time Travel -- Philosophical Space and Time -- The Physics of Time Travel —Part I.-Philosophers, Physicists, and the Time Travel Paradoxes -- Communication With the Past -- The
Physics of Time Travel —Part II -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Appendix 3 -- Glossary -- Index.
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Keywords: Popular works , Philosophy and science , Gravitation , Physics , Philosophy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Physics , Popular Science in Philosophy , Philosophy of Science , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
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Title:Econophysics and Sociophysics: Recent Progress and Future Directions
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (VIII, 256 p. 85 illus., 77 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Anindya S. Chakrabarti, Topology of the international trade network: size, asymmetry and volatility -- Attilio Stella, Optimal growth in the network of global economy -- Bikas K. Chakrabarti, Inequality in Societies, Academic
Institutions & Science Journals: Gini & k-indices -- Damien Challet, Market nanostructure insight into market stylized facts -- Deepak Dhar, Dynamical networks of agents with degree preference -- Diego Garlaschelli, Network
reconstruction, systemic risk, and early-warning signals -- Dipankar Gupta, Boundaries, Transgressions and Disciplinary Dynamics -- Emanuele Pugliese, New Metrics for Economic Complexity -- Fabrizio Lillo, Complex network methods for
systemic risk assessment -- Frédéric Abergel, Imperfections of financial markets: a limit order book perspective -- Harbir Lamba, Modelling momentum traders in a financial market using Prandtl-Ishlinskii operators -- Hideaki Aoyama,
Deflation and Money -- Irena Vodenska, Bi-partite network approach to predictability of financial markets and news sentiments -- János Kertész, Kinetics of Social Contagion -- Joshin Murai, A model of order signs under multiple order
splitting and public information -- Karmeshu, Stochastic Modelling of High Frequency Intra-day Stock Returns: Emergence of Cubic Power-Law -- Kimmo Kaski, Social Physics: Studies of in vivo / in situ human sociality -- Kousik
Guhathakurta, Comparing the complexity of emerging and developed stock markets using recurrence network analysis -- M.S. Santhanam, Records statistics and financial time series -- Marco Patriarca, The microscopic origin of the Pareto
law and other power-law distributions -- Matteo Marsili, Complexity driven collapse of economic equilibria -- Michele Caraglio, Bridging intraday and interday market behavior through scaling -- Parongama Sen, Segregation dynamics with
continuously varying utility factor -- Sandeep Juneja, Nearest neighbor based and other popular methods for pricing Bermudan options -- Sitabhra Sinha, Loss of structural balance in the network of cross-correlations characterizing a
financial market signals the onset of major economic crisis -- Stanislao Gualdi, A dynamic model of input-output production networks: general equilibrium stability and emergence of scale-free structures -- Taisei Kaizoji, Why does the
power law for share price hold? -- Takaaki Ohnishi, Real estate valuation using k-nearest neighbor regression -- Takayuki Mizuno, Statistically detecting stock bubbles before they burst -- Victor Yakovenko, Economic inequality from
statistical physics point of view -- Yoshi Fujiwara, Quantifying Financial Distress in a Nation-wide Production Network -- Yoshiyuki Arata, Macroeconomic Consequences of Lumpy Investment under Uncertainty -- Youngna Choi, Tracking
Financial Instability Contagion: modeling and data calibration -- Yuichi Ikeda, Community and Controllability of Global Production Network: Focusing on the Economic Crisis of 2008
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Keywords: Physics , Statistics , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Applications of Graph Theory and Complex Networks
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Title:Making Beautiful Deep-Sky Images Astrophotography with Affordable Equipment and Software
Author(s): Greg Parker
Date:2017
Edition:2nd ed. 2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 189 p. 87 illus. in color p.)
Contents:How did I start? -- The Beginning – and a Serious Health Warning! -- Assembling your Imaging System -- Computational Considerations – Data Acquisition and Image Processing -- A Permanent Setup -- First Light – Choosing your Objects --
First Light – your First Objects -- Wide-Field Imaging with a Short Focal Length Refractor -- Hyperstar III Imaging -- Parallel Imaging with an Array -- Fundamentals of Image Processing -- Processing Professional Data -- The Deep-Sky
Images -- Differentiating your Work -- Your Largest Resource -- Book Recommendations -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Physics World Article -- Greg Parker -- Postscript to the 2nd Edition -- Index
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Keywords: Popular works , Photography , Image processing , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Image Processing and Computer Vision , Photography
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Title:Mars One The Ultimate Reality TV Show?
