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The Resource Exploding stars and invisible planets : the science of what's out there, Fred Watson

Exploding stars and invisible planets : the science of what's out there, Fred Watson

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Exploding stars and invisible planets : the science of what's out there
Title
Exploding stars and invisible planets
Title remainder
the science of what's out there
Statement of responsibility
Fred Watson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Exploding Stars and Invisible Planets, Fred Watson, an award-winning astronomer, presents the most up-to-date knowledge on hot topics in astronomy and space science, providing a fascinating and entertaining account of the latest research. Watson explains how to find invisible planets around other stars, why dark matter matters, and the future of citizen space travel, all while recounting the seismic shifts in understanding that have taken place during his illustrious forty-year career"--
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1944-
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Watson, Fred
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB44.3
LC item number
.W378 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Space sciences
  • Universe
Label
Exploding stars and invisible planets : the science of what's out there, Fred Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Restless Earth : the way of the world -- The terminator : a user's guide to nightfall -- Starring citizen science : research by the people -- Catch a falling star : meteors, meteorites and space dust -- Radio silence : the quietest place in the world -- The off-planet economy : doing business in space -- Moonstruck : where did our satellite from from? -- Galileo's crime : facing the Inquisition -- Space bugs : rules for planetary protection -- Climate change : what happened to Mars? -- Not out planet B? : colonising Mars -- Ringing in the changes : the vanishing rings of Saturn -- Stormy weather : weird worlds of the Saturnian system -- Stalking an invisible planet : the search for planet nine -- Nature's barcode : a user's guide to light -- Reverberations : exploding stars and light echoes -- Signals from the unknown : the fast radio burst mystery -- No hair? : black holes inside and out -- Through gravity's lens : the curious matter of dark matter -- Ripples in space : probing the birth of the universe -- Unrequited love : is anyone there?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 244 pages
Isbn
9780231195409
Lccn
2019025491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1100770810
  • (OCoLC)on1100770810
  • 2918843
  • 2918843
Label
Exploding stars and invisible planets : the science of what's out there, Fred Watson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Restless Earth : the way of the world -- The terminator : a user's guide to nightfall -- Starring citizen science : research by the people -- Catch a falling star : meteors, meteorites and space dust -- Radio silence : the quietest place in the world -- The off-planet economy : doing business in space -- Moonstruck : where did our satellite from from? -- Galileo's crime : facing the Inquisition -- Space bugs : rules for planetary protection -- Climate change : what happened to Mars? -- Not out planet B? : colonising Mars -- Ringing in the changes : the vanishing rings of Saturn -- Stormy weather : weird worlds of the Saturnian system -- Stalking an invisible planet : the search for planet nine -- Nature's barcode : a user's guide to light -- Reverberations : exploding stars and light echoes -- Signals from the unknown : the fast radio burst mystery -- No hair? : black holes inside and out -- Through gravity's lens : the curious matter of dark matter -- Ripples in space : probing the birth of the universe -- Unrequited love : is anyone there?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 244 pages
Isbn
9780231195409
Lccn
2019025491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1100770810
  • (OCoLC)on1100770810
  • 2918843
  • 2918843

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