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McGraw-Hill Education Science Workbook for the GED Test, 2nd Edition

•425 Science questions in a variety of formats that provide intensive practice •A Top 25 list that tells you the most important concepts you need to know •Complete coverage of all the Science topics that you will find on the test •A pretest to help you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses •Extensive examples of the latest question types •A posttest modeled on the actual exam that will give you a realistic test-day experience

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On the Way to Understanding the Time Phenomenon

Time is considered as an independent entity which cannot be reduced to the concept of matter, space or field. The point of discussion is the “time flow” conception of N A Kozyrev (1908-1983), an outstanding Russian astronomer and natural scientist. In addition to a review of the experimental studies of “the active properties of time”, by both Kozyrev and modern scientists, the reader will find different interpretations of Kozyrev's v...

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Fermentation Microbiology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

The pace of progress in fermentation microbiology and biotechnology is fast and furious, with new applications being implemented that are resulting in a spectrum of new products, from renewable energy to solvents and pharmaceuticals Fermentation Microbiology and Biotechnology, Second Edition builds on the foundation of the original seminal work, extending its reach to reflect the multidisciplinary and expansive nature of fermentation...

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Stellar Evolution Physics, Vol. 1: Physical Processes in Stellar Interiors

"This is a book by one of the most prolific researchers in the area of stellar evolution, and he has plenty to teach practitioners in the field ... [the] style is always clear and straightforward ... This is not a book for the faint-hearted, but it is certainly full of fascinating detail which will repay study by the active researcher ... Iben has produced a classic monograph, which compares well with classics of the past, and I am p...

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Fly Me to the Moon: An Insider's Guide to the New Science of Space Travel

As astrophysicist and NASA consultant Belbruno explains in this short book, one of the reasons for the exorbitant cost of space flight is the need for huge amounts of fuel. In addition to the cost of the fuel itself, is its weight: "it is very expensive to bring one pound of anything to the Moon—about a quarter million dollars." By solving what are known as three-body equations (the three bodies, for example, being Earth, the Moon an...

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Multiscale And Multiresolution Approaches in Turbulence

“. . . the text is rather complete, clearly presented, and definitely pleasant to read. More space is devoted to discussions rather than equations, and the authors were careful to provide numerous figures to illustrate key ideas.” Mathematical Reviews “The authors are to be congratulated on the considerable task of putting together this material in such a high quality manner . . . this is a very comprehensive documentation of a varie...

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Hawking on the Big Bang and Black Holes

Stephen Hawking, the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, has made important theoretical contributions to gravitational theory and has played a major role in the development of cosmology and black hole physics.Hawking's early work, partly in collaboration with Roger Penrose, showed the significance of spacetime singularities for the big bang and black holes. His later work has been concerned with a deeper unders...

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The Modern Moon: A Personal View

The title of this book suggests that the reader will be regaled by the author with possibly some off-beat notions and theories, quite the opposite is true. This reference contains an accurate review of lunar geography from a historical perspective, giving a fair airing to the lunar volcanism theories that existed up until quite recently and then launches into a very descriptive examination of the lunar surface. The book is divided in...