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Space Science

The all-encompassing term Space Science was coined to describe all of the various fields of research in science: Physics and astronomy, aerospace engineering and spacecraft technologies, advanced computing and radio communication systems, that are concerned with the study of the Universe, and generally means either excluding the Earth or outside of the Earth's atmosphere. This special volume on Space Science was built throughout a scientifically rigorous selection process of each contributed chapter. Its structure drives the reader into a fascinating journey starting from the surface of our planet to reach a boundary where something lurks at the edge of the observable, light-emitting Universe, presenting four Sections running over a timely review on space exploration and the role being played by newcomer nations, an overview on Earth's early evolution during its long ancient ice age, a reanalysis of some aspects of satellites and planetary dynamics, to end up with intriguing discussions on recent advances in physics of cosmic microwave background radiation and cosmology.

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Space ScienceEdited by Herman J. Mosquera Cuesta

Published: March 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1950

ISBN: 978-953-51-0423-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4989-7

Copyright year: 2012

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16934 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

11 Dimensions Citations


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1. How Newcomers Will Participate in Space Exploration

By Ugur Murat Leloglu and Barış Gençay


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2. Geomagnetically Induced Currents as Ground Effects of Space Weather

By Risto Pirjola


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3. Why Isn't the Earth Completely Covered in Water?

By Joseph A. Nuth III, Frans J. M. Rietmeijer and Cassandra L. Marnocha


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4. OrbFit Impact Solutions for Asteroids (99942) Apophis and (144898) 2004 VD17

By Wlodarczyk Ireneusz


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5. Enigma of the Birth and Evolution of Solar Systems May Be Solved by Invoking Planetary-Satellite Dynamics

By Bijay Sharma


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6. Secular Evolution of Satellites by Tidal Effect

By Alexandre C. M. Correia


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7. Systematics in WMAP and Other CMB Missions

By Hao Liu and Ti-Pei Li


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8. Nonlinear Electrodynamics Effects on the Cosmic Microwave Background: Circular Polarization

By Herman J. Mosquera Cuesta and Gaetano Lambiase


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