all ebooks in category: History of Astronomy (29)

Memory and Spatiality in Post-Millennial Spanish Narrative
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1472435702 | PDF | pages: 249 | 1.2 mb

Focusing on literary texts produced from 2000 to 2009, Lorraine Ryan examines the imbrication between the preservation of Republican memory and the transformations of Spanish …

Red Moon Rising: Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries that Ignited the Space Age
English | ISBN: 080508858X | 2008 | 348 pages | EPUB, MOBI | 3 MB + 2 MB

“In his exuberant narrative of the superpower space race . . . [Brzezinski] tells the story of American and Soviet decisions with remarkable dramatic—even cinematic—flair.”—The …

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The Shadow War: Inside Russia's and China's Secret Operations to Defeat America
English | May 14th, 2019 | ISBN: 0062853643 | 320 pages | EPUB | 0.70 MB

Are we losing a war few of us realize we're fighting? Poisoned dissidents. Election interference. Armed invasions. International treaties thrown into chaos. Secret military buildups. …

A Science Vision For European Astronomy
English | PDF | 2007 | 168 Pages | ISBN : 3923524625 | 14 MB

European astronomy has now regained full worldwide competitiveness, being at the forefront in many domains. To strengthen this position and to extend it to all …

Women in Early British and Irish Astronomy: Stars and Satellites
English | PDF,EPUB | 2009 | 281 Pages | ISBN : 9048124727 | 8.4 MB

Careers in astronomy for women (as in other sciences) were a rarity in Britain and Ireland until well into the twentieth century. The book investigates …

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One Giant Leap: Neil Armstrong's Stellar American Journey
English | January 1st, 2005 | ISBN: 0312873433, 0312875924 | 321 pages | EPUB | 0.35 MB

On July 20, 1969 the whole world stopped. It was a day in which a man who grew up on a farm without electricity would …

The Book of the Moon: A Guide to Our Closest Neighbor
English | April 9th, 2019 | ISBN: 1419738496 | 240 pages | EPUB | 7.94 MB

Have you ever wondered if there are seasons on the moon or if space tourism will ever become commonplace? So has Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock. In …

Medicine and Space. Body, Surroundings and Borders in Antiquity and the Middle Ages
English | 2011 | ISBN: 900421609X | 393 pages | PDF | 8,4 MB

This volume contributes to medical history in Antiquity and the Middle Ages by significantly widening our understandings of health and treatment through the theme of …

The Eagle has Landed: Celebrating 50years since man stepped on the Moon
English | April 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1782814949 | 164 pages | EPUB | 52.07 MB

It's important that we reflect upon and celebrate our experiences, to learn from them and to push for more small steps and giant leaps. "One …

The Changing Face of Early Modern Time, 1550–1770
English | 2019 | ISBN: 3030153525 | 292 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

This book provides a reinterpretation of early modern clock and watch dials on the basis of use. Between 1550 and the emergence of a standard …