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Astronomy Adventures and Vacations: How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time
 

Astronomy Adventures and Vacations: How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time (Paperback, 1st ed. 2017)

By Treadwell, Timothy

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This astronomy travel guide exposes the many wonderful opportunities for experiencing the observing hobby farther afield. Amateur astronomy is often consigned to observing from home or from a local park, yet it can be much more. Treadwell explores all the possibilities of astrono ...

ISBN 9783319500003
Published 5 April 2017 by Springer International Publish
Interest Age All ages
Series The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
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Puanga, Star of the Maori New Year
  

Puanga, Star of the Maori New Year (Paperback)

By rerekura, Sam

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Puanga is the star Rigel in Orion. Most of the tribes of the Maori people in Aotearoa observed Puanga to mark the beginning of the Maori New Year. In Maori mythology he was believed to be the older brother of Matariki. His cosmic rising between May and June in the early morning s ...

ISBN 9780473278304
Published 23 May 2014
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Astrophotography
 

Astrophotography (Hardback)

By Evans, Rhodri

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Collects the very best images captured by the new generation of terrestrial telescopes, orbiting telescopes and deep-space probes and landers. In this title, detailed captions explain the equipment and techicalities of producing such images. It offers information about the geolog ...

ISBN 9780233005010
Published 1 September 2016 by CARLTON BOOKS LTD
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Giant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of Technology
 

Giant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of Technology (Paperback, New edition)

By McCray, Dr. W. Patrick

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By focusing on the history of the Gemini Observatory - twin 8-metre telescopes located on mountain peaks in Hawaii and Chile - this work tells the story behind the planning and construction of modern scientific tools, offering a detailed view of the technological and political tr ...

ISBN 9780674019966
Published 15 April 2006 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Not by Design: The Origin of the Universe

Not by Design: The Origin of the Universe (Hardback)

By Stenger, Victor J.

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Introduces the perspective of the universe provided by physics, with historical and philosophical material, with a systematic but non-technical presentation of basic physics. This book describes the basic structure of the universe and the way in which symmetries of space, time, a ...

ISBN 9780879754518
Published 1 June 2013 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Astronomy 101: From the Sun and Moon to Wormholes and Warp Drive, Key Theories, Discoveries, and Facts About the Universe

Astronomy 101: From the Sun and Moon to Wormholes and Warp Drive, Key Theories, Discoveries, and Facts About the Universe (Hardback)

By Petersen, Carolyn Collins

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A crash course in the science of space -- Cover.

ISBN 9781440563591
Published 1 October 2013 by Adams Media Corporation
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Series Adams 101
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Timeless Reality: Symmetry, Simplicity, and Multiple Universes

Timeless Reality: Symmetry, Simplicity, and Multiple Universes (Hardback)

By Stenger, Victor J.

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Time is reversible, and nothing rules out the existence of other universes besides our own. But whether or not reality has one universe or many, it had no beginning and was not created. This book shows how time symmetry at the quantum level makes it possible to draw a model of re ...

ISBN 9781573928595
Published 1 June 2013 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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The Fallacy of Fine-tuning: Why the Universe is Not Designed for Us

The Fallacy of Fine-tuning: Why the Universe is Not Designed for Us (Hardback)

By Stenger, Victor J.

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Argues that many claims by theists are based on their misunderstanding of science. He looks at the specific parameters and shows that plausible reasons can be found for the values they have within the existing standard models of physics and cosmology.

ISBN 9781616144432
Published 1 June 2013 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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God and the Multiverse: Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos

God and the Multiverse: Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos (Hardback)

By Stenger, Victor J.

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Cosmologists have reasons to believe that the vast universe in which we live is just one of an endless number of other universes within a multiverse -- a mind-boggling array that may extend indefinitely in space and endlessly in both the past and the future. In this absorbing boo ...

ISBN 9781616149703
Published 15 September 2014 by Misc - Random House New Zealan
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Cosmos and Society in Oceania

Cosmos and Society in Oceania (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Coppet, Daniel De; Iteanu, Andre

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Focusing on different examples drawn from diverse Melanesian societies, this thought-provoking volume by eminent specialists re-examines the relationship between society and cosmos and, in the process, opens directions for research.

ISBN 9781859730423
Published 1 September 2010 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Series Explorations in Anthropology
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