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Hubble Legacy

Author : Jim Bell
Publisher : Union Square + ORM
Page : 372 pages
File Size : 46,6 Mb
Release : 2021-08-03
Category : Science
ISBN : 9781454936237

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The definitive book on the Hubble Space Telescope, written by a noted astronomer, geologist, and planetary scientist. Looking deep into space, by definition, means looking back in time—and the Hubble Space Telescope can look very far back, including at stars, nebulae, and galaxies that are millions, even billions, of years old. If there is a single legacy of Hubble as it turns thirty years old and nears the end of its useful life, it is this: It has done more to chronicle the origin and evolution of the known universe than any other instrument ever created. Hubble has also captured an astounding collection of ultraviolet images that include geysers of solar light, Mars’ famous dust storms, exploding stars, solar flares, globular clusters, and actual galaxies colliding. As for scientific milestones, Hubble has helped us learn that the universe is 13.8 billion years old, that just about every large galaxy features a black hole at its center, and that it's possible to create 3-D maps of dark matter. Hubble Legacy will not only feature the most stunning imagery captured by the telescope, but also explain how Hubble has advanced our understanding of the universe and our very creation. Praise for Hubble Legacy “Along with his clear description of the Hubble Space Telescope’s setbacks and successes, Jim Bell has compiled an exquisite collection of stunning photographs of the universe. Have many long looks— your tax dollars at work— an astronomer’s catalog of the cosmos.” —Bill Nye, CEO, The Planetary Society “You can’t flip through this stunning collection of Hubble images without pausing often to shake your head in awe. The accompanying text that Contributing Editor Jim Bell wrote is equally enriching. Altogether, this coffee-table book is a riveting celebration of the venerable space telescope’s 30th anniversary.” —Sky & Telescope

Hubble

Author : Giles Sparrow
Publisher : Hachette UK
Page : 224 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2017-09-07
Category : Science
ISBN : 9781786486912

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For 20 years the Hubble Space Telescope has been hurtling around our planet at 17,500 mph sending spectacularly sharp images of the universe back to Earth. Hubble is a visual celebration of this large and versatile telescope's astonishing scientific and technical achievements. This fully revised and updated edition of Hubble: Window on the Universe (Legacy Edition) showcases the very latest and clearest images of galaxies, nebulae, quasars, exploding stars and stellar nurseries. More than 200 remarkable cosmic images reveal the inner workings of the solar system, the expansion of the Universe, the birth and death of stars, the formation of planetary nebulae, the dynamics of galaxies and the mysterious force known as 'dark energy'. Featuring the history of the project from its origins and launch in 1990, the discovery and emergency repair of a defective mirror, the impact of subsequent servicing missions and finally, its extraordinary legacy this stunning giant volume will take you on a journey through the universe via 200 glorious full-colour images.

Hubble's Universe

Author : Terence Dickinson
Publisher : Firefly Books
Page : 502 pages
File Size : 52,8 Mb
Release : 2013-12-04
Category : Science
ISBN : 9781770854246

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Hubble's Universe by Terence Dickinson Pdf

The Hubble Space Telescope. No other telescope combines instant name recognition with the production of consistently spectacular images. Yet few people outside of the astronomy community realize that Hubble is now at the apex of its imaging capabilities. A collection of stunningly detailed pictures, made possible by the new Wide Field Camera 3, has yet to be incorporated into a popular-level book. Until now. Hubble's Universe will be the premier venue for the Hubble Telescope's most recent visual splendors. Bestselling astronomy writer Terence Dickinson showcases extraordinary late-breaking pictures, many of which have yet to receive wide distribution as news stories or in publications outside scientific papers, and presents a breathtaking portfolio drawn from an archive of over 500,000 existing Hubble images. The accompanying text balances accuracy with accessibility, Dickinson's hallmark. And thanks to the author's familiarity with Hubble's history and discoveries and his access to top Hubble scientists for insight and accuracy, the text includes facts and tidbits not found in any other book. Combined with hundreds of brilliant images, the clear, succinct and illuminating narrative brings to life the fascinating forces at work in the universe.

Hubble Vision

Author : Carolyn Collins Petersen,John C. Brandt
Publisher : CUP Archive
Page : 248 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 1998-10-28
Category : Nature
ISBN : 0521592917

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Hubble Vision by Carolyn Collins Petersen,John C. Brandt Pdf

Discusses how the findings from the Hubble Space Telescope have affected the way scientists study the universe; includes photographs that were taken by the Hubble Telescope of the planets, distant galaxies, black holes, and the Shoemaker-Levy comet.

