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Solar system: the Sun & planets books

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Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets by Stephen J. Mackwell Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets

Through the contributions of more than sixty leading experts in the field, Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets sets forth the foundations for this emerging new science and brings the reader to the forefront of our current understanding of atmospheric formation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/01/2018

The Moon and the Western Imagination by Scott L. Montgomery The Moon and the Western Imagination

The Moon is at once a face with a thousand expressions and the archetypal planet. Throughout history it has been gazed upon by people of every culture in every walk of life. From early perceptions of the Moon as an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2018

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: 00/01/2018

An Introduction to the Solar System by David A. (The Open University Milton Keynes) Rothery An Introduction to the Solar System

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: 00/01/2018

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: 26/12/2017

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 natural...
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 physics...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2017

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

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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: 31/01/2018

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: 00/02/2018

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: 00/02/2018

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.This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/02/2018

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: 05/02/2018

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: 05/02/2018

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: 28/02/2018

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: 25/03/2018

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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

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

The Planet Factory Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth by Elizabeth Tasker The Planet Factory Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

Twenty years ago, the search for planets outside the Solar System was a job restricted to science-fiction writers. Now it's one of the fastest-growing fields in astronomy with thousands of exoplanets discovered to date, and the number is rising fast....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Planet Factory Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth by Elizabeth Tasker The Planet Factory Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

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Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Modelling the Upper Atmosphere of Gas-Giant Exoplanets Irradiated by Low-Mass Stars by Joshua Chadney Modelling the Upper Atmosphere of Gas-Giant Exoplanets Irradiated by Low-Mass Stars

This PhD thesis details the development of a new 1D ionospheric model to describe the upper atmospheres of extrasolar giant plants. The composition and structure of these planets' upper atmospheres are affected by high-energy emissions from the host star.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Investigating the Origin of the Asteroids and Early Findings on Vesta Historical Studies in Asteroid Research by Clifford J. Cunningham Investigating the Origin of the Asteroids and Early Findings on Vesta Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

This book assesses the origin of asteroids by analyzing the discovery of Vesta in 1807. Wilhelm Olbers, who discovered Vesta, suggested that the asteroids were the result of a primordial planet's explosion. Cunningham studies that idea in detail through the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Extrasolar Planets and Their Host Stars by Tabetha Boyajian Extrasolar Planets and Their Host Stars

This book explores the relations between physical parameters of extrasolar planets and their respective parent stars. Planetary parameters are often directly dependent upon their stellar counterparts. In addition, the star is almost always the only visible component of the system...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A by Michael Mark (Univ Of York, Uk) Woolfson Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A
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The Nebula Theory, at present the standard model of planet formation, proposes that a star and planets are derived from a single spinning nebula. Woolfson here introduces an alternative, the Capture Theory, in which planets are produced from a protostar...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A by Michael Mark (Univ Of York, Uk) Woolfson Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation, A
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The Nebula Theory, at present the standard model of planet formation, proposes that a star and planets are derived from a single spinning nebula. Woolfson here introduces an alternative, the Capture Theory, in which planets are produced from a protostar...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Dust Devils by Dennis Reiss Dust Devils

This volume reviews both historical and current studies of desert whirlwinds called dust devils on Earth and Mars.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

The Atmosphere and Climate of Mars by Robert M. Haberle The Atmosphere and Climate of Mars

This volume reviews all aspects of Mars atmospheric science from the surface to space, and from now and into the past.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Bode's Law and the Discovery of Juno Historical Studies in Asteroid Research by Clifford J. Cunningham Bode's Law and the Discovery of Juno Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

When Juno was discovered no one could have imagined its study would call into question Newton's law of gravity, or be the impetus for developing the mathematics of the fast Fourier transform by Carl Gauss.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

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