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The Half-Life of Planets

By Emily Franklin,Brendan Halpin
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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
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  • Pages : 248
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“A smart and unusual romance just about right for fans of John Green.” —Booklist Liana’s decided to boycott kissing this summer, hoping to lose her reputation and focus on planetary science. Hank has near-encyclopedic knowledge of music and Asperger’s syndrome. When they meet by chance in a hospital restroom, neither one realizes that their friendship will change everything. If Liana’s experiment goes as planned, she’ll learn to open up, using her mouth for talking instead of kissing. But Hank’s never been kissed and thinks Liana might be the one to show him . . . if he can stop spewing music trivia long enough to let her.

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It’s Love’s final year at Hadley Hall—has she learned all she needs to get by? Who said senior year was simple? No longer a day student at Hadley Hall, Love Bukowski’s about to move into the dorms—with none other than her archenemy, Lindsay Parrish. Love must deal with Lindsay’s rules as head monitor; her handsome boyfriend, Charlie, returning to Harvard; and her ex Jacob giving her the cold shoulder. On the bright side, Love has a new look, a new feel, and best of all, she’s going to be reunited with her mom and half-sister, Sadie. The boys of summer (or fall) may come and go, but Love’s faith in family and her passion for writing stay steady. It may be the end of high school, but there will always be lessons in Love . . .

A Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation

By Woolfson Michael Mark
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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Isbn : 1786342758
  • Pages : 248
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 592
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Two models for the origin of the Solar System, the Nebula Theory and the Capture Theory, are discussed by protagonists, Simon and Steven respectively, in the presence of Solomon, who oversees the discussions. Modelled on Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, this book provides new insight into different theories of cosmogony. The Nebula Theory, at present the standard model of planet formation, proposes that a star and planets are derived from a single spinning nebula. Woolfson here introduces an alternative, the Capture Theory, in which planets are produced from a protostar tidally disrupted by a condensed star which 'captures' most of the formed planets into orbits. These complex ideas are simplified and presented in an easily understandable, accessible way for all students of physics, astronomy, cosmology and those interested in the beginning of our world as we know it.

Comet

By Carl Sagan,Ann Druyan
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  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Isbn : 0307801055
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 650
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What are these graceful visitors to our skies? We now know that they bring both life and death and teach us about our origins. Comet begins with a breathtaking journey through space astride a comet. Pulitzer Prize-winning astronomer Carl Sagan, author of Cosmos and Contact, and writer Ann Druyan explore the origin, nature, and future of comets, and the exotic myths and portents attached to them. The authors show how comets have spurred some of the great discoveries in the history of science and raise intriguing questions about these brilliant visitors from the interstellar dark. Were the fates of the dinosaurs and the origins of humans tied to the wanderings of a comet? Are comets the building blocks from which worlds are formed? Lavishly illustrated with photographs and specially commissioned full-color paintings, Comet is an enthralling adventure, indispensable for anyone who has ever gazed up at the heavens and wondered why. Praise for Comet "Simply the best." —The Times of London "Fascinating, evocative, inspiring." —The Washington Post "Comet humanizes science. A beautiful, interesting book." —United Press International "Masterful . . . science, poetry, and imagination." —The Atlanta Journal & Constitution

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

By Edward O. Wilson
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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Isbn : 1631490834
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 554
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"An audacious and concrete proposal…Half-Earth completes the 86-year-old Wilson’s valedictory trilogy on the human animal and our place on the planet." —Jedediah Purdy, New Republic In his most urgent book to date, Pulitzer Prize–winning author and world-renowned biologist Edward O. Wilson states that in order to stave off the mass extinction of species, including our own, we must move swiftly to preserve the biodiversity of our planet. In this "visionary blueprint for saving the planet" (Stephen Greenblatt), Half-Earth argues that the situation facing us is too large to be solved piecemeal and proposes a solution commensurate with the magnitude of the problem: dedicate fully half the surface of the Earth to nature. Identifying actual regions of the planet that can still be reclaimed—such as the California redwood forest, the Amazon River basin, and grasslands of the Serengeti, among others—Wilson puts aside the prevailing pessimism of our times and "speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all" (Oliver Sacks).

A Practical Course in Differential Equations and Mathematical Modelling

By Nail H Ibragimov
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  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
  • Isbn : 9813107766
  • Pages : 364
  • Category : Mathematics
  • Reads : 918
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A Practical Course in Differential Equations and Mathematical Modelling is a unique blend of the traditional methods of ordinary and partial differential equations with Lie group analysis enriched by the author's own theoretical developments. The book — which aims to present new mathematical curricula based on symmetry and invariance principles — is tailored to develop analytic skills and “working knowledge” in both classical and Lie's methods for solving linear and nonlinear equations. This approach helps to make courses in differential equations, mathematical modelling, distributions and fundamental solution, etc. easy to follow and interesting for students. The book is based on the author's extensive teaching experience at Novosibirsk and Moscow universities in Russia, Collège de France, Georgia Tech and Stanford University in the United States, universities in South Africa, Cyprus, Turkey, and Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) in Sweden. The new curriculum prepares students for solving modern nonlinear problems and will essentially be more appealing to students compared to the traditional way of teaching mathematics.

Global Aerospace Monitoring and Disaster Management

By Valery A. Menshikov,Anatoly N. Perminov,Yuri M. Urlichich
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 9783709108109
  • Pages : 328
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reads : 661
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In this book, space systems are situated in the global processes of the 21st century’s information society and the role that space information systems could play in risk management is determined; methods of detecting and forecasting of both natural disasters and technogenic catastrophes and existing global and regional monitoring systems are described; and the IGMASS is introduced with its architecture and design concept and social and economic aspects and estimates of its creation, development, and utilization. Finally, results of the international symposium held in Limassol, Cyprus, in November 2009 in preparation of the IGMASS project’s submission to the United Nations are discussed.