A DICTIONARY OF ASTRONOMY

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A Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Ian Ridpath
ISBN : 9780199609055
Genre : Reference
File Size : 28.92 MB
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This dictionary contains over 4,300 entries covering all aspects of astronomy from astrophysics and cosmology to galaxies and time. Major entries include Big Bang theory, relativity and variable stars. Biographical entries on eminent astronomers are also included.
Category: Reference

A Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Ian Ridpath
ISBN : 9780192542618
Genre : Science
File Size : 49.72 MB
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Compiled with the help of over 20 expert contributors under the editorship of renowned author and broadcaster Ian Ridpath, the third edition of A Dictionary of Astronomy covers everything from space exploration and the equipment involved, to astrophysics, cosmology, and the concept of time, in over 4,300 entries. The dictionary also includes biographical entries on eminent astronomers, as well as worldwide coverage of observatories and telescopes. Supplementary material is included in the appendices, such as tables of Apollo lunar landing missions, the constellations, planetary data, and numerous other tables and diagrams complement the entries. The entries have been fully revised and updated for this edition, and more than 100 new entries have been added to reflect the recent developments within the field of astronomy, including Bennu, Euclid, Mars Orbiter Mission, and slowly pulsating B star. A Dictionary of Astronomy is an invaluable reference source for students, professionals, amateur astronomers, and space enthusiasts.
Category: Science

Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Martin Ince
ISBN : 0948549432
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 84.86 MB
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This dictionary covers all aspects of Astronomy, from telescopes to planets, equations to astronomers, stars to comets. The dictionary clearly explains complex terms and includes illustrations to help explain complex ideas and terms.
Category: Astronomy

Astronomically Speaking

Author : C.C. Gaither
ISBN : 9781420034677
Genre : Science
File Size : 36.49 MB
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To understand the history, accomplishments, failures, and meanings of astronomy requires a knowledge of what has been said about astronomy by philosophers, novelists, playwrights, poets, scientists, and laymen. With this in mind, Astronomically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and Physics serves as a guide to what has been said about astronomy through the ages. Containing approximately 1,550 quotations and numerous illustrations, this resource is the largest compilation of astronomy and astrophysics quotations published to date. Devoted to astronomy and the closely related areas of mathematics and physics, this resource helps form an accurate picture of these interconnected disciplines. It is designed as an aid for general readers with little knowledge of astronomy who are interested in astronomical topics. Students can use the book to increase their understanding of the complexity and richness that exists in scientific disciplines. In addition, experienced scientists will find it as a handy source of quotes for use in the classroom, in papers, and in presentations. A quick glance through the table of contents illustrates the variety of topics discussed. Readers can quickly and easily access the wit and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and academics using the comprehensive indexes.
Category: Science

The Anchor Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Valerie Illingworth
ISBN : UCAL:B4168111
Genre : Science
File Size : 46.59 MB
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Defines and explains the complex terms and phrases of modern astronomy, covering terms associated with current research, as well as those more well established
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Academic Dictionary Of Astronomy

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ISBN : 8182052378
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 41.88 MB
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The present publication is an up-to-date, authentic and comprehensive dictionary of astronomy, which recognizes archaeology is a field in its own right, with its own language, that terms and their and their definitions are important for professionals and students of astronomy. It aims to provide clear, concise, and correct definitions and descriptions of the terms used in astronomy. The terminology of all the branches of astronomy are included in this work. This work is designed to be a comprehensive reference tool for astronomy professionals, students and laymen interested in astronomy. It is earnestly hoped that it will be an authoritative source which one can turn with confidence for meaning and knowledge of the common, specialised and latest terms in astronomy and allied fields.
Category: Astronomy

The Facts On File Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : John Daintith
ISBN : 9781438109329
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 87.65 MB
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Presents an illustrated dictionary with 3,700 of the most frequently used terms in the field of astronomy.
Category: Astronomy

Collins Dictionary Of Astronomy

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ISBN : 0007220928
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 86.61 MB
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This new edition has been extensively revised to take into account all recent discoveries, from a new planet in the solar system to the latest theories on the origin of the universe, star formation and the death of stars.
Category: Astronomy

A Dictionary Of Science

Author : George Farrer Rodwell
ISBN : HARVARD:HNYAFE
Genre : Physical sciences
File Size : 34.26 MB
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Category: Physical sciences