StarBriefs Plus

A Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols in Astronomy and Related Space Sciences

Authors: Heck, Andre

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About this book

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.

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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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eBook $429.00
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $529.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-1925-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $539.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-015-6962-0
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
StarBriefs Plus
Book Subtitle
A Dictionary of Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols in Astronomy and Related Space Sciences
Authors
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-0-306-48603-6
DOI
10.1007/978-0-306-48603-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1925-8
Softcover ISBN
978-94-015-6962-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 1114
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