Galaxies

Author : David J. Eicher
Publisher : Clarkson Potter
Page : 258 pages
File Size : 42,9 Mb
Release : 2020-05-26
Category : Science
ISBN : 9780525574316

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Galaxies by David J. Eicher Pdf

Tour the incredible scope of the cosmos as we know it with the editor in chief of Astronomy, featuring jaw-dropping illustrations and full-color photography from the magazine’s archives, much of it never before published. “The natural history of the galaxies is majestic and deserves its own David Attenborough. In David Eicher, it may have just found him.”—Richard Dawkins Journey to the edges of our galaxy and beyond with one of the most widely recognized astronomy experts as your guide. Delve into the history of stargazing and space observation, learn how black holes power galaxies, and understand the classification of the different galaxy types. This illuminating book—with artful illustrations and never-before-seen space photography—will open your mind to the wonders of the universe that await.

Hubble Revisited

Author : Daniel Fischer,Hilmar Duerbeck
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Page : 205 pages
File Size : 49,8 Mb
Release : 2012-12-06
Category : Science
ISBN : 9781461222323

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Hubble Revisited by Daniel Fischer,Hilmar Duerbeck Pdf

Arguably the single most successful scientific instrument ever built, the Hubble Space Telescope continues to dazzle us. In recent months it has been at the front lines of all the most pressing questions in astrophysics. What is the age of the Universe? How are stars born? Are extrasolar planets similar to those in our galaxy? In Hubble Revisited: New Images from the Discovery Machine, the authors of the highly acclaimed Hubble: A New Window to the Universe present a new atlas of the latest full-color images, complete with easy-to-read explanatory text. This book provides readers with an exciting, detailed, and gorgeously illustrated account of Hubbles breathtaking new discoveries.

Newsletter

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 16 pages
File Size : 52,8 Mb
Release : 2007
Category : Astronomy
ISBN : UOM:39015068665382

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Hubble's Legacy

Author : Roger D. Launius,David H. DeVorkin
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 220 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2014-01-01
Category : Space astronomy
ISBN : 193562332X

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Hubble's Legacy by Roger D. Launius,David H. DeVorkin Pdf

The development and operation of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) have resulted in many rich legacies, most particularly in science and technology - but in culture as well. This book, which includes contributions from historians of science, key scientists and administrators, and one of the principal astronauts who led many of the servicing missions, is meant to capture the history of this iconic instrument.

Enhancing Hubble's Vision

Author : David J. Shayler,David M. Harland
Publisher : Springer
Page : 356 pages
File Size : 50,7 Mb
Release : 2015-11-25
Category : Technology & Engineering
ISBN : 9783319226446

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Enhancing Hubble's Vision by David J. Shayler,David M. Harland Pdf

This book tells the story of the four missions to maintain Hubble's successful operation. Between 1997 and 2009 these repaired, serviced and upgraded the instruments on the telescope to maintain its state-of-the-art capabilities. It draws on first hand interviews with those closely involved in the project. The spacewalking skills and experiences gained from maintaining and upgrading Hubble had direct application to the construction of the International Space Station and help with its maintenance. These skills can be applied to future human and robotic satellite servicing and maintenance activities as well, not only in Earth orbit but at locations deeper in space. A companion to this book, The Hubble Space Telescope: From Concept to Success, relates the events of the Telescope’s launch in 1990 and its rough start, after a 20-year struggle to place a large optical telescope in orbit. Originally intended to operate for fifteen years, Hubble has just passed its 25th anniversary, and there is every expectation that it will survive for thirty years. Despite its early problems, the Hubble Space Telescope has become a lasting legacy of the Space Shuttle program, and indeed is a national treasure.

Edwin Hubble

Author : Claire L. Datnow
Publisher : Enslow Publishing, LLC
Page : 98 pages
File Size : 42,9 Mb
Release : 2014-12-15
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9780766065567

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Edwin Hubble by Claire L. Datnow Pdf

It was not always known that the Milky Way is just one of many galaxies in the universe. Edwin Hubble is the man who discovered this startling idea and that the universe was expanding. As a result of these discoveries, Hubble became an international celebrity, and is remembered today as a genius of science.

