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I Love Meteor Showers More Than Real Showers

Author : Mark On Dark
ISBN : 1698817363
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Do you love meteor showers? This 6 x 9 inches blank lined paper notebook with 108 pages is designed for you and anyone who love to observe meteoroids. A great birthday or holiday gift idea.
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Meteor Showers And Their Parent Comets

Author : Petrus Matheus Marie Jenniskens
ISBN : 9780521853491
Genre : Science
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Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets is a unique handbook for astronomers interested in observing meteor storms and outbursts. Spectacular displays of 'shooting stars' are created when the Earth's orbit crosses a meteoroid stream, as each meteoroid causes a bright light when it enters our atmosphere at high speed. Jenniskens, an active meteor storm chaser, explains how meteoroid streams originate from the decay of meteoroids, comets and asteroids, and how they cause meteor showers on Earth. He includes the findings of recent space missions to comets and asteroids, the risk of meteor impacts on Earth, and how meteor showers may have seeded the Earth with ingredients that made life possible. All known meteor showers are identified, accompanied by fascinating details on the most important showers and their parent comets. The book predicts when exceptional meteor showers will occur over the next fifty years, making it a valuable resource for both amateur and professional astronomers.
Category: Science

Chiriaco Summit

Author : Mary Contini Gordon
ISBN : 9781627874663
Genre : History
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"Wine was free, but we had to pay for water." Joe Chiriaco and his thirteen siblings heard this from their Italian immigrant father as he recounted his ocean journey to America. In the face of limited water and rudimentary dirt roads, Joe and his Norwegian wife, Ruth Bergseid, founded Chiriaco Summit in the 1930s, a desert travel oasis on today's Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Los Angeles, promising to serve the world on wheels. The twenty-four-seven challenges are lightened with the courtship of two feisty lovers, the frolicking of youngsters in the desert, more loves, and the juxtaposition of some very imposing personalities, including those of Joe Chiriaco and General Patton. After moving through new aqueducts and highways, military camps, societal upheavals, and a welcome new set of hard-working immigrants, the twenty-first century brings provisions for electric cars, modern aircraft, and ATV facilities outside Joshua Tree National Park from whence the first Summit waters flowed.
Category: History

Leonid Storm Research

Author : Peter Jenniskens
ISBN : 9789401720717
Genre : Science
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This excellent overview will appeal to all researchers who have an interest in Leonid showers. It contains over forty research papers that present some of the first observational results of the November 1999 Leonid meteor storm, the first storm observed by modern observing techniques.
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Nature

Author : Sir Norman Lockyer
ISBN : UCAL:C2754886
Genre : Electronic journals
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Category: Electronic journals

A Simple Kind Mirror

Author : Leonard Roberto
ISBN : 9780595724222
Genre : Music
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With over 35 million albums sold in their thirty-year career, the Canadian rock trio Rush clearly has been embraced by discerning music fans around the world. The band's musical and lyrical depth and complexity has inspired everything from comic books to novels. Fans on all levels extract varying degrees of meaning and emotion from the band's extensive and ever-changing catalog. This book is one fan's labor of love; an exploration of how the band's lyrical panorama changed from the fantastic to the realistic, from sci-fi adventures to gritty portraits of how humans face the modern world. This is by no means a definitive work exposing what the band's implicit messages and themes convey-that is beyond anyone's scope save that of the band itself. Rather, A Simple Kind Mirror is a song-by-song journey through Rush's 1980 to 1996 offerings, placing the social commentaries covered within. The beauty of this band is that fans can identify with them on many levels and process their messages in personal and individual ways. In A Simple Kind Mirror, Len Roberto explores the foundation of hope and inspiration Rush carries throughout its portfolio.
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Friends Review

Author : Enoch Lewis
ISBN : HARVARD:AH6GJL
Genre : Society of Friends
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The Amazing Science For Kids

