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Man's Reach Into Space

By: Gallant, Roy A
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Concepts of Space

By: Max Jammer

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Space Patrol 001_JVJonFills_ctc

By: Ziff-Davis Publications

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Space Patrol 002_JVJonFills_ctc

By: Ziff-Davis Publications

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The Fourth Dimension [microform]

By: Clark, A. L. (Arthur Lewis), 1873-1956
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Space Migration : Inner Space, Outer Space

By: Tim Leary

...Migration A chapter from the as yet unpublished "Inner Space, Outer Space" By Timothy Leary SPACE MIGRATION Let us now consider... ...as which are going to change your lives. These three classic novelties are Space Migration, Intelligence Increase and Life Extension. I flatly predict... ...re ready as a species to deal with these new concepts. The same is true of space migration, intelligence increase and life extension. They emerge toge... ...crease and life extension. They emerge together. First, let us contemplate space migration. It's ironic that I come to Tucson, Arizona to talk about s... ... urge you to order it from the L-5 Society. II I' Now, when we speak about space migration, when you hear the words space colonization, please divest ... ... 2001 or Star Trek is gallactic good guys and bad guys. We must de-mystify space. We were told a few centuries ago that the world was flat. We have be... ...servative organization. Indeed, the hardware and economi - c aspects of space migration have been worked out by O'Neil fey- the /Ames Summers studi... ...housand^'years we have grown up in small groups in extensive, open village space wJiei - g- the uncles, aunts and grandparents living in close proximi... ...ity, learning from each other. Extended families^''' village life require^ space^ and ex-actly this room to move is)eliminated, step-by-step^ by urban...

...This is a transcription of one of Leary's talks, hand edited by Tim in pencil, regarding the three classic novelties of Space Migration, Intelligence Increase, and Life Extension. ;...

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The Stars Of High Luminosity

By: Payne, Cecilia H.
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Starlight

By: Shapley, Harlow.
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Eclipses of the Sun : Fourth Edition.

By: Mitchell, S. A.

...N THEORY OF RELATIVITY 421-442 HASNEWTON'SLAW OF GRAVITATIONBEENDISCARDED? SPACE OF FOUR DIMENSIONS MICHELSON-MORLEY EXPERIMENT RELATIVITY OF MOTION W... ...ossess mass, we have found that the sun's heat can not be maintained for a space of time exceeding fifteen millions of millions of years, provided all... ...no animal life, no man upon the earth. If the sun were blotted out for the space of one short month, there would not be one of us left alive to tell t... ... the plain, and at a point about 350 feet above its base there was a large space carefully smoothed off. On this was found a mass of inscriptions dist... ...istory of the Hebrews through the lives of Jeremiah and other prophets but space forbids. The reader is referred to Breasted, Ancient Times, a History... ...s the sidereal month, it is evident that the moon's node would be fixed in space and would have no motion relative to the stars. The length of the mon... ...atter could be furnished him. And across millions and millions of miles of space, the far dis- tant suns, the stars, shining by their own feeble light... ...hat the shape of the slit has something to do with the forms of these dark spaces in the spectrum, but with their simple existence as spaces the slit ... ...same distance apart. The light was then diffracted through the intervening spaces. In order to be sure that the wires were exactly parallel and at exa...

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Meteors

By: Olivier, Charles. P

...rabolic orbit 180 CHAPTER XVI APPARENT DISTRIBUTION OF METEORS IN TIME AND SPACE Tables of monthly and hourly rates 182 First method of determining la... ...ks and Romans were well aware of the fact that such bodies fell from outer space upon our earth. During the middle ages various records, more or less ... ...d called his attention to the subject, Halley made the supposition that in space there existed desscminated matter which is concentrated in its contin... ...mbers of the American Meteor Society are ruled as follows: At the head are spaces, with proper designations, for the name of the observer, place, hour... .... Therefore the radiant point of a meteor swarm is simply the direction in space from which they appear to come, the point at infinity in which a give... ...s of their original great volumes. Do comets, then, come from interstellar space or are they original members of our solar system? The answer which se... ... It long had been a surprise to everyone that comets, assumed to come from space, do not show strongly hyperbolic orbits. In fact a half dozen or so o... ... 10 6 astronomical units, but nevertheless to accompany our system through space and to be a veritable part of it. According to the Nebular Hypothesis... ...minutes. The light of the meteors was white. He saw the phenomenon for the space of four hours, daylight only putting an end to it. A few were even se...

