Spinning the Moon

Spinning the Moon
Author: Karen White
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2016-09-06
ISBN 10: 1101989491
ISBN 13: 9781101989494
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Spinning the Moon Book Review:

Time and again, New York Times bestselling author Karen White has proven herself to be the “ultimate voice of women’s fiction.”* Now, you can revisit the beginning of her signature style in two of her earliest novels—completely revised and together in one volume for the first time. In the Shadow of the Moon When Laura Truitt first sees the dilapidated plantation house, she’s overcome by a sense of familiarity. Inside, the owner claims to have been waiting for years and offers an old photograph of a woman with Laura’s face. Soon afterwards, when a lunar eclipse inexplicably thrusts Laura back in time to Civil War Georgia, she finds herself fighting not just for her heart, but for her very survival… Whispers of Goodbye Alone and with nothing left to fear, Catherine deClaire Reed answers her sister’s desperate plea and travels to the cold comfort of her home in Reconstruction Louisiana. But Elizabeth is nowhere to be found. No one—including her husband—has seen her for days. Now, Catherine must search for her sister in a place where secrets wait behind every closed door...

A Scientist at the Seashore

A Scientist at the Seashore
Author: James S. Trefil
Publsiher: Courier Corporation
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2012-12-13
ISBN 10: 0486150003
ISBN 13: 9780486150000
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


A Scientist at the Seashore Book Review:

A noted physicist and popular science writer explains why the sea is salty, how bubbles form on the water's surface, where waves come from, and other curiosities. 1987 edition.

The Earth and the Moon

The Earth and the Moon
Author: Linda T. Elkins-Tanton
Publsiher: Infobase Publishing
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 1438107277
ISBN 13: 9781438107271
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Earth and the Moon Book Review:

Compares the Earth equally with other planets to display the similarities and differences between the various orbiting bodies. This volume discusses the fundamental aspects of the Earth as a planet. It also covers the evolution of the moon in relation to the geological features of the Earth.

Observing the Moon

Observing the Moon
Author: Peter Wlasuk
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 181
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 9781852331931
ISBN 13: 1852331933
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Observing the Moon Book Review:

Observing the Moon is a definitive work, written as a reference book for anyone seriously interested in the Moon and its geology. It is of course a perfect companion for practical observers. Detailed and extensively illustrated chapters catalog ail the interesting lunar features visible in modest telescopes. They are preceded by a crash course in modern lunar geology - based on the vast amount we have learned during and since the Apollo missions - and are followed by chapters on photographic and CCD imaging, drawing and lunar topography. A CD-ROM accompanies this book and contains an atlas of lunar images and much more. The CD-ROM requires a PC running Windows 3.1 or higher, a minimum of 16MB (Windows 3.1), 64MB (Windows 95 up) of memory and a 2x or faster CD-ROM player.

Gallstones

Gallstones
Author: G. Adler,H.E. Blum,M. Fuchs,E.F. Stange
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2004-08-17
ISBN 10: 9780792387985
ISBN 13: 0792387988
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Gallstones Book Review:

This book, the proceedings of the Falk Syposium No. 139 on "Gallstones: Pathogenesis and Treatment", held in Freiburg, Germany, on January 15-16, 2004, reflects the tremendous advances in the field of biliary diseases both at the genetic and cellular as well as the clinical levels. In industrialized countries, gallstones are a frequent clinical entity with a prevalence of 10-15%. In clinical practice one can differentiate between cholesterol stones, black pigment stones and brown pigment stones. 80-90% of gallbladder stones are cholesterol stones, 10--20% are black pigment stones. The prevalence of cholesterol stones increases with age and in Europe in the 70+ age group reaches about 20% in males and about 30% in females. Gallstones and gallstone diseases, therefore, are a frequent and important clinical problem. The book addresses the basic aspects of gallstone pathogenesis as well as the non-surgical and surgical treatment of gallstone diseases. Of particular interest are the epidemiology and genetics of gallstone formation, with definition of risk factors, in particular of genetic predispositions. Other major aspects are the hepatocellular and bilary transport mechanisms that predispose to the formation of gallstones. Apart from cholesterol and lipid transport and absorption, gallbladder function plays a central role in gallstone formation. Another clinically very relevant topic is the treatment of gallstone diseases by drugs, endoscopic and other non-surgical interventions, and surgery, as well as the long-term outcome of therapeutic interventions. The volume concludes with a state-of-the-art chapter on "Gallstone Research in the Post-Genomic Era". Gallstones: Pathogenesis and Treatment is an excellent update on the pathogenesis of gallstones as well as on the treatment of gallstone diseases, written by an international faculty of outstanding clinicans and scientists. The book will, therefore, be of great interest to hepatologists and gastroenterologists in academic institutions as well as in clinical practice.