Author(s): Erik Seedhouse
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXIII, 174 p. 93 illus., 84 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Acknowledgements -- Dedication -- About the Author -- Acronyms -- Preface -- 1: Mars One: The Concept -- 2: Is this ethical? -- 3: Is any of this legal? -- 4: Selection -- 5: Training -- 6: Medical mission killers -- 7: Technology
feasibility -- 8: Bursting the Mars One life support bubble -- Epilog -- Appendices -- Index
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Keywords: Popular works , Project management , Technology , Aerospace engineering , Astronautics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Technology , Aerospace Technology and Astronautics , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Project Management
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Title:Spaceplane HERMES Europe's Dream of Independent Manned Spaceflight
Author(s): Luc van den Abeelen
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXII, 588 p. 187 illus., 97 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Origins: re-entry vehicles and orbital factories -- Getting serious: CNES develops a concept -- One or the other: selecting the prime contractor -- Safety rethink: the Challenger accident -- The road not taken: CNES decides against
Maia -- The Hague: adoption by ESA -- Ever growing: Hermes gains a module -- Competition and the others: spacecraft from around the world -- Shifting priorities: equipment relocations (1989-1990) -- The transatlantic scene: Freedom
struggles, Columbus and the DoD -- Buying time: the six-month extension of Phase 1 (1990) -- Outside influence: the costly fall of the Berlin Wall (1990-1991) -- Change at Munich: stretching the imagination (1991) -- Scaling down:
X-2000 and Russia to the rescue (1991-1992) -- Grenada: the end of the road (1992) -- Descendants: of astronauts and wings -- Space freighter for ISS: the promise of ATV -- Hermes’ legacy: a continued mission of sorts -- Keeping in
touch: the DRS satellites and Mission Control -- Staying cool: the thermal protection system -- In Orbit Infrastructure: Platforms and Space Stations -- Learning to fly: astronauts and their training -- Inside and out: the space suits
and escape systems -- Lift-off and getting home safely: preparation, launch and landing facilities -- Looking back: the Hermes experience -- Afterword -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C
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Title:Next Stop Mars The Why, How, and When of Human Missions
Author(s): Giancarlo Genta
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XX, 415 p. 145 illus., 57 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Preface -- 1: Half a century of projects -- 2: Reasons for human Mars Exploration -- 3: Mars and its satellites -- 4: Space environment and radiations -- 5: Human aspects -- 6: Interplanetary journey to Mars -- 7: Mission design -- 8:
The outpost on Mars -- 9: Mobility on Mars -- 10: The ground segment -- 11: Timeframe and roadmap -- 12: A look to a more distant future -- 13: Example missions -- 14: Conclusions -- References -- Appendices
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Title:Earths of Distant Suns How We Find Them, Communicate with Them, and Maybe Even Travel There
Author(s): Michael Carroll
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XI, 234 p. 65 illus., 62 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Chapter One: A Place Like Home -- Chapter Two: Early Ideas and Lessons from Our Own Backyard -- Chapter Three: The Search for and Discovery of Exoplanets -- Chapter Four: Strange Solar System Architectures -- Chapter Five: Zeroing in
on Earth 2.0 -- Chapter Six: Looking for Life in All the Right Places -- Chapter Seven: Could We Make Contact? -- Chapter Eight: Could We Visit Earths of Distant Suns? -- Chapter Nine: First Contact: What Will It Mean? -- Index
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Keywords: Popular works , Planetology , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Planetology
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Title:Pseudoscience and Science Fiction
Author(s): Andrew May
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (X, 181 p. 45 illus., 28 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Charles Fort and the Forteans -- Anomalous Phenomena -- High-Tech Paranoia -- Flying Saucers -- Mind Power -- Space Drives and Anti-Gravity -- Technology of the Ancients -- Conspiracy Theories
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Keywords: Popular works , Fiction , Philosophy of nature , Astronomy , Physics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Physics , Popular Science in Astronomy , Fiction , Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary , Philosophy of Nature
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Title:The Politics and Perils of Space Exploration Who Will Compete, Who Will Dominate?
