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Product Description: A New York Times bestseller! The historic race that reawakened the promise of manned spaceflightA Finalist for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space...read more
By Julian Guthrie and Elon Musk (foreword by)

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9781594206726 | Penguin Pr, September 20, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A New York Times bestseller!

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9780735288218 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, September 20, 2016), cover price $45.00

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Product Description: High Energy Astrophysics is one of the hottest topics in astrophysics & astronomy. It studies processes in objects that release very energetic radiation(e.g. X-ray, gamma). The goal is to understand the very structure of matter, the development of stars, and the fate of the universe itself...read more

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9783110282474 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, September 15, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: High Energy Astrophysics is one of the hottest topics in astrophysics & astronomy.

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Product Description: This textbook is suitable for a one-semester introduction to General Relativity for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering. The book is concise so that the entire material can be covered in the one-semester time frame...read more
By Marvin Blecher (editor)

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9789813108462 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, September 8, 2016, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: This textbook is suitable for a one-semester introduction to General Relativity for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering.

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9789813108479 | Reprint edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, September 8, 2016), cover price $34.00

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Product Description: While written by a prominent and active scientist, this book is based on personal experience and biblical theology. It doesn't try to derive God’s existence from science and it's critical of scientific inferences on the notion of God (Natural Theology)...read more

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9780824522131 | Crossroad Pub Co, September 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: While written by a prominent and active scientist, this book is based on personal experience and biblical theology.

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Product Description: The fourth edition of this book has been widely revised. It includes additional chapters and some sections are complemented with either new ones or an extension of their content.In this latest edition a complete treatment of the physics and properties of semiconductors is presented, covering transport phenomena in semiconductors, scattering mechanisms, radiation effects and displacement damages...read more

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9789814603188 | 4th edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, June 30, 2016), cover price $188.00 | About this edition: The fourth edition of this book has been widely revised.
9789814360517 | 3 edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, January 31, 2012), cover price $158.00
9789812818270 | 2 edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, February 28, 2009), cover price $258.00
9789812389091 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, January 10, 2005, cover price $194.00 | About this edition: The fourth edition of this book has been widely revised.

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9789812818287 | 2 edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, May 1, 2009), cover price $140.00

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Product Description: Space weather is one of the most significant natural hazards to human life and health. Conditions of the sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere, and thermosphere can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based technological systems...read more
By George V. Khazanov (editor)

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9781498749077 | CRC Pr I Llc, August 29, 2016, cover price $279.95 | About this edition: Space weather is one of the most significant natural hazards to human life and health.

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Product Description: Where would you look for alien life? An astronomer and science popularizer explains the basics of astrobiology to outline five plausible scenarios for finding extraterrestrials Long before space travel was possible, the idea of life beyond Earth transfixed humans...read more

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9780300208696 | Yale Univ Pr, August 23, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Where would you look for alien life?

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Product Description: This volume is designed as an introductory text and reference book for graduate students, researchers and practitioners in the fields of astronomy, astrodynamics, satellite systems, space sciences and astrophysics. The purpose of the book is to emphasize the similarities between celestial mechanics and astrodynamics, and to present recent advances in these two fields so that the reader can understand the inter-relations and mutual influences...read more

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9783662503683 | Springer Verlag, July 7, 2016, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: This volume is designed as an introductory text and reference book for graduate students, researchers and practitioners in the fields of astronomy, astrodynamics, satellite systems, space sciences and astrophysics.

Product Description: The proceedings of the 2014 Reinventing Space conference present a number of questions in the context of a constantly innovating space industry, from addressing the future of global cooperation, investigating the impact of cuts in US government spending on the private space sector, and probing the overall future of the commercial launch sector...read more
By Scott Hatton (editor)

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9783319340234 | Springer Verlag, September 6, 2016, cover price $199.99 | About this edition: The proceedings of the 2014 Reinventing Space conference present a number of questions in the context of a constantly innovating space industry, from addressing the future of global cooperation, investigating the impact of cuts in US government spending on the private space sector, and probing the overall future of the commercial launch sector.

Product Description: The Proceedings of the 13th Reinventing Space Conference focus is on the commercialization of space and addresses a range of topics including low cost launch opportunities, the rebirth of constellations, beyond LEO activities and novel technologies...read more
By Scott Hatton (editor)

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9783319328164 | Springer Verlag, September 6, 2016, cover price $199.00 | About this edition: The Proceedings of the 13th Reinventing Space Conference focus is on the commercialization of space and addresses a range of topics including low cost launch opportunities, the rebirth of constellations, beyond LEO activities and novel technologies.

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Product Description: The captivating, all-but-forgotten story of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and the search for a planet that never existed For more than fifty years, the world’s top scientists searched for the “missing” planet Vulcan, whose existence was mandated by Isaac Newton’s theories of gravity...read more

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9780812998986 | Random House Inc, November 3, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The captivating, all-but-forgotten story of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and the search for a planet that never existed For more than fifty years, the world’s top scientists searched for the “missing” planet Vulcan, whose existence was mandated by Isaac Newton’s theories of gravity.

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9780812988307 | Random House Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The captivating, all-but-forgotten story of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and the search for a planet that never existed For more than fifty years, the world’s top scientists searched for the “missing” planet Vulcan, whose existence was mandated by Isaac Newton’s theories of gravity.

