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First Ten Years of Hinode Solar On-Orbit Observatory by Toshifumi Shimizu First Ten Years of Hinode Solar On-Orbit Observatory

Furthermore, it explores future perspective of researches in Japan. The book will benefit undergraduate students interested in recent advance in the solar research, as well as graduate students and researchers working in solar physics, the space sciences, astronomy, and plasma...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/04/2018

Total Eclipses of the Sun by Jack B. Zirker Total Eclipses of the Sun

Eclipses have captured attention and sparked curiosity about the cosmos since the first appearance of humankind. Having been blamed for everything from natural disasters to the fall of kings, they are now invaluable tools for understanding many celestial as well...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

The Babylonian Theory of the Planets by N. M. Swerdlow The Babylonian Theory of the Planets

In the second millennium b.c., Babylonian scribes assembled a vast collection of astrological omens, believed to be signs from the gods concerning the kingdom's political, military, and agricultural fortunes. The importance of these omens was such that from the eighth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Space Weather of the Heliosphere (IAU S335) Processes and Forecasts by Claire (University of Exeter) Foullon Space Weather of the Heliosphere (IAU S335) Processes and Forecasts


Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

Planetary Ring Systems Properties, Structure, and Evolution by Matthew S. Tiscareno Planetary Ring Systems Properties, Structure, and Evolution

This book is a thorough and engaging presentation of the key concepts in planetary ring science informed by the latest research findings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018

Exploring the Architecture of Transiting Exoplanetary Systems with High-Precision Photometry by Kento Masuda Exploring the Architecture of Transiting Exoplanetary Systems with High-Precision Photometry

This thesis develops and establishes several methods to determine the detailed geometric architecture of transiting exoplanetary systems (planets orbiting around, and periodically passing in front of, stars other than the sun) using high-precision photometric data collected by the Kepler space...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

Heliophysics: Active Stars, their Astrospheres, and Impacts on Planetary Environments by Carolus J. Schrijver Heliophysics: Active Stars, their Astrospheres, and Impacts on Planetary Environments

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this book explores what makes the conditions on Earth 'just right' to sustain life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Planetary Rings A Post-Equinox View by Larry W. (University of Colorado Boulder) Esposito Planetary Rings A Post-Equinox View

Providing the latest results from the Cassini mission, this up-to-date new edition covers all aspects of planetary rings.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

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Meteorites and the Early Solar System II by Dante S. Lauretta, Harry Y., Jr. McSween Meteorites and the Early Solar System II
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They range in size from microscopic particles to masses of many tons. The geologic diversity of asteroids and other rocky bodies of the solar system are displayed in the enormous variety of textures and mineralogies observed in meteorites. The composition,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2018

Catalogue of Meteorites Reference Book with CD-ROM by Monica M. (Natural History Museum, London) Grady Catalogue of Meteorites Reference Book with CD-ROM
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Essential reference for all interested in meteorites; includes a searchable CD-ROM with greatly expanded information.
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 00/05/2018

Discovering Pluto Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System by Dale P. Cruikshank, William Sheehan Discovering Pluto Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System
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Provides an authoritative account of the exploration of Pluto and its moons, from the first inklings of tentative knowledge through the exciting discoveries made during the flyby of the NASA research spacecraft New Horizons in July 2015. Dale P. Cruikshank...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/05/2018

Solar Magnetic Fields From Measurements Towards Understanding by Andre Balogh Solar Magnetic Fields From Measurements Towards Understanding

This volume provides an in-depth review of all aspects of solar magnetic fields. Written by world-leading experts, these thirteen papers cover all regions of the subject from the solar interior, photosphere, chromosphere, active regions, and corona out to the solar...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2018

From Disks to Planets The Making of Planets and Their Early Atmospheres by Michel Blanc From Disks to Planets The Making of Planets and Their Early Atmospheres

This volume discusses the evolutionary paths linking planets and their atmospheres to their origin within circumstellar disks. Dust accretion within disks generates planet cores, while gas accretion on these cores leads to the diversity of their fluid envelopes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2018

