10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OBSERVATORIES»
Discover the use of observatories
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to observatories
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
More Small Astronomical Observatories
The second collection of- mostly amateur- observatories for small telescopes provides yet more ideas along with a wealth of practical information for anyone thinking of building an observatory.
Megalithic Lunar Observatories
This unique text discusses the mathematical principles behind Megalithic stone circles, and how these were used for observing lunar cycles in prehistoric times.
of the world
Comprehensive profiles of 36 earth based observatories, 10 space-based telescopes and 11 observatories of the future and includes a history of each and profiles of the astronomers who used them. Abundantly illustrated.
Serge Brunier, Anne-Marie Lagrange, 2005
British University Observatories
This is the first full history of the six university observatories that undertook research before World War II - Oxford, Dunsink, Cambridge, Durham, Glasgow and London - and their struggle to evolve in the middle ground between the royal or ...
The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories
Above all, the book illuminates the niches protected and financed by the Catholic Church in which science and mathematics thrived.
of the Southwest: A Guide for Curious Skywatchers
This book aims to inspire visits to these sites by illuminating the major scientific questions being pursued every clear night beneath the dark skies of the Southwest and the amazing machinery that makes these pursuits possible.
Douglas Isbell, Stephen E. Strom, 2009
of Britain and Ireland
Written by wardens and ringers from each location, Bird Observatories of Britain and Ireland is a timely new edition of one of the earliest Poyser titles.
Measuring and Modeling the Universe: Volume 2, Carnegie ...
Reviews theory and measurement of various parameters related to the evolution of the universe.
The Heavens on Earth: Observatories
and Astronomy in ...
These pursuits coexisted in the nineteenth-century observatory; this collection surveys them as a coherent whole.
David Aubin, Charlotte Bigg, H. Otto Sibum, 2010
Searching the Heavens and the Earth
Jesuits established a large number of astronomical, geophysical and meteorological observatories during the 17th and 18th centuries and again during the 19th and 20th centuries throughout the world.
Agust’n Ud’as Vallina, 2003
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OBSERVATORIES»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term observatories
is used in the context of the following news items.
Why is China building the world's largest radio telescope?
Nan Rendong, chief scientist of the FAST project with the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, told Xinhua that ... «Christian Science Monitor, Jul 15»
UK satellite Twinkle will boost search for Earth-like exoplanets
Upcoming general observatories, like the James Webb space telescope or E-ELT may have some of the capabilities needed, but time available ... «The Conversation UK, Jul 15»
Postdoc Leads New Phase of NASA's Pluto, Spitzer Telescope …
The Spitzer Space Telescope is the final mission in NASA's Great Observatories Program—a family of four space-based observatories, each ... «Tennessee Today, Jul 15»
Star Whores: John McCain, the Apache and the Battle to Save Mt …
It had gotten into the astronomy game in the 1920s and had put observatories on several of the peaks in the Santa Catalina Mountains outside ... «CounterPunch, Jul 15»
Ocean Observers Complete Sensor Array In Pacific
That's why the Ocean Observatories Initiative started up... to place sensors off both coasts of the United States, to track a broad array of ... «Jefferson Public Radio, Jul 15»
Treasure Hunting in Archive Data finds Clues about Black Holes' Diet
Luckily enough, the two flagship X-ray observatories, the ESA-led XMM-Newton and the NASA-led Chandra took snapshots of the same area of ... «Scientific Computing, Jul 15»
11% less rain than normal in Spain so far this year
... but the wettest conditions were reported at the observatories of Soria, (27 millimetres), Logroño-Agoncillo (20mm), Teruel (19mm), Pamplona ... «Spanish News Today, Jul 15»
Common misconceptions about operating an observatory on …
While construction of what will be the 14th observatory atop the Big Island's Mauna Kea remains on hold, 13 other existing observatories are ... «Pacific Business News, Jul 15»
Keck Assists in Discovery of 'Earth-Sized Planet'
Ground-based observatories, which included the Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, the University of Texas at Austin's McDonald Observatory ... «Big Island Now, Jul 15»
Skywatching Forecast: Great Resources for Checking Night Sky …
... and the most usable forecaster of astronomical observing conditions for more than 1,900 observatories and observing sites in North America. «Space.com, Jul 15»