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  • A Basic Introduction to Astronomy

    Lucas Maia

    Astronomie Astronomy. The Science of the Universe. In this book you will learn in a dynamic and fun, astronomy. A science intriguing, with many mysteries and unknown information. Discover a new way to read and learn from this book dynamic and interactive!
  • NASA - A Human Adventure

    Rob de Ruiter & Daan de Hoop

    Wetenschap en natuur Van juni 2013 tot en met januari 2014 in het Beatrixgebouw van Jaarbeurs Utrecht kan men spectaculaire en unieke ruimtevaart objecten bekijken in een prachtige tentoonstelling Nasa - A Human Adventure. Tevens is er een galerij over Nederland aan toegevoegd. Deze grote tentoonstelling met een oppervlakte van 3.500 m2 met meer dan 300 objecten heeft al gestaan in Stockholm, Madrid en Istanbul en trok daar ruim 300.000 bezoekers.  Op al deze expo’s wordt getoond dat onze wereld aanzienlijk is veranderd door het benutten van gegevens van satellieten voor honderden toepassingen over onder meer communicatie, navigatie, klimaatonderzoek, waterbeheer, volgen van orkanen en luchtvervuiling.  Uiteraard wordt op deze tentoonstellingen ook aandacht geschonken aan bemande ruimtevaart, het ruimtestation ISS en wetenschap. Menigeen in Nederland heeft zeker de verrichtingen van André Kuipers in het ISS gevolgd.  In dit boek wordt enige achtergrond informatie gegeven o
  • Astronomy: A Basic Introduction

    Lucas Maia

    Astronomie Astronomy is the science of the Universe. Their forms, planets, stars and other things. You will marvel at the dynamic and interactive content of this book. With stunning images and details, this book will serve as a great complement to you in the stud of astronomy.
  • Introduction to Astronomy

    Walter Deleon

    Astronomie With Introduction to Astronomy , Walter Deleon is able to pair the science of Astronomy with interactivity of iPad by having text emphasizing on critical thinking, visualization, and the process of scientific discovery. Introduction to Astronomy is able to give people the most connected user experience and education through a plethora of video, photos, and even 3D animations that will help introduce the wonders of Astronomy to a new generation in a way never done so before.  Made Available by the Walter Media Open Book initiative: http://waltermedia.weebly.com/open-book-project.html
  • 21-12-12 The reality

    Maz Shams

    Astronomie 21st Dec, 2012 What’s the reality behind 2012 predictions? Is it really going to happen what they showed in the movie? Who were the Mayans? How did they predicted our future? What are the doomsday predictions ? How did all this fuss originated? Where are the scientific facts? This book analyzes all the aspects of the predicted doomsday on 21st December 2012 in easy and understandable language for people who are unable to figure out the 2012 phenomenon. This book will answer all your questions, misconceptions and concerns about the end of the world in December 2012. After reading this, you will be able to realize the ultimate reality about 2012 doomsday scenario. Don't forget to give a short review after reading this eBook. Thanks :)
  • The Solar System

    Thomas Woodward

    Astronomie A visual guide to the planets and our local star system. This book describes each planet in detail, what the core's are made of, if the planet has a magnetic field and what satellites have visited the planet. 
  • Ruimtevaart in Europa

    Daan de Hoop & Rob de Ruiter

    Wetenschap en natuur Europa speelt een belangrijke rol op de wereldwijde ruimtevaartmarkt. De belangrijkste Europese ruimtevaart organisatie is de European Space Agency ESA, die met velen samenwerkt. De programma’s van ESA hebben een grote invloed op zowel de Europese ruimtevaart als wereldwijde samenwerkingsprojecten op het gebied van wetenschap en applicaties.  In dit boek wordt ruimschoots aandacht geschonken aan ESA en de rol van Nederland daarbij. In vogelvlucht worden de Europese activiteiten en de inbreng van Nederland in tal van gebieden van de Europese ruimtevaart en de deelname aan ESA, variërend van aardobservatie en navigatie tot ruimteonderzoek en technologie beschreven. Het belang van ESTEC in Nederland komt hierbij uiteraard ook aan de orde.  Doel is dat de publicatie breed wordt gelezen binnen en buiten de Nederlandse ruimtevaartsector, inclusief politici, bestuurders, overheid en velen van industrie, kennisinstellingen en universiteiten. De informatie blijft beknopt en is voo
  • History of Astronomy

    George Forbes

    Astronomie The historical portions of the book are helpful in understanding the viewpoint of the astronomers who's efforts laid the foundation for astronomy.
  • Earth and Moon for Children

    Hank Feng

    Astronomie A very good science book for children from 6 -- 8 years old. First book from Science for Children series.
  • Stellar Astronomy

