Fantasies of Time and Death: Dunsany, Eddison, Tolkien
This book reveals the unique contribution made by the three founding fathers of British fantasy?Lord Dunsany, E. R. Eddison and J. R. R. Tolkien?to our culture’s perennial reassessment of the meanings of time, death and eternity. It traces the poetic, philosophical and theological roots of the striking preoccupation with mortality and... LEGO Space: Building the Future
"An incredible fantasy universe." —Space.com
"Nothing could be more awesome." —Wired Science
Come explore an incredible LEGO® universe in LEGO Space: Building the Future. Spaceships, orbital outposts, and new worlds come to life in...
Tools of Radio Astronomy (Astronomy and Astrophysics Library)
This 6th edition of “Tools of Radio Astronomy”, the most used introductory text in radio astronomy, has been revised to reflect the current state of this important branch of astronomy. This includes the use of satellites, low radio frequencies, the millimeter/sub-mm universe, the Cosmic Microwave Background and the increased...
Modern Cosmology begins with an introduction to the smooth, homogeneous universe described by a Friedman-Robertson-Walker metric, including careful treatments of dark energy, big bang nucleosynthesis, recombination, and dark matter. From this starting point, the reader is introduced to perturbations about an FRW universe: their...
The Cosmic Microwave Background The cosmic microwave background (CMB) is the radiation left over from the Big Bang. Recent analysis of the fluctuations in this radiation has given us valuable insights into our Universe and its parameters. Examining the theory of CMB and recent developments, this textbook starts with a brief introduction to modern cosmology and its main successes,... Milton's Angels: The Early-Modern Imagination
Milton's Paradise Lost, the most eloquent, most intellectually daring, most learned, and most sublime poem in the English language, is a poem about angels. It is told by and of angels; it relies upon their conflicts, communications, and miscommunications. They are the creatures of Milton's narrative, through which he sets the...
An Introduction to Modern Cosmology An Introduction to Modern Cosmology Second Edition is an accessible account of modern cosmological ideas. The Big Bang Cosmology is explored, looking at its observational successes in explaining the expansion and age of the universe, the existence and properties of the cosmic microwave background, and the origin of the light elements... Kundalini Yoga Kundalini is the coiled up,dormant,cosmic power that underlies all organic and inorganic matter within us and any thesis that deals with it can avoid becoming too abstract,only with great difficulty.But within the pages of the book,the theory that undelies this cosmic power has been analysed to it's thinnest filaments,and practical methods have... Einstein Relatively Simple: Our Universe Revealed
Einstein Relatively Simple brings together for the first time an exceptionally clear explanation of both special and general relativity. It is for people who always wanted to understand Einstein's ideas but never thought they could.
Told with humor, enthusiasm, and rare clarity, this entertaining book reveals how a former high...
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