Astrophysics of Exoplanetary Atmospheres 2nd Advanced School on Exoplanetary Science by Valerio Bozza Astrophysics of Exoplanetary Atmospheres 2nd Advanced School on Exoplanetary Science

In this book, renowned scientists describe the complexity of exoplanetary atmospheres and all of the observational techniques that are employed to probe them. Readers will also find a panoramic description of the atmospheres of the planets within the Solar System,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2018

American Eclipse A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World by David Baron American Eclipse A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

This suspenseful narrative history (Maureen Corrigan, NPR) brings to life the momentous eclipse that enthralled a nation and thrust American science onto the world stage.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2018

Other books in this genre

The Surface of Mars by Michael H. Carr The Surface of Mars

An up-to-date and highly illustrated principal reference for researchers and graduate students in planetary science.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Solar Particle Radiation Storms Forecasting and Analysis The HESPERIA HORIZON 2020 Project and Beyond by Olga E. Malandraki Solar Particle Radiation Storms Forecasting and Analysis The HESPERIA HORIZON 2020 Project and Beyond

Introductory and pedagogical material included in the book make it accessible to students at graduate level and will be useful as background material for Space Physics and Space Weather courses with emphasis on Solar Energetic Particle Event Forecasting and Analysis....
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/02/2018

An Introduction to the Solar System by David A. (The Open University, Milton Keynes) Rothery An Introduction to the Solar System
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Updated third edition introduces undergraduates to the Solar System's bodies, the processes upon and within them, and their origins and evolution.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Earth's Magnetic Field Understanding Geomagnetic Sources from the Earth's Interior and its Environment by Claudia Stolle Earth's Magnetic Field Understanding Geomagnetic Sources from the Earth's Interior and its Environment

This volume provides a comprehensive view on the different sources of the geomagnetic field both in the Earth's interior and from the field's interaction with the terrestrial atmosphere and the solar wind.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Planetary Geology by Angelo Pio Rossi Planetary Geology

This book provides an up-to-date interdisciplinary geoscience-focused overview of solid solar system bodies and their evolution, based on the comparative description of processes acting on them. Planetary research today is a strongly multidisciplinary endeavor with efforts coming from engineering and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

The Structure and Evolution of the Sun by Giuseppe Severino The Structure and Evolution of the Sun

This book equips the reader with a coherent understanding of the structure of the Sun and its evolution and provides all the knowledge required to construct a simplified model of the Sun. The early chapters cover key aspects of basic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2017

The Solar System by Michael (Franklin and Marshall College) Seeds, Michael (Joseph A. Grundy Observatory) Seeds The Solar System
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Fascinating, engaging and extremely visual, FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, 14th Edition, is renowned for its current coverage, reader-friendly presentation and detailed--yet clear--explanations. The authors' goals are to help you use Astronomy to understand science, and use science to answer two fundamental...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Solar and Infrared Radiation Measurements by Frank (University of Oregon, Eugene, USA) Vignola, Joseph (US Department of Commerce/NOAA, Boulder, Colorado, USA) Michalsky, S Solar and Infrared Radiation Measurements
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The rather specialized field of solar and infrared radiation measurement has become more and more important in the face of growing demands by the renewable energy and climate change research communities for data that are more accurate and have increased...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Dawn-Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments by Stein Haaland Dawn-Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments

Dawn-Dusk Asymmetries in Planetary Plasma Environments Dawn-dusk asymmetries are ubiquitous features of the plasma environment of many of the planets in our solar system. They occur when a particular process or feature is more pronounced at one side of a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

The Solar System by Maureen O'Keefe The Solar System


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Lewis Swift Celebrated Comet Hunter and the People's Astronomer by Gary Kronk Lewis Swift Celebrated Comet Hunter and the People's Astronomer

This biography covers the life of Lewis Swift (1820-1913), who discovered 13 comets and nearly 1,200 other deep sky objects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

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