Drilling in Extreme Environments: Penetration and Sampling on Earth and other Planets

By Yoseph Bar-Cohen

Uniquely finished and recent, this e-book covers terrestrial in addition to extraterrestrial drilling and excavation, combining the expertise of drilling with the state-of-the-art in robotics. The authors come from and most sensible rating public and company learn associations and supply right here real-life examples, difficulties, strategies and case reports, sponsored via colour pictures throughout.
the result's a must have for oil businesses and all scientists fascinated by planetary study with robot probes.
With a foreword via Harrison "Jack" Schmitt -- the 1st geologist to drill at the moon.

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Spacefarers: Images of Astronauts and Cosmonauts in the Heroic Era of Spaceflight (A Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge)

The hot fiftieth anniversaries of the 1st human spaceflights by way of the Soviet Union and the U.S., and the thirtieth anniversary of the launching of the 1st U.S. house commute undertaking, have back dropped at brain the pioneering accomplishments of the 1st zone century of people in house. Historians, political scientists and others have greatly tested the technical, programmatic and political heritage of human spaceflight from the Nineteen Sixties to the Nineteen Eighties, yet paintings is just starting at the social and cultural heritage of the pioneering period. One speedily constructing zone of modern scholarship is the exam of the photographs of spacefarers within the media, executive propaganda and pop culture. How used to be house go back and forth imagined within the visible media at the cusp of human spaceflights? How have been astronauts and cosmonauts represented in respectable and quasi-official media photographs? and the way have been these photographs reproduced and remodeled by way of within the mind's eye of film-makers, motion picture manufacturers, well known writers, and novelists?

Spacefarers addresses those questions with 9 contributions from students within the box of aerospace heritage, Russian and American background, and English literature. those essays are preceded by means of an advent via the editor, who discusses their position within the historiography of spaceflight and social and cultural heritage. The ebook could have power attract a wide selection of students in heritage, literature and the social sciences and may contain a couple of awesome visible pictures.

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Enhancing Hubble's Vision: Service Missions That Expanded Our View of the Universe (Springer Praxis Books)

This booklet tells the tale of the 4 missions to maintain Hubble's winning operation. among 1997 and 2009 those repaired, serviced and upgraded the tools at the telescope to keep up its cutting-edge services. It attracts on first hand interviews with these heavily curious about the undertaking. The spacewalking abilities and reports won from holding and upgrading Hubble had direct program to the development of the foreign house Station and support with its upkeep. those abilities may be utilized to destiny human and robot satellite tv for pc servicing and upkeep actions in addition, not just in Earth orbit yet at destinations deeper in space.

A significant other to this booklet, The Hubble area Telescope: From suggestion to Success, relates the occasions of the Telescope’s release in 1990 and its tough commence, after a 20-year fight to put a wide optical telescope in orbit. initially meant to function for fifteen years, Hubble has simply handed its 25th anniversary, and there's each expectation that it'll live to tell the tale for thirty years. regardless of its early difficulties, the Hubble house Telescope has develop into an enduring legacy of the gap travel software, and certainly is a countrywide treasure.

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Cosmic Dawn: The Search for the First Stars and Galaxies (Astronomers' Universe)

By George Rhee

This booklet takes the reader on an exploration of the constitution and evolution of our universe. the root for our wisdom is the massive Bang conception of the increasing universe. This booklet then tells the tale of our look for the 1st stars and galaxies utilizing present and deliberate telescopes. those telescopes are marvels of expertise some distance faraway from Galileo's first telescope yet carrying on with astronomy in his floor breaking spirit. We convey the reader how those first stars and galaxies formed the universe we see at the present time. This tale is without doubt one of the nice medical adventures of all time.

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Web Development with Jade

Knowing Jade makes existence less complicated and extra efficient for net builders, and this ebook will train you the language concisely and carefully utilizing plenty of useful examples and top practices for a great grounding.

About This Book

  • Make your templates fresh, attractive, and reusable
  • Use Jade most sensible practices correct from the start
  • Successfully automate redundant markup

Who This ebook Is For

This publication is for internet builders with at the least a uncomplicated realizing of HTML and JavaScript. it is going to help you write a better kind of language that then compiles into HTML.

