It S Only Rocket Science

Author: Lucy Rogers
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387753788
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Most amateur astronomers – and many of those with similar interests but who are not currently practising observers – have only a sketchy understanding of space flight. This book provides an introduction to its mechanics. The beauty of this book, written by an engineer who is also an accomplished science writer, is that it covers the subject comprehensively, and yet is almost entirely descriptive and non-mathematical. It deals with all aspects of space flight, from how to leave the Earth (including the design of the rocket, mission planning, navigation and communication), to life in space and the effects of weightlessness. The book also includes sections describing how an amateur can track satellites and understand their orbital parameters.

It S Not Rocket Science

Author: Ben Miller
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748128506
Size: 16,15 MB
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The Top Ten Bestseller Black holes. DNA. The Large Hadron Collider. Ever had that sneaking feeling that you are missing out on some truly spectacular science? You do? Well, fear not, for help is at hand. Ben Miller was working on his Physics PhD at Cambridge when he accidentally became a comedian. But first love runs deep, and he has returned to his roots to share with you all his favourite bits of science. This is the stuff you really need to know, not only because it matters but because it will quite simply amaze and delight you. 'Let me show you another, perhaps less familiar side of Science; her beauty, her seductiveness and her passion. And let's do it quickly, while Maths isn't looking' Ben Miller 'This book makes climate change actually seem interesting. Not just important - it's obviously important - but interesting. As a result I bought lots of other books about climate change, something I now regret' David Mitchell Ben Miller is, like you, a mutant ape living through an Ice Age on a ball of molten iron, orbiting a supermassive black hole. He is also an actor, comedian and approximately one half of Armstrong & Miller. He's presented a BBC Horizon documentary on temperature and a Radio 4 series about the history of particle physics, and has written a science column for The Times. He is slowly coming to terms with the idea that he may never be an astronaut.

It S Not Rocket Science Down To Earth Advice On Raising Stellar Kids

Author: Alice Licata
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557103541
Size: 18,23 MB
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Unlike many parent books which focus on the child's behavior, emphasis here is on parental behavior.Few things are more important than raising our children to be well-adjusted, productive people.Now in an increasingly complex, media-overloaded, maze-like world, parents need to know the essentials of truly successful parenting more than ever.Based on her specialized training and professional practice in psychology as well as her hands-on experiences as a parent, Dr. Alice Licata presents her positive approach, unique in its simplicity, eschewing formulaic for a fresh, highly readable, and widely applicable strategy.Dr. Licata emphasizes a fundamental principle which can offer answers to nearly every parenting concern and challenge.With engaging chapters such as"Be a Pachyderm,""It's Not You, It's Me,"and"You Too Can be a Supermodel,"this book is replete with practical examples and advice as well as touching anectodes--a must-read for all parents wanting to avoid the too common pitfalls of today's childrearing.

The Rocket Science Called Love

Author: Sonia Mackwani
Editor: Notion Press
ISBN: 1947027727
Size: 18,67 MB
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The Rocket Science Called Love is a tale of endless encounters of love and dreams, inspired by enigmatic true stories. Meet Nayantara, a mysterious lover. Leaving behind her city and her sacred Beloved, she journeys to the middle of nowhere to root her only dream and show up as a renowned psychotherapist; her unconventional methods spreading all around the world. The power that led her to take this step was ‘Love’ itself and her Beloved. But what if the only power you have within exits? What if the only dream you live, you’ve got to put to sleep? Daunted by her fears of being the worst example of the best therapist, Nayantara puts an end to her dream for the sake of love, and heads home – only to die. In between love and loss, Nayantara lives this period of ‘warrior-hood’ – that which all of us live at least once in our life-time. A warrior isn’t just a survivor of life, but a survivor of love. Immersed in the deep ancient wisdom and the 12 Inner Assignments of Love, with this debut novel by Sonia Mackwani, you will be rocketed into your own mystical shamanic journeys, preparing you to heal your own inner wounds and to love more humanely. If love cannot be the destiny, it certainly can show us one. Love; both the substance & the remedy! -Sonia Mackwani

Encyclopedia Of Plasma Technology Two Volume Set

Author: J. Leon Shohet
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351204939
Size: 20,98 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Technical plasmas have a wide range of industrial applications. The Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology covers all aspects of plasma technology from the fundamentals to a range of applications across a large number of industries and disciplines. Topics covered include nanotechnology, solar cell technology, biomedical and clinical applications, electronic materials, sustainability, and clean technologies. The book bridges materials science, industrial chemistry, physics, and engineering, making it a must have for researchers in industry and academia, as well as those working on application-oriented plasma technologies. Also Available Online This Taylor & Francis encyclopedia is also available through online subscription, offering a variety of extra benefits for researchers, students, and librarians, including: Citation tracking and alerts Active reference linking Saved searches and marked lists HTML and PDF format options Contact Taylor and Francis for more information or to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages. US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367; (E-mail) [email protected] International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062; (E-mail) [email protected]

Rocket Science And Spaceflight For Young Rocketeers Second Edition Epub

Author: Richard Newlands
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1291811362
Size: 16,14 MB
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If you want to get into Space, how do you go about it? Space is only 62 miles away so why is it so hard to get there? This book answers this question from a spaceship designer’s point of view, I want you to launch your very own spacecraft with you in it, so as a Rocket Engineer myself, I tell you exactly how to do it: design, build, and launch your spacecraft! This book is for young rocketeers but also for young-at-heart rocketeers. Part 1 of the book is for ages 12 and upwards, whereas Part 2 waits on the bookshelf for them to get a bit older and be halfway through High school. This book is also for adults if you can remember your high-school science! I’ll remind you.

Great Dishes From New Jersey S Favorite Restaurants

Author: Vicki J. Caparulo
Editor: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813533117
Size: 14,59 MB
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College Ministry From Scratch

Author: Chuck Bomar
Editor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
ISBN: 031057742X
Size: 12,23 MB
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Out from Under: equipping kids for life out of the shelter of youth group This book dives into our youth ministries, helping youth workers think intentionally about developing a ministry that is geared toward helping prepare kids for what’s to come. This begins by helping them intentionally think through what it is kids will be facing and then helping them think through preparation for those times. This book dives into ministry philosophies that help or hinder this preparation.

Astronomy Now

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My Dead Body

Author: Charlie Huston
Editor: Del Rey
ISBN: 0345516850
Size: 12,91 MB
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Nobody lives forever. Not even a Vampyre. Just ask Joe Pitt. After exposing the secret source of blood for half of Manhattan’s Vampyres, he’s definitely a dead man walking. He’s been a punching bag and a bullet magnet for every Vampyre Clan in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, not to mention a private eye, an enforcer, an exile, and a vigilante, but now he’s just a target with legs. For a year he’s sloshed around the subway tunnels and sewers, tapping the veins of the lost, while above ground a Vampyre civil war threatens to drag the Clans into the sunlight once and for all. What’s it gonna take to dig him up? Just the search for a missing girl who’s carrying a baby that just might be the destiny of Vampyre-kind. Not that Joe cares all that much about destiny and such. What he cares about is that his ex-girl Evie wants him to take the gig. What’s the risk? Another turn playing pigeon in a shooting gallery. What’s the reward? Maybe one shot of his own. What’s he aiming for? Nothing much. Just all the evil at the heart of his world.