Fourteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting The On Recent Developments In Theoretical And Experimental General Relativity Astrophysics And Relativistic Field Theories Proceedings Of The Mg14 Meeting On General Relativity In 4 Parts

Fourteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting  The  On Recent Developments In Theoretical And Experimental General Relativity  Astrophysics  And Relativistic Field Theories   Proceedings Of The Mg14 Meeting On General Relativity  In 4 Parts
Author: Massimo Bianchi,Robert T Jantzen,Remo Ruffini
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 4784
Release: 2017-10-13
ISBN: 9813226617
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fourteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting The On Recent Developments In Theoretical And Experimental General Relativity Astrophysics And Relativistic Field Theories Proceedings Of The Mg14 Meeting On General Relativity In 4 Parts Book Excerpt:

The four volumes of the proceedings of MG14 give a broad view of all aspects of gravitational physics and astrophysics, from mathematical issues to recent observations and experiments. The scientific program of the meeting included 35 morning plenary talks over 6 days, 6 evening popular talks and 100 parallel sessions on 84 topics over 4 afternoons.Volume A contains plenary and review talks ranging from the mathematical foundations of classical and quantum gravitational theories including recent developments in string theory, to precision tests of general relativity including progress towards the detection of gravitational waves, and from supernova cosmology to relativistic astrophysics, including topics such as gamma ray bursts, black hole physics both in our galaxy and in active galactic nuclei in other galaxies, and neutron star, pulsar and white dwarf astrophysics.The remaining volumes include parallel sessions which touch on dark matter, neutrinos, X-ray sources, astrophysical black holes, neutron stars, white dwarfs, binary systems, radiative transfer, accretion disks, quasars, gamma ray bursts, supernovas, alternative gravitational theories, perturbations of collapsed objects, analog models, black hole thermodynamics, numerical relativity, gravitational lensing, large scale structure, observational cosmology, early universe models and cosmic microwave background anisotropies, inhomogeneous cosmology, inflation, global structure, singularities, chaos, Einstein-Maxwell systems, wormholes, exact solutions of Einstein's equations, gravitational waves, gravitational wave detectors and data analysis, precision gravitational measurements, quantum gravity and loop quantum gravity, quantum cosmology, strings and branes, self-gravitating systems, gamma ray astronomy, cosmic rays and the history of general relativity.

Study Guide with Student Solutions Manual Volume 1 for Serway Jewett s Physics for Scientists and Engineers

Study Guide with Student Solutions Manual  Volume 1 for Serway Jewett   s Physics for Scientists and Engineers
Author: Raymond A. Serway,John W. Jewett
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2016-12-05
ISBN: 1337519987
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Study Guide with Student Solutions Manual Volume 1 for Serway Jewett s Physics for Scientists and Engineers Book Excerpt:

The perfect way to prepare for exams, build problem-solving skills, and get the grade you want! For Chapters 1-22, this manual contains detailed solutions to approximately 20% of the problems per chapter (indicated in the textbook with boxed problem numbers). The manual also features a skills section, important notes from key sections of the text, and a list of important equations and concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

What If 2

What If 2
Author: Randall Munroe
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 435
Release: 2022-09-13
ISBN: 1473680654
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What If 2 Book Excerpt:

WHAT IF... one man decided to answer all the unanswerable questions, using science. The Sunday Times-bestselling author and xkcd creator, Randall Munroe is here to provide the best answers yet to the important questions you probably never thought to ask. The millions of people around the world who read and loved What If? still have questions, and those questions are getting stranger. Planning to ride a fire pole from the moon back to Earth? The hardest part is sticking the landing. Hoping to cool the atmosphere by opening everyone's freezer doors at the same time? Maybe it's time for a brief introduction to thermodynamics. Want to know what would happen if you rode a helicopter blade, built a billion-storey building, made a lava lamp out of lava, or jumped on a geyser as it erupted? Okay, if you insist. Welcome (back) to the mind-blowing world of What If? Unfazed by absurdity, Randall consults the latest research on everything from swing-set physics to airplane-catapult design to clearly and concisely answer his readers' questions. As he consistently demonstrates, you can learn a lot from examining how the world might work in very specific extreme circumstances. Filled with bonkers science, boundless curiosity, and Randall's signature stick-figure comics, What If? 2 is sure to be another instant classic adored by inquisitive readers of all ages.

