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Astronomy

A Dictionary of Astronomy (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199609055

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¥2,376
Author: 
Ian Ridpath
Pages
544 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
130 x 195 mm
Pub date
Jan 2012
Series
Oxford Quick Reference
Edited by Ian Ridpath, prolific astronomy author and broadcaster, with the help of more than 20 expert contributors Contains over 4,300 entries on all aspects of astronomy Worldwide coverage of te ... Read more

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Exploring the Planets: A Memoir

ISBN : 9780199671595

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¥5,115
Author: 
Fred Taylor
Pages
384 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Feb 2016
The planets fascinate us, and naturally we care about our own Earth, and things like how well we can forecast the weather and whether climate is really changing. Exploring the Planets offers a persona ... Read more

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Galileo

ISBN : 9780199655984

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¥2,739
Author: 
John L. Heilbron
Pages
528 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jul 2012
Just over four hundred years ago, in 1610, Galileo published the Siderius nuncius, or Starry Messenger, a 'hurried little masterpiece' in John Heilbron's words. Presenting to the world his remarkable ... Read more

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Galileo: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780192854568

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¥1,628
Author: 
Stillman Drake
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
113 x 179 mm
Pub date
Feb 2001
Series
Very Short Introductions
Galileo is the best known figure in the history of astronomy — known for his insistence that the sun, rather than the earth, is the centre of the solar system, and for being the first person to use ... Read more

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Heavenly Numbers: Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

ISBN : 9780198733119

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¥14,971
Author: 
Christopher Cullen
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Nov 2017
This book is a history of the development of mathematical astronomy in China, from the late third century BCE, to the early 3rd century CE - a period often referred to as 'early imperial China'. It na ... Read more

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Illustrating the Phaenomena: Celestial Cartography in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

ISBN : 9780199609697

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¥21,912
Author: 
Elly Dekker
Pages
480 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
201 x 254 mm
Pub date
Oct 2012
The introduction of the moving sphere as a model for understanding the celestial phenomena caused a great breakthrough in scientific thinking about the structure of the world. It provided the momentum ... Read more

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Is Einstein Still Right?: Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and the Quest to Verify Einstein's Greatest Creation

ISBN : 9780198842125

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¥3,102
Author: 
Clifford M. Will; Nicolas Yunes
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Jul 2020
Albert Einstein is often viewed as the icon of genius, and his theories are admired for their beauty and correctness. Yet the final judge of any theory is the rigorous test of experiment, not the fame ... Read more

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Living with the Stars: How the Human Body is Connected to the Life Cycles of the Earth, the Planets, and the Stars

ISBN : 9780198727439

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¥3,828
Author: 
Karel Schrijver; Iris Schrijver
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
140 x 224 mm
Pub date
Jan 2015
Living with the Stars tells the fascinating story of what truly makes the human body. The body that is with us all our lives is always changing. We are quite literally not who we were years, weeks, or ... Read more

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Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist

ISBN : 9780199668403

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¥9,856
Author: 
Ian Stewart Glass
Pages
200 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 240 mm
Pub date
Dec 2012
La Caille was one of the observational astronomers and geodesists who followed Newton in developing ideas about celestial mechanics and the shape of the earth. He provided data to the great 18th-centu ... Read more

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One of Ten Billion Earths: How we Learn about our Planet's Past and Future from Distant Exoplanets

ISBN : 9780198799894

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¥4,840
Author: 
Karel Schrijver
Pages
480 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Aug 2018
Illustrated with breath-taking images of the Solar System and of the Universe around it, this book explores how the discoveries within the Solar System and of exoplanets far beyond it come together to ... Read more

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