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New Earth

Author : Hewson Duffy
ISBN : 9781304697332
Genre : Fiction
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Jordan Thorne was a normal person on NESS (nicknamed Nessie), a spaceship that escaped Earth's destruction many years before his time. Then, Jordan finds a signal that could mean Earth actually did not get destroyed. The ship's goverment decides to take a trip back, but another organization has different plans for Nessie. As Jordan is thrust into a battle for the ship, he begins to wonder if Earth will even be there...
Category: Fiction

New Earths

Author : James E. Oberg
ISBN : 0811710076
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This exciting new volume presents every ship in which Admiral Horatio Nelson served, in full detail, for the first time. Includes a comprehensive background of each vessel and the incidents that occurred when Nelson was aboard each ship. 45 photos. 40 line drawings.
Category: Technology & Engineering

New Frontiers In Rare Earth Science And Applications

Author : Xu Guangxian
ISBN : 9781483259635
Genre : Science
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New Frontiers in Rare Earth Science and Applications, Volume II documents the proceedings of the International Conference on Rare Earth Development and Applications held in Beijing on September 10-14, 1985. This compilation discusses quenching and sensitization of rare earth luminescence, magnetic properties of rare earth intermetallics, and microcapsulated rare earth-nickel hydride-forming materials. The effect of rare earth on the quality and properties of hot-rolled steel strips and role of yttrium in heavy section spheroidal graphite cast iron are also elaborated. This book likewise covers the application of scandium oxide in an electron emission material and study on the effect of rare earth elements on the yield of wheat. This publication is beneficial to researchers and scientists conducting work in the field of earth science.
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New Developments In High Pressure Mineral Physics And Applications To The Earth S Interior

Author : David C. Rubie
ISBN : 0444516921
Genre : Science
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Geophysical measurements, such as the lateral variations in seismic wave velocities that are imaged by seismic tomography, provide the strongest constraints on the structure of the Earth's deep interior. In order to interpret such measurements in terms of mineralogical/compositional models of the Earth's interior, data on the physical and chemical properties of minerals at high pressures and temperatures are essential. Knowledge of thermodynamics, phase equilibria, crystal chemistry, crystallography, rheology, diffusion and heat transport are required to characterize the structure and dynamics of the Earth's deep interior as well as the processes by which the Earth originally differentiated. Many experimental studies have been made possible only by a range of technical developments in the quest to achieve high pressures and temperatures in the laboratory. At the same time, analytical methods, including X-ray diffraction, a variety of spectroscopic techniques, electron microscopy, ultrasonic interferometry, and methods for rheological investigations have been developed and greatly improved. In recent years, major progress has been made also in the field of computational mineralogy whereby ab initio simulations are used to investigate the structural and dynamical properties of condensed matter at an atomistic level. This volume contains a broad range of contributions that typify and summarize recent progress in the areas of high-pressure mineral physics as well as associated technical developments.
Category: Science

New Research Opportunities In The Earth Sciences

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 9780309219242
Genre : Science
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The 2001 National Research Council (NRC) report Basic Research Opportunities in Earth Science (BROES) described how basic research in the Earth sciences serves five national imperatives: (1) discovery, use, and conservation of natural resources; (2) characterization and mitigation of natural hazards; (3) geotechnical support of commercial and infrastructure development; (4) stewardship of the environment; and (5) terrestrial surveillance for global security and national defense. This perspective is even more pressing today, and will persist into the future, with ever-growing emphasis. Today's world-with headlines dominated by issues involving fossil fuel and water resources, earthquake and tsunami disasters claiming hundreds of thousands of lives and causing hundreds of billions of dollars in damages, profound environmental changes associated with the evolving climate system, and nuclear weapons proliferation and testing-has many urgent societal issues that need to be informed by sound understanding of the Earth sciences. A national strategy to sustain basic research and training of expertise across the full spectrum of the Earth sciences is motivated by these national imperatives. New Research Opportunities in the Earth Sciences identifies new and emerging research opportunities in the Earth sciences over the next decade, including surface and deep Earth processes and interdisciplinary research with fields such as ocean and atmospheric sciences, biology, engineering, computer science, and social and behavioral sciences. The report also identifies key instrumentation and facilities needed to support these new and emerging research opportunities. The report describes opportunities for increased cooperation in these new and emerging areas between EAR and other government agency programs, industry, and international programs, and suggests new ways that EAR can help train the next generation of Earth scientists, support young investigators, and increase the participation of underrepresented groups in the field.
Category: Science

New Earth

Author : R. D. Pittman
ISBN : 9781456603526
Genre : Fiction
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This book is the first of a trilogy, set in the year 2015 about a government cover-up of an impending worldwide disaster. But as the reader will find out the coverup is actually a cover for another more insidious coverup. It will prompt the reader to consider the following; What if the unthinkable were about to happen, which should you fear more the upcoming apocalypse, or your government's efforts to keep you from finding out too soon? If the end was near for all mankind who would you trust to tell you the truth? If the government has a secret list of ideal survivors of a potential cataclysmic incident, who made those decisions and who is on the list? Alex Hanken is to become the most important man in history to the American people.....but there are those that will fear him more than the coming apocalypse. It's a story about a people, a way of life, and the choices they make when faced with their own mortality.
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The Lost Elements

Author : Marco Fontani
ISBN : 9780199383368
Genre : Science
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The Periodic Table of Elements hasn't always looked like it does now, a well-organized chart arranged by atomic number. In the mid-nineteenth century, chemists were of the belief that the elements should be sorted by atomic weight. However, the weights of many elements were calculated incorrectly, and over time it became clear that not only did the elements need rearranging, but that the periodic table contained many gaps and omissions: there were elements yet to be discovered, and the allure of finding one had scientists rushing to fill in the blanks. Supposed "discoveries" flooded laboratories, and the debate over what did and did not belong on the periodic table reached a fever pitch. With the discovery of radioactivity, the discourse only intensified. Throughout its formation, the Periodic Table of Elements has seen false entries, good-faith errors, retractions, and dead ends. In fact, there have been more falsely proclaimed elemental discoveries throughout history than there are elements on the table as we know it today. The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table's Shadow Side collects the most notable of these instances, stretching from the nineteenth century to the present. The book tells the story of how scientists have come to understand elements, by discussing the failed theories and false discoveries that shaped the path of scientific progress. We learn of early chemists' stubborn refusal to disregard alchemy as a legitimate practice, and of one German's supposed discovery of an elemental metal that breathed. As elements began to be created artificially in the twentieth century, we watch the discovery climate shift to favor the physicists, rather than the chemists. Along the way, Fontani, Costa, and Orna introduce us to the key figures in the development of today's periodic table, including Lavoisier and Mendeleev. Featuring a preface from Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann, The Lost Elements is an expansive history of the wrong side of chemical discovery-and reveals how these errors and gaffes have helped shape the table as much as any other form of scientific progress.
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New Heavens New Earth

Author : John Spencer
ISBN : 1469786486
Genre : Religion
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What's Going To Happen When I Die? Ever wonder? Ever wonder, Why is the Bible so hard to understand? Would you like to know: What is heaven like? Is heaven the end? Why does the Bible talk about a new heaven and a new earth? Does hell exist? Will I really be raised from the dead? Barraged by today's Christian media blitz, our cups overflow with conflicting ideas. Can everything advertised as Christian "truth" be trusted? Or has Truth become a purchased commodity, a slave to popularity? New Heavens, New Earth will carry you beyond the confusion to a confident faith and help you to understand the Bible as never before. Uncover the hidden jewels of biblical faith. Discover your true destiny as a child of God!
Category: Religion