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The Space Book Revised And Updated

Author : Jim Bell
ISBN : 1454929391
Genre : Astronomy
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Presents a series of 250 significant events in the history of astronomy and space exploration, from the original formation of the galaxies, to the space mission to the planet Mars, to speculation about the end of the universe.

Presidents Fact Book Revised And Updated

Author : Roger Matuz
ISBN : 9780316507912
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Presidents Fact Book is a compendium of all things presidential and a sweeping survey of American history through the biography of every president from George Washington to Donald Trump. Organized chronologically by president, each entry covers the major accomplishments and events of the presidential term; cabinet members, election results, groundbreaking legislation, and Supreme Court appointments; personality and personal habits; career before the presidency; a behind-the-scenes look at the wives, families, friends, and foes; and much more, including hobbies, odd behaviors, and outlandish penchants. Major primary documents from each administration -- from the Bill of Rights to Barack Obama's speech on race in America -- provide a glimpse into the crucial moments of America's storied past in the words of those who led the nation. Perfect for students, history buffs, and political junkies, The President's Fact Book is at once an expansive collage of our nation's 45 individual presidents and a comprehensive view of American history.


Author : Doug Chiang
ISBN : 1440342539
Genre : Art
File Size : 33. 67 MB
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You can design the future! In a post-apocalyptic alien landscape, starfighters crash land in desert terrain, dino riders rear up, rusted crab walkers litter the horizon and men work with--or fight against--giant iron robots. You control it all and Academy Award-winning sci-fi film production designer Doug Chiang tells you how. In this revised and updated version of his best-selling book, Mechanika, Chiang uses his 25 years in the film industry working on such films as the Star Wars franchise, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and War of the Worlds to teach you the techniques, tools and tips to draw and think like a master sci-fi artist. Inside you'll find: * The six keys to good design and how to build an expert toolkit. * Basic sketching techniques and the rules of perspective--even in imaginary worlds. * 25+ step-by-step demonstrations, including updated text and 6 brand new demonstrations, showing how to draw everything from monopods and labor beasts to aliens and steam-powered robots by mixing traditional drawing and marker techniques with digital painting technology. * How to create compelling science fiction scenes inspired by movies, books, comics and games from conceptualization to completion. * Tips and details on how to use Adobe Photoshop to design, draw and enhance your creations--including author secrets! Learn design secrets from one of the sci-fi artists behind Star Wars, War of the Worlds and Terminator 2: Judgment Day!

The Interior Design Reference Specification Book Updated Revised

Author : Chris Grimley
ISBN : 9781631595790
Genre : Design
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The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book collects the information essential to planning and executing interior projects of all shapes and sizes, and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry. In this new, revised edition, you'll also find interviews with top practitioners drawn across the field of interior design. Some of the topics this excellent reference will explore with you include: -Fundamentals: Provides a step-by-step overview of an interior project, describing the scope of professional services, the project schedule, and the design and presentation tools used by designers. -Space: Examines ways of composing rooms as spatial environments while speaking to functional and life-safety concerns. -Surface: Identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues. -Environments: Looks at aspects of interior design that help create a specific mood or character, such as natural and artificial lighting, sound, and smell. -Elements: Describes the selection and specification of furniture and fixtures, as well as other components essential to an interior environment, such as artwork and accessories. -Resources: Gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to online sources for interiors-related research.

Nonfiction Book Proposals Anybody Can Write Revised And Updated

Author : Elizabeth Lyon
ISBN : 9781440624650
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Sign the contract…then write the book. The good news is that almost every nonfiction book published is sold by a proposal. In this comprehensive yet accessible guide, you will learn exactly what a proposal is, what it must contain, and how to pull yours together into an informative, persuasive selling package. Already a favorite for thousands of aspiring writers, this book has been revised and updated by Elizabeth Lyon to feature nearly two dozen actual proposals, plus: · Choosing a topic based on current trends and competing titles · Drafting the perfect concept statement—daring agents and editors to reject you · Defining and targeting your readership—then connecting with them · Preparing a table of contents and chapter summaries · Submitting exciting and well-written sample chapters · Writing query letters · Devising a marketing plan that will excite agents and publishers

