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Cataclysmic variables and related objects
This volume begins with an introductory chapter on general properties of cataclysmic variables. Chapters 2 through 5 of Part 1 are devoted to observations and interpretation of dwarf novae andExpand
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Current issues in cosmology
Part I. Observational Facts Relating to Discrete Sources: 1. The state of cosmology G. Burbidge 2. The redshifts of galaxies and QSOs E. M. Burbidge and G. Burbidge 3. Accretion discs in quasars J.Expand
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The provocative razor of William of Occam
A consideration of medieval astronomy and the views of the philosopher William of Occam leads to a consideration of the ambiguities in the application of the principle of Occam's razor as it appliesExpand
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Stellar and extragalactic radiation at the Earth’s surface
Reviving a calculation made by Eddington in the 1920s, and using the most recent and comprehensive databases available on stars and galaxies, including more than 2,500,000 stars and around 20,000Expand
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Les gravures rupestres des Pléiades de la montagne sacrée du Bego, Tende, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Sur deux roches gravees de la vallee des Merveilles, dans la region du mont Bego, l'amas stellaire des Pleiades a ete figure par six plages majeures, entourees de quelques cupules eparses. Sur l'uneExpand
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Introduction and Perspectives
Thousands of books have been written about the history of science, notably about the history of astronomy. A selected bibliography is given at the end of this book. Some authors regard the historyExpand
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The M-type stars
The papers in this volume cover the following topics: (1) basic properties and photometric variability of M and related stars; (2) spectroscopy and nonthermal processes; (3) circumstellar radioExpand
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Does a possible laboratory observation of a frequency anisotropy of light result from a non-zero photon mass m ?
Abstract Assuming a priori the existence of a non-zero photon rest-mass m γ >0 and justifying this assumption, we can predict the existence of an anisotropy in velocity and frequency of light in theExpand
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