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StarBriefs Plus: A Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols in Astronomy and Related Space Sciences (Hardback)
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StarBriefs Plus: A Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols in Astronomy and Related Space Sciences (Hardback)

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Hardback 1114 Pages / Published: 30/04/2004
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With about 200,000 entries, StarBriefs Plus represents the most comprehensive and accurately validated collection of abbreviations, acronyms, contractions and symbols within astronomy, related space sciences and other related fields. As such, this invaluable reference source (and its companion volume, StarGuides Plus) should be on the reference shelf of every library, organization or individual with any interest in these areas.
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.
ISBN: 9781402019258
Number of pages: 1114
Weight: 3433 g
Dimensions: 297 x 210 x 55 mm
Edition: 2004 ed.


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"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)

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