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A Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Ian Ridpath
ISBN : 9780199609055
Genre : Reference
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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.
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A Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Ian Ridpath
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124076568
Genre : Reference
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The second edition of this established dictionary contains over 4,200 up-to-date entries on all aspects of astronomy. Edited by renowned author and broadcaster Ian Ridpath, with the help of over 20 expert contributors, it covers everything from space exploration and the equipment involved, toastrophysics, cosmology, and the concept of time. The dictionary also features biographical entries on eminent astronomers, as well as worldwide coverage of observatories and telescopes. Appendices include tables of Apollo lunar landing missions and the constellations. Entries are supported bynumerous tables and diagrams.The text has been fully revised and updated for the second edition, and includes information on new space missions, and ones that have come to fruition (such as the Huygens Probe). It also boasts entry-level web links and highlighted entries on topics sich as the Big Bang theory, black holes, galaxyevolution, and SETI.An invaluable reference source for students, professionals, amateur astronomers, and for space enthusiasts.
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A Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Ian Ridpath
ISBN : 9780192542618
Genre : Science
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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.
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Academic Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Varun Shastri
ISBN : 8182052378
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 86.78 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.
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Physically Speaking

Author : C.C. Gaither
ISBN : 1420046942
Genre : Science
File Size : 74.13 MB
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Physically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Physics and Astronomy provides the largest published collection of quotations pertaining to physics and astronomy. Some quotes are profound, others are wise, some are witty but none are frivolous. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown. The extensive author and subject indexes provide you with the perfect tool for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure, and you will soon enjoy discovering what others have said on topics ranging from anti-matter to x-rays. This book can be read for pleasure or used as a handy reference by students, scientific readers, and the more general reader who is interested in who has said what on physics and astronomy.
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Dictionary Of Geophysics Astrophysics And Astronomy

Author : Richard A. Matzner
ISBN : 9781420050233
Genre : Science
File Size : 66.83 MB
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The Dictionary of Geophysics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy provides a lexicon of terminology covering fields such as astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, relativity, geophysics, meteorology, Newtonian physics, and oceanography. Authors and editors often assume - incorrectly - that readers are familiar with all the terms in professional literature. With over 4,000 definitions and 50 contributing authors, this unique comprehensive dictionary helps scientists to use terminology correctly and to understand papers, articles, and books in which physics-related terms appear.
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Collins Dictionary Of Astronomy

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ISBN : 0007220928
Genre : Astronomy
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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.
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A Dictionary Of Science

Author : George Farrer Rodwell
ISBN : HARVARD:HN6C5Y
Genre : Science
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Cambridge Illustrated Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Jacqueline Mitton
ISBN : 0521823641
Genre : Science
File Size : 38.4 MB
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This lavishly illustrated new dictionary written by an experienced writer and consultant on astronomy provides an essential guide to the universe for amateur astronomers of all ages. Around 1300 carefully selected and cross-referenced entries are complemented by hundreds of beautiful colour illustrations, taken from space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and other major observatories on Earth and in space. Distinguished stellar illustrator Wil Tirion has drawn 20 new star maps especially for inclusion here. A myriad of named astronomical objects, constellations, observatories and space missions are described in detail, as well as biographical sketches for 70 of the most luminous individuals in the history of astronomy and space science. Acronyms and specialist terms are clearly explained, making for the most thorough and carefully assembled reference resource that teachers and enthusiasts of astronomy will ever need.
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Illustrated Dictionary Of Practical Astronomy

Author : C. R. Kitchin
ISBN : 9781447101758
Genre : Science
File Size : 57.68 MB
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A unique dictionary of astronomy specifically written for practical amateur astronomers. In addition to definitions, it provides an invaluable reference source for terms, techniques, instruments, formulas and processes for practising observers, both amateur and professional. A special feature of this dictionary is extended definitions for many topics; they give sufficient information for many of the techniques and items of instrumentation to be used as well as understood. With over 200 illustrations and extensive appendices, this is an essential reference book for every astronomer.
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The Facts On File Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Facts on File, Inc
ISBN : UOM:39015049490520
Genre : Science
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Defines and explains the complex terms and phrases of modern astronomy, covering language associated with current research as well as more well established words.
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Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Martin Ince
ISBN : 1579580181
Genre : Science
File Size : 88.42 MB
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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Blackie S Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Blackie
ISBN : 9788121941525
Genre : Reference
File Size : 75.76 MB
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Provides a brief and precise description of terms Covers broad themes related to astronomy More than 4000 entries.
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The Facts On File Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : John Daintith
ISBN : 9781438109329
Genre : Astronomy
File Size : 36.44 MB
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Presents an illustrated dictionary with 3,700 of the most frequently used terms in the field of astronomy.
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The Penguin Dictionary Of Astronomy

Author : Jacqueline Mitton
ISBN : 0140512268
Genre : Science
File Size : 88.65 MB
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The second edition of this classic reference work has been revised and updated to contain all the recent advances in this fast-developing field of study. Cutting through a maze of technical language, it provides: over 2,800 clear and concise entries with full cross-referencing; coverage of modern and classical astronomy; names of constellations, stars, galaxies, asteroids, comets, and nebulae; terms relating to astrophysics and cosmology; entries on telescopes and observatories; and explanation of abbreviations and acronyms; and information on space missions. Comprehensive and accessible, The Penguin Dictionary of Astronomy is the work of its kind for students and professionals.
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A Companion To Astronomy And Astrophysics

Author : Kenneth R. Lang
ISBN : 9780387333670
Genre : Science
File Size : 36.66 MB
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Astronomy and Astrophysics is a comprehensive, fundamental, and up-to-date reference book. It is filled with vital information and basic facts for amateur astronomers and professional astrophysicists, and for anyone interested in the Universe, from the Earth and other planets to the stars, galaxies and beyond. An exceptionally thorough Index cross-references concepts, discoveries and individuals in both the Timeline section and Dictionary section. The combined result is a unique stand-alone reference volume in which the reader can quickly locate information, while also discovering new and unexpected knowledge.
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