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Trailblazing Medicine: Sustaining Explorers During Interplanetary Missions (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

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Trailblazing Medicine: Sustaining Explorers During Interplanetary Missions (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

Trailblazing Medicine: Sustaining Explorers During Interplanetary Missions (Springer Praxis Books) by Erik Seedhouse
English | 6 May 2011 | ISBN: 1441978283 | 208 Pages | PDF | 99.01 MB

Looking forward to the day when astronauts depart on extended exploration missions, this assessment of the future of space medicine analyzes what is necessary to keep a crew alive in space as well as the medical challenges faced by interplanetary astronauts.

Treasures of the Southern Sky [Repost]

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Treasures of the Southern Sky [Repost]

Treasures of the Southern Sky by Robert Gendler
English | 2 Nov. 2011 | ISBN: 1461406277 | 190 Pages | PDF | 71.77 MB

This coffee-table book depicts famous features of the southern sky, such as the Magellanic Clouds and the Tarantula Nebula, as well as the brilliant star cluster Pismis 24, the beautiful NGC 1532-1 pair of interacting galaxies and the radiant Toby Jug Nebula.

Interplanetary Outpost: The Human and Technological Challenges of Exploring the Outer Planets (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

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Interplanetary Outpost: The Human and Technological Challenges of Exploring the Outer Planets (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

Interplanetary Outpost: The Human and Technological Challenges of Exploring the Outer Planets (Springer Praxis Books) by Erik Seedhouse
English | 1 Dec. 2011 | ISBN: 1441997474 | 284 Pages | PDF | 150.62 MB

Interplanetary Outpost follows the mission architecture of NASA's plan for Human Outer Planet Exploration (HOPE), which envisions sending a crew to the moon Callisto. This text addresses the various challenges involved with the mission, while providing a foundation of mission requirements.

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power by Al Gore
English | July 25th, 2017 | ASIN: B01MZASPKA, ISBN: 1635651085 | 320 pages | EPUB | 138.92 MB

The follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling An Inconvenient Truth and companion to Vice President Al Gore's new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, this new book is a daring call to action.

L'enigma dei Raggi Cosmici: Le più Grandi Energie dell'universo (I blu) (Italian Edition) [Repost]

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L'enigma dei Raggi Cosmici: Le più Grandi Energie dell'universo (I blu) (Italian Edition) [Repost]

L'enigma dei Raggi Cosmici: Le più Grandi Energie dell'universo (I blu) (Italian Edition) by Alessandro De Angelis
Italian | 4 Nov. 2011 | ISBN: 8847020468 | 168 Pages | PDF | 3.03 MB

Grazie ad avventurosi studi fu possibile dimostrare un secolo fa che parte della radiazione naturale che si osserva sulla Terra è di natura extraterrestre: era la scoperta dei cosiddetti "raggi cosmici"

Apollo 12 - On the Ocean of Storms (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

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Apollo 12 - On the Ocean of Storms (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

Apollo 12 - On the Ocean of Storms (Springer Praxis Books) by David M. Harland
English | 3 Mar. 2011 | ISBN: 144197606X | 548 Pages | PDF | 110.62 MB

In July 1969 the ‘amiable strangers’ that made up the crew of the historic Apollo 11 flight successfully achieved the first manned lunar landing. Several months later, three close friends set off on an even more challenging mission.

Cosmic Heritage: Evolution from the Big Bang to Conscious Life [Repost]

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Cosmic Heritage: Evolution from the Big Bang to Conscious Life [Repost]

Cosmic Heritage: Evolution from the Big Bang to Conscious Life by Peter Shaver
English | 31 Aug. 2011 | ISBN: 3642202608 | 276 Pages | PDF | 2.89 MB

This book follows the evolutionary trail all the way from the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago to conscious life today. It is an accessible introductory book written for the interested layperson

Astronomical Spectroscopy For Amateurs (repost)

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Astronomical Spectroscopy For Amateurs (repost)

Astronomical Spectroscopy For Amateurs (Patrick Moore'S Practical Astronomy Series) (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by Ken M. Harrison
English | 9 Feb. 2011 | ISBN: 1441972382 | 256 Pages | PDF | 8.46 MB

Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs is a complete guide for amateur astronomers who are looking for a new challenge. After a brief overview of the development of spectroscopes and an introduction to the theory of stellar spectra, the book goes on to examine the various types of spectroscopes available to amateurs.

