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Theoretical & mathematical astronomy books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Theoretical & mathematical astronomy category. Presented with a red border are the Theoretical & mathematical astronomy books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Heavenly Numbers Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China by Christopher (Emeritus Director, Needham Research Institute, Cambridge) Cullen Heavenly Numbers Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China
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This is a book about the history of astronomy during the foundation of imperial China. As the state believed that signs in the heavens contained vital messages about the way government should be conducted, China maintained a large staff of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Nonlocal Gravity by Bahram (Professor of Physics (retired), Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri) Mashhoon Nonlocal Gravity
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Relativity theory assumes locality, without accounting for the observer's past history. This book introduces nonlocality, or history dependence, into relativity theory. Inertia and gravitation are deeply tied, suggesting gravity may be nonlocal. The gravitational memory of past events must then...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

The Power of Stars by Bryan E. Penprase The Power of Stars

Completely revised and updated, this new edition provides a readable, beautifully illustrated journey through world cultures and the vibrant array of sky mythology, creation stories, models of the universe, temples and skyscrapers that each culture has created to celebrate and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

Gravity Inversion and Integration Theory and Applications in Geodesy and Geophysics by Lars E. Sjoeberg, Mohammad Bagherbandi Gravity Inversion and Integration Theory and Applications in Geodesy and Geophysics
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This book contains theory and applications of gravity both for physical geodesy and geophysics. It identifies classical and modern topics for studying the Earth. Worked-out examples illustrate basic but important concepts of the Earth's gravity field. In addition, coverage details...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

Rising Time Schemes in Babylonian Astronomy by John M. Steele Rising Time Schemes in Babylonian Astronomy

This revealing work examines an approach from ancient astronomy to what was then a particularly important question, namely that of understanding the relationship between the position in the ecliptic and the time it takes for a fixed-length of the ecliptic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2017

Global Changes and Natural Disaster Management: Geo-information Technologies by Saied Pirasteh Global Changes and Natural Disaster Management: Geo-information Technologies

This book presents ongoing research and ideas related to earth observations and global change, natural hazards and disaster management studies, with respect to geospatial information technology, remote sensing, and global navigation satellite systems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/03/2017

Jaghmini's Mulakhkhas An Islamic Introduction to Ptolemaic Astronomy by Sally P. Ragep Jaghmini's Mulakhkhas An Islamic Introduction to Ptolemaic Astronomy

The book will be ofparticular interest to scholars engaged in the study of Islamic theoreticalastronomy, but is accessible to a general readership interested in learningwhat constituted an introduction to Ptolemaic astronomy in Islamic lands.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2017

Pathways to Astronomy by Steven Schneider Pathways to Astronomy

They can select individual units for exploration in lecture while assigning easier units for self-study, or they can cover all the units in full depth in a content-rich course. With the short length of units, students can easily digest the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2017

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The Drake Equation Estimating the Prevalence of Extraterrestrial Life through the Ages by Frank Drake The Drake Equation Estimating the Prevalence of Extraterrestrial Life through the Ages

Leading scientists and historians explore the equation that guides modern astrobiology's search for life beyond Earth.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/03/2018

Gravitational Waves Volume 2: Astrophysics and Cosmology by Michele (Professor, Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Geneva, Switzerland) Maggiore Gravitational Waves Volume 2: Astrophysics and Cosmology
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The two volumes of Gravitational Waves provide a comprehensive and detailed account of the physics of gravitational waves. Volume 2 discusses what can be learned from gravitational waves in astrophysics and in cosmology, by systematizing a large body of theoretical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018

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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2017

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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2017

Fundamental Astronomy by Hannu Karttunen Fundamental Astronomy

Fundamental Astronomy is an exhaustive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. It covers both overarching concepts and underlying principles. It provides a sound basis for more profound studies in astronomy. This fifth edition is richly illustrated with more than 400...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2016

Distant Worlds Milestones in Planetary Exploration by Peter Bond Distant Worlds Milestones in Planetary Exploration

In this fascinating narrative, Peter Bond provides an overview of key twentieth century unmanned missions to nearly every corner of our solar system, telling the story of the mission planners and engineers who made possible these unprecedented achievements in scientific...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/10/2016

The Cosmic Microwave Background Proceedings of the II Jose Plinio Baptista School of Cosmology by Julio C. Fabris The Cosmic Microwave Background Proceedings of the II Jose Plinio Baptista School of Cosmology

The series of texts composing this book is based on the lectures presented during the II Jose Plinio Baptista School of Cosmology, held in Pedra Azul (Espirito Santo, Brazil) between 9 and 14 March 2014.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2016

New Insights From Recent Studies in Historical Astronomy: Following in the Footsteps of F. Richard Stephenson A Meeting to Honor F. Richard Stephenson on His 70th Birthday by Wayne Orchiston New Insights From Recent Studies in Historical Astronomy: Following in the Footsteps of F. Richard Stephenson A Meeting to Honor F. Richard Stephenson on His 70th Birthday

It also presents readers with results of recent research on leading historical figures in Islamic and Oriental astronomy, and aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century Australian, British, German and Portuguese amateur astronomy, including the fascinating `amateur-turned-professional syndrome'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2016

Observing Photons in Space A Guide to Experimental Space Astronomy by Martin C. E. Huber Observing Photons in Space A Guide to Experimental Space Astronomy

This book covers all spectral domains used for observing astrophysical objects and phenomena in space. It presents extensive details on general techniques used in space astronomy, such as calibration, cryogenics in space and laser aligned structures.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2016

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