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Astronomy a Handy Manual for Students and Others

By: Dyson, F. W.

...us condition. Solar Radiation. The Sun is constantly radiating its heat into space. A very small portion of this is intercepted by the Earth and plane... ... grating " consists of a polished surface on which a large number of equally spaced parallel lines are ruled by a diamond. The art of ruling gratings ... ...y three of his diameters, and the outermost five; the former revolves in the space of ten hours, and the latter in twenty-one and a half; so that the ... ...eat they receive from the Sun just balances the heat which they radiate into space. The uncertain factor in drawing definite con- clusions lies in our... ...hat comets have not been swept into the solar system as it is moving through space, but are bodies which accompany it on that journey. Comets are of g... ...hree dimensions? Can the points on the sky be replaced by material bodies in space whose positions and movements relatively to the Sun are known? Furt... ...y an alteration of their places, though it be utterly im- perceptible in the space of a single century of years." Halley's conclusions were confirmed ... ...ut the data are as yet insufficient for a precise estimate. Motion of Sun in Space, The proper motion of a star may arise from its own motion or from ... ...a star may arise from its own motion or from a motion Of the solar system in space. In the former case there is, a priori, no reason to expect any reg...

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The Birth and Death of the Sun

By: Gamow, George

...ts only onemember of the numerous family of stars scattered through the vast spaces of the universe, the answer to this solar problem necessarily in- ... ...tages of Expansion and the Creation of Radioactive Elements; The Infinity of Space CONCLUSION 230 CHRONOLOGY 233 INDEX 235 Illustrations PLATES FACIN... ...iated by the Sun, the largest part of which escapes freely into interstellar space and amounts to 3.8 X io 33 ergs per second, or 1.2 X io 41 ergs per... ...ars, and in particular of our Sun, from a uniform gas previously filling all space, will be discussed in later chapters (X-XII). Here we shall merely ... ...owing to the continuous radiation from the surface into the surrounding cold space, our gas-sphere will be constantly losing some energy, and, to comp... ...e, was to give a few gas molecules unobstructed and measurable paths in free space; and in a few months he devised a new apparatus for this purpose (F... ...39 rate this charge from material carriers and study it sepa- rately in free space? We have already seen that all bodies illuminated by ultraviolet li... ...owing number of new radioactive elements rap- idly filled the hitherto blank spaces in the last line of the periodic system, and the fact that all the... ...ich can be moved up and down by an arrangement not shown in the picture. The space be- tween the glass cover and the surface of the piston is filled w...

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Telescopes

By: Kuiper, Gerard. P; Middlehurst, Barbara. M
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The Individual and the Universe

By: Lovell, A. C. B

...made in their factual content apart from the discussion of the progress of space research in Chapter IV on Astronomy and the State. In space the battl... ... that the U.S.S.R. had x Preface a clear supremacy over the U.S.A. in its space activities, but by 1960 America began to reap the benefits of its hug... ... but by 1960 America began to reap the benefits of its huge investments in space research. A number of successful earth satellites, launched under the... ...es, launched under the auspices of both NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and the military authorities, were followed on 1 1 Ma... ...were followed on 1 1 March by the launching of man's first successful deep-space probe, Pioneer V. Before the radio telescope at Jodrell Bank lost con... ... to earth new and invaluable data about the conditions in inter- planetary space between the earth and the sun. This dynamic progress exemplifies the ... ...de. These rapid developments in the practical and military applications of space research move in concert with increasingly ambitious scientific ex- p... ... Chapter II. The attitude of the United Kingdom to active participation in space research is not yet revealed. xii Preface The cancellation of Blue S... ...llites on the civilian authorities. The cost of an adequate United Kingdom space programme has been estimated as approximately 15 million per annum a ...

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General Astronomy

By: Spencer, Jones H.

