By R. Jehangir
By R. Jehangir
By Chetan Parkyn,Anna Bahlinger
By Frédéric J. Pont
Planetary atmospheres are complicated and evolving entities, as mankind is quickly coming to understand when trying to comprehend, forecast and mitigate human-induced weather switch. within the sun procedure, our neighbours Venus and Mars supply notable examples of 2 endpoints of planetary evolution, runaway greenhouse and lack of surroundings to space.
The number of extra-solar planets brings a much broader attitude to the problem: from hot "hot jupiters'' to ocean worlds, exo-atmospheres discover many configurations unknown within the sunlight approach, resembling iron clouds, silicate rains, severe plate tectonics, and steam volcanoes. Exoplanetary atmospheres have lately develop into obtainable to observations.
This e-book places our personal weather within the wider context of the pains and tribulations of planetary atmospheres. in accordance with state-of-the-art study, it makes use of a grand travel of the atmospheres of alternative planets to polish a brand new gentle on our personal surroundings, and its relation with life.
By Bernd Sonne,Reinhard Weiß
Schon wieder ein Buch über Relativitätstheorie? Ja - aber eines wie keines! Denn dies ist ein Buch, das trotz seines anspruchsvollen Inhalts eine breite Leserschaft ansprechen möchte. Einsteins Prinzipien der Speziellen und der Allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie (SRT und artwork) werden einleuchtend erklärt, so dass sie leicht zu verstehen sind. Zwei Autoren mit verschiedenen fachlichen Hintergründen zeigen unterschiedliche Wege hinein in Einstein Theorien - und verwenden dabei klare Argumente und kommentierte Rechnungen sowie viele Beispiele aus der Praxis. Ein Schwerpunkt des Buches ist das berühmte Zwillingsparadoxon, das sowohl aus Sicht der SRT als auch der paintings mit nachvollziehbaren Rechnungen aufgelöst wird. Alles in allem ein Buch das Oberstufenschüler, Studenten der Physik, wie aber auch begeisterte Leser anderer Fachrichtungen gleichermaßen ansprechen wird: eben alle, die schon längst einmal - oder nochmal - Einsteins Theorien kennenlernen wollten.
Bernd Sonne studierte Physik an der Universität Hamburg und promovierte am DESY. Einsteins Relativitätstheorien gehörten schon seit dem Studium zu seinem besonderen Interessensgebiet.
Reinhard Weiß studierte Medizin und promovierte an der Universität Rostock. Ab 2003 studierte er Physik an der Universität Bremen. Neben seiner Tätigkeit als niedergelassener Orthopäde verfasste er für seine beiden Töchter als Ergänzung zum gymnasialen Lehrstoff Texte zu wesentlichen Inhalten der speziellen Relativitätstheorie.
By Paul Murdin
The observe “landscape” can suggest photograph in addition to common surroundings. fresh advances in area exploration imaging have allowed us to now have landscapes by no means prior to attainable, and this ebook collects the various maximum perspectives and vistas of Mars, Venus’s Titan, Io and extra of their complete glory, with historical past info to place into context the international landforms of our sun method. right here, actually, are 'other-worldly' visions of odd new scenes, all captured by means of the newest expertise by way of touchdown and roving cars or through very low-flying spacecraft.
There is greater than clinical curiosity in those perspectives. also they are aesthetically appealing and interesting, and Dr. Murdin in a last bankruptcy compares them to terrestrial landscapes in nice artwork.
Planetary Vistas is a technology ebook and a trip publication around the planets and moons of the sun process for armchair house explorers who are looking to be surprised and proficient. This e-book exhibits what destiny area explorers will event, simply because those are the landscapes that astronauts and area travelers will see.
By Matthew A. Bentley
Spaceplanes From Airport to Spaceport offers a coherent, lucid, and positive photograph of the way forward for the close to destiny. house cars could quickly take off from foreign airports and refuel in house. New applied sciences may well enable flights to take off on a regular basis among the Earth and the Moon. The technical information awarded clarify accurately how all this is often complete in the following few decades.
This ebook additionally explains why the distance vacationer marketplace might simply turn into the only most crucial consider the mid-term destiny improvement of house transportation. In many years it will likely be attainable to board a spaceplane and fly into Earth orbit, and maybe stopover at an area station. Later improvement may possibly comprise refuelling in orbit to take a journey of cislunar house. The book's reliable engineering origin may be of curiosity to either house exploration fans and destiny house travelers.
By Lutz D. Schmadel
By Lucy Rogers
Most novice astronomers – and plenty of of these with comparable pursuits yet who're now not presently practicing observers – have just a sketchy figuring out of area flight. This publication presents an creation to its mechanics. the great thing about this publication, written via an engineer who's additionally an comprehensive technology author, is that it covers the topic comprehensively, and but is sort of totally descriptive and non-mathematical. It offers with all features of area flight, from the way to depart the Earth (including the layout of the rocket, venture making plans, navigation and communication), to lifestyles in house and the results of weightlessness. The ebook additionally contains sections describing how an novice can song satellites and comprehend their orbital parameters.
By Stephen Hawking,Graham Lawton,Jennifer Daniel
Introduction via Professor Stephen Hawking.
From what really occurred within the substantial Bang to the unintentional discovery of post-it notes, technology is jam-packed with fabulous discoveries. were you aware, for example, that in case you have been to get too with regards to a black gap it'll suck you up like a noodle (it's referred to as spaghettification), why your keyboard is specified by QWERTY (it's to not help you kind) or no matter if the discovery of the wheel was once less significant to civilisation than the bag (think approximately it). New Scientist does.
And now they and illustrator Jennifer Daniel are looking to take you on a whistlestop trip from the beginning of our universe (through the background of stars, galaxies, meteorites, the Moon and darkish strength) to our planet (through oceans and climate to grease) and lifestyles (through dinosaurs to feelings and intercourse) to civilisation (from towns to alcohol and cooking), wisdom (from alphabets to alchemy) finishing up with know-how (computers to rocket science).
Witty essays discover the innovations along enlightening infographics that zoom from what number of people have ever lived to displaying you ways a left-wing mind differs from a right-wing one.
By Andrew Liddle,Sybille Otterstein