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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 and… Expand
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
The provocative razor of William of Occam
- J. Pecker
- European Review
- 1 May 2004
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 applies… Expand
Solar corpuscles responsible for geomagnetic disturbances.
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 20,000… Expand
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'une… Expand
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 history… Expand
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 radio… Expand
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 the… Expand