By John G. Taylor
By Chase Sargent
Written by way of veteran rescuer Chase Sargent, this publication is a finished, single-source consultant to such topic parts as damaging atmospheres, detection apparatus, respiring gear, air flow, retrieval structures, backup groups, and operational approaches. powerful tools of educating and rules governing operations in limited areas are also mentioned at size
By Michael A. Covington
According to box notes made by means of Michael Covington all through his occupation as an novice astronomer, this advisor covers either the normal and novel ways to learning the evening sky. as well as the extra average recommendations, it discusses the most recent sleek assets to be had to modern astronomer, comparable to own desktops, the net, and automatic telescopes. Covington comprises sensible recommendation on web site choice and climate; exact directions for gazing the sunlight, Moon, planets, and deep-sky gadgets; and more recent specialities equivalent to satellite tv for pc looking at and using astronomical databases. Written to counterpoint how one can Use a automated Telescope, this ebook appeals to astronomers with extra conventional apparatus. Michael A. Covington is an affiliate examine scientist on the college of Georgia. he's a computational linguist knowledgeable within the laptop processing of human languages and the pc modeling of human logical reasoning, and a well known professional at the Prolog programming language. he's the writer of 9 books together with Dictionary of laptop and web phrases, 7th version (Barron's, 2000), Astrophotography for the novice (Cambridge, 1999), PROLOG Programming intensive (Simon & Schuster, 1996), Cambridge Eclipse images advisor (1993), and Syntactic thought within the excessive heart a long time (Cambridge, 1985). A senior member of the Institute of electric and Electronics Engineers, Covington is a Contributing Editor to, and previous "Q&A" columnist of Poptronics journal.
By Henning F. Harmuth
Most texts on electromagnetic concept stick with the classical strategy of regular nation options of Maxwell's equations. In InterstellarPropagation of Electromagnetic Signals, the authors, H. Harmuth and okay. Lukin, indicate the deficiencies in Maxwell's thought and current a thrilling new method of acquiring temporary or indications suggestions.
This booklet can be utilized via researchers, graduate scholars and scientists within the components of physics, astrophysics, astronomy and electromagnetic conception or electromagnetics.
By H. H. Nininger
A meteorite hunter's bible! Harvey's exciting autobiography, released in 1972, is liked via meteorite fans internationally. lengthy out-of-print and hard to discover. essential for meteorite creditors, and meteorite hunters.
By Arthur Upgren
By O'Meara S.J.
By D. Varisco
Islam Obscured analyzes 4 seminal anthropology texts on Muslims which were learn broadly outdoor the self-discipline. are by way of special anthropologists: Islam saw (Clifford Geertz, 1968) and Muslim Society (Ernest Gellner, 1981). different texts are by means of Muslim students: past the Veil (Fatima Mernissi, 1975) and researching Islam (Akbar Ahmed, 1988). Varisco argues that every of those techniques Islam as an essentialized natural solidarity instead of letting "islams" present in the sphere communicate to the range of perform. He sheds gentle on Islam as a cultural phenomenon, illustration of the opposite, Muslim gender roles, politics of ethnographic authority, and Orientalist discourse. Varisco's research is going past the rhetoric over what Islam is, focusing in its place on ethnographic learn approximately what Muslims say they do and truly are saw doing.
By Emilio Segrè
This chronicle of physics and physicists lines the advance of clinical proposal from those originators to their successors, between them Faraday, Watts, Helmholtz, Maxwell, Boltzmann, and Gibbs. Combining his personal attractive sort with the physicists' unique writings, the writer illustrates the evolution of person actual rules, in addition to their roles within the wider field.
A scholar and colleague of Enrico Fermi, Emilio Segrè (1905–89) made various very important contributions to nuclear physics, together with his participation within the long island undertaking. A Nobel laureate, Segrè is extra popular for his narrative talents as an historian. Hailed by way of the Journal of the background of Astronomy as "charming and witty," this ebook is a significant other to the author's From X-Rays to Quarks: glossy Physicists and Their Discoveries, also to be had from Dover Publications.