Strawberry Moon

Strawberry Moon
Author: Becky Citra
Publsiher: Orca Book Publishers
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2005-04-01
ISBN 10: 1554697247
ISBN 13: 9781554697243
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Strawberry Moon Book Review:

The year is 1838 and Ellie's grandmother has arrived all the way from England. Ellie is horrified to discover that the forbidding old woman intends to take her back to Britain to be raised properly. Ellie is determined that she will not go, but what can a nine-year-old girl do in the face of an adult with her mind made up?

The Clementine Atlas of the Moon

The Clementine Atlas of the Moon
Author: Ben Bussey,Paul Spudis
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2004-04-15
ISBN 10: 0521815282
ISBN 13: 9780521815284
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Clementine Atlas of the Moon Book Review:

The highly successful Clementine mission to the Moon in 1994 gave scientists their first global look at the Moon, and both the near and far side were mapped. This atlas is based on the data collected by the Clementine mission. It covers the entire Moon in 144 Lunar Aeronautical Charts (LACs), and represents the most complete lunar nomenclature database in existence, listing virtually all named craters and other features. This is the first atlas to show the entire lunar surface in uniform scale and format. A section of color plates shows lunar composition and physical properties.

How to Photograph the Moon and Planets with Your Digital Camera

How to Photograph the Moon and Planets with Your Digital Camera
Author: Tony Buick
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2007-12-29
ISBN 10: 9781846280467
ISBN 13: 184628046X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


How to Photograph the Moon and Planets with Your Digital Camera Book Review:

Since the advent of astronomical CCD imaging it has been possible for amateurs to produce images of a quality that was attainable only by universities and professional observatories just a decade ago. However, astronomical CCD cameras are still very expensive, and technology has now progressed so that digital cameras – the kind you use on holiday – are more than capable of photographing the brighter astronomical objects, notably the Moon and major planets. Tony Buick has worked for two years on the techniques involved, and has written this illustrated step-by-step manual for anyone who has a telescope (of any size) and a digital camera. The color images he has produced – there are over 300 of them in the book – are of breathtaking quality. His book is more than a manual of techniques (including details of how to make a low-cost DIY camera mount) and examples; it also provides a concise photographic atlas of the whole of the nearside of the Moon – with every image made using a standard digital camera – and describes the various lunar features, including the sites of manned and robotic landings.

Introducing Autodesk Maya 2015

Introducing Autodesk Maya 2015
Author: Dariush Derakhshani
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 624
Release: 2014-06-12
ISBN 10: 1118862821
ISBN 13: 9781118862827
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Introducing Autodesk Maya 2015 Book Review:

Learn Autodesk Maya from an award-winning insider Best-selling author, visual effects supervisor, and technical educator Dariush Derakhshani brings you a newly-updated, step-by-step guide to the most popular and complex 3D application on the market, Autodesk Maya. Introducing Autodesk Maya 2015 includes straightforward lessons, real-world examples, detailed tutorials, and downloadable project files that get you modeling and animating your own digital models and scenes right away. The book starts you with the latest CG concepts and production workflows, and then shows you how to create a solar system to help get you acquainted with the basic tool set in Maya. From there, the books helps you: Learn the Maya user interface, including menus and plug-ins Build simple animations and 3D images right away Explore polygons, modeling, and NEX tools Get started with HDRI lighting, rendering, dynamics, simulations, and effects Whether you're new to 3D or migrating from another 3D application, Introducing Autodesk Maya 2015 will kick-start your creativity and get you up and running with Maya. Author Derakhshani has worked on movies such as The Fantastic Four and Pan's Labyrinth, the South Park TV series, and numerous commercials and music videos.

The Moon

The Moon
Author: Margaret J. Goldstein
Publsiher: Lerner Publications
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9780822546580
ISBN 13: 0822546582
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Moon Book Review:

An introduction to the Moon, including its place in the solar system, movement in space, physical characteristics, and exploration by humans.