Author(s): Linda Dawson
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XX, 199 p. 49 illus., 40 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Chapter 1 The New Space Race -- Chapter 2 The Commercial Space Race -- Chapter 3 Mars -- Chapter 4 Why Not Go Back to the Moon?- Chapter 5 The Science and Dangers of Outer Space -- Chapter 6 Politics and the Space Race -- Chapter 7
the Post-Apollo and Space Shuttle Era -- Chapter 8 Politics, the ISS, and Private Enterprise -- Chapter 9 Technological Risks and Accidents -- Chapter 10 New Technologies and Deep Space -- Index
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Title:Star Ark A Living, Self-Sustaining Spaceship
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Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXII, 492 p. 127 illus., 107 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction by Rachel Armstrong -- Overview by Andrew Tziolas -- Metaphysics of Reality in Space by Rachel Armstrong -- Seeding the Universe with Life by Michael Mautner -- Space chemistry by Martin Hanczyc -- Living soils by Rachel
Armstrong -- Bacterial worlds by Simon Park -- Nature in space by Koert van Mensvoort -- The experience of space by Nelly Ben Hayoum -- Space architecture by Richard Hyams -- Extremophiles by Sarah Jane Pell.-Shrinking the human by
Arne Hendriks -- Human/mechanicals hybrids by Kevin Warwick -- Space birth by Lucy McCrae, Susan Crawford-Young, and Lynne Harper -- Establishing the ecological being by Rachel Armstrong -- Ecology of Mind by Noam Chomsky -- Humanity
in space by Steve Fuller -- Ecological politics by Jane Bennett -- Very large organizations by Jordan Geiger -- Architects building planets by Mark Morris
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Keywords: Popular works , Design , Astronomy , Aerospace engineering , Astronautics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Aerospace Technology and Astronautics , Design, general
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Title:Space Telescopes Capturing the Rays of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Author(s): Neil English
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 312 p. 103 illus., 88 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Light: Nature's Great Information Superhighway -- Chapter 2: The Hubble Space Telescope - Tragedy and Triumph -- Chapter 3: Hubble - The People's Telescope -- Chapter 4: The Infrared Universe
-- Chapter 5: The Gamma Ray Universe -- Chapter 6: The Universe Through Ultraviolet Eyes -- Chapter 7: The X-Ray Universe -- Chapter 8: Probing the Microwave Sky -- Chapter 9: Empire of the Sun -- Chapter 10: Measuring the Heavens --
Chapter 11: Looking to the Future: The James Webb Space Telescope -- Useful Websites on Space Telescopes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
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Title:Stamping the Earth from Space
Author(s): Renato Dicati
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XXIV, 429 p. 407 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction -- Prologue: from Sputnik to the Internation Space Station -- Satellite Geodesy -- Researches on the atmosphere -- Ionospheric research with satellites -- Researches on the Earth’s Magnetosphere -- Meteorological
Satellites -- The study of micro-meteorites and cosmic dust -- Earth remote sensing -- Cartography and mapping from space -- Oceanography from space -- Bibliography -- Index
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Keywords: Popular works , Genetic engineering , Astronomy , Aerospace engineering , Astronautics , Biomedical engineering , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Genetic Engineering , Biomedical Engineering , Space Sciences (including Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Exploration and Astron , Aerospace Technology and Astronautics
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Title:Lost in Math [electronic resource]: How Beauty Leads Physics Astray
Author(s): Sabine Hossenfelder
Publisher:Basic Books
Size:1 online resource (235 pages)
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Contents:The hidden rules of physics -- What a wonderful world -- The state of the union -- Cracks in the foundation -- Ideal theories -- The incomprehensible comprehensibility of Quantum Mechanics -- One to rule them all -- Space, the final frontier -- The universe, all there is, and the rest -- Knowledge is power
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Keywords: Cosmology , Mathematical physics , Quantum theory , Popular Science
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Title:Quirky Quarks A Cartoon Guide to the Fascinating Realm of Physics
Author(s): Benjamin Bahr
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (319 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-49509-4
ISBN:9783662495094
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Keywords: Popular works , Physics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Physics , Physics, general
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Title:A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysis
Author(s): Brian D Warner
Date:2016
Edition:2nd ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (52 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-32750-1
Contents:Getting Started -- Targets of Opportunity -- Photometry Fundamentals -- The Photometry Primer -- Photometric Reductions -- Second Order Extinction -- Telescopes and Cameras -- Imaging and Photometry Software -- Collecting Photons --
Analyzing the Data -- Period Analysis -- Building Star Systems -- Publishing Your Data and Results
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Keywords: Popular works , Photography , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Optics , Optoelectronics , Plasmons (Physics) , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Photography , Optics, Optoelectronics, Plasmonics and Optical Devices
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Title:The Demons of Science What They Can and Cannot Tell Us About Our World
Author(s): Friedel Weinert
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (8 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-31708-3
Contents:I. Thought Experiments: Thought Experiments in Ancient Greece -- What Thought Experiments Represent -- Models and Thought Experiments -- The Function of Thought Experiments -- What Thought Experiments Tell Us and Don’t Tell Us About
the World -- Enter the Demons -- II. Laplace's Demon: Laplace’s Demon: Causal and Predictive Determinism -- Causality, Determinism and the Block Universe -- The Time-Reversal Invariance of Fundamental Laws -- Determinism and Its
Implications -- Determinism and Free Will -- What Laplace's Demon Tells Us and Does not Tell Us About the World -- III. Maxwell's Demon: Local and Cosmic Arrows of Time -- Maxwell’s Demon -- Loschmidt’s Demon: Reversibility and
Irreversibility -- Indeterminism -- Indeterminism and Free Will -- Entropy -- The Past-Future Asymmetry -- What Maxwell’s Demon Tells Us and Does not Tell Us About the World -- IV. Nietzsche's Demon: The Eternal Recurrence of Events --
Landsberg’s Demon -- Physical and Phenomenal Time -- The Evolution of the Universe -- Time and Change -- Is There a Master Arrow of Time? -- What Landsberg’s Demon Tells Us and Does not Tell Us About the Arrows of Time.