Gaston Bachelard Revised And Updated

Author : Roch C. Smith
ISBN : 9781438461939
Genre : Philosophy
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Comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of works by one of twentieth-century France’s most original thinkers. Gaston Bachelard, one of twentieth-century France’s most original thinkers, is known by English-language readers primarily as the author of The Poetics of Space and several other books on the imagination, but he made significant contributions to the philosophy and history of science. In this book, Roch C. Smith provides a comprehensive introduction to Bachelard’s work, demonstrating how his writings on the literary imagination can be better understood in the context of his exploration of how knowledge works in science. After an overview of Bachelard’s writings on the scientific mind as it was transformed by relativity, quantum physics, and modern chemistry, Smith examines Bachelard’s works on the imagination in light of particular intellectual values Bachelard derived from science. His trajectory from science to a specifically literary imagination is traced by recognizing his concern with what science teaches about how we know, and his increasing preoccupation with questions of being when dealing with poetic imagery. Smith also explores the material and dynamic imagination associated with the four elements—fire, water, air, and earth—and the phenomenology of creative imagination in Bachelard’s Poetics of Space, his Poetics of Reverie, and in the fragments of Poetics of Fire.

Big Book Of How Revised And Updated

Author : The Editors of TIME For Kids
ISBN : 1683300106
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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How does a chameleon change colors? How do astronauts train for a space mission? How do diamonds form? How does Wi-Fi work? The best-selling book in TIME For Kids' Big Book of Questions series is newly revised with updated information, photos, illustrations, and graphics to answer over 500 new questions in popular subject areas: Animals, Space, History, Science, Technology, Sports and more. Presented in an easy-to-follow format, this fun, must-have reference book will appeal to a young child's sense of curiosity. Kids can dive into the book at any point and learn over 1,001 amazing facts to impress their parents, teachers, and friends with their new found knowledge.

The Space Environment

Author : Alan C. Tribble
ISBN : 9780691213071
Genre : Science
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The breakup of the Space Shuttle Columbia as it reentered Earth's atmosphere on February 1, 2003, reminded the public--and NASA--of the grave risks posed to spacecraft by everything from insulating foam to space debris. Here, Alan Tribble presents a singular, up-to-date account of a wide range of less conspicuous but no less consequential environmental effects that can damage or cause poor performance of orbiting spacecraft. Conveying a wealth of insight into the nature of the space environment and how spacecraft interact with it, he covers design modifications aimed at eliminating or reducing such environmental effects as solar absorptance increases caused by self-contamination, materials erosion by atomic oxygen, electrical discharges due to spacecraft charging, degradation of electrical circuits by radiation, and bombardment by micrometeorites. This book is unique in that it bridges the gap between studies of the space environment as performed by space physicists and spacecraft design engineering as practiced by aerospace engineers.

Our Solar System

Author : Seymour Simon
ISBN : 9780062334367
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon in this completely updated edition of Our Solar System, as he takes young readers on a fascinating tour through space! With beautiful full-color photographs and spacecraft images, including many taken by the Mars rovers and Hubble Space Telescope, this nonfiction picture book teaches young readers all about the solar system, including the sun, the eight planets, and their moons. Covering all the latest discoveries in space, young astronomers will be over the moon about the fun facts, fascinating science, and incredible photographs. A must-have for every child interested in outer space! This book includes an author's note, a glossary, an index, and further reading suggestions. An excellent choice for classrooms and homeschooling, Our Solar System supports the Common Core State Standards. Check out these other Seymour Simon books about the universe and space: Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids Destination: Jupiter Destination: Mars Destination: Space Exoplanets Galaxies Stars The Sun The Universe