    Robert Wagner

    Astronomie This book is a set of supplemental materials to be used with my iTunes U course - Introduction to Stellar Astronomy.
  • Myths and Marvels of Astronomy

    Richard Anthony Proctor

    Astronomie The chief charm of Astronomy, with many, does not reside in the wonders revealed to us by the science, but in the lore and legends connected with its history, the strange fancies with which in old times it has been associated, the half-forgotten myths to which it has given birth.
  • Race for Space 1: Dawn of the Space Age

    David Baker & Anatoly Zak

    Wetenschap en natuur The mid-20th century saw America and the Soviet Union embark on one of the most remarkable endeavors the world has ever seen – the race to conquer space and land a man on the Moon. Now, in a series of 12 enhanced multi-touch eBooks, ex-NASA scientist David Baker and Russian space expert Anatoly Zak give their own unique perspective on the events leading up to the historic landing of Apollo 11 in July 1969.  This amazing story has been told many times over the last 50 years – but never in the kind of visual and audio-visual detail that you’ll find in RACE FOR SPACE. It's an absorbing read that debunks many of the myths left over from the Cold War and sets the record straight about who did what in the space race. And as well as reading about it, you can watch the story unfold as it happened thanks to the movie snippets, newsreels and rare archive photos embedded within each title. There are also slideshows, cutaways and interactive illustrations to help fill in the all-import
  • Destination: Jupiter

    Dr. Scott Bolton

    Astronomie This groundbreaking interactive guide takes readers behind the scenes of Mission Juno, the first fully solar-powered journey to Jupiter. It’s packed with information about the solar system, the formation and evolution of Jupiter, and NASA’s awe-inspiring mission to explore the giant gas planet. Watch videos about the technology of the spacecraft, listen to fascinating audio clips about planetary protection and other facets of space travel, and explore dozens of informative galleries and glossaries. Destination Jupiter offers a comprehensive and riveting overview of the king of our solar system—the giant gas planet.
  • Science 4 Kidz: Outer Space

    Chantelle Chin

    Astronomie A fun yet educational book for kidz. Travel around in outer space with Marco from Mars and Sally!  Enjoy the voices of characters and original songs and test your brain with the crack quizzes!
  • Fundamental Of Indian Astrology

    Shambhu Sharan Shrivastava

    Astronomie With the growth of civilization, our ancient saga and thinkers have symbolized India’s culture and spiritual essence in the light of different Vedic literatures, different philosophies and religions. All these are our ancestral documents of their divine wisdom and in continuation the science of Indian Astrology developed by them is the most precious gift given to mankind.   Although a number of ancient Sanskrit classics and other useful books of recent period are available in the field of Astrology, my profound interest and long association with this subject inspired me to write such a book which may introduce the lovers of astrology to most of the essentials of Indian system of Predictive astrology. Astrology is an extremely complex science. So far as its predictive aspect is concerned, to judge the indications of planets and then to predict is a very difficult task. All attempts have been made in this book to simplify the complexities of the predictive astrology and to d
  • Solar System

    Janos Balazs

    Astronomie The Solar System introduces the world around Earth. It describes the characteristics of the planets of the Solar System. Speaks about the rotation of the planets, if they have moons or not and how far are they located from the Sun. The centre of our Solar System is the Sun. The material introduces how the Sun is producing all its heat and what will happen to it in the future. The last topic explains and presents the different phases and characteristics of the Moon. It contains several animations which will raise the attention of the students and will help them to understand phenomena related to these topics easier and faster.
  • The Solar System

    John Lucas

    Astronomie Are you interested in the Solar System?  Is there something about one of the many planets, moons, or asteroids that interests you?  This book goes into some detail about specific areas of our Solar System and helps to uncover some of the mystery that surrounds the celestial bodies around us.  Special thanks to Google, Wikipedia, and NASA for the information and media used to support this book. Do you have a comment, suggestion, or review for this book?  Send an email to johnjlucas@icloud.com to have your voice be heard.  Anything you have to say is appreciated! If you are interested in fiction, try a short story by John Lucas. - The Fortuneteller - The Ghost Writer - The District - The Silk Dress - The Opera House - Short Stories Volume I - The Dance - The Café
  • Astronomy of To-day

    Cecil Goodrich Julius Dolmage

    Astronomie The object of this book is to give an account of the science of Astronomy, as it is known at the present day, in a manner acceptable to the general reader. The Ptolemaic system persisted unshaken for about fourteen hundred years after the death of its author. Clearly men were flattered by the notion that their earth was the most important body in nature, that it stood still at the centre of the universe, and was the pivot upon which all things revolved.
  • The Solar System