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Keywords: Physics , Philosophy and science , Cosmology , Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Philosophy of Science , Popular Science in Physics , Cosmology
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Title:Physics: The Ultimate Adventure
Author(s): Ross Barrett
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (25 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-31691-8
Contents:The Whats and Wherefores of Physics -- Dramatis Personae (The Actors) -- Is Physics an Exact Science? -- Newton and Beyond -- Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics -- Electromagnetism and Cracks in the Edifice of Classical Physics
-- Relativity -- Quantum Mechanics -- Atomic and Nuclear Physics -- Fields and Particles -- Cosmology -- Complexity -- Conclusions and Philosophical Implications
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Keywords: Physics , Quantum physics , Continuum physics , Astronomy , Astrophysics , Cosmology , Elementary particles (Physics) , Quantum field theory , Physics , Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Quantum Physics , Popular Science in Physics , Classical Continuum Physics , Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
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Title:The Caloris Network A Scientific Novel
Author(s): Nick Kanas
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (124 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-30579-0
Contents:Preface -- The Novel -- Scientific appendix
ISBN:9783319305790
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Keywords: Physics , Planetology , Astrobiology , Astronomy , Earth , Geology , Physics , Astrobiology , Popular Science in Astronomy , Planetology , Popular Earth Science
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Title:Science and the Economic Crisis Impact on Science, Lessons from Science
Author(s): Francesco Sylos Labini
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (171 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-29528-2
Contents:Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter I: Forecast -- Chapter II: Crisis -- Chapter III: Risk -- Chapter IV: Perspectives
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Keywords: Physics , Sociophysics , Econophysics , Science , Economics , Economic policy , Physics , Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models , Popular Science in Economics / Management , Societal Aspects of Physics , R & D/Technology Policy
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Title:Murder on the Einstein Express and Other Stories
Author(s): Harun Šiljak
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (5 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-29066-9
Contents:Preface -- Part I: The Short Stories -- Normed Trek -- The Cantor Trilogy -- In Search of Future Time -- Murder on the Einstein Express -- Part II: Afterthoughts
ISBN:9783319290669
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Title:Surveying the Skies How Astronomers Map the Universe
Author(s): Gareth Wynn-Williams
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (89 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-28510-8
Contents:The Five Ages of Astronomy -- The Naked Eye Era -- The Telescope Era -- The Photography Era -- Radio Surveys -- Near-Infrared Surveys -- Far-infrared Surveys -- Ultraviolet Surveys -- X-ray Surveys - Gamma Ray Surveys -- The
Gigasurvey Era -- Special Surveys
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Keywords: Physics , History , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Astronomy , Physics , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Popular Science in Astronomy , History of Science
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Title:The Birth of NASA The Work of the Space Task Group, America's First True Space Pioneers
Author(s): Dutch von Ehrenfried
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (48 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-28428-6
Contents:Part I Introduction -- The Sputnik Reaction -- The President -- The National Security Council -- The Congress -- Department of Defense/Other -- Part II Creating the Space Team -- Creation of the STG -- The AVRO Canadians -- The
Astronauts and Aeromedical -- The Need for More People -- Contractors & Representatives -- The STG Organization -- The End of the STG on November 1, 1961 -- Summary of Key Project Mercury Decisions/Lessons Learned -- Part III
Achievements -- Facilities Created for Project Mercury -- Mission Designs and Concepts -- The Impact of the STG on History -- APPENDICES -- Bibliography -- Credits -- Glossary -- About the Author -- Index
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Title:Sigma 7 The Six Mercury Orbits of Walter M. Schirra, Jr.