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Product Description: The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves—by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer.From the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots and A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, the epic story of the scientific campaign to record the soundtrack of our universe...read more

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9780307958198 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 29, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves—by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer.

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Product Description: This volume makes explicit use of the synergy between cosmology and high energy physics, for example, supersymmetry and dark matter, or nucleosynthesis and the baryon-to-photon ratio. In particular the exciting possible connection between the recently discovered Higgs scalar and the scalar field responsible for inflation is explored...read more

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9789813108394 | Har/psc edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, July 30, 2016), cover price $78.00 | About this edition: This volume makes explicit use of the synergy between cosmology and high energy physics, for example, supersymmetry and dark matter, or nucleosynthesis and the baryon-to-photon ratio.

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9789813108400 | Pap/psc re edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, July 30, 2016), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This volume makes explicit use of the synergy between cosmology and high energy physics, for example, supersymmetry and dark matter, or nucleosynthesis and the baryon-to-photon ratio.

Product Description: A very useful reference work for a broad audience, not limited to the professional lunar scientist: general astronomers, researchers, theoreticians, practitioners, graduate students, undergraduate students, and astrophysicists as well as geologists and engineers...read more
By Brian Cudnik (editor)

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9783319145402 | Springer Verlag, February 14, 2017, cover price $599.00 | About this edition: A very useful reference work for a broad audience, not limited to the professional lunar scientist: general astronomers, researchers, theoreticians, practitioners, graduate students, undergraduate students, and astrophysicists as well as geologists and engineers.
9783319145426 | Har/psc edition (Springer Verlag, November 11, 2016), cover price $875.00 | About this edition: A very useful reference work for a broad audience, not limited to the professional lunar scientist: general astronomers, researchers, theoreticians, practitioners, graduate students, undergraduate students, and astrophysicists as well as geologists and engineers.

Product Description: This reference work gathers all of the latest technologies, information, definitions and explanations of spacecraft life support systems, while providing in-depth coverage of the current knowledge of the business of keeping astronauts alive during their missions...read more
By Erik Seedhouse (editor)

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9783319104591 | Har/psc edition (Springer Verlag, November 27, 2017), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: This reference work gathers all of the latest technologies, information, definitions and explanations of spacecraft life support systems, while providing in-depth coverage of the current knowledge of the business of keeping astronauts alive during their missions.
9783319104577 | Springer Verlag, November 27, 2017, cover price $729.00

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Product Description: This book celebrates the final spaceflight in the Mercury series, flown by NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper, who led an adventurous life in the cockpit of airplanes and spacecraft alike, and on his Mercury mission he became the last American ever to rocket into space alone...read more

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9783319305622 | Praxis, July 19, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This book celebrates the final spaceflight in the Mercury series, flown by NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper, who led an adventurous life in the cockpit of airplanes and spacecraft alike, and on his Mercury mission he became the last American ever to rocket into space alone.

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Product Description: This book lays the foundations of gas- and fluid dynamics.The basic equations are developed from first principles, building on the (assumed) knowledge of Classical Mechanics. This leads to the discussion of the mathematical properties of flows, conservation laws, perturbation analysis, waves and shocks...read more

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9789462391949 | Atlantis Pr, August 3, 2016, cover price $79.99 | About this edition: This book lays the foundations of gas- and fluid dynamics.

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Product Description: This book relates the history of asteroid discoveries and christenings, from those of the early pioneering giants of Hersehel and Piazzi to modern-day amateurs. Moving from history and anecdotal information to science, the book's structure is provided by the names of the asteroids, including one named after the author...read more

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9783319318356 | Springer Verlag, June 19, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: This book relates the history of asteroid discoveries and christenings, from those of the early pioneering giants of Hersehel and Piazzi to modern-day amateurs.

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Product Description: This is the story of the work of the original NASA space pioneers; men and women who were suddenly organized in 1958 from the then National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) into the Space Task Group. A relatively small group, they developed the initial mission concept plans and procedures for the U...read more

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9783319284262 | Springer Verlag, April 7, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This is the story of the work of the original NASA space pioneers; men and women who were suddenly organized in 1958 from the then National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) into the Space Task Group.

By B. Lehnert (editor)

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9781316612859 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 2, 2016, cover price $59.99

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Product Description: Astrophysics is the physics of the stars, and more widely the physics of the Universe. It enables us to understand the structure and evolution of planetary systems, stars, galaxies, interstellar gas, and the cosmos as a whole. In this Very Short Introduction, the leading astrophysicist James Binney shows how the field of astrophysics has expanded rapidly in the past century, with vast quantities of data gathered by telescopes exploiting all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, combined with the rapid advance of computing power, which has allowed increasingly effective mathematical modelling...read more

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9780198752851 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Astrophysics is the physics of the stars, and more widely the physics of the Universe.

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Product Description: We Report Space is a year-long pictorial look at today's space program at Kennedy Space Center. This book traces the crew of 37 people invited to watch the SpaceX CRS-3 mission via the NASA Social program and their future exploits...read more
By Jared Haworth (editor)

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9781615470433 | Holy Macro Books, June 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: We Report Space is a year-long pictorial look at today's space program at Kennedy Space Center.

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