Planetary Science

Planetary Science
Author: George H. A. Cole,Michael M. Woolfson
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2002-04-01
ISBN 10: 9780750308151
ISBN 13: 075030815X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Planetary Science Book Review:

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. Planetary Science: The Science of Planets Around Stars focuses on the structure of planets and the stars they orbit and the interactions between them. The book is written in two parts, making it suitable for students at different levels and approaching planetary science from differing backgrounds. Twelve independent descriptive chapters reveal our solar system and the diverse bodies it contains, including satellites, planetary rings, asteroids, comets, meteorites, and interstellar dust. These chapters are accompanied by 42 detailed topics that discuss specialized subjects in a quantitative manner and will be essential reading for those in higher level courses. Coverage includes mineralogy, stellar formation and evolution, solar system dynamics, atmospheric physics, planetary interiors, thermodynamics, planetary astrophysics, and exobiology. Problems and answers are also included. Planetary Science: The Science of Planets Around Stars presents a complete overview of planetary science for students of physics, astronomy, astrophysics, earth sciences, and geophysics. Assuming no prior knowledge of astrophysics or geophysics, this book is suitable for students studying planetary science for the first time.

Earth, Sun and Moon

Earth, Sun and Moon
Author: Rosemary Feasey
Publsiher: Ginn
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 0602299470
ISBN 13: 9780602299477
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Earth, Sun and Moon Book Review:

Providing a solution for teaching junior science, New Star Science 5 books are aimed at the fifth primary school year. This Pupil's Book provides practical tasks and activities, with work throughout the topic and support for group activities. The topic covered is Earth, sun and moon.

Moon Shot

Moon Shot
Author: Alan Shepard,Deke Slayton,Jay Barbree
Publsiher: Open Road Media
Total Pages: 398
Release: 2011-05-03
ISBN 10: 1453211926
ISBN 13: 9781453211922
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Moon Shot Book Review:

New York Times bestseller for fans of First Man: A “breathtaking” insider history of NASA’s space program—from astronauts Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton (Entertainment Weekly). On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, and the space race was born. Desperate to beat the Russians into space, NASA put together a crew of the nation’s most daring test pilots: the seven men who were to lead America to the moon. The first into space was Alan Shepard; the last was Deke Slayton, whose irregular heartbeat kept him grounded until 1975. They spent the 1960s at the forefront of NASA’s effort to conquer space, and Moon Shot is their inside account of what many call the twentieth century’s greatest feat—landing humans on another world. Collaborating with NBC’s veteran space reporter Jay Barbree, Shepard and Slayton narrate in gripping detail the story of America’s space exploration from the time of Shepard’s first flight until he and eleven others had walked on the moon.

Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences

Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences
Author: James Lawrence Powell
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2014-12-23
ISBN 10: 0231538456
ISBN 13: 9780231538459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences Book Review:

Over the course of the twentieth century, scientists came to accept four counterintuitive yet fundamental facts about the Earth: deep time, continental drift, meteorite impact, and global warming. When first suggested, each proposition violated scientific orthodoxy and was quickly denounced as scientific—and sometimes religious—heresy. Nevertheless, after decades of rejection, scientists came to accept each theory. The stories behind these four discoveries reflect more than the fascinating push and pull of scientific work. They reveal the provocative nature of science and how it raises profound and sometimes uncomfortable truths as it advances. For example, counter to common sense, the Earth and the solar system are older than all of human existence; the interactions among the moving plates and the continents they carry account for nearly all of the Earth's surface features; and nearly every important feature of our solar system results from the chance collision of objects in space. Most surprising of all, we humans have altered the climate of an entire planet and now threaten the future of civilization. This absorbing scientific history is the only book to describe the evolution of these four ideas from heresy to truth, showing how science works in practice and how it inevitably corrects the mistakes of its practitioners. Scientists can be wrong, but they do not stay wrong. In the process, astonishing ideas are born, tested, and over time take root.

Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space

Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space
Author: Isaac Asimov
Publsiher: Fawcett
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2011-04-27
ISBN 10: 9780307792273
ISBN 13: 0307792277
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Isaac Asimov's Guide to Earth and Space Book Review:

A thrilling nonfiction tour of the cosmos that brings the universe down to Earth, from one of the all-time masters of science fiction. No one makes sense out of science like Isaac Asimov. Are you puzzled by pulsars? Baffled by black holes? Bewildered by the big bang? If so, here are succinct, crystal-clear answers to more than one hundred of the most significant questions about the essential nature of the universe—questions that have fired the imagination since the beginning of history. Over the course of this fantastic voyage, the origins, the discoveries, and the stunning achievements of astronomy will unfold before your eyes. You will experience close encounters with giant planets, exploding stars, distant galaxies, and more. For anyone who has ever asked the ultimate questions, who has ever looked up at the sky and asked What in heaven is going on?, Isaac Asimov’s unique vision, skill, and authority will bring the big picture into focus. “A fine introduction to modern astronomical theory.”—Library Journal

The Moon

The Moon
Author: Patricia Brinkman
Publsiher: Benchmark Education Company
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2006-01-01
ISBN 10: 1410864758
ISBN 13: 9781410864758
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Moon Book Review:

Read about the moon and why it seems to change.