Author(s): Colin Burgess
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (82 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-27983-1
Contents:Foreword by Tracy Kornfeld -- Acknowledgements -- Author Prologue -- Chapter 1: A flier’s son.- Chapter 2: The making of a flight-ready astronaut -- Chapter 3: The art of space flight -- Chapter 4: Sigma 7 flies -- Chapter 5: “A sweet
little bird” -- Chapter 6: Press conferences, parades, and post-flight honors -- Chapter 7: A Life beyond Apollo -- Chapter 8: Final Salute to a hero -- Appendices -- Index
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Title:The Unforgotten Sisters Female Astronomers and Scientists before Caroline Herschel
Author(s): Gabriella Bernardi
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (44 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-26127-0
Contents:En Heduanna -- Aganice -- Sonduk -- Teano -- Aglaonike -- Hypatia of Alexandria -- Fatima of Madrid -- Ildelgard of Bingen -- Sophie Brahe -- Maria Cunitz -- Elisabetha Hevelius -- Maria Clara Eimmart -- Maria Margarethe Winkelmann --
Teresa and Maddalena Manfredi
ISBN:9783319261270
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Keywords: Physics , History , Observations, Astronomical , Astronomy , Space sciences , Astronomy , Physics , Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences , Popular Science in Astronomy , History of Science , Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics
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Title:The Quantum Handshake Entanglement, Nonlocality and Transactions
Author(s): John G Cramer
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (34 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-24642-0
Contents:Introduction -- The Curious History of Quantum Mechanics -- Quantum Entanglement and Nonlocality -- Reversing Time -- The Transactional Interpretation -- Quantum Paradoxes and Applications of the TI -- Nonlocal Signaling? -- Quantum
Communication, Encryption, Teleportation, and Computing -- The Nature and Structure of Time -- Conclusion -- Appendices: A. Frequently Asked Questions about Quantum Mechanics and the Transactional Interpretation -- B. A Brief Overview
of the Quantum Formalism -- C. Quantum Dice and Poker - Nonlocal Games of Chance -- D. Detailed Analyses of Selected Gedankenexperiments.
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Keywords: Physics , Quantum physics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Popular Science in Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics
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Title:Interkosmos The Eastern Bloc's Early Space Program
Author(s): Colin Burgess
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (147 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-24163-0
Contents:History and Development of the Interkosmos program -- First to fly: Czechoslovakia’s cosmonaut -- From Poland to Salyut-6 -- Sigmund Jähn and Soyuz-30 -- Bulgaria in space -- Hungary joins the space club. - A Vietnamese cosmonaut. -
The Soviet Cuban Salyut mission -- From the steppes of Mongolia. - Romania continues the program -- Beyond Interkosmos. - Soviet-Indian mission. – A Syrian researcher on Mir. – Bulgaria’s second flight. – Afghanistan’s
cosmonaut-researcher. – Chrétien in space again. – The Interkosmos program. – Appendices. – About the authors. – Index
ISBN:9783319241630
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Title:The Amazing Unity of the Universe And Its Origin in the Big Bang
Author(s): Edward van den Heuvel
Date:2016
Edition:2nd ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (172 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-23543-1
Contents:Our Strange Universe -- The Sun’s Backyard: Our Solar System -- How Distant Are the Stars?- The Discovery of the Structure of Our Milky Way Galaxy -- The Chemical Composition of the Sun and Stars -- Other Galaxies and the Discovery of
the Expansion of the Universe -- Gravity According to Galilei, Newton, Einstein and Mach -- Einstein, de Sitter, Friedmann, Lemaitre and the Evolution of the Universe -- The Big Bang as the Origin of the Universe -- The Origin of the
Matter in the Universe -- We Are Made of Stardust: Timescales of the Universe and of Life -- Is the Universe Open, Closed or Flat? The Horizon Problem, the Flatness Problem and Inflation -- Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Our Strange
Universe -- Ripples in the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation -- Time in the Universe -- From Universe to Multiverse -- Intelligent Life Elsewhere in the Universe -- Epilogue -- Appendices
ISBN:9783319235431
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Title:Dawn of Small Worlds Dwarf Planets, Asteroids, Comets
Author(s): Michael Moltenbrey
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (45 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-23003-0
Contents:The Solar System – An Overview -- Dwarf Planets -- Asteroids -- Comets -- References
ISBN:9783319230030
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Keywords: Popular works , Planetology , Space sciences , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences , Planetology
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Title:The Three-body Problem from Pythagoras to Hawking
Author(s): Mauri Valtonen
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (70 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-22726-9
Contents:1 Classical problems -- 2 From Newton to Einstein: the discovery of laws of motion and gravity -- 3 From comets to chaos -- 4 Fractals, entropy and arrow of time -- 5 Solar System -- 6 Interacting galaxies -- 7 Three body problem in
perspective -- 8 Black holes and quasars
ISBN:9783319227269
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Keywords: Popular works , Dynamics , Ergodic theory , Physics , Gravitation , Mechanics , Astrophysics , Astronomy , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory , Astrophysics and Astroparticles , Mechanics , Mathematical Methods in Physics
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Title:Enhancing Hubble's Vision Service Missions That Expanded Our View of the Universe
Author(s): David J Shayler
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (133 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-22644-6