Author : Anand Gondchawar
ISBN : 9798631631175
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This book is for KIDS who love to read the SPACE SCIENCE. This book is one of the best choice for kids who like 'Astronomy' or 'Space Science'. This book illustrates about Asteroids. The beauty of the book is numbers of COLORFUL PICTURES are given to gain interest of kids in the Science. Many of us look at the sky in the night and observe the beautiful twinkling Stars. Have you ever observed a 'Falling star' in the sky at night? Many will say 'Yes'. We have probably seen this remarkable scene. You were actually seeing 'a meteor'. This book illustrates about 'a meteor shower'.It is very important to learn about asteroids. We all know that millions of years ago, asteroids hit the Earth and made all dinosaurs disappear. A collision 66 million years ago between The Earth and an object (which was approximately 10 Kilometers wide) is thought to have produced the extinction event for dinosaurs. Asteroids are 'minor planets' as they are much smaller in size than planets. They are usually found in the inner solar systems. It is small and rock like objects that orbit the Sun. Asteroids are made from different kinds of rocks and metals, with the metal being mostly the Nickel and Iron. Asteroids don't have an atmosphere.Our solar system began about 4.6 billion years ago. At this time, a big cloud of gas and dust collapsed and the most of the material fell to the center of the cloud. This resulted into formation of 'the Sun'. Some of the condensing dust in the cloud became planets. Some objects in the 'asteroid belt' could not form into planets. There are lots of asteroids in our solar system. Most of these asteroids live in the main 'asteroid belt'.About Author: Author is Post Graduate in Mechanical Engineering field. Author is a Mechanical Engineer and has done good research work in Thermal Engineering Field. Author has teaching experience in Engineering Colleges. Author has written books in English as well as Marathi Language. This is Author's sixth book.
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Science Anytime

Author : Harcourt Brace & Company
ISBN : 0153049529
Genre : Science
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World Vision Today

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123406089
Genre : Missions
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Outdoor Highlights

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ISBN : UIUC:30112017832707
Genre : Fishing
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Too Hard To Handle

Author : Rita Rainville
ISBN : 9781460352236
Genre : Fiction
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One look at Shane McBride told Christy Calhoun to run away—fast. The long, lean and very sexy rancher's every move shouted danger, and she'd sworn to avoid romance again. Unfortunately, with a broken-down RV, Christy had no choice but to stay for a spell… Shane would've sooner mucked stalls than play host to his gorgeous houseguest! He'd vowed never to let a woman into his home, and this one reminded him why. The tempting beauty tested his normally rock-solid self-control. And this unfamiliar feeling was becoming way too hard to handle…
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Just A Little Higher

Author : Linda Franklin
ISBN : 9781462407842
Genre : Religion
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This first book in the series, On a Wing and a Prayer, is a poignant collection of stories about women in desperate need of comfort and the birds who delivered a big dose of hope right on time. These true accounts are guaranteed to warm your heart and lift your vision just a little higher. In this volume, you will discover how: • A raven tricks a soldier’s wife into focusing on the rainbows. • A little blue angel urges Arley out of her dark depression. • A rainbow finch’s song lifts a young widow from despair. • A sparrow tells a farmer’s wife that hope is just a song away. • A canary replaces fear with love—just in the nick of time! • A pigeon helps a burn survivor’s mother to cope with scars. “I am an advocator of families reading aloud together. Reading to children, especially those in their teens, is almost unheard of today. But give the teens the chance to let Grandma or Grandpa try, you will be amazed at the response, the bridging of a gap, that this activity creates! Read together, just for the joy! On a Wing and a Prayer is a grand collection of true stories that the entire family will enjoy!”—Penny Porter Penny Porter is the mother of six, lifetime teacher, grandmother of eight, great-grandmother of two, and “one of the most successful storytellers ever to hit Reader’s Digest.” She is published in a wide range of well known national magazines; 15 Chicken Soup for the Soul books; multiple textbooks in 28 languages; and The Good Lord Made Them All series by Joe Wheeler, PhD, famed anthologist, author and editor.
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Mad In Translation

Author : Robin D. Gill
ISBN : 9780974261874
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This is the first book to translate a broad spectrum of the informal, improper and generally comic side of 31-syllable Japanese poetry called 'kyoka, ' or 'kyouka, ' literally, "mad-poems" or "madcap verse," representing in the words of Aston (1899), "absolute freedom both in respect of language and choice of subject." Literary anthologies have only translated a handful of kyoka to date, and the sole exception, recent catalogues of the color prints called 'surimono, ' stick to the rather tame kyoka of the early 19c that accompany the prints. The 2000 poems in Robin D. Gill's 740-page book include hundreds of "wild waka" ('waka' being the formal side of 31-syllable poetry) to help define the field and demonstrate how humors presence or absence depends upon our expectations and, in the case of an exotic tongue, our translation. "Mad In Translation" re-creates the wit of the originals in English on the one hand, while explaining what requires Japanese on the other. Many poems will delight those who appreciate the best of the Metaphysical Poets, the grooks of Piet Hein and all that might be called 'light verse for egg-heads.' Because of the narrow focus of most work published on kyoka in Japan, even specialists in Japanese literature may be surprised to discover in this book a brave old world of humor far larger and more entertaining than they might have imagined.
Category: Literary Criticism