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Red Shift

Author : Alan Garner
ISBN : 9781590174647
Genre : Fiction
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In second-century Britain, Macey and a gang of fellow deserters from the Roman army hunt and are hunted by deadly local tribes. Fifteen centuries later, during the English Civil War, Thomas Rowley hides from the ruthless troops who have encircled his village. And in contemporary Britain, Tom, a precocious, love-struck, mentally unstable teenager, struggles to cope with the imminent departure for London of his girlfriend, Jan. Three separate stories, three utterly different lives, distant in time and yet strangely linked to a single place, the mysterious, looming outcrop known as Mow Cop, and a single object, the blunt head of a stone axe: all these come together in Alan Garner’s extraordinary Red Shift, a pyrotechnical and deeply moving elaboration on themes of chance and fate, time and eternity, visionary awakening and destructive madness.
Category: Fiction

Getting Started With Amazon Redshift

Author : Stefan Bauer
ISBN : 9781782178095
Genre : Business & Economics
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Getting Started With Amazon Redshift is a step-by-step, practical guide to the world of Redshift. Learn to load, manage, and query data on Redshift.This book is for CIOs, enterprise architects, developers, and anyone else who needs to get familiar with RedShift. The CIO will gain an understanding of what their technical staff is working on; the technical implementation personnel will get an in-depth view of the technology, and what it will take to implement their own solutions.
Category: Business & Economics


Author : Al Sarrantonio
ISBN : 0451459040
Genre : Fiction
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A revolutionary anthology of remarkable works of speculative fiction encompasses contributions by Ursula K. Le Guin, Joyce Carol Oates, Larry Niven, Harry Turtledove, Gregory Benford, Michael Moorcook, Joe Haldeman, Stephen Baxter, Catherine Asaro, and other acclaimed authors. Reprint.
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Photometric Redshifts And High Redshift Galaxies

Author : Ray J. Weymann
ISBN : 158381017X
Genre : Science
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The 52 papers respond to the explosion of the search for and discovery of high redshift galaxies and the application of broad-band photometry to obtain remarkably reliable estimates of the redshifts of galaxies at all redshifts, spurred not only by the Hubble Deep Fields, but also by the advent of wide-field CCDs on ground-based telescopes and the development of sensitive infrared, submillimeter, and millimeter instrumentation. They discuss techniques, findings, and integrating new data into existing models of galaxy formation and evolution.
Category: Science

Seeing Red

Author : Halton C. Arp
ISBN : 0968368905
Genre : Science
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Category: Science

The Redshift Controversy

Author : George B. Field
ISBN : UOM:39015058999981
Genre : Science
File Size : 42.94 MB
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High Redshift Galaxies

Author : Immo Appenzeller
ISBN : 9783540758242
Genre : Science
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The high-redshift galaxies became a distinct research ?eld during the ?nal decade of the20thcentury. AtthattimetheLyman-breaktechniquemadeitpossibletoidentify signi?cant samples of such objects, and the new generation of 8 to 10-m telescopes resulted in ?rst good spectroscopic data. Today the high-redshift galaxies have developed into one of the important topics of astrophysics, accounting for about 5–10% of the publications in the major scienti?c journals devoted to astronomy. Because high-redshift galaxies is a rapidly developing ?eld and since new results are published constantly, writing a book on this topic is challenging. On the other hand, in view of the large amount of individual results now in the literature, and in view of the still growing interest in this topic, it appears worthwhile to summarize and evaluate the available data and to provide an introduction for those who wish to enter this ?eld, or who, for various reasons, might be interested in its results. The end of the ?rst decade of the 21st century appears to be a good point in time to attempt such a summary. The current generation of ground-based 8 to 10-m - optical telescopes, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the most important large radio telescopes have by now been in operation since about one or two decades. Although these instruments will continue to produce important scienti?c results for some time to come, many of the initial programs exploiting their unique new possibilities have been completed.
Category: Science

Quasars Redshifts And Controversies

Author : Halton C. Arp
ISBN : 0521363144
Genre : Science
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Contests the 'establishment' view of quasars as the most distant objects in the universe.
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The Mass Of Galaxies At Low And High Redshift

Author : Ralf Bender
ISBN : 3540002057
Genre : Science
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Measuring the masses of galaxies as a function of redshift is perhaps one of the most challenging open issues in current astronomical research. The evolution of the baryonic and dark matter components of galaxies is not only a critical test of the hierarchical formation paradigm, but ultimately also provides new clues on the complex interplay between star formation, the cooling and heating of gas and galaxy merging processes. This book reviews current techniques to measure the baryonic (stellar) and dark masses of nearby galaxies, and focusses on ongoing attempts to measure theses same quantities in galaxies at higher and higher redshifts. It also gives room to future perspectives, with special emphasis on new survey projects and satellite missions.
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