Contents:Preface -- Foreword by a Hubble servicing mission astronaut -- Glossary. - List of Illustrations -- List of tables -- Prologue -- Chapter 1: Servicing satellites – tools of the trade -- Chapter 2: Troubled times -- Chapter 3: Funding
the plans and program -- Chapter 4: Simulating the servicing -- Chapter 5: STS-31 – The deployment mission -- Chapter 6: STS-61 – Service Mission 1 – back on track -- Chapter 7: Planning new science -- Chapter 8: STS-82 – Service
Mission 2 – return to an old friend -- Chapter 9: STS-103 – Service Mission 3A – a mission split in two -- Chapter 10: STS-109 – Service Mission 3B – the other half -- Chapter 11: A fourth mission in doubt? -- Chapter 12: STS-125 –
Service Mission 4 – a final farewell -- Chapter 13: The twilight years and beyond -- Chapter 14: NASA at its best -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- Appendix A: Hubble Service Mission data -- Appendix B: The ‘Hubblenauts’: servicing
mission crew members -- Appendix C: Key personalities behind the scenes -- Appendix D: A servicing chronology and timeline -- References -- Bibliography -- Index
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Title:A Man From Planet Earth A Scientific Novel
Author(s): Giancarlo Genta
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (1 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-21115-2
Contents:Preface -- part i: novel -- part ii: scientific -- Appendix
ISBN:9783319211152
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Keywords: Popular works , Astrobiology , Astronomy , Earth , Geology , Physics , Popular Science , Popular Science in Astronomy , Astrobiology , Popular Life Sciences , Popular Science in Physics , Popular Earth Science
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Title:How Should Humanity Steer the Future?
Author(s):
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (175 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-20717-9
Contents:Introduction (A. Aguirre, B. Foster, Z. Merali) -- How to save the world (S. Hossenfelder) -- Humanity is much more than the sum of humans (T. Bolognesi) -- Crucial Phenomena (D. Dewey).- The Leverage and Centrality of Mind (P. Estep
III, A. Hoekstra) -- A Participatory Future of Humanity (D. Rickles).- The Cartography of the Future: Recovering Utopia for the 21st Century (R. Searle).-Enlightenment is not for the Buddha alone (T. Singh).- Back to the Future:
Crowdsourcing Innovation by Refocusing Science Education (T. Norsen).- Recognizing the Value of Play (J. Dickau).- Improving Science for a Better Future (M. Khalil) -- How to avoid steering blindly: The case for a robust repository of
human knowledge (J. Niemeyer) -- The Tip of the Spear (G. Gantz) -- U-turn or u die (F. Mercati) -- Smooth seas do not make good sailors (G. Parry)
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Keywords: Physics , Philosophy , Science , Education , Physics , Societal Aspects of Physics , Philosophy of Technology , Popular Science in Education
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Title:Building a Roll-Off Roof or Dome Observatory A Complete Guide for Design and Construction
Author(s): John Stephen Hicks
Date:2016
Edition:2nd ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (147 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4939-3011-1
Contents:The Benefits of a Permanent Observatory -- Pros and Cons – Roll-off Roof Type versus a Domed Observatory -- Questions to ask before you begin -- The Prestige of Ownership -- Site Requirements -- Ownership situations -- Roll-Off Roof
Observatory -- Detailed construction drawings -- Photographs of finished Roll-off Observatories -- Domed Observatory -- Construction Details -- Photographs of Finished Domed Observatory -- How to Request Full-size Plans
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Title:The Muleskinner and the Stars The Life and Times of Milton La Salle Humason, Astronomer
Author(s): Ronald L Voller
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (196 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4939-2880-4
Contents:Part I: Childhood and Early Adult Life (1891-1917) -- Dodge Center/Winona, Minnesota (1891-1902) -- Los Angelus, CA (1902) -- Mount Wilson (1903-1910) -- The Valley (1911-1917) -- Part II: A New Path (1918-1964) -- Winning Friends and
Favor (1918-1920) -- Spectroscopists (1920-1928) -- Edwin Hubble (1928-1931) -- The Great Observatory (1930s) -- Part III: A New Era (1938-1964) -- The War Years (1938-1945) -- Post War (1945-1957) -- Post-retirement Study (1957-1964)
-- Epilogue (1964-1972)
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Title:The Hubble Space Telescope From Concept to Success
Author(s): David J Shayler
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (107 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4939-2827-9
Contents:Part I: Birth of a Telescope -- Development of a telescope -- Man-tended Hardware -- Nuts and bolts – systems and support -- Servicing satellites – tools of the trade -- Troubled times -- Part II: Deployment and Recovery -- Funding
the plans and program -- Simulating the servicing -- STS-31 – The deployment mission -- STS-61 – Service Mission 1 – back on track -- Part III: Upgrades -- Planning new science -- STS-82 – Service Mission 2 – return to an old friend --
STS-103 – Service Mission 3A – a mission split in two -- STS-109 – Service Mission 3B – the other half -- Part IV: Lost Dreams and a New Hope -- A fourth mission in doubt? -- STS-125 – Service Mission 4 – a final farewell -- The
twilight years and beyond -- NASA at its best
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Title:Exploring Science Through Science Fiction [electronic resource]
Author(s): Barry B Luokkala
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