    J. Arthur Wetenkamp

    Astronomie Over 240 Hi-res Images View the Solar System like you've never seen it before on your retina-display iPad and other supported devices. Images are made sharper and clearer than ever. And not just images; time-lapse video and interactive widgets await the reader as well. Most images are in the public domain and are freely available to download. All original sources are provided in the index at the end of the book. Probes, Landers & Rovers Explore the Solar System through the eyes of humanity's greatest accomplishments: robotic spacecraft! From the Voyager probes of the late 70s, to the currently active Dawn orbiter in the asteroid belt. See images from landers that descended to the surface of Venus and the Jovian moon Titan. Rovers are the culmination of human engineering; see the Martian landscape from the perspective of Spirit, Opportunity, and the most recent rover Curiosity. Simple Scientific Truths For those looking for more than just pretty pictures, a healthy dose of scientif
  • The Planets

    Professor McAteer

    Astronomie You probably already recognize parts of this Universe, but this familiarity is probably limited to your one perspective (from right here on Earth), from your one point in time (right now) and your own unique background. In this book we endeavor to overcome these human limitations in order to see things from entirely new perspectives.
  • Physical Science

    Emily Glenn

    Astronomie This text serves as an early high school introduction to the study of space and space sciences as a part of a broader physical science course.  Topics covered include: the electromagnetic spectrum, galaxies, stars, and the solar system.
  • Astrobiology for Teachers

    Montana State University

    Astronomie Astrobiology is the scientific study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. The study of astrobiology brings together researchers from historically separate fields such as microbiology, ecology, astronomy, geology, paleontology, and chemistry and encourages them to work together to answer the most fundamental questions science can pose: What is life? How did we get here? Are we alone in the universe? This content is for formal and informal educators, as well as adults and students of all backgrounds. The material emphasizes biology in the early sections and space exploration in the later sections.
  • Launch in to Space

    Lucy Jones

    Astronomie Lucy is a Primary pupil in the UK who has been studying Space as her topic in school. Find out facts about space from this 6 year old Author / Illustrator (Now 7 years) and share some of her paintings and video casts. Read this multitouch book with your own children and inspire them to create their own books to share.
  • Origin of Existence

    Zach Rasmussen

    Wetenschap en natuur The Universe is a complicated place. Although there is much Astronomers and Cosmologists want to know about it humans now have a clear view of the origin of existence. This book shows how the Universe was made and where it is going.
  • Everything Solved: The Universe Explained

    Austin P. Torney

    Astronomie The Stuff Forever (or of nothing) that could no longer contain itself as a singularity, changing its form and 'banging' into a universe, obviously met a constraint that was being built up to in its wave form—since matter and spacetime came after the 'bang', as a low probability, but guaranteed (eventually), event, so we can go on to say about the only possible wave state of the Forever Something as the how and why of the 'bang', as well as the 'what' of the waves. Yes, it is a tall order, but we know that it could only do what it did, since all action is only from itself, there being no external directives possible for what is itself causeless. So, we expect to get 'lucky' in finding the only possible wave equation.
  • Lectures on Stellar Statistics

    Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier

    Astronomie Our knowledge of the stars is based on their apparent attributes, obtained from the astronomical observations. The object of astronomy is to deduce here from the real or absolute attributes of the stars, which are their position in space, their movement, and their physical nature. The apparent attributes of the stars are studied by the aid of their radiation. The characteristics of this radiation may be described in different ways, according as the nature of the light is defined. (Undulatory theory, Emission theory) From the statistical point of view it will be convenient to consider the radiation as consisting of an emanation of small particles from the radiating body (the star). These particles are characterized by certain attributes, which may differ in degree from one particle to another. These attributes may be, for instance, the diameter and form of the particles, their mode of rotation, &c. By these attributes the optical and electrical properties of the radiation are to be
  • The Future of Astronomy

    Edward Charles Pickering

    Astronomie It is claimed by astronomers that their science is not only the oldest, but that it is the most highly developed of the sciences. Indeed it should be so, since no other science has ever received such support from royalty, from the state and from the private individual. However this may be, there is no doubt that in recent years astronomers have had granted to them greater opportunities for carrying on large pieces of work than have been entrusted to men in any other department of pure science. One might expect that the practical results of a science like physics would appeal to the man who has made a vast fortune through some of its applications. The telephone, the electric transmission of power, wireless telegraphy and the submarine cable are instances of immense financial returns derived from the most abstruse principles of physics. Yet there are scarcely any physical laboratories devoted to research, or endowed with independent funds for this object, except those supported by the g
  • The Moon