Space And The American Imagination

Author : Howard E. McCurdy
ISBN : 9780801898686
Genre : History
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People dreamed of cosmic exploration—winged spaceships and lunar voyages; space stations and robot astronauts—long before it actually happened. Space and the American Imagination traces the emergence of space travel in the popular mind, its expression in science fiction, and its influence on national space programs. Space exploration dramatically illustrates the power of imagination. Howard E. McCurdy shows how that power inspired people to attempt what they once deemed impossible. In a mere half-century since the launch of the first Earth-orbiting satellite in 1957, humans achieved much of what they had once only read about in the fiction of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells and the nonfiction of Willy Ley. Reaching these goals, however, required broad-based support, and McCurdy examines how advocates employed familiar metaphors to excite interest (promising, for example, that space exploration would recreate the American frontier experience) and prepare the public for daring missions into space. When unexpected realities and harsh obstacles threatened their progress, the space community intensified efforts to make their wildest dreams come true. This lively and important work remains relevant given contemporary questions about future plans at NASA. Fully revised and updated since its original publication in 1997, Space and the American Imagination includes a reworked introduction and conclusion and new chapters on robotics and space commerce.

The Mysterious Universe New Revised Edition

Author : Sir James Hopwood Jeans
ISBN : 9781787207929
Genre : Science
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The Mysterious Universe is a science book by the British astrophysicist Sir James Jeans. It is an expanded version of the Rede Lecture delivered at the University of Cambridge in 1930, and begins with a full-page citation of the famous passage in Plato’s Republic, Book VII, laying out the allegory of the cave. It makes frequent reference to the quantum theory of radiation, begun by Max Planck in 1900, to Einstein’s general relativity, and to the new theories of quantum mechanics of Heisenberg and Schrödinger, of whose philosophical perplexities the author seemed well aware. This New Revised Edition was first published in 1932. A popular book to this day, and a valuable addition to any reader’s science book collection.

The New And Revised Book On Ulema Secret Teachings On Anunnaki Extraterrestrials Ufos Alien Civilizations And How To Acquire Paranormal Powers

Author : Germain Lumiere
ISBN : 9780557438426
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For the first time, Germain Lumiere reveals and explains the secrets of the Anunnaki who created the human race some 65,000 years ago. A rare opportunity to enter their secret world hidden from us for the past 7,000 years. It analyses and explains step by step, the brightest and darkest secrets and mysteries of the origin of the human race, who created us, and how the Holly Scriptures borrowed their stories from the Anunnaki-Ulema books.

The Facts On File Space And Astronomy Handbook

Author : Joseph A. Angelo
ISBN : 9781438116907
Genre : Science
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Contains a referential glossary of astronomy-related terms, biographies of important astronomers and astronauts, and a chronology of notable events contributing to the science.

Universal Principles Of Design Revised And Updated

Author : William Lidwell
ISBN : 9781592535873
Genre : Design
File Size : 75. 67 MB
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A cross-disciplinary reference of design. Pairs common design concepts with examples that illustrate them in practice.

The Shape Of Space

Author : Graham Nerlich
ISBN : 0521456452
Genre : Philosophy
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Second (revised) edition of classic book in philosophy of space, for graduate and scholarly use.

Complete Canadian Curriculum 6 Revised And Updated

Author : Popular Book Popular Book Company
ISBN : 1771490349
Genre : Creative activities and seat work
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The Complete Canadian Curriculum series of books covers key subject areas: Math, English, Science, History, Geography and Social Studies. The curriculum-based practice units are designed to ensure that your child understands the concepts and masters the necessary skills. With vivid illustrations and interesting activities, children find working through Complete Canadian Curriculum both fun and rewarding. Inside Complete Canadian Curriculum Grade 6 workbook: Mathematics worksheets cover numbers to 1 000 000, multiples and factors, prime numbers and composite numbers, addition and subtraction of whole numbers, multiplication of whole numbers, division of whole numbers, operations with whole numbers, perimeter, area, volume, surface area, fractions, decimals, addition and subtraction of decimals, multiplication and division of decimals, percents, unit rates, ratios, unit conversions, 2-D shapes, 3-D figures, transformations, coordinate system, patterning, simple equations, graphs, and probability. English worksheets cover nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, comparatives, superlatives, subjects, objects, the present tense, the past tense, the future tense, introduction to participles, the present perfect tense, punctuation to pause or complete a sentence, the apostrophe, colons, semicolons, parentheses, phrases, clauses, conjunctions, compound sentences, complex sentences, narrative writing, creating stories, writing suspense, personification, simile, and metaphor. Social Studies worksheets cover heritage and identity: communities in Canada, past and present, people and environments: Canada�s interactions with the global community, etc. Science worksheets cover classification of living things, invertebrates, arthropods, vertebrates, vertebrate adaptations, air, Bernoulli�s Principle, flight, history of air and space travel, static, current electricity, circuits, conductors, insulators, electricity, sources of electricity, motion, friction, movement and levers, solar system, the moon, constellations, the earth in space, and humans in space.

