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              Technical Evaluation of the NASA Model for Cancer Risk to Astronauts Due to Space Radiation

              Technical Evaluation of the NASA Model for Cancer Risk to Astronauts Due to Space Radiation (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Studies Board, Space; Committee for Evaluation of Space Radiation Cancer Risk Model; Academies, National

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              NASA's current missions to the International Space Station (ISS) and potential future exploration missions involving extended stays by astronauts on the lunar surface, as well as the possibility of near- Earth object (NEO) or Mars missions, present challenges in protecting astron ...

              ISBN 9780309253055
              Published 15 December 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Managing for High-Quality Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security Laboratories

              Managing for High-Quality Science and Engineering at the NNSA National Security Laboratories (Paperback)

              By Committee to Review the Quality of the Management and of the Science and Engineering Research at the Department of Energy's National Security Laboratories - Phase 1; Assessments Board, Laboratory; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Council, National; Academies, National

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              The three National Security Laboratories--Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)--are managed by private-sector entities under contract to the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Th ...

              ISBN 9780309254373
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              Understanding Earth's Deep Past: Lessons for Our Climate Future

              Understanding Earth's Deep Past: Lessons for Our Climate Future (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on the Importance of Deep-Time Geologic Records for Understanding Climate Change Impacts; Board on Earth Sciences & Resources; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academies, National

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              There is little dispute within the scientific community that humans are changing Earth's climate on a decadal to century time-scale. By the end of this century, without a reduction in emissions, atmospheric CO2 is projected to increase to levels that Earth has not experienced for ...

              ISBN 9780309209151
              Published 15 August 2011 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative

              Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters; Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy; Academies, National; Policy and Global Affairs

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              No person or place is immune from disasters or disaster-related losses. Infectious disease outbreaks, acts of terrorism, social unrest, or financial disasters in addition to natural hazards can all lead to large-scale consequences for the nation and its communities. Communities a ...

              ISBN 9780309261500
              Published 15 November 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Report of a Workshop on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Needs for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base

              Report of a Workshop on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Needs for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base (Paperback)

              By Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Workforce Needs for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Academy of Engineering, National; Research Council, National; Academies, National

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              Report of a Workshop on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Needs for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base is the summary of a workshop held August 11, 2011, as part of an 18-month study of the issue. This book assesse ...

              ISBN 9780309251808
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              The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative: Complex Systems: Task Group Summaries

              The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative: Complex Systems: Task Group Summaries (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By The National Academies Keck Futures Initiatives; Academies, National

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              National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Conference on Complex Systems --T.p. verso.

              ISBN 9780309137256
              Published 15 July 2010 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              The National Weather Service Modernization and Associated Restructuring: A Retrospective Assessment

              The National Weather Service Modernization and Associated Restructuring: A Retrospective Assessment (Paperback)

              By Committee on the Assessment of the National Weather Service's Modernization Program; Research Council, National; Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Academies, National

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              The Modernization and Associated Restructuring (MAR) of the National Weather Service (NWS) was a large and complex re-engineering of a federal agency. The process lasted a decade and cost an estimated 4.5 billion [dollars]. The result was greater integration of science into weath ...

              ISBN 9780309217989
              Published 15 January 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Science, Evolution, and Creationism

              Science, Evolution, and Creationism (Paperback)

              By Institute of Medicine; Academy of Sciences, National; Committee on Revising Science and Creationism: A View from the National Academy of Sciences; Academies, National

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              How did life evolve on Earth? The answer to this question can help us understand our past and prepare for our future. This work explores the many inquiries being pursued that put the science of evolution to work in preventing and treating human disease, developing new agricultura ...

              ISBN 9780309105866
              Published 15 January 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Recapturing NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities

              Recapturing NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Committee to Assess NASA's Aeronautics Flight Research Capabilities; Academies, National

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              'In the five decades since NASA was created, the agency has sustained its legacy from the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) in playing a major role in U.S. aeronautics research and has contributed substantially to United States preeminence in civil and military av ...

              ISBN 9780309255387
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              NASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities: Restoring NASA's Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space

              NASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities: Restoring NASA's Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Steering Committee for NASA Technology Roadmaps; Academies, National

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              NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) has begun to rebuild the advanced space technology program in the agency with plans laid out in 14 draft technology roadmaps. It has been years since NASA has had a vigorous, broad-based program in advanced space technology developmen ...

              ISBN 9780309253628
              Published 15 December 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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