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A Linguagem Simbólica da Natureza. A Flora e Fauna na Pintura Seiscentista Portuguesa
A Linguagem Simbólica da Natureza. A Flora e Fauna...
Azambuja, Sónia...
editor: Scribe
ano: 2017
descrição:«O ensaio de Sónia Talhé Azambuja [...] constitui um dos pontos altos desta fase amadurecida de estudos sobre a Natureza Morta portuguesa do século XVII. [...] O cruzamento entre a História da Arte, a Iconologia, a Filosofia e a História Natural [......
All the Wonder that Would Be
All the Wonder that Would Be
Stephen Webb
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:It has been argued that science fiction (SF) gives a kind of weather forecast – not the telling of a fortune but rather the rough feeling of what the future might be like. The intention in this book is to consider some of these bygone forecasts made ...
Astronavigation
Astronavigation
K.A. Zischka
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book acts as a manual for the ancient methods of navigating by the stars, which continue to provide the sailor or pilot with a timeless means of determining location. Despite the prevalence of GPS, a comprehensive set of formulae that can be eva...
Astronomy Adventures and Vacations
Astronomy Adventures and Vacations
Timothy Treadw...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This astronomy travel guide examines the many wonderful opportunities for experiencing the observing hobby. Amateur astronomy is often consigned to observing from home or from a local park, yet it can be much more. Tim Treadwell explores all the poss...
Astronomy for Older Eyes
Astronomy for Older Eyes
James L. Chen; Adam...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book is for the aging amateur astronomy population, including newcomers to astronomy in their retirement and hobbyists who loved peering through a telescope as a child. Whether a novice or an experienced observer, the practice of astronomy diffe...
Astronomy of the Milky Way
Astronomy of the Milky Way
Mike Inglis
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This second edition of Mike Inglis's classic guide to observing the Milky Way in the Northern Hemisphere updates all of the science with new findings from the astrophysics field, as well as featuring a larger format with entirely re-drawn maps. Newly...
Breakthrough!
Breakthrough!
Robert Gendler;...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This unique volume by two renowned astrophotographers unveils the science and history behind 100 of the most significant astronomical images of all time. The authors have carefully selected their list of images from across time and technology to brin...
Building and Using Binoscopes
Building and Using Binoscopes
Norman Butler
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:Covering both homemade and commercial products, this book provides the reader with simple and straightforward information about the modeling, building, and use of binoscopes. Binoscopes can be thought of as binoculars enlarged to the size of telescop...
Chicxulub: The Impact and Tsunami
Chicxulub: The Impact and Tsunami
David Shonting;...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book tells the story of the catastrophic impact of the giant 10 Km asteroid Chicxulub into the ancient Gulf of Mexico 65.5 million years ago. The book begins with a discussion of the nature of asteroids and the likelihood of future Earth-impacts...
Clash of Symbols
Clash of Symbols
Stephen Webb
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:From the ampersat and amerpsand, via smileys and runes to the ubiquitous presence of mathematical and other symbols in sciences and technology: both old and modern documents abound with many familiar as well as lesser known characters, symbols and ot...
Cosmic Debris
Cosmic Debris
Jonathan Powell
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book examines the mysterious and the well-studied debris in Earth’s crowded neighborhood. From orbiting comets to the workings of the Asteroid Belt, and from meteor showers to our home-grown network of orbiting satellites, the full diversity of ...
Cruise Ship Astronomy and Astrophotography
Cruise Ship Astronomy and Astrophotography
Gregory I. Red...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:Enrich your next sea vacation with this fun how-to guide to observing and doing astrophotography on water. Collecting together the author’s five decades of astrophotography and teaching experience, this book shares all the practical information you w...