    Thomas Gwyn Elger

    Astronomie The Moon is the natural satellite of the Earth. It is thought that the Moon has formed about 4.5 billion years ago, soon after the formation of the Earth. The exact story of its formation still remains a mystery, although there are several hypotheses. The Moon is the second-brightest celestial object visible to the human’s eyes. But, the Moon itself is not bright, but a dark object, which receives its shine from the reflection of the Sun.  The interest in the Moon has its origin in the ancient times with important cultural influence on the calendars, art, mythology, etc.  The importance of the Moon to the Earth lies in the gravitational influence, which is responsible for the ocean tides and the minor lengthening of the day. One of the most interesting things about the Moon is its face, which looks like a real human face. The existence of this face has been and still is an inspiration for writing stories and poems. In this book you will find a detailed description of the M
  • Lift-Off

    Jean-Nichol Dufour

    Astronomie This is part 8 of a 12 books suite. Creator species, the UI, god, gaia, extraterrestrials, are the main subjects, or the entities that could be involved in the life and universe creation. It`s about existence, the rise of intelligence from "nothingness", our goals in space, good and evil. It's highly spatial spiritual, with existential functions, universe reformulations, and spinning understanding
  • The Moon

    Thomas Gwyn Elger

    Astronomie British lunar scientist Thomas Gwyn Empy Elger provides a detailed description of the surface of the moon as understood when this book was published in 1895. This work was quite influential in its time, and the lunar crater Elger was named in honor of the scientist.
  • Astronomical Theory of Climate Change

    N J

    Wetenschap en natuur A general consensus is that the precession of equinoxes is best explained by the lunisolar wobble theory. Although, this lunisolar model shows the basics of the Earth’s wobbling axes, it requires the presence of solar binary cycle to fully explain a net precession that results after one Earth orbit. This modified perspective of our solar system lays its claim on basis that the famous ‘unexplained part’ of the perihelion precession of Mercury (and all other planets) can be solved without the need to have a General Relativity explanation if the Sun is to curve on a binary path. Not just the axial precession and/or anomalous apsidal (orbital) precession; but other variables of Milankovitch cycles, such as orbital eccentricity, orbital inclination, can also fit well into binary model. In addition to the relativistic perihelion precession solution using binary theory, another way to confirm the existence of our binary solar system is using the analogy of lunar cycles.  Could the
  • The Solar System

    Nathaniel Jennings

    Astronomie An interactive children's book that teaches anyone about the solar system.
  • The Outer Solar System

    Sebastian Hatt

    Wetenschap en natuur This is a book which takes you on a journey through the outer reaches of our solar system. It provides up to date facts in a pleasant, easy-to-read way, with more than 20 3D interactive models and features. Enjoy!
  • Grandpa Benny Flies to the Moon

    Ran Levi

    Astronomie Grandpa Benny is telling story about his flight to the moon. A scientific story about the "Apollo 11" mission to the moon for kids in ages 4 to 10.
  • El Universo

    Bumbrela

    Astronomie Texto educativo en español, que nos explica a través de imágenes en HD, vídeos y animaciones en 3D como se formo el universo y que lo compone.
  • 2012 Venus Transit

    Pedro Braganca & Geoff Gaherty

    Astronomie Astronomers, amateur and professional, think of a Venus transit as one of the rarest and most exciting of celestial events.  The 2012 transit will be the last chance you will get in your lifetime to see a transit of Venus! The next one is in 105 years, in 2117. We hope this interactive guide, from the makers of the popular Starry Night desktop planetarium, will help you understand and enjoy the science, history, and beauty of this unique event. As a special treat, this year observers will also have the opportunity to view a rare annular solar eclipse a few weeks prior to the Venus transit. This book aims to help you make the most of these two exciting, rare events and provide the information you need to successfully understand, and enjoy them.  If you’d like a general introduction to stargazing, check out “Backyard Astronomy: An Introduction to Stargazing.” Available now on the iBookstore. About the Publisher Simulation Curriculum - develops and publishes best-in-
  • Learning Sextant

    Alessandro Mattiuzzo

    Astronomie This book teaches and explains how to use a sextant and learn celestial navigation based on the Author’s learning throughout the process of his personal project which is in the IB Curriculum for the MYP Programme.
  • Our Solar System is Vast and Complex

    Grade 5B

    Astronomie A non-fiction book on our Solar System, created completed by class 5B, 2016/2017 at ISF
  • The Solar System

    William deBretton Gordon

    Astronomie This book is written to give you a basic knowledge of our Solar System. With lots of information on the planets and their moons, this book gives you an astronomers look at the Solar System and even gives you extra knowledge e of scientists who have helped to contribute greatly to the progress of our knowledge of the Solar System.
  • Shedding Light on Dark Matter

    Coppell Middle School East Science

    Astronomie Starting with what makes life on earth possible, this book, written by students at Coppell Middle School East, explores Earth, and our Solar System. It looks at specific characteristics of the known planets and other celestial objects. Ways man has explored space in the past and possible ideas for the future is considered along with the impact space travel has on the human body. This book was written to be a support for students learning about our Solar System and what it takes to explore it.
  • Galileo and the Solar System

