By Philip Chien, Illus. with photos
In 'Columbia: ultimate Voyage' aerospace author Philip Chien, who has over two decades' adventure overlaying the united states area software, offers a different perception into the group contributors who misplaced their lives within the Columbia catastrophe. Chien interviewed all seven staff participants a number of instances and obtained to understand them as participants. He reports intimately their education, their clinical paintings and different actions in the course of their winning 16-day flight, the heritage of the twist of fate itself and an in depth first-hand account of what occurred that fateful day in February 2003. the writer presents a complete and private examine either the Columbia astronauts and the STS-107 project, including a behind-the-scenes account of different humans excited about the project and their own reactions to the coincidence. ahead via Jonathan B. Clark, widower of Columbia astronaut Laurel Clark. creation via Apollo eleven astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
__________Книга посвящена членам экипажа, погибшим во время последнего полёта шаттла "Колумбия". Филип Чейн, более 20 лет пишущий на тему космонавтики, неоднократно брал интервью у всех семи астронавтов и успел узнать их как личностей. В книге подробно описываются тренировки астронавтов, их научная и другая деятельность во время 16-дневного полёта, а также причины трагедии, происшедшей 1 февраля 2003 года. Приводится реакция лиц, имевших отношение к этому полёту. Введение написано астронавтом Эдвином Олдрином.
By Thomas J. Ahrens
The aim of this instruction manual is to supply, in hugely obtainable shape, chosen severe info for pro and scholar stable Earth and planetary geophysicists. assurance of issues and authors have been rigorously selected to meet those objectives.
These volumes signify the 3rd model of the "Handbook of actual Constants." numerous generations of reliable Earth scientists have came across those handbooks to be the main often used merchandise of their own library. the 1st model of this guide used to be edited through F. Birch, J. F. Schairer, and H. Cecil Spicer and released in 1942 by means of the Geological Society of the US (GSA) as precise Paper 36. the second one version, edited by means of Sydney P. Clark, Jr., was once additionally released via GSA as Memoir ninety two in 1966. when you consider that 1966, our clinical wisdom of the Earth and planets has grown vastly, spurred through the invention and verification of plate tectonics and the systematic exploration of the sun system.
The current revision was once initiated, partially, via a 1989 likelihood comment by means of Alexandra Navrotsky asking what the Mineral Physics (now Mineral and Rock Physics) Committee of the yank Geophysical Union may produce that may be a tangible important product. on the time I answered, "update the guide of actual Constants." once those phrases have been uttered, i spotted that i'll edit this type of revised guide. I thank Raymond Jeanloz for his aid with preliminary feedback of subject matters, the AGU's Books Board, particularly Ian McGregor, for encouragement and enthusiastic help. Ms. Susan Yamada, my assistant, merits precise thank you for her meticulous stewardship of those volumes. I thank the technical reviewers indexed lower than whose efforts, in all circumstances, greater the manuscripts.Не забываем нажимать кнопку спасибо
By R.B. Bird, S.V. Bronnikov, C.F. Curtiss, S.Y. Frenkel, N. Hiramatsu, K. Matsushige, H. Okabe, V.I. Vettegren
Contents: C.F. Curtiss, R.B. chicken, Statistical Mechanics ofTransport Phenomena: Polymeric Liquid Mixtures.-
S.V. Bronnikov, V.I. Vettegren, S.Y. Frenkel, Kinetics ofDeformation and rest in Polymers.-
K. Matsushige, N. Hiramatsu, H. Okabe, UltrasonicSpectroscopy for Polymeric Materials.
By Eric D’Hoker, D. H. Phong (auth.), Yvan Saint-Aubin, Luc Vinet (eds.)
The Centre de recherches matMmatiques (CRM) used to be created in 1968 by way of the Universite de Montreal to advertise study within the mathematical sciences. it really is now a countrywide institute that hosts numerous teams and holds specific topic years, summer season colleges, workshops, and a postdoctoral software. the point of interest of its medical actions levels from natural to utilized arithmetic and comprises facts, theoretical computing device technological know-how, mathematical equipment in biology and existence sciences, and mathematical and theoretical physics. The CRM additionally promotes collaboration among mathematicians and undefined. it truly is backed through the ordinary Sciences and Engineering learn Council of Canada, the Fonds FCAR of the Province de Quebec, and the Canadian Institute for complicated learn and has deepest endowments. present ac tivities, fellowships, and annual reviews are available at the CRM online page at www.CRM.UMontreal.CA. The CRM sequence in Mathematical Physics comprises monographs, lecture notes, and complaints in line with learn pursued and occasions held on the Centre de recherches matMmatiques.