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Satellite Communication Systems (IEE Telecommunications Series)
Posted By : robin-bobin | Date : 01 Mar 2022 00:17:38 | Comments : 0

Satellite Communication Systems (IEE Telecommunications Series) (I E E Telecommunications Series) By Barry G. Evans
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology 2022-01-01 | 755 Pages | ISBN: 085296899X | PDF | 33 MB

A thoroughly up-to-date revision of this successful book this text aims to give the professional engineer or graduate student a fully comprehensive yet practical understanding of the principles and technological issues of this major subject. The book contains a strong tutorial element and real-world orientation.
Galileo's Instruments of Credit: Telescopes, Images, Secrecy
Posted By : Freb | Date : 28 Feb 2022 09:29:58 | Comments : 0

Mario Biagioli Galileo's Instruments of Credit: Telescopes, Images, Secrecy
University Of Chicago Press | 2007 | ISBN: 0226045625 | 316 pages | PDF | 2 MB

In six years, Galileo Galilei went from being a mathematics professor to a star in the court of Florence to a target of the Inquisition. And during that time, Galileo made a series of astronomical discoveries that reshaped the ideas of the physical nature of the heavens and transformed him from a university mathematician into a court philosopher.
Galileo's Instruments of Credit proposes radical new interpretations of key episodes of Galileo's career, including his telescopic discoveries of 1610, the dispute over sunspots, and the conflict with the Holy Office over the relationship between Copernicanism and Scripture. Galileo's tactics shifted as rapidly as his circumstances, argues Mario Biagioli, and these changes forced him to respond swiftly to the opportunities and risks posed by unforeseen inventions, other discoveries, and his opponents.
Focusing on the aspects of Galileo's scientific life that extended beyond court culture and patronage, Biagioli offers a revisionist account of the different systems of exchanges, communication, and credibility at work in Galileo's career. Galileo's Instruments of Credit will fascinate readers interested in the history of astronomy and the history of science in general
Life in the Universe: Expectations and Constraints (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)
Posted By : Freb | Date : 28 Feb 2022 09:06:05 | Comments : 0

Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Louis N. Irwin Life in the Universe: Expectations and Constraints (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)
Springer | 2008 | ISBN: 3540768165 | 252 pages | PDF | 5,2 MB

Energy, chemistry, solvents, and habitats - the basic elements of living systems - define the opportunities and limitations for life on other worlds. This class-tested text examines each of these parameters in crucial depth and makes the argument that life forms we would recognize may be more common in our solar system than many assume. It also considers, however, exotic forms of life that would not have to rely on carbon as basic chemical element, solar energy as a main energy source, or water as primary solvent. Finally the question of detecting bio- and geosignature of such life forms is discussed, ranging from Earth environments to deep space. While speculative considerations in this emerging field of science cannot be avoided, the authors have tried to present their study with the breadth and seriousness that a scientific approach to this issue requires. They seek an operational definition of life and investigate the realm of possibilities that nature offers to realize this very special state of matter and avoid scientific jargon wherever possible to make this intrinsically interdisciplinary subject understandable to a broad range of readers.
The second edition thoroughly updates this text in view of the rapid progress in the field and a substantial amount of new material has been added, in particular sections and chapters on adaptation to extreme environments, the future and fate of living systems, life detection concepts based on the thorough analysis of the Viking missions and the issue around the meteorite ALH 84001, and - last but not least - recommendations for the optimization of future space exploration missions.
The Last Three Minutes: Conjectures About the Ultimate Fate of the Universe
Posted By : tot167 | Date : 28 Feb 2022 05:41:33 | Comments : 1

Paul Davies, "The Last Three Minutes: Conjectures About the Ultimate Fate of the Universe"
Basic Books | 1994 | ISBN: 0465048927 | 162 pages | Djvu | 1,1 MB
The Best of E.E. Doc Smith
Posted By : melia | Date : 27 Feb 2022 21:17:24 | Comments : 0

The Best of E.E. Doc Smith
Publisher: Jove Books | ISBN: 0515042455 | 1979 | PDF | 162 pages | 1.1 MB
Ecosystem Geography: From Ecoregions to Sites
Posted By : robin-bobin | Date : 27 Feb 2022 11:34:15 | Comments : 0
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Ecosystem Geography: From Ecoregions to Sites By Robert G. Bailey
Publisher: Springer 2021-11-17 | 243 Pages | ISBN: 0387895159 | PDF | 7.3 MB

This book outlines a system that subdivides the Earth into a hierarchy of increasingly finer-scale ecosystems that can sever as a consistent framework for ecological analysis and management. The system consists of a three-part, nested hierarchy of ecosystem units and associated mapping criteria...
Fallen Astronauts: Heroes Who Died Reaching for the Moon (Repost)
Posted By : cifra7 | Date : 26 Feb 2022 09:45:54 | Comments : 0

Fallen Astronauts: Heroes Who Died Reaching for the Moon
Publisher: Bison Books | ISBN: 0803262124 | edition 2003 | PDF | 272 pages | 11,7 mb

In Fallen Astronauts we learn of men who may not have shared in the ultimate triumph but who were nevertheless an indelible part of these unparalleled exertions. By recognizing the prodigious debt we owe them, and their loved ones, in this fine history, Burgess and Doolan have made an important contribution to the history of space flight.
Planetary Science: The Science of Planets Around Stars (Repost)
Posted By : cifra7 | Date : 25 Feb 2022 09:38:18 | Comments : 0