    Sarah Hardy, Megan Michaud & Kayla Stacy

    Astronomie In this book, you will find information about Galileo, his discoveries and the Solar System. You will find guided lesson plans for an audio, video and app lesson.
  • Harmonia Macrocosmica

    Andreas Cellarius

    Astronomie The Harmonia Macrocosmica is a star atlas written by Andreas Cellarius and published in 1660. The first part of the atlas contains prints depicting the world systems of Claudius Ptolemy, Nicolaus Copernicus and Tycho Brahe. The 29 hand-coloured maps are probably the most artistic renditions of the scientific ideas of his time.
  • Our Solar System Title

    Emily Tallon

    Astronomie This is a book written by a Year 1 student who is interested in our Solar System. It contains information that she is interested in about the planets and comets.
  • Formation of the Solar System - A 21st Century Theory

    James L. Baker

    Astronomie This book is named A Twenty First Century Theory because it differs completely from all previous Solar System formation theories.  For the past 400 years, scientists and astronomers assumed the Sun came first and then the planets formed.  This assumption trapped them into a corner that was impossible to escape.  There was no way to build what is here. The Twenty First Century Theory starts by building the planets first. This allowed all of the previous mysteries to be solved such as: • How gases and dust formed into planets • Why the planets rotate and orbit counterclockwise • Why the planets are in their particular orbits • Why orbits are nearly circular and in one plane • How planets attained high spin rates • How pure iron happens to be in the center of the earth and other bodies  • Why all planets and moons with iron also have water • What was the source of our atmosphere • How the Sun was formed • Why the angular momentum of the Sun is not
  • Астрономия за народа

    Георги Томалевски

    Astronomie Георги Томалевски е есеист, белетрист, публицист. През 1922 година се запознава с Учителя и с идеите на Братство, като става един от участниците в братските комуни в село Ачларе и в гр. Русе, за което написва свои размишления и спомени. През 1923 година е привлечен от брат си Наум в ММТРО. Става член и на Крушевското благотворително братство, Македонския младежки съюз, Македонското студентско дружество „Вардар“ и публикува статии в списание „Родина“ и в други периодични печатни издания свързани с македонските организации. През 1925 година завърш
  • Torus Workshop 2012

    Science Organizing Committee

    Astronomie Torus Workshop 2012 takes place at the University of Texas at San Antonio from December 5-7. Included are sessions, participants, and articles for this workshop.
  • NYPL Point: E.L. Trouvelot's Astronomical Drawings

    The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations & NYPL

    Astronomie This edition of Point focuses on the astronomical drawings of Étienne Léopold Trouvelot (1827–1895), which are housed in The New York Public Library's Rare Book Division. An artist as well as amateur entomologist and astronomer, Trouvelot produced thousands of scientific illustrations over his lifetime. Charles Scribner’s Sons published 15 of Trouvelot’s drawings of celestial bodies and phenomena in 1881 as The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings Manual . Scribner was able to reproduce the vivid color and detail in each of Trouvelot’s illustrations using chromolithography, an inexpensive method of color printing. The Library has digitized images from that book and included them here, paired with modern-day photography of the same astronomical objects and phenomena captured by NASA and other space agencies. You will also find exclusive videos of NYPL librarians offering their unique perspective and knowledge on Trouvelot: his mind, his background, and his methods. Point Volu
  • The Discovery of a World in the Moone

    John Wilkins

    Astronomie This neat little book helped to popularize in England the new science of Astronomy, based in particular on Johann Kepler's Samnium and Galileo's discoveries with the telescope. Wilkins covers a surprising range of speculation on the nature of the Moon and the visible Lunar features, seen in tantalizing new detail with the new telescopes; Luna's possible inhabitants; and our potential means of travel thither. He amiably disputes with ancient and contemporary authors, drawing you into his thinking and making his conclusions seem quite reasonable.
  • Side-Lights on Astronomy and Kindred Fields of Popular Science

    Simon Newcomb

    Astronomie A prominent theme in the collection is that of the structure, extent, and duration of the universe.
  • Guide d'observation des amas globulaires

    Claude Duplessis

    Astronomie Les amas globulaires sont dans un télescope les feux d'artifice célestes, par la beauté et la distribution serrée des centaines de milliers d'étoiles qui les compose. Ce document est le recueil de mes observations réalisées avec différents instruments d'observation.
  • Solar Particle Radiation Storms Forecasting and Analysis