Special Affects

Special Affects
Author: Eric Jenkins
Publsiher: Edinburgh University Press
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2016-10-27
ISBN: 1474415369
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Special Affects Book Excerpt:

Examines the translation of classical Hollywood into Disneys feature films from a Deleuzian perspectiveSpecial Affects retells the emergence of Disney animation and classical Hollywood cinema from the perspective of affect and the embodied modes of generating affection. The emergence of these media enables new modes of perception that create aspecial sensations of wonder, astonishment, marvel and the fantastic. Such affections subsequently become mined by consumer industries for profit, thereby explaining the connection between media and consumerism that today seems inherent to the culture industry. Such modes and their affections are also translated into ideology, as American culture seeks to make sense of the sociocultural changes accompanying these new media, particularly as specific versions of American Dream narratives.Special Affects is the first extended exploration of the connection between media and consumerism, and the first book to extensively apply Deleuzian film theory to animation. Its exploration of the connection between the animated form and consumerism, and its re-examination of twentieth-century animation from the perspective of affect, makes this an engaging and essential read for film-philosophy scholars and students.

Stories of Astronomers and Their Stars

Stories of Astronomers and Their Stars
Author: David E. Falkner
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2021-09-02
ISBN: 3030803090
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stories of Astronomers and Their Stars Book Excerpt:

This book recounts the stories of the astronomical pioneers who forever changed our views of the cosmos. The chapters delve into their fascinating lives over the centuries, showing how these pivotal minds built upon the work of their predecessors and unlocked the unique properties of specific stars. From ancient astronomy to modern imaging and spectroscopy, each tale at once showcases the pace of scientific discovery and the shared passions that drove these starwatchers. Accompanying the stories are a plethora of constellation and finder charts, stellar coordinates and directions, and suggestions for viewing specific stars, all of which are visible to the naked eye or through a small telescope. In addition, the histories on specific star names and designations are given, along with an overview of the most popular catalogues and online databases that readers can use for reference.

Theatre History Studies 2017 Vol 36

Theatre History Studies 2017  Vol  36
Author: Sara Freeman
Publsiher: University of Alabama Press
Total Pages: 371
Release: 2017-12-12
ISBN: 0817371117
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Theatre History Studies 2017 Vol 36 Book Excerpt:

Theatre History Studies is a peer-reviewed journal of theatre history and scholarship published annually since 1981 by the Mid-American Theatre Conference (MATC), a regional body devoted to theatre scholarship and practice.

Unlocking the Secrets of White Dwarf Stars

Unlocking the Secrets of White Dwarf Stars
Author: Hugh M. Van Horn
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2014-11-14
ISBN: 331909369X
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unlocking the Secrets of White Dwarf Stars Book Excerpt:

White dwarfs, each containing about as much mass as our Sun but packed into a volume about the size of Earth, are the endpoints of evolution for most stars. Thousands of these faint objects have now been discovered, though only a century ago only three were known. They are among the most common stars in the Milky Way Galaxy, and they have become important tools in understanding the universe. Yet a century ago only three white dwarfs were known. The existence of these stars completely baffled the scientists of the day, and solving the mysteries of these strange objects required revolutionary advances in science and technology, including the development of quantum physics, the construction and utilization of large telescopes, the invention of the digital computer, and the ability to make astronomical observations from space. This book tells the story of the growth in our understanding of white dwarf stars, set within the context of the relevant scientific and technological advances. Part popular science, part historical narrative, this book is authored by one of the astrophysicists who participated directly in uncovering some of the secrets of white dwarf stars.

Supernova

Supernova
Author: Or Graur
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2022-02-08
ISBN: 0262367378
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Supernova Book Excerpt:

A concise illustrated introduction to the history and physics of supernovae, the brilliant explosions of stars; with striking color illustrations. Supernovae are the explosions of stars. They are some of the most energetic phenomena in the Universe, rivaling the combined light of billions of stars. Supernovae have been studied for centuries, and they have also made appearances in popular culture: a glimpse of a supernova in a painting provides Sherlock Holmes with a crucial clue, for example. In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series, astrophysicist Or Graur offers a concise and accessible introduction to these awe-inspiring astronomical phenomena. Graur explains that a deep observational understanding of supernovae—why and how they shine and how their brightness changes over time—allows us to use them as tools for experiments in astrophysics and physics. A certain type of supernova, for example, brightens and fades in such a predictable manner that we can measure the distances to their host galaxies. We owe our existence to supernovae—they give us iron for our blood and calcium for our bones. But supernovae may also have caused a mass extinction event on Earth 2.6 million years ago. Graur shows how observations of supernovae played a role in the transformation of astronomy from astrology to astrophysics; surveys the tools used to study supernovae today; and describes the lives and deaths of stars and the supernova remnants, neutron stars, and black holes they leave behind. Illustrations in both color and black and white, many from Graur’s own Hubble Space Telescope data, make this account of supernovae particularly vivid.