Renovation 4th Edition

Author : Michael Litchfield
ISBN : 1600854974
Genre : House & Home
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It has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States--home renovation. With these trends in place, now is the perfect time to "renovate" the bible of all home renovation guides to bring homeowners a fourth edition of "Renovation," the gold standard for the last 30 years.

Layout Essentials Revised And Updated

Author : Beth Tondreau
ISBN : 9781631596315
Genre : Design
File Size : 43. 24 MB
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A classic and essential text for designers since 2009, Layout Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Using Grids just got better with a fresh exploration of its design principles, updated text, and new photos and international graphics. Grids are the basis for all design projects, and learning how to work with them is fundamental for all graphic designers. From working with multi-column formats to using type, color, images, and more, Layout Essentials not only demonstrates, using real world examples, how to use grids effectively, but shows you how to break the rules to use them effectively, too. This revised and updated version of Layout Essentials is your one-stop reference and resource for all layout design projects.

Basic Space Plasma Physics Revised Edition

Author : Baumjohann Wolfgang
ISBN : 9781911298687
Genre : Science
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This textbook begins with a description of the Earth's plasma environment, followed by the derivation of single particle motions in electromagnetic fields, with applications to the Earth's magnetosphere. Also discussed are the origin and effects of collisions and conductivities, formation of the ionosphere, magnetospheric convection and dynamics, and solar wind-magnetosphere coupling.The second half of the book presents a more theoretical foundation of plasma physics, starting with kinetic theory. Introducing moments of distribution function permits the derivation of the fluid equations, followed by an analysis of fluid boundaries, with the Earth's magnetopause and bow shock as examples, and finally, fluid and kinetic theory are applied to derive the relevant wave modes in a plasma.This revised edition seamlessly integrates new sections on magnetopause reconstruction, as well as instability theory and thermal fluctuations based on new developments in space physics. Applications such as the important problems of collisionless reconnection and collisionless shocks are covered, and some problems have also been included at the end of each chapter./a


Author : DK
ISBN : 9780241484166
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Space: A Children's Encyclopedia is completely revised and updated for 2020, with new images and information to cover the latest developments in all things space-y. From Space travel and exploration, to the wonders of the Solar System such as the Moon and the Sun, and the mysteries of the Universe such as dark matter and black holes - this ebook covers all you need to know about the cosmos. The most up-to-date images from space agencies such as NASA and ESA combine with info panels, timelines, interviews, diagrams, and activities you can do at home to help you understand the majesty and wonder of Space. Learn about the Space Race, the Apollo Moon Landings, the Voyager craft that first probed the outer planets and have now left the Solar System, the Hubble telescope, and the International Space Station (ISS) - the state-of-the-art science laboratory orbiting Earth - as well as future missions, space tourism, and the latest discoveries in the furthest reaches of our galaxy. Discover how to work out the constellations and where to look for prominent stars and planets in the night sky, such as Venus and Mars, and how galaxies such as our Milky Way work and were formed. Part of a series of best-selling encyclopedias for children, Space: A Children's Encyclopedia is a rocket ride from the beginning of time to the near future, and from planet Earth out to the furthest reaches of the Universe.

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