    Olga E. Malandraki & Norma B. Crosby

    Astronomie Solar energetic particles (SEPs) emitted from the Sun are a major space weather hazard motivating the development of predictive capabilities. This book presents the results and findings of the HESPERIA ( H igh E nergy S olar P article E vents fo r ecast i ng and A nalysis) project of the EU HORIZON 2020 programme. It discusses the forecasting operational tools developed within the project, and presents progress to SEP research contributed by HESPERIA both from the observational as well as the SEP modelling perspective. Using multi-frequency observational data and simulations HESPERIA investigated the chain of processes from particle acceleration in the corona, particle transport in the magnetically complex corona and interplanetary space, to the detection near 1 AU. The book also elaborates on the unique software that has been constructed for inverting observations of relativistic SEPs to physical parameters that can be compared with spac e-borne measurements at lower energies. Introd
  • Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy

    A. Richard Thompson, James M. Moran & George W. Swenson Jr.

    Astronomie This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license. The third edition of this indispensable book in radio interferometry provides extensive updates to the second edition, including results and technical advances from the past decade; discussion of arrays that now span the full range of the radio part of the electromagnetic spectrum observable from the ground, 10 MHz to 1 THz; an analysis of factors that affect array speed; and an expanded discussion of digital signal-processing techniques and of scintillation phenomena and the effects of atmospheric water vapor on image distortion, among many other topics. With its comprehensiveness and detailed exposition of all aspects of the theory and practice of radio interferometry and synthesis imaging, this book has established itself as a standard reference in the field. It begins with an overview of the basic principles of radio astronomy, a short history of the development of radio interferometry, and an elementary discussion of the oper
  • Our Solar System

    Richard G. Ricklefs

    Astronomie An introduction to our solar system for young people interested in astronomy, space and learning about our corner of the universe.
  • Moonbook

    Anika Cerkowniak, Daniel Hermanns, Nicolas Nitsche, Simon Stöferle & Roland Wilke

    Astronomie Dieses interaktive und multimediale eBook wurde im Sommersemester 2012 im Rahmen einer Projektarbeit an der Hochschule Offenburg erstellt. Es dreht sich rund um unseren Erdtrabanten, den Mond.
  • Half-hours with the Telescope

    Richard Anthony Proctor

    Astronomie This work contains an elaborate account of the phenomena presented by the planet. In 1881 he founded Knowledge, a popular weekly magazine of science, which had a considerable circulation. In it he wrote on a great variety of subjects, including chess and whist. He was also the author of the articles on astronomy in the American Cyclopaedia.
  • ThePlanets

    R. T. James McAteer

    Astronomie From the Depths of our Solar System To the Edge of Our World A Tale of 8 Planetary Siblings Unfolding over 4.5 Billion Years One Family, Words Apart Majestic, Beautiful, Awesome, Diverse, Fearsome, Chaotic The Planets
  • Sıfırdan Sonsuza

    Doruk Simsek

    Astronomie …Von Neumann bütünüyle kuantum dünyasındaki ölçüm problemini çözmek için, dalga fonksiyonunu belirli bir olasılığa çöktürecek, belirsiz kuantum olasılıklarını da kesin gerçekliklere döndürebilecek yeni bir şeyin eklenmesi gerektiğini ve belkilerden bazılarını gerçeklere çeviren bu sürecin fiziksel bir süreç olmadığını düşündü. Dalga fonksiyonunu çöktürecek gerçekten var olan ve fiziksel olmayan, uygun bir varlık bulmak için beynini zorlayan Von Neumann Sonunda bu işe uygun olacak bilinen tek varlığın “bilinç” olduğuna karar verdi.
  • The Planets

    Professor McAteer

    Astronomie You probably already recognize parts of this Universe, but this familiarity is probably limited to your one perspective (from right here on Earth), from your one point in time (right now) and your own unique background. In this book we endeavor to overcome these human limitations in order to see things from entirely new perspectives
  • Solar and Space Physics

    National Research Council

    Astronomie In 2010, NASA and the National Science Foundation asked the National Research Council to assemble a committee of experts to develop an integrated national strategy that would guide agency investments in solar and space physics for the years 2013-2022. That strategy, the result of nearly 2 years of effort by the survey committee, which worked with more than 100 scientists and engineers on eight supporting study panels, is presented in the 2013 publication, Solar and Space Physics: A Science for a Technological Society . This booklet, designed to be accessible to a broader audience of policymakers and the interested public, summarizes the content of that report.
  • The World Beyond Our Atmosphere

    Demia Bonner

    Astronomie This interactive Astronomy book was authored by high school Senior Demia Bonner.  She is a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and created this book as part of her Honors Astronomy with Mr. Kyle Jeter.
  • Our Solar System

    Grade 5R

    Astronomie A collection of non-chronological reports based on our awesome Solar System. All content researched and designed by Grade 5R at the International School of Florence.
  • Historia del Cielo

