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World Almanac and Book of Facts 2003

Posted: 21/12/2012

A perennial #1 New York Times Bestseller, with comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date information on every subject imaginable, right at your fingertipsFor 135 years, The World Almanac has remained the source of choice for people who want quick access to information they know they can trust. More...

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Time Almanac 2011

Posted: 21/12/2012

From global trends to national events...outer space to cyberspace...the past to the present...the TIME Almanac 2011 contains all the comprehensive up-to-the-minute facts, statistics, dates and information you'll ever need or want. Highlights include world statistics and countries, astronomy and s...

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Patrick Moore's Yearbook of Astronomy

Posted: 21/12/2012

This fully updated 2013 edition of this essential guide features a range of specially commissioned articles by some of the world's top astronomers, an authoritative collection of charts and astronomical data, and a special picture section featuring some of the most important astronomical events o...

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The Measurement of Time: Time, Frequency and the Atomic Clock

Posted: 21/12/2012

This volume is a comprehensive introduction to the physics of time and time measurement, from an historical perspective to the modern day. It discusses the stability and accuracy of atomic frequency standards, covering different types of oscillators and atomic clocks, and their uses. The precisi...

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Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2012 and Its Companion, The Astronomical Almanac Online

Posted: 21/12/2012

Prepared jointly with Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. Designed in consultation with other  astronomers of many countries. Provides current, accurate astronomical data for use in the making and reduction of observations and for general purposes. The ...

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The Lighthouse Almanac

Posted: 21/12/2012

This compendium of the science, history, and nautical lore about lighthouses is filled with fascinating trivia. Organized almanac-style by month, it presents our favorite seamarks and their steadfast keepers through anecdotes about weather, astronomy, gardening, cooking, medicine, popular li...

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Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac

Posted: 21/12/2012

The original "Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Ephemeris and the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac" was published in 1961 and revised in 1974. In 1981 the series of publications titled "The Astronomical Ephemeris" and the "American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac" were continued un...

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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 4

Posted: 21/12/2012

Created for kids ages 8 and up, this full-color, fact-filled book features fascinating stories and fun projects that will keep kids entertained for hours and learning all the while.Volume 4 will amuse kids with facts, features, and activities such as• Calendar: famous 13ths of the mont...

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Time Almanac 2012: Powered By Encyclopedia Britannica

Posted: 21/12/2012

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TIME Almanac 2013: Powered By Encyclopedia Britannica

Posted: 21/12/2012

With more than 1 million answers, this title includes: global and country statistics, a calendar and holiday list, sports results, a website guide, and information about astronomy and space, health and nutrition, business, economy, personal finance, the internet and more.

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