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Challenges of Astronomy

Hands-on Experiments for the Sky and Laboratory

by W. Schlosser

  • 104 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages236
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Open LibraryOL7449408M
ISBN 100387974083
ISBN 109780387974088

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Challenges of Astronomy is a translation and extensive revision of a German-language resource book for secondary school teachers of science. Physical science teachers will find this edition too a rich resource of experiments to their own milieus, but it is suitable for many other English-language readers too, from northern and southern.

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Time series analysis, image analysis, Bayesian methods, Poisson processes, nonlinear regression, maximum likelihood, multivariate classification, and wavelet and multiscale analyses Format: Paperback. This wealth of data gives rise to statistical challenges not previously encountered in astronomy.

This book is the result of a workshop held at Pennsylvania State University in August that brought together leading astronomers and statisticians to consider statistical challenges encountered in modern astronomical research.

A unique collection of thirty experiments ranging from ancient astronomy to cosmology, each containing one or more challenges for the reader. The progression here is from the Earth outward through the solar system to the stellar and galactic realm.

Topics include the shape of the sky; Stonehenge Brand: W. Schlosser. Hardback. Condition: New. 1st ed. Corr. 2nd printing Language: English. Brand new Book.

A unique collection of thirty experiments ranging from ancient astronomy to cosmology, each containing one or more challenges for the reader. The progression here is from the Earth outward through the solar system to the stellar and galactic realm.

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Challenges to Astronomy & Astrophysics: Working Documents of the Astronomy Survey Committee by National Research Council (US), National Research Council (U.S.). Astronomy Survey Committee.; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects. Digital sky surveys, data from orbiting telescopes, and advances in computation have increased the quantity and quality of astronomical data by several orders of magnitude in recent years.

Making sense of this wealth of data requires sophisticated statistical and data analytic techniques. Fortunately, statistical methodologies have similarly made great strides in recent years. Challenges in Astronomy Education Article (PDF Available) in Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union 5(H15) - November with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Jean-Pierre De Greve.

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The Novice Astronomer Observing Challenges 5 FOREWORD: AN INTRODUCTION Welcome to the Novice Astronomer Observing Challenge. This programme is run in conjunction with others under the Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies’ Observing Certificates Programme.

If you have always wanted to know where to start, then this is the book for you. Get this from a library. Challenges of astronomy: hands-on experiments for the sky and laboratory. [W Schlosser; Th Schmidt-Kaler; E F Milone] -- Challenges of Astronomy in a unique collection of thirty astronomy experiments ranging from ancient astronomy to cosmology.

Each of the experiments contains one or more challenges for the reader. Beyond Newton: Challenges to Astronomy. Excerpt. by Dr. Chuck Missler • August 1, In this book we are going to explore some challenges to the current astronomical models of our universe, and we are going to realize that there is far more to reality than what Newton or even Einstein foresaw.

If we have seen farther, “it is by. What is a constellation? In astronomy a constellation is a grouping of stars on the celestial sphere perceived as a figure or design. There are 88 recognized constellations and each of these have been named after characters from classical Greek and Roman mythology as well as various common animals and objects.

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by researchers from the fields of statistics and astronomy-astrophysics, who work in the statistical analysis of astronomical and cosmological : Springer New York.