    Camilo Flammarión

    Astronomie Historia del Cielo esta escrita por Camilo Flammarion traducida al Español por C. De Ocho. Se trata de los tiempos antiguas y de astrónomia.
  • The Unknown

    Seena Musallam

    Astronomie This Astronomy book was created by Seniors Seena Musallam and Kaitlyn Mockenhaupt at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  It includes student-generated materials and is based on the lectures of Mr. Kyle Jeter’s Honors Astronomy course.
  • Space Jam 2

    Shelby Knobel

    Astronomie This part 2 of an Astronomy book created by Shelby Knobel and Emily Levitt.  It covers the 2nd Semester of Mr. Kyle Jeter’s Honors Astronomy course at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
  • Stars And Constellations in Space

    Meghan Zigmond

    Astronomie Mrs. Zigmond’s First Grade class learned about stars and constellations after asking many questions about the topic. They wrote this book to share the answers to their space questions.
  • Zeniitti 4/2015

    Jarno Malaprade & Juha Ojanperä

    Astronomie Tässä Zeniittissä (4/2015) tutustutaan yöpilvien ja revontulien havainnointiin. Juha Ojanperä tekee koosteen yöpilvikesään 2015. Zeniitissä käsitellään myös Cygnus 2015 -tapahtumaa, tulevaa Kuun pimennystä ja korkeamman asteen sateenkaaria. Zeniitin podcastissa aiheena on myrskybongaus ja haastateltavana on ilmatieteenlaitoksen tutkija, ursalainen Matias Takala.   Aiheet:  - Pääkirjoitus - Podcast: Myrskybongaus - Muistokirjoitus: Juhani “Jussi” Salmi 1933- 2015 - Yöpilviä ja revontulia - Yöpilvikesä 2015 - Tapahtumat taivaalla syys-lokakuussa 2015 - Joutsenen nova - Kuu peitti Aldebaranin - Cygnus 2015 Ylöjärvellä - Kuu pimenee - Korkeamman asteen sateenkaaret Suomessa - Kelikalenteri touko-Kesäkuu 2015 
  • Zeniitti 3/2015

    Jarno Malaprade

    Astronomie Zeniitin vuoden 2015 kolmannessa numerossa tutustutan kesätaivaan tapahtumiin: upeisiin halomuotoihin ja myrskyihin. Zeniitissä pohditaan myös, milloin taivaan kuvauskausi päättyy ja tekisikö havaintoja kaukoputkella vai pärjäisikö ilman. Toni Veikkolainen luo  artikkelissaan  katseen Joutsenen tähdistön keskiosan sumuihin. Artikkelit: - Tarkkaile taivasta kesälläkin! - Halohuhtikuu 2015 - Tapahtumat taivaalla heinä–elokuussa 2015 - Taivaankappaleiden kohtaamisia ja peittymisiä - Milloin kuvauskausi päättyy? - Joutsenen keskiosan sumuja - Kelikalenteri maalis–huhtikuu 2015 - Marja Wallin 1977–2015 - Kaukoputkella vai ilman? - Tietoa Zeniitistä
  • Stable State Universe Theory

    Stephen Webb

    Astronomie The theory behind the stable state universe The first part of this theory is to believe in absolute zero, that is when there is no energy, no heat. Now in science we believe that we cannot reach absolute zero, because we have tried and found it impossible. Think of a thermometer it gets really close to absolute zero but never reaches it. There is a simple expiation for this, When you reach absolute zero there is no heat, no energy and therefore nothing to read, and of course the thermometer would not move because there is nothing to move it. So I believe that there is a state where no heat or energy and therefore no time or space. I have called this state the stable state universe. Before our universe was created the universe was in this stable state, there was no time or space, and everything was held in place by gravity. Something gave way and created energy, and our known universe was born. Not in a big bang but in many millions of small bangs, creating time and space as a dimensio
  • Zeniitti

    Jarno Malaprade & Juha Ojanperä

    Astronomie Zeniitti on Ursa ry:n tähtiharrastelehti, jota julkaistaan verkossa. Tämä on Zeniitin numero 5/2014. Lehden 5/2014 sisällysluettelo: - Pääkirjoitus - Podcast – Veikko Mäkelä ja Kari Laihia - Tapahtumat taivaalla loka-joulukuussa 2014 - Maailmankaikkeuden suuret rakenteet (osa 4) - Linnunrataa ja kangastuksia - Asteroidit peittävät tähtiä - Arvoituksellinen R Corona Borealis - Kelikalenteri Zeniittin arkittelien ja kuvien oikeudet ovat niiden yhteydessä mainituilla henkilöillä ja tahoilla. Ursa ry:n tarkoituksena on tarjota jäsenilleen ja yleisölle selkeä ja nykyaikainen käsitys maailmankaikkeudesta, toimia tähtitieteen ja lähialojen harrastuksen edistämiseksi sekä edistää alansa kouluopetusta ja aikuiskasvatusta. Zeniitin toimitus: - Vastaava toimittaja Juha Ojanperä - Toimitussihteeri Jarno Malaprade Zeniittin sähköpostiosoite on zeniitti@ursa.fi.
  • La Macchina del Tempo