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Note:How does Einsteins description of space and time compare with Dr. Who? Can James Bond really escape from an armor-plated railroad car by cutting through the floor with a laser concealed in a wristwatch? What would it take tocreate a fully-intelligent android, such as Star Treks Commander Data? How might we discover intelligent civilizations on other planets in the galaxy? Is human teleportation possible? Will our technological society ever reach thepoint at which it becomes lawful to discriminate on the basis of genetic information, as in the movie GATTACA? Exploring Science Through Science Fiction addresses these and other interesting questions, using science fiction as aspringboard for discussing fundamental science concepts and cutting-edge scienc e research. The book is designed as a primary text for a college-level course which should appeal to students in the fine arts and humanities as well as toscience and engineering students. It includes references to original research papers, landmark scien tific publications and technical documents, as well as a broad range of science literature at a more popular level. With over 180references to specific scenes in 130 sci-fi movies and TV episodes, spanning over 100 years of cinematic history, it should be an enjoyable read for anyone with an interest in science and science fiction
Contents:Preface
1 Introduction: Discerning the Real, the Possible and the Impossible
2 What is the Nature of Space and Time? (the physics of space travel and time travel)
3 What is the Universe Made of? (matter, energy and interactions)
4 Can a Machine Become Self Aware? (the sciences of computing and cognition)
5 Are We Alone in the Universe? (the search for extraterrestrial intelligence)
6 What does it Mean to be Human? (biological sciences, biotechnology and other considerations)
7 How do We Solve Our Problems? (science, technology and society)
8 What Lies Ahead? (the future
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Keywords: Life sciences , Astrophysics , Science (General) , Engineering , Materials
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Title:Probability Theory [electronic resource] : A Comprehensive Course
Author(s): Achim Klenke
Date:2014
Edition:2nd ed. 2014
Publisher:London : Springer London : Imprint: Springer
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Note:This second edition of the popular textbook contains a comprehensive course in modern probability theory. Overall, probabilistic concepts play an increasingly important role in mathematics, physics, biology, financial engineeringand computer science. They help us in understanding magnetism, amorphous media, genetic diversity and the perils of random developments at financial markets, and they guide us in constructing more efficient algorithms. To addressthese concepts, the title covers a wide variet y of topics, many of which are not usually found in introductory textbooks, such as: limit theorems for sums of random variables martingales percolation Markov chains andelectrical networks construction of stochastic processes Poisson point process and infinite divisibility large deviation principles and statistical physics Brownian motion stochastic integral and stochasticdifferential equations. The theory is developed rigorously and in a self-contained way, with the chapters on measure theory interlaced with the probabilistic chapters in order to display the power of the abstract concepts inprobability theory. This second edition has been carefully extended and includes many new features. It contains updated figures (over 50), computer simulat ions and some difficult proofs have been made more accessible. A wealth ofexamples and more than 270 exercises as well as biographic details of key mathematicians support and enliven the presentation. It will be of use to students and researchers in mathe matics and statistics in physics, computer science,economics and biology
Contents:Basic Measure Theory
Independence
Generating Functions
The Integral
Moments and Laws of Large Numbers
Convergence Theorems
Lp
Spaces and the RadonNikodym Theorem
Conditional Expectations
Martingales
Optional Sampling Theorems
Martingale Convergence Theorems and Their Applications
Backwards Martingales and Exchangeability
Convergence of Measures
Probability Measures on Product Spaces
Characteristic Functions and the Central Limit Theorem
Infinitely Divisible Distributions
Markov Chains
Convergence of Markov Chains
Markov Chains and Electr
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Title:Fractional Derivatives for Physicists and Engineers [electronic resource] : Background and Theory
Author(s): Vladimir V Uchaikin
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
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Note:The first derivative of a particle coordinate means its velocity, the second means its acceleration, but what does a fractional order derivative mean? Where does it come from, how does it work, where does it lead to? Thetwo-volume book written on hig h didactic level answers these questions. Fractional Derivatives for Physicists and Engineers The first volume contains a clear introduction into such a modern branch of analysis as the fractionalcalculus. The second develops a wide panorama of applicatio ns of the fractional calculus to various physical problems. This book recovers new perspectives in front of the reader dealing with turbulence and semiconductors, plasma andthermodynamics, mechanics and quantum optics, nanophysics and astrophysics. The bo ok is addressed to students, engineers and physicists, specialists in theory of probability and statistics, in mathematical modeling and numericalsimulations, to everybody who doesn't wish to stay apart from the new mathematical methods becoming more and more popular. Prof. Vladimir V. UCHAIKIN is a known Russian scientist and pedagogue, a Honored Worker of Russian High School,a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. He is the author of about three hundreds articles and more than a dozen books (mostly in Russian) in Cosmic ray physics, Mathematical physics, Levy stable statistics, Monte Carlomethods with applications to anomalous processes in complex systems of various levels: from quantum dots to the Milky Way galaxy
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Contents:Physical Basics
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Fractional Equations
Applications
Mechanics
Kinetics
Electrodynamics
Atomic Physics
Space Physics
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Keywords: Computer science Mathematics
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Title:We are the Martians [electronic resource]
Author(s): Giovanni F Bignami
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Milan