Under The Final Moon

Under The Final Moon
Author: Hannah Jayne
Publsiher: Kensington Books
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2014-08-01
ISBN 10: 0758281153
ISBN 13: 9780758281159
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Under The Final Moon Book Review:

It's not the end of the world--until it is. Sophie Lawson may be a mere human with no special abilities except a strong immunity to magic. But the havoc she's wreaked on the supernaturals who come up against the Underworld Detection Agency have earned her plenty of enemies. Still, a girl can't freak out every time a horribly barbecued corpse is found with her business card in its hand. Or see a sudden glut of earthquakes, wildfires and three-headed dogs as just another day in California. But Alex Grace, her favorite fallen angel, is concerned--or saying he is to see more of her. Getting Sophie to see all the signs of the Apocalypse is an interesting way to heat things up. Or maybe what's making everyone hot under the collar is the fact that all Hell is about to break loose. . . Praise for Hannah Jayne's Underworld Detection Agency Chronicles "Jayne continues to delight with the third Underworld Detection Agency novel." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Under Suspicion "Hannah Jayne has created an imaginative world that I look forward to visiting again and again." --Alexandra Ivy, New York Times bestselling author on Under Wraps

The Art of Super Mario Odyssey

The Art of Super Mario Odyssey
Author: Nintendo
Publsiher: Dark Horse Comics
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2019-11-05
ISBN 10: 1506713815
ISBN 13: 9781506713816
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Art of Super Mario Odyssey Book Review:

Take a globetrotting journey all over the world--and beyond!--with this companion art book to the hit video game for the Nintendo Switch(TM) system! In October of 2017, Super Mario Odyssey(TM) took the gaming world by storm. Now, discover the art and expertise that went into creating one of Nintendo's best-loved games! This full-color hardcover volume clocks in at 368 pages and features concept art, preliminary sketches, and notes from the development team, plus insight into some early ideas that didn't make it into the game itself! Explore the world of Super Mario Odyssey from every angle, including screen shots, marketing material, and more, to fully appreciate this captivating adventure

Celestial Mechanics

Celestial Mechanics
Author: Alessandra Celletti,Ettore Perozzi
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2007-06-24
ISBN 10: 0387685774
ISBN 13: 9780387685779
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Celestial Mechanics Book Review:

The aim of this book is to demonstrate to a wider audience, as well as to a more skilled audience, the many fascinating aspects of modern celestial mechanics. It sets out to do this without the use of mathematics. After giving the reader the technical tools needed for a basic understanding of the underlying physical phenomena (using only elementary mathematics), facts and figures are provided on historical events, modern discoveries and future applications. Contents are divided into major topics where the three "souls" of modern celestial mechanics (dynamical systems, Solar System and stellar systems, spaceflight dynamics) play a major role.

The Observer's Year

The Observer's Year
Author: Patrick Moore
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2005-05-03
ISBN 10: 9781852338848
ISBN 13: 1852338849
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Observer's Year Book Review:

For this new edition, the text has been brought fully up to date – and the period covered is from 2005 to 2010. Inevitably, this has meant that large sections of the book have been completely rewritten. Much has happened since the ?rst edition was published in 1998. Patrick Moore December 2004 v 00-OY2e_PRE(i-xvi).qxd 14/2/05 2:03 PM Page vii Contents Preface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix Phases of the Moon 2005–2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xii January . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 February . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 March. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 April. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 May . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127 June . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155 July . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 August. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209 September. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 October . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265 November. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295 December. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325 Appendix A: The 88 Constellations. . . . . . . . . . . . 351 Appendix B: Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353 Appendix C: The Greek Alphabet. . . . . . . . . . . . . 363 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365 vii 00-OY2e_PRE(i-xvi).qxd 14/2/05 2:03 PM Page ix Introduction It was once said that ‘the night sky always looks much the same’. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. There are 365 days in each year (366 in a Leap Year!), and from an astronomical point of view no two are alike.