StarBriefs Plus: A Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols in Astronomy and Related Space Sciences (Hardback)Andre Heck (author)
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Besides astronomy and associated space sciences, related fields such as aeronautics, aeronomy, astronautics, atmospheric sciences, chemistry, communications, computer sciences, data processing, education, electronics, engineering, energetics, environment, geodesy, geophysics, information handling, management, mathematics, meteorology, optics, physics, remote sensing, and so on, are also covered when justified. Terms in common use and/or of general interest have also been included where appropriate.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 1114
Weight: 3433 g
Dimensions: 297 x 210 x 55 mm
Edition: 2004 ed.
From the reviews:
"This update ... now offers about 200,000 entries designed to decode the `acronyms, contractions, and symbols' space scientists may encounter. Acronyms are drawn from astronomy, earth sciences, engineering, physics, computer science, and other related fields. Arranged alphabetically by acronym, the source includes special sections covering symbols, mathematical signs ... ." (C. A. Sproles, CHOICE, Vol. 42 (6), February, 2005)