...ssed by the gyroscope of maintaining the direction of its axis invariable in space, unless it is acted upon by any disturb- ing forces. The gyroscope ... ...is set in rotation, its axis will continue to point in the same direction in space, so that the rotation of the Earth will appear to make it rotate, t... ... spherical body such as the Earth will always point in the same direction in space (i.e. among the stars), but it will describe a cone in the Earth, t... ...f the THE EARTH IN RELATION TO THE SUN 59 ecliptic and equator are fixed in space, the First Point of Aries will be fixed relatively to the stars, bu... ...the ecliptic in a backward direction, the mechanical effect of the change in space of the axis of rotation introducing a force couple which just balan... ...ic, being called the descending node. The plane of the orbit is not fixed in space, a fact which has been known from very early times. This may be mad... ... The axis of rotation remains constantly parallel to the same direc- tion in space throughout the entire orbital revolution, just as does the Earth's ... ... force of the Earth's gravitation cannot hold them back and they escape into space. This process on the Moon would be much more rapid owing to the red... ...onstant. The 136 GENERAL ASTRONOMY Sun is continually radiating energy into space and of this energy only a small part is intercepted by the Earth an...

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Problems of Space & Time

By: J.J.C. Smart

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Suns Myths & Men

By: Patrick Moore
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Elements of Tensor Calculus

By: A. Lichnerowicz
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Theories of the Universe: From Babylonian Myth to Modern Science.

By: Munitz, Milton K.

...eavens is prompted to speculate about the beginning and end of things, about space, time, and creation. The questions as formulated by modern scientif... ...ils that went into the production of this book as well as a companion volume Space, Time and Creation. I am most grateful also to Professor Paul Edwar... ...n the Universe as a Whole 275 Edwin P. Hubble (1889-1953) The Exploration of Space 280 Willem De Sitter (1872-1935) Relativity and Modern Theories of ... ...odern Theories of the Universe 302 Arthur S. Eddington (1882-1944) Spherical Space 320 Georges Lemaitre (1894- ) The Primeval Atom 339 E. A. Milne (18... ...ond reach by observational means. The light coming from these far reaches of space travels over distances that needs to be reckoned in terms of billio... ...falsely derived chaos from yeTo-Scn, but remembered that it meant 'the empty space between heaven and earth.' 12 It is probable that in the sixth and ... ...re vitiated by the introduction of the later idea of strictly infinite empty space. I do not think chaos is ever called orrrcipov, and if it were, tha... ...emise on which the answer rested was not wholly unreasonable. For unless the space in which the stars revolve is completely void, the matter that fill... ...nder of embryology, has asked if there is not "perhaps a murmur in universal space, a harmony of the spheres, audible to quite other ears than ours." ...

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Star Clusters

By: Shapley, Harlow.

... and the Relative Speed of Blue and Yellow Light 108 IX. THE TRANSPARENCY OF SPACE. . . 113 38. Early Investigations of Light Scattering 114 39. Blue ... ...119 42. The Coma- Virgo Group of Nebulae 120 43. The Obstruction of Light in Space 121 X. THE PERIOD-LUMINOSITY CURVE ... 125 44. Historical Notes 125... ...g of sidereal bodies. i. The Significance of Clusters. In time as well as in space we are involved in clustering tendencies we witness the sidereal un... ...lations, the majority of the bright starsarenowknown to lie near together in space and to form physical systems. Such constellation groups are Taurus,... ...r; yet since they are among the fixed stars . . . they cannot fail to occupy spaces immensely great, and perhaps not less than our whole solar system.... ...USTERS 21 are given in Appendix A, and a discussion of their distribution in space appears in later chapters. The remarkable contrast in the galactic ... ...oint of photovisual magnitudes than to a differential scattering of light in space, is of no consequence in the present comparison of colors for the t... ...ales relative to one another, and also of the absence of light scattering in space. CHAPTER V THE DISTRIBUTION OF STARS IN GLOBULAR CLUSTERS A FULL k... ... GLOBULAR CLUSTERS A FULL knowledge of the distribution of stars in time and space is, of course, an unattainable dream. If we had, indeed, a clear pi...

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