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Keywords: Astrobiology , Popular Science in Astronomy , Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences , Cosmology
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Title:Lenigma dei raggi cosmici [electronic resource]
Author(s): Alessandro Angelis
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Milan
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Note:Monograph
Note:Language: It
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Keywords: Astrophysics and Astroparticles , Particle and Nuclear Physics , Energy, general , Popular Science in Astronomy
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Title:Total Addiction [electronic resource]
Author(s): Kate Russo
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:Popular science
Note:Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection
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ISBN:9783642304804
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Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology , Popular Science in Psychology , Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology
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Title:Einstein's Relativity [electronic resource]
Author(s): Fred I Cooperstock
Steven Tieu
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Monograph
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ISBN:9783642303845
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Keywords: Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Popular Science in Astronomy , Applications of Mathematics , Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology
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Title:Dictionary of Minor Planet Names [electronic resource]
Author(s): Lutz D. Schmadel
Date:2012
Edition:6th ed. 2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Dictionary
Note:Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection
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ISBN:9783642297175
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Keywords: Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences , Planetology , Geophysics and Environmental Physics , Popular Science in Astronomy
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Title:Why Society is a Complex Matter [electronic resource]
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Date:2012
Edition:1
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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ISBN:9783642289996
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Keywords: Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models , Methodology of the Social Sciences , Complexity , Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences , Economic Systems , Communication Studies
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Title:From the Universe to the Elementary Particles [electronic resource] : A First Introduction to Cosmology and the Fundamental Interactions
Author(s): Ulrich Ellwanger
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:In this book, the author leads the reader, step by step and without any advanced mathematics, to a clear understanding of the foundations of modern elementary particle physics and cosmology. He also addresses current andcontroversial questions on top ics such as string theory. The book containsgentle introductions to the theories of special and general relativity, and also classical and quantum field theory. The essential aspects of these conceptsare understood with the help of simple calculations for example, the force of gravity as a consequence of the curvature of the space-time. Also treated are the Big Bang, dark matter and dark energy, as well as the presently knowninteractions of elementary particles: electrodynamics, the strong and the weak in teractions including the Higgs boson. Finally, the book sketches as yet speculative theories: Grand Unification theories, supersymmetry, string theory andthe idea of additional dimensions of space-time. Since no higher mathematical or physics expertise is required, the book is also suitable for college and university students at the beginning of their studies. Hobby astronomers andother science enthusiasts seeking a deeper insight than can be found in popular treatments will also appreciate this unique bo ok
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Contents:Overview
The Evolution of the Universe
Elements of the Theory of Relativity
The Theory of Fields
Electrodynamics
The Strong Interaction
The Weak Interaction
The Production of Elementary Particles
Symmetries
The Standard Model of Particle Physics
Quantum Corrections and the Renormalization Group Equations
Beyond the Standard Model
Appendix
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Keywords: Astronomy
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Title:New Eyes on the Sun [electronic resource]
Author(s): John Wilkinson
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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ISBN:9783642228384
Series:Astronomers Universe
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Keywords: Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences , Popular Science in Astronomy , Planetology
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Title:The Rudolf Msbauer Story [electronic resource]
Author(s): Michael Kalvius
Paul Kienle
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:Monograph
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ISBN:9783642179518
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Keywords: Solid State Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Physical Chemistry , Measurement Science and Instrumentation , Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology
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Title:The Hatfield Lunar Atlas [electronic resource]
Author(s): Anthony Cook
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer New York
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Note:Popular science
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ISBN:9781461454984
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Keywords: Astronomy, Observations and Techniques , Popular Science in Astronomy , Planetology
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