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The Large Scale Characteristics Of The Galaxy

Author : International Astronomical Union
ISBN : 9027710309
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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At head of title: International Astronomical Union. Union astronomique internationale.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Galaxy

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ISBN : UOM:39015010946484
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How Does The Galaxy Work

Author : Emilio Javier Alfaro
ISBN : 9781402026201
Genre : Science
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TheinternationalconferenceHowdoestheGalaxywork? Agalactictertulia rd th with Don Cox and Ron Reynolds, was held during the week of 23 to 27 of June 2003 in the marvelous city of Granada, Spain. This week marked the beginningofoneofthehottestsummersthatwehaveeverlived, butincontrast, the meeting was one of the coolest events that we can remember! First, it certainly wasa?rstclassscienti?creunion, withanexcellent program, talented speakers, and alive discussions in a friendly atmosphere. Second, the whole event was embedded in the passionate Andalucian way of life, a true tertulia, well seasoned with tasty tapas and perfectly marinated in cool and dry sherry wine. Third, the celebration was framed by some of the most beautiful settings thatonecanimagine; weenjoyedthemagni?centsplendoroftheAlhambra,the unique Muslim-Jewish-Christian ?avor of the Albaicin, and the magical gipsy heartbeat of Sacromonte. Last but not least, all discussions, whether they were duringthesessionsoratabartable,weresprinkledwiththecharmandwitofthe twoguestsofhonor: DonCoxandRonReynolds. Theideaofhavingascienti?c feast to celebrate their 60th birthday in Granada was actually conceived at a bar table in Seville, with plenty of manzanilla at hand, a couple of summers ago. That, perhaps, was the dif?cult part of the project. The rest was relatively easy to achieve because Don and Ron are not only remarkable astronomers but they are also great human beings. Indeed, we had a very positive response from all parties involved: every person we talked to was enthusiastic about the celebration, and wanted to give their own point of view in this tertulia.
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The Chemical Evolution Of The Galaxy

Author : Francesca Matteucci
ISBN : 1402016522
Genre : Science
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This volume provides a thorough discussion of the evolution of elemental abundances in the Galaxy taking into account both spatial and temporal variations. For the first time, and in much greater detail, the observed chemical abundances are interpreted in terms of formation and evolution of the Galaxy. Observational constraints like the gas and star formation rate distribution are guiding this interpretation. Readers will find this monograph to be a unique research tool for expert scientists, graduate students, and everyone else who wants to get a deeper understanding of the chemical evolution of the Milky Way and galaxies in general.
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Statistics Of The Galaxy Distribution

Author : Vicent J. Martinez
ISBN : 9781420036169
Genre : Mathematics
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Over the last decade, statisticians have developed new statistical tools in the field of spatial point processes. At the same time, observational efforts have yielded a huge amount of new cosmological data to analyze. Although the main tools in astronomy for comparing theoretical results with observation are statistical, in recent years, cosmologists have not been generally aware of the developments in statistics and vice versa. Statistics of the Galaxy Distribution describes both the available observational data on the distribution of galaxies and the applications of spatial statistics in cosmology. It gives a detailed derivation of the statistical methods used to study the galaxy distribution and the cosmological physics needed to formulate the statistical models. Because the prevalent approach in cosmological statistics has been frequentist, the authors focus on the most widely used of these methods, but they also explore Bayesian techniques that have become popular in large-scale structure studies. Describing the most popular methods, their latest applications, and the necessary mathematical and astrophysical background, this groundbreaking book presents the state of the art in the statistical description of the large-scale structure of the Universe. Cosmology's well-defined and growing data sets represent an important challenge for the statistical analysis, and therefore for the statistics community. Statistics of the Galaxy Distribution presents a unique opportunity for researchers in both fields to strengthen the connection between them and, using a common language, explore the statistical description of the universe.
Category: Mathematics

The Guide To The Galaxy

Author : Nigel Henbest
ISBN : 052145882X
Genre : Science
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Written in non-technical language for the amateur astronomer, this guide explores the structure of the galaxy as a whole. Specially created maps locate tourist sites in the galactic journey, such as the blazing Orion nebula, nurseries where young stars are hatched, & deadly pulsars & black holes.
Category: Science

The Galactic Battles Of The Galaxy Defenders

Author : Anders Rains Bruce
ISBN : 9780595188543
Genre : Fiction
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The Galaxy Defenders is a group that helps the Galactic Government protect the known universe. However, the members of the Defenders have their hands full when a few powerful Empires come to power From the destruction of the gigantic Planet Blasters to the the final battle at Capital Planet, this book tells of the early struggles of the Galaxy Defenders to defend the Galactic Government and the known universe.
Category: Fiction

The Galaxy Disk In Cosmological Context Iau S254

Author : International Astronomical Union. Symposium
ISBN : 0521889855
Genre : Science
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The paradigm of a dark energy- and dark matter-dominated Universe, with the hierarchical merger scenario for the formation of galaxies, has scored impressive successes in matching the observed Universe. However, the theory fails to explain the difficulty in generating ordinary disk galaxies such as the Milky Way, suggesting that some important physics must be missing in current models. IAU Symposium 254 was organized to address this question, gathering researchers from an unusually broad range of fields, from cosmology to interstellar matter, and the formation and evolution of stars. High-class reviews, lectures and posters combine to define the frontiers in the field and point the way to new avenues of research. This volume presents a unique set of succinct overviews illuminating the full range of topics in this very active field. It also honours Danish astrophysicist Bengt Strömgren (1908–1987), who laid much of the foundation for this entire field.
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The Galaxy Game Trilogy

Author : William J. Bly
ISBN : 9781462814350
Genre : Fiction
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“Take a journey in Time present with Trans-17, a travel device invented by Gordon Paradise and Ross Red Jacket of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Journey the Milky Way Galaxy in the present moment and enjoy the experiences and hardships Gordon Paradise faces in his solo quest for life forms and living beings in the Galaxy we call home. Meanwhile Ross Red Jacket stays on earth to manage the Time device, and life changes on earth as well as on other planets."Only change is constant, “so says the world, and it comprises a reality of its own, as life takes on the turns and tumbles much like a river. The novel is an enjoyable, humorous, and challenging book, one full of surprises with clear, precise, and poetic descriptions. This novel is Part 1 of a Trilogy, and the second book is currently being written, Entitled, VOYAGER MARS, it will be another book dealing with space travel and the ultimate challenge of the first landing on planet Mars. So begin with THE GALAXY GAME TRILOGY: Paradise Lost: One Found, and enjoy the fine writing and character development read in the finest novels. Don’t settle for anything less than great fiction. Written for the intelligent reader in mind, THE GALAXY GAME TRILOGY IS not the vapid vampire books being written at Third grade reading levels. Challenge yourself, and invite friends to purchase this book. Join the search for adventure, love, and exploration, in a novel that will thrill discerning readers."
Category: Fiction

The Origin Of The Galaxy And Local Group

Author : Joss Bland-Hawthorn
ISBN : 9783642417207
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This volume contains the updated and expanded lecture notes of the 37th Saas-Fee Advanced Course organised by the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy. It offers the most comprehensive and up to date review of one of the hottest research topics in astrophysics - how our Milky Way galaxy formed. Joss Bland-Hawthorn & Ken Freeman lectured on Near Field Cosmology - The Origin of the Galaxy and the Local Group. Francesca Matteucci’s chapter is on Chemical evolution of the Milky Way and its Satellites. As designed by the SSAA, books in this series – and this one too – are targeted at graduate and PhD students and young researchers in astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology. Lecturers and researchers entering the field will also benefit from the book.
Category: Science