Exoplanets: Finding, Exploring, and Understanding Alien Worlds (Astronomers' Universe) [Repost]

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Exoplanets: Finding, Exploring, and Understanding Alien Worlds (Astronomers' Universe) [Repost]

Exoplanets: Finding, Exploring, and Understanding Alien Worlds (Astronomers' Universe) by C. R. Kitchin
English | 1 Nov. 2011 | ISBN: 1461406439 | 300 Pages | PDF | 4.63 MB

Exoplanets: Finding, Exploring, and Understanding Alien Worlds probes for possible answers to the fundamentals questions asked about these planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. This book examines what such planets might be like and how we can find them.

Our Explosive Sun: A Visual Feast of Our Source of Light and Life [Repost]

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Our Explosive Sun: A Visual Feast of Our Source of Light and Life [Repost]

Our Explosive Sun: A Visual Feast of Our Source of Light and Life by Pal Brekke
English | 17 Jan. 2012 | ISBN: 146140570X | 158 Pages | PDF | 26.52 MB

The Sun, which is our own star at the center of the Solar System, gives rise to all life on Earth and is the driver of photosynthesis in plants and the source of all food and energy for living things.

Capire l'Universo: L'appassionante avventura della cosmologia (Le Stelle)

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Capire l'Universo: L'appassionante avventura della cosmologia (Le Stelle)

Capire l'Universo: L'appassionante avventura della cosmologia (Le Stelle) by Corrado Lamberti
Italian | 14 Apr. 2011 | ISBN: 8847019672 | 240 Pages | PDF | 3.23 MB

Si ripercorre la storia della cosmologia moderna, dal XVIII secolo fino alle più recenti scoperte (l'opera è aggiornata fino alla fine 2010). La cosmologia fa uso di concetti complessi, che vengono spesso fraintesi,

Integrated Modeling of Telescopes (Astrophysics and Space Science Library) [Repost]

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Integrated Modeling of Telescopes (Astrophysics and Space Science Library) [Repost]

Integrated Modeling of Telescopes (Astrophysics and Space Science Library) by Torben Andersen
English | 24 Aug. 2011 | ISBN: 1461401488 | 564 Pages | PDF | 6.52 MB

Ground- or space-based telescopes are becoming increasingly more complex and construction budgets are typically in the billion dollar range. Facing costs of this magnitude, availability of engineering tools for prediction of performance and design optimization is imperative. Establishment of simulation models combining different technical disciplines such as Structural Dynamics,

Small Satellite Missions for Earth Observation: New Developments and Trends

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Small Satellite Missions for Earth Observation: New Developments and Trends

Small Satellite Missions for Earth Observation: New Developments and Trends by Rainer Sandau
English | 17 Feb. 2010 | ISBN: 3642035000 | 508 Pages | PDF | 15.94 MB

This book was compiled from contributions given at the 7th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, May 4-8, 2009, Berlin (IAA - International Academy of Astronautics). From the 15 sessions for oral presentations and two poster sessions, 52 contributions were selected which are representative for the new developments and trends in the area of small satellites for Earth observation.

On the Formation of the Most Massive Stars in the Galaxy

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On the Formation of the Most Massive Stars in the Galaxy

On the Formation of the Most Massive Stars in the Galaxy By Roberto J. Galván-Madrid
English | PDF | 2012 | 131 Pages | ISBN : 146143307X |3.92 MB

The most massive stars in the galaxy - those with more than 15 to 20 solar masses - are lilkely to ionize their surroundings before they reach their final mass. How can they accrete in spite of the presence of over-pressurized gas?

Earths of Distant Suns: How We Find Them, Communicate with Them, and Maybe Even Travel There (Repost)

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Earths of Distant Suns: How We Find Them, Communicate with Them, and Maybe Even Travel There (Repost)

Earths of Distant Suns: How We Find Them, Communicate with Them, and Maybe Even Travel There By Michael Carroll
English | EPUB | 2017 | 234 Pages | ISBN : 3319439634 | 6.25 MB

Based on the latest missions results and supported by commissioned artwork, this book explores the possible lessons we may learn from exoplanets. As the number of known Earth-like objects grows significantly, the author explores what is known about the growing roster of "pale blue dots" far afield.