Understanding Our Universe Description: Includes Vocabulary Alert, Working It Out (mathematics), Reading Astronomy News, and Exploration boxes throughout the text.


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Genre : Science
Publisher : W. W. Norton
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Copyright Year : 2011-11-01
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Understanding The Universe Description: Explores the origins of the universe from an experimental physicist's perspective, including explaining quarks and leptons, discussing neutrino oscillations, and speculating on string theory.


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Genre : Science
Publisher : World Scientific
ISBN-13 : 9789814374446
Copyright Year : 2012
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Understanding The Universe Description: A student-active introduction to astronomy, emphasizing inquiry learning so students will clearly understand our universe and the scientific method. Within-text and end-of-chapter questions check understanding of concepts and require the student to think critically through astronomy-based problems. 'Nature of Science' and 'Detectives on the Case' sections in each chapter encourage students to take on the role of a scientist and so develop an understanding of how scientific progress is made, leading students through a chain of arguments of forming and testing hypotheses, in the context of specific astronomical topics. By focusing on key topics, the student is able to develop a deeper understanding of the core areas of astronomy. Math is used to make intuitive points and kept simple by using a two-track system to first describe the logic of the calculation followed by a more detailed example. Simple illustrations support the text and step students through concepts visually.


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Genre : Science
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781139618878
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Understanding The Universe Description: We human beings — who are ourselves mere collections of fundamental particles of nature — try to wonder, seek answers and gazing at the immense heavens above, we have always asked a multitude of questions: When did the first black holes form in pre-galactic halos and what is their initial mass and spin? What is the mechanism of black hole formation in galactic nuclei, and how do black holes evolve over cosmic time due to accretion and mergers? What is the role of black hole mergers in galaxy formation? Does gravity travel at the speed of light? Does the graviton have mass? How does gravitational information propagate: Are there more than two transverse modes of propagation? What is the structure of space-time just outside astrophysical black holes? Do their space times have horizons? What happens in a black hole? Many others! Understanding the Universe: Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang is a clear, readable and self-contained introduction to chaos of physics and related areas of science. It bridges the gap and addresses the questions that are of interest to us all or at least to all of us reading this book and lead us to study science in the first place. This book concentrates on presenting the subject from the understanding perspective of physics and brings the reader right up to date with curious aspects of physics established over the last few centuries. This book assumes science a journey not a destination and the advance of knowledge is an infinite progression towards a goal that forever recedes. This book will be of interest to students, teachers and general science readers interested in fundamental ideas of physics.


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Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
Publisher : Manjunath.R
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Let S Understand Our Existence Description: Always there; several questions stand in human mind about the existence,the existence of himself and of course of his surrounding nature. Here further scientific description of our living world is going to clarify about the nature and the mankind along with the other living world that how this entire network of living creatures of our planet got appearenceand continues in all the possible regions of AIR,TERITORRY AND AQUA having so diverse and wonderful identity. Here we are going to have a review of the existence of surrounding nature in a sequent and systematic manner where the scientific vision of the universe and the Earth is going to be visualized. The appearance and evolution of the living world, from the smallest living being as a virus or a bacteria to the huge animals still known such as Dinosaurs including all the existing creatures along with human.The story of past 3.6 billion years of the living beings including the descent of human being that how and when the mankind could get developed, understanding the diversity of living creatures, aim of being a living being, the theme behind the sexual behavior, also understanding the modern view of the social appearenceof mankind.Great endless Universe, the Earth and it's origin along with the origin and evolution of life; so many topics like these are going to be reviewed and answered further with various logics. A new definition of life is going to be launched for the common man through this book in a satisfactory way with a strong and sensitive logic.


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Genre : Philosophy
Publisher : Partridge Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781482818697
Copyright Year : 2014-02-17
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Understanding The Universe Description: A student-active introduction to astronomy, emphasizing inquiry learning so students will clearly understand our universe and the scientific method. Within-text and end-of-chapter questions check understanding of concepts and require the student to think critically through astronomy-based problems. 'Nature of Science' and 'Detectives on the Case' sections in each chapter encourage students to take on the role of a scientist and so develop an understanding of how scientific progress is made, leading students through a chain of arguments of forming and testing hypotheses, in the context of specific astronomical topics. By focusing on key topics, the student is able to develop a deeper understanding of the core areas of astronomy. Math is used to make intuitive points and kept simple by using a two-track system to first describe the logic of the calculation followed by a more detailed example. Simple illustrations support the text and step students through concepts visually.


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Genre : Science
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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The Five Ages Of The Universe Description: As the twentieth century closed, Fred Adams and Greg Laughlin captured the attention of the world by identifying the five ages of time. In The Five Ages of the Universe, Adams and Laughlin demonstrate that we can now understand the complete life story of the cosmos from beginning to end. Adams and Laughlin have been hailed as the creators of the definitive long-term projection of the evolution of the universe. Their achievement is awesome in its scale and profound in its scientific breadth. But The Five Ages of the Universe is more than a handbook of the physical processes that guided our past and will shape our future; it is a truly epic story. Without leaving earth, here is a fantastic voyage to the physics of eternity. It is the only biography of the universe you will ever need.


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Genre : Science
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781439118689
Copyright Year : 2016-12-06
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Life In The Universe Description: The past decade has seen a remarkable revolution in genomic research, the discoveries of extreme environments in which organisms can live and even flourish on Earth, the identification of past and possibly present liquid-water environments in our solar system, and the detection of planets around other stars. Together these accomplishments bring us much closer to understanding the origin of life, its evolution and diversification on Earth, and its occurrence and distribution in the cosmos. A new multidisciplinary program called Astrobiology was initiated in 1997 by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to foster such research and to make available additional resources for individual and consortium-based efforts. Other agencies have also begun new programs to address the origin, evolution, and cosmic distribution of life. Five years into the Astrobiology program, it is appropriate to assess the scientific and programmatic impacts of these initiatives. Edward J. Weiler, NASA's associate administrator for the Office of Space Science, tasked the Committee on the Origins and Evolution of Life (COEL) with assessing the state of NASA's Astrobiology program.


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Genre : Science
Publisher : National Academies Press
ISBN-13 : 0309084962
Copyright Year : 2003-05-14
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Understanding The Bible From A To Z Description: An encyclopedia that is compact enough to be quick and easy to use, this handy reference includes only the topics that people want and only the vital information they need. Approximately 1500 entries each contain pronunciations, concise definitions, additional information, and Scripture references. "Zipporah (zip POE rah), daughter of Jethro and wife of Moses. She gave birth to two sons: Gershom (Exodus 2:22) and Eliezer (Exodus 18:4). Her name means 'little bird'." Experienced students of the Bible and curious seekers alike will appreciate this useful and informative tool. A companion to Ron's Find It Fast in the Bible topical guide, this compact reference will be readers' first choice for quick definitions and information on Bible subjects.


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Genre : Bible
Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
ISBN-13 : 9780736954440
Copyright Year : 2006-03-01
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