Visions of the Cosmos

Author : Carolyn Collins Petersen,John C. Brandt
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Page : 244 pages
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Release : 2003-11-20
Category : Nature
ISBN : 0521818982

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Visions of the Cosmos by Carolyn Collins Petersen,John C. Brandt Pdf

This spectacularly illustrated book is a comprehensive exploration of astronomy through the eyes of the world's observatories and spacecraft missions. Featuring the latest and most stunning images, it provides a magnificent picture of the beauty of the cosmos. The accompanying text is an accessible guide to the science behind the wonders and includes clear explanations of all the major themes in astronomy. An essential guide to understanding and appreciating the Universe, Visions of the Cosmos builds on the success of the authors' previous book, Hubble Vision, which became an international best-seller and won world-wide acclaim. Carolyn Collins Petersen is a science journalist and creator of educational materials for astronomy. She is the former Editor of Books & Products at Sky Publishing Corporation, and served as Editor of SkyWatch and Associate Editor of Sky & Telescope magazines. Petersen is the lead author of the book Hubble Vision, first published in 1995 by Cambridge University Press, and co-written with Dr. John C. Brandt. She is also co-editor (with J. Kelly Beatty and Andrew Chaikin) of The New Solar System, fourth edition, co-published by Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press. John C. Brandt has held positions as a research scientist, teacher, and administrator, and is currently an adjunct professor of physics and astronomy at the University of New Mexico. He served for 20 years as Chief of a major NASA scientific laboratory and was the Principal Inverstigator for the Goddard High Resolution Spectograph on the Hubble Space Telescope. John received the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement in 1978 and 1992, and has had a minor planet formally named after him (3503 Brandt) for his fundamental contributions to understanding of solar system astrophysics.

Hubble's Science Legacy

Author : Kenneth R. Sembach
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 486 pages
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Release : 2003
Category : Science
ISBN : UOM:39015056304788

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The Hubble Space Telescope

Author : David J. Shayler,David M. Harland
Publisher : Springer
Page : 438 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2015-11-25
Category : Technology & Engineering
ISBN : 9781493928279

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The Hubble Space Telescope by David J. Shayler,David M. Harland Pdf

The highly successful Hubble Space Telescope was meant to change our view and understanding of the universe. Within weeks of its launch in 1990, however, the space community was shocked to find out that the primary mirror of the telescope was flawed. It was only the skills of scientists and engineers on the ground and the daring talents of astronauts sent to service the telescope in December 1993 that saved the mission. For over two decades NASA had developed the capabilities to service a payload in orbit. This involved numerous studies and the creation of a ground-based infrastructure to support the challenging missions. Unique tools and EVA hardware supported the skills developed in crew training that then enabled astronauts to complete a demanding series of spacewalks. Drawing upon first hand interviews with those closely involved in the project over thirty years ago this story explains the development of the servicing mission concept and the hurdles that had to be overcome to not only launch the telescope but also to mount the first servicing mission – a mission that restored the telescope to full working order three years after its launch, saved the reputation of NASA, and truly opened a new age in understanding of our place in space. This is not just a tale of space age technology, astronauts and astronomy. It is also a story of an audacious scientific vision, and the human ingenuity and determination to overcome all obstacles to make it possible. Hubble Space Telescope: From Concept to Success is a story of an international partnership, dedicated teamwork and a perfect blend of human and robotic space operations that will inspire people of all ages. The subsequent servicing missions that enabled the telescope to continue its scientific program beyond its 25th year in orbit are described in a companion volume Enhancing Hubble’s Vision: Servicing a National Treasure.

The Hubble Deep Field

Author : Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.). Symposium,Mario Livio,Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.)
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Page : 328 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 1998-10-13
Category : Science
ISBN : 0521630975

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The Hubble Deep Field by Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.). Symposium,Mario Livio,Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.) Pdf

The Hubble Deep Field (HDF) is the deepest optical image of the Universe ever obtained. It is the result of a 150-orbit observing programme with the Hubble Space Telescope. It provides a unique resource for researchers studying the formation and evolution of stars and galaxies. This timely volume provides the first comprehensive overview of the HDF and its scientific impact on our understanding in cosmology. It presents articles by a host of world experts who gathered together at an international conference at the Space Telescope Science Institute. The contributions combine observations of the HDF at a variety of wavelengths with the latest theoretical progress in our understanding of the cosmic history of star and galaxy formation. The HDF is set to revolutionize our understanding in cosmology. This book therefore provides an indispensable reference for all graduate students and researchers in observational or theoretical cosmology.

Hubble

Author : Edward Weiler
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 152 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2010-04
Category : Nature
ISBN : UOM:39076002864119

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Hubble by Edward Weiler Pdf

Here is Hubble's great visual legacy to humanity in stunning images that are benchmarks of astronomy and photography. Of the more than 100 classic Hubble images that were selected by NASA's experts, the 20 most significant are accompanied by commentaries by notable scientists.