Planetary Science: The Science of Planets Around Stars
Publisher: Taylor & Francis | ISBN: 075030815X | edition 2002 | PDF | 528 pages | 15,1 mb

There are many planetary systems other than our own, but it is only through a detailed understanding of the relatively accessible bodies in our solar system that a thorough appreciation of planetary science can be gained. This is particularly pertinent with the recent discovery of extra-solar planets and the desire to understand their formation and the prospect of life on other worlds.
Space Stations (Lucent Library of Science and Technology) (Repost)
Posted By : cifra7 | Date : 24 Feb 2022 09:07:35 | Comments : 1

Space Stations (Lucent Library of Science and Technology)
Publisher: Lucent Books | ISBN: 1590181069 | edition 2004 | PDF | 112 pages | 10,9 mb

Space stations have been the mainstay and "work horses" of the international aerospace industry for the past three decades. They are highly valued as medical laboratories for learning about the effects of space on humans, astronomy platforms for studying distant stars and galaxies, observation posts for viewing and analyzing environmentally sensitive regions on Earth, and springboards for future human travel to a variety of planets within our solar system and possibly beyond. From the early and relatively simple Skylab, Salyut, and Mir to the modern International Space Station, these platforms have been home to many astronauts from many nations investigating scientific phenomena in a microgravity environment 250 miles in space whirling by at 17,000 miles per hour.
Celestial Mechanics: The Waltz of the Planets (Springer Praxis Books / Popular Astronomy) (Repost)
Posted By : makccc960 | Date : 23 Feb 2022 20:47:52 | Comments : 0

Celestial Mechanics: The Waltz of the Planets (Springer Praxis Books / Popular Astronomy)
Publisher: Springer | ISBN: 038730777X | edition 2007 | PDF | 245 pages | 11,8 mb

The common perception of Celestial Mechanics is that of a discipline which needs advanced mathematics and astronomy to be understood. Yet modern Celestial Mechanics has a rather different taste and a truly interdisciplinary nature. The number of celestial objects known to mankind has dramatically increased, the long-awaited presence of extrasolar planets has been eventually detected around other stars, spaceflight dynamics has brought new applications encompassing rocked dynamics, the place-in-orbit of artificial satellites and interplanetary mission design. Solar System exploration has grown as a long term strategy for the construction of a permanent base on the Moon and a manned mission to Mars.
Общий курс астрономии
Posted By : Vitautus | Date : 23 Feb 2022 00:04:45 | Comments : 0

Общий курс астрономии
2004 | Э.В. Кононович, В.И. Мороз | Эдиториал УРСС | ISBN: 5354008662 | руcский | DjVu | 538 pages | 15.10 Mb

Описание: Книга написана в соответствии с программой курса общей астрономии, утвержденной для студентов-астрономов. Основное внимание уделено формированию важнейших понятий астрономии и новейшим достижениям в этой науке. Дано представление о различных разделах и методах современной астрономии, объединенных общей целью всестороннего исследования природы Вселенной.
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Airglow as an Indicator of Upper Atmospheric Structure and Dynamics
Posted By : masin | Date : 22 Feb 2022 19:54:50 | Comments : 1
Airglow as an Indicator of Upper Atmospheric Structure and Dynamics

Vladislav Y. Khomich, Anatoly I. Semenov, Nikolay N. Shefov, "Airglow as an Indicator of Upper Atmospheric Structure and Dynamics"
Springer; 1 edition (March 24, 2022) | English | 3540758321 | 740 pages | PDF | 24.98 MB
Lectures in Astrobiology, Vol I
Posted By : tot167 | Date : 22 Feb 2022 09:24:32 | Comments : 0

Bernard Barbie, Hervé Martin), Jacques Reisse, "Lectures in Astrobiology, Vol I"
Springer | 2006 | ISBN: 3540290052, 3540290044 | 530+384 pages | PDF | 25,7 MB
Modeling and Simulation of Aerospace Vehicle Dynamics
Posted By : tot167 | Date : 22 Feb 2022 04:19:56 | Comments : 0

Peter H. Zipfel, "Modeling and Simulation of Aerospace Vehicle Dynamics"
AIAA | 2001 | ISBN: 1563474565 | 551 pages | PDF | 6,4 MB
Space and Astronomy Experiments
Posted By : Freb | Date : 20 Feb 2022 20:07:14 | Comments : 1

Pamela Walker, Elaine Wood Space and Astronomy Experiments
Facts on File | 2009 | ISBN: 0816078092 | 152 pages | PDF | 3,2 MB

The field of space and astronomy is devoted to the study of the heavenly bodies, their behavior, and characteristics. As the oldest natural science, knowledge of astronomy has come from some of the world's greatest scientists, including Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein. Astronomy experiments are not only historically important, but they also provide knowledge of basic scientific principles, such as how early thinkers disproved the notion that Earth is the center of the solar system. Modern astronomy relies on technology that has been invented in the last few decades, and current research includes space travel, satellites, and telescopes that interpret radiation from all parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. "Space and Astronomy Experiments" provides teachers with 20 new and original experiments that help students learn basic scientific principles and important skills. Presenting experiments from all areas, including physics and geology, the text contains proven classroom experiments that broaden understanding of both science facts and the nature of space and astronomy. Full-color line illustrations, tables, and charts round out this comprehensive resource.
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