Asteroseismology

Asteroseismology
Author: Pere L. Pallé,César Esteban
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 245
Release: 2014-01-13
ISBN: 1107029449
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Asteroseismology Book Excerpt:

Provides an up-to-date overview of the theoretical, experimental and analytical tools for carrying out asteroseismological observations and inferences.

The Physics of Accretion onto Black Holes

The Physics of Accretion onto Black Holes
Author: Maurizio Falanga,Tomaso Belloni,Piergiorgio Casella,Marat Gilfanov,Peter Jonker,Andrew King
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 489
Release: 2014-10-28
ISBN: 1493922270
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Physics of Accretion onto Black Holes Book Excerpt:

Provides a comprehensive summary on the physical models and current theory of black hole accretion, growth and mergers, in both the supermassive and stellar-mass cases. This title reviews in-depth research on accretion on all scales, from galactic binaries to intermediate mass and supermassive black holes. Possible future directions of accretion are also discussed. The following main themes are covered: a historical perspective; physical models of accretion onto black holes of all masses; black hole fundamental parameters; and accretion, jets and outflows. An overview and outlook on the topic is also presented. This volume summarizes the status of the study of astrophysical black hole research and is aimed at astrophysicists and graduate students working in this field. Originally published in Space Science Reviews, Vol 183/1-4, 2014.

The Exoplanet Handbook

The Exoplanet Handbook
Author: Michael Perryman
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2018-08-31
ISBN: 1108329667
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Exoplanet Handbook Book Excerpt:

With the discovery of planets beyond our solar system 25 years ago, exoplanet research has expanded dramatically, with new state-of-the-art ground-based and space-based missions dedicated to their discovery and characterisation. With more than 3,500 exoplanets now known, the complexity of the discovery techniques, observations and physical characterisation have grown exponentially. This Handbook ties all these avenues of research together across a broad range of exoplanet science. Planet formation, exoplanet interiors and atmospheres, and habitability are discussed, providing in-depth coverage of our knowledge to date. Comprehensively updated from the first edition, it includes instrumental and observational developments, in-depth treatment of the new Kepler mission results and hot Jupiter atmospheric studies, and major updates on models of exoplanet formation. With extensive references to the research literature and appendices covering all individual exoplanet discoveries, it is a valuable reference to this exciting field for both incoming and established researchers.

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 976
Release: 1990
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Aeronautics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports Book Excerpt:

Lists citations with abstracts for aerospace related reports obtained from world wide sources and announces documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Database.

Statistical Methods for Astronomical Data Analysis

Statistical Methods for Astronomical Data Analysis
Author: Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay,Tanuka Chattopadhyay
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 349
Release: 2014-10-01
ISBN: 149391507X
Category: Mathematics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Statistical Methods for Astronomical Data Analysis Book Excerpt:

This book introduces “Astrostatistics” as a subject in its own right with rewarding examples, including work by the authors with galaxy and Gamma Ray Burst data to engage the reader. This includes a comprehensive blending of Astrophysics and Statistics. The first chapter’s coverage of preliminary concepts and terminologies for astronomical phenomenon will appeal to both Statistics and Astrophysics readers as helpful context. Statistics concepts covered in the book provide a methodological framework. A unique feature is the inclusion of different possible sources of astronomical data, as well as software packages for converting the raw data into appropriate forms for data analysis. Readers can then use the appropriate statistical packages for their particular data analysis needs. The ideas of statistical inference discussed in the book help readers determine how to apply statistical tests. The authors cover different applications of statistical techniques already developed or specifically introduced for astronomical problems, including regression techniques, along with their usefulness for data set problems related to size and dimension. Analysis of missing data is an important part of the book because of its significance for work with astronomical data. Both existing and new techniques related to dimension reduction and clustering are illustrated through examples. There is detailed coverage of applications useful for classification, discrimination, data mining and time series analysis. Later chapters explain simulation techniques useful for the development of physical models where it is difficult or impossible to collect data. Finally, coverage of the many R programs for techniques discussed makes this book a fantastic practical reference. Readers may apply what they learn directly to their data sets in addition to the data sets included by the authors.