    Umberto Gaetani

    Astronomie Questo libro è da intendersi come un almanacco delle notizie (da me ritenute interessanti) di tipo astronomico, scientifico, storico e di carattere misterioso apparse recentemente in rete, in gran parte rielaborate e arricchite di collegamenti ipertestuali, immagini e video per offrire una maggiore completezza rispetto all’informazione originale.
  • Zeniitti 4-2014

    Jarno Malaprade & Juha Ojanperä

    Astronomie Tämä on Zeniitti 4/2014 -verkkolehden eBook-versio. Zeniitti on Tähtitieteellinen yhdistys Ursa ry:n harrastelehti, jota julkaistaan verkossa osoitteessa www.ursa.fi/zeniitti. Zeniitin artikkelien ja kuvien oikeudet ovat niiden yhteydessä mainituilla tahoilla. Ursan tarkoituksena on tarjota jäsenilleen ja yleisölle selkeä ja nykyaikainen käsitys maailmankaikkeudesta, toimia tähtitieteen ja lähialojen harrastuksen edistämiseksi sekä edistää alansa kouluopetusta ja aikuiskasvatusta. Zeniitin toimitus: - Vastaava toimittaja Juha Ojanperä - Toimitussihteeri Jarno Malaprade Zeniitin sähköpostiosoite: zeniitti@ursa.fi Zeniitti ei edusta Ursa ry:n kantaa. Zeniitin sisällöistä vastaa sen toimitus.
  • A Living Library

    Kerry Magruder

    Astronomie This document is a guide to the exhibit, "A Living Library," in the History of Science Collections of the University of Oklahoma Libraries.
  • Fast Things in the Solar System

    William Haloupek

    Wetenschap en natuur Trying to get a sense of scale in the Solar System can be difficult, because the distances involved are outside the realm of ordinary experience. Planets and other bodies also move at much greater speeds than ordinary household objects. For example, 1 km/sec is pretty fast for a bullet, but slow compared to any of the planets. It would take you a very long time to get anywhere in the Solar System, moving at that speed. In order to get a sense of the speeds of things, let’s start with some familiar examples. The fastest human, in terms of running speed, is Usain Bolt, who set the record in the 100 meter run on August 16, 2009. The record time was 9.58 seconds, for an average speed of 10.44 m/sec. The actual top speed of 12.27 m/sec occurred at about the 65 meter mark. The world record for the standing high jump is 60 inches (1.524 m), set by Kadour Ziani. At the top of his leap, his center of mass was 1.524 meters higher than in standing position. To raise your center of mass that hi
  • La terre et la lune

    Pierre Henri Puiseux

    Astronomie La Physique céleste a pris naissance le jour où l'on a vu dans les astres autre chose que des points lumineux offerts en spectacle à nos regards, où ils sont apparus comme méritant une étude spéciale au point de vue de leur structure et de leur histoire. Cette étude ne pouvait être que rudimentaire et conjecturale avec les moyens d'observation dont les anciens disposaient. Une exception est à faire cependant. On a vu naître de bonne heure cette notion que la Terre est un astre, libre de se mouvoir dans l'espace, comme la Lune et le Soleil, que ses dimensions ne sont pas inaccessibles à toute mesure, qu'elles se réduiraient peut-être à bien peu de chose si nous pouvions quitter cette surface où nous sommes attachés et nous transporter à travers les espaces stellaires.
  • Time and Tide

    Robert Stawell Ball

    Astronomie This is a science book. There has been a spate of papers in the last several years analyzing sea level data (including tide gauge records) to look for acceleration, or its absence, or deceleration, or changes in acceleration … all in the vain hope that if one can show that sea level didn’t accelerate consistently throughout the 20th century then there’s no reason to believe it will accelerate in the 21st century (an idea which reveals complete ignorance of how qualified scientists estimate future sea level rise). Most such papers don’t say so explicitly, but the implication is dripping from their writings. And at least one of them did say so explicity — our old friend Dave Burton.
  • Opuscolo Associazione Astrofili Legnago Febbraio 2012

    Sirio Nicolao

    Astronomie Opuscolo informativo delle attività dell'Associazione Astrofili di Legnago
  • Il sistema solare

    Zarcone Domenico

    Astronomie Questo è un estratto de "Il sistema solare" che a breve sarà pubblicato in versione integrale.

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