What you'll Learn

  • Write purifier, indentation-based markup
  • Use logical statements to layout facts for show at the Web
  • Avoid repetition by way of putting off redundant operations
  • Divide your templates into logical sections with blocks
  • Avoid universal organizational pitfalls while designing Jade-based projects
  • Apply shorthand for brevity
  • Utilize Jade for client-side templates
  • Employ thoughts like filters to speedy mock-up web content in greater point languages like stylus or coffeescript

In Detail

Jade is a template engine for node.js and the default rendering engine for the explicit internet framework. it's a new, simplified language that compiles into HTML and is intensely important for net builders. Jade is designed essentially for server-side templating in node.js, however it is additionally utilized in quite a few different environments to supply XML-like files similar to HTML and RSS.

This functional, example-oriented advisor will educate you the way to jot down Jade, make the most of its positive aspects, and realize the simplest how you can set up templates on your initiatives. With this booklet, you are going to keep away from the typical pitfalls and matters with sparse documentation, permitting you to profit Jade speedier and use it extra effectively.

To comprehend Jade, we'll first learn the explanations for its layout and the way those translate right into a device which can offer actual merits to you. you are going to improve self belief with all the positive factors of the language with the aid of useful examples and thorough factors. we'll disguise preprocessors, uncomplicated syntax, feeding facts into templates, and incorporating common sense. through the top of this e-book, it is possible for you to to successfully use crucial positive aspects corresponding to filters and mixins in addition to template inheritance via a block procedure. To tie all of it jointly, we are going to additionally examine the very best practices to stick to whilst organizing your Jade projects.

Use this complete advisor to the Jade language that will help you develop into a extra effective internet developer.

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Programming Rust

This functional publication introduces platforms programmers to Rust, the recent and state-of-the-art language. You’ll learn the way Rust deals the infrequent and helpful blend of statically confirmed reminiscence defense and low-level control—imagine C++, yet with no dangling guidelines, null pointer dereferences, leaks, or buffer overruns.

Author Jim Blandy—a former maintainer of GNU Emacs and GNU Guile—demonstrates how Rust has the capability to be the 1st usable programming language that brings some great benefits of an expressive glossy style process to structures programming. Rust’s ideas for borrowing, mutability, possession, and strikes as opposed to copies should be unusual to such a lot platforms programmers, yet they’re key to Rust’s particular advantages.

This ebook provides Rust’s principles in actual fact and economically; elaborates on their outcomes; and indicates you the way to specific the courses you need to write in phrases that Rust can end up are freed from large periods of daily errors.

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Programming Windows®, Fifth Edition (Developer Reference)

By Charles Petzold

“Look it up in Petzold” continues to be the decisive final notice in answering questions about home windows improvement. And in PROGRAMMING home windows, 5th version, the esteemed home windows Pioneer Award winner revises his vintage textual content with authoritative assurance of the most recent types of the home windows working system—once back drilling right down to the basic API middle of Win32 programming. issues include:

  • The basics—input, output, conversation boxes
  • An advent to Unicode
  • Graphics—drawing, textual content and fonts, bitmaps and metafiles
  • The kernel and the printer
  • Sound and music
  • Dynamic-link libraries
  • Multitasking and multithreading
  • The Multiple-Document Interface
  • Programming for the web and intranets

Packed as consistently with definitive examples, this most modern Petzold promises the final word sourcebook and educational for home windows programmers in any respect degrees operating with Microsoft home windows ninety five, home windows ninety eight, or Microsoft home windows NT. No aspiring or skilled developer can have enough money to be with out it.

An digital model of this publication is on the market at the significant other CD.

For consumers who buy an booklet model of this identify, directions for downloading the CD documents are available within the ebook.

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Professional C# 2012 and .NET 4.5

By Christian Nagel, Bill Evjen, Jay Glynn, Karli Watson, Morgan Skinner

Intermediate to complex strategy insurance, up to date for C# 2012 and .NET 4.5

This advisor is geared in the direction of skilled programmers trying to replace and improve their talents in writing home windows purposes, net apps, and Metro apps with C# and .NET 4.5. choked with information regarding intermediate and complex positive aspects, this ebook contains every thing expert builders want to know approximately C# and placing it to work.

  • Covers tough .NET beneficial properties together with Language built-in question (LINQ), LINQ to SQL, LINQ to XML, WCF, WPF, Workflow, and Generics
  • Puts the hot Async key-phrase to paintings and lines refreshers on .NET structure, items, kinds, inheritance, arrays, operators, casts, delegates, occasions, strings, general expressions, collections, and reminiscence management
  • Explores new strategies and interfaces awarded by way of home windows eight improvement, WinRT, and Metro variety apps
  • Includes conventional home windows varieties programming, ASP.NET internet programming with C#, and dealing in visible Studio 2012 with C#

Professional C# 2012 and .NET 4.5 is a accomplished advisor for skilled programmers eager to maximize those technologies.

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