Role Playing Game Studies

Role Playing Game Studies
Author: Sebastian Deterding,José Zagal
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 484
Release: 2018-04-17
ISBN: 1317268318
Category: Games & Activities
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Role Playing Game Studies Book Excerpt:

This handbook collects, for the first time, the state of research on role-playing games (RPGs) across disciplines, cultures, and media in a single, accessible volume. Collaboratively authored by more than 50 key scholars, it traces the history of RPGs, from wargaming precursors to tabletop RPGs like Dungeons & Dragons to the rise of live action role-play and contemporary computer RPG and massively multiplayer online RPG franchises, like Fallout and World of Warcraft. Individual chapters survey the perspectives, concepts, and findings on RPGs from key disciplines, like performance studies, sociology, psychology, education, economics, game design, literary studies, and more. Other chapters integrate insights from RPG studies around broadly significant topics, like transmedia worldbuilding, immersion, transgressive play, or player–character relations. Each chapter includes definitions of key terms and recommended readings to help fans, students, and scholars new to RPG studies find their way into this new interdisciplinary field.

Risk Society and School Educational Policy

Risk Society and School Educational Policy
Author: Grant Rodwell
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2018-09-14
ISBN: 0429813864
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Risk Society and School Educational Policy Book Excerpt:

Risk Society and School Educational Policy explores the impact of risk society on policy in the US, UK and Australia through both practical and theoretical perspectives. The book develops an in-depth understanding of risk society itself, and guides the reader in applying this knowledge to the problem of how this impacts policy and practice in school education. Drawing on work by Ulrich Beck and Anthony Giddens, Rodwell explores the development of risk society as a field of interest, discussing its history, contemporary significance and links with neoliberalism, school education, and both mainstream and social media. He also examines its impact on government policies and the practical implications of how this impacts the educational experiences of children around the globe today. A book for policy professionals, researchers, academics and postgraduate students interested in Education Studies, Theory and Policy, and International and Comparative Education, Risk Society and School Educational Policy is the first international academic monograph published in the field.

The Long Ascent Volume 1

The Long Ascent  Volume 1
Author: Robert Sheldon
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2017-06-27
ISBN: 1532612141
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Long Ascent Volume 1 Book Excerpt:

The first eleven chapters of Genesis (Adam, Eve, Noah) are to the twenty-first century what the Virgin Birth was to the nineteenth century: an impossibility. A technical scientific exegesis of Gen 1-11, however, reveals not only the lost rivers of Eden and its location, but the date of the Flood, the length of the Genesis days, and the importance of comets in the creation of the world. These were hidden in the Hebrew text, now illuminated by modern cosmology, archaeology, and biology. The internet-friendly linguistic tools described in this book make it possible to resolve the mysterious "firmament," to decipher the "bird of the air," and to find the dragonflies of chapter 1. Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Norse, Sumerian, and Sanskrit mythology are all found to support this new interpretation of Genesis. Combining science, myth, and the Genesis accounts together paints a vivid picture of the genetic causes and consequences of the greatest Flood of the human race. It also draws attention to the acute peril our present civilization faces as it follows the same path as its long-forgotten, antediluvian ancestors. Discover why Genesis has never been so possible, so relevant as it is today.

Cumulated Index Medicus

Cumulated Index Medicus
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1836
Release: 2000
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cumulated Index Medicus Book Excerpt:

Supernova Explosions

Supernova Explosions
Author: David Branch,J. Craig Wheeler
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 721
Release: 2017-08-02
ISBN: 3662550547
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Supernova Explosions Book Excerpt:

Targeting advanced students of astronomy and physics, as well as astronomers and physicists contemplating research on supernovae or related fields, David Branch and J. Craig Wheeler offer a modern account of the nature, causes and consequences of supernovae, as well as of issues that remain to be resolved. Owing especially to (1) the appearance of supernova 1987A in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud, (2) the spectacularly successful use of supernovae as distance indicators for cosmology, (3) the association of some supernovae with the enigmatic cosmic gamma-ray bursts, and (4) the discovery of a class of superluminous supernovae, the pace of supernova research has been increasing sharply. This monograph serves as a broad survey of modern supernova research and a guide to the current literature. The book’s emphasis is on the explosive phases of supernovae. Part 1 is devoted to a survey of the kinds of observations that inform us about supernovae, some basic interpretations of such data, and an overview of the evolution of stars that brings them to an explosive endpoint. Part 2 goes into more detail on core-collapse and superluminous events: which kinds of stars produce them, and how do they do it? Part 3 is concerned with the stellar progenitors and explosion mechanisms of thermonuclear (Type Ia) supernovae. Part 4 is about consequences of supernovae and some applications to astrophysics and cosmology. References are provided in sufficient number to help the reader enter the literature.

INIS Atomindex

INIS Atomindex
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1986
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Nuclear energy
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

INIS Atomindex Book Excerpt:

Astronomy and Astrophysics Monthly Index

Astronomy and Astrophysics Monthly Index
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 690
Release: 1986
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Astronomy
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Astronomy and Astrophysics Monthly Index Book Excerpt: