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Pecker, Jean Claude

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Works: 228 works in 466 publications in 4 languages and 4,418 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  History  Observations  Popular works 
Roles: Author of introduction, Editor, Publishing director, Other, Director, Interviewee, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Scientific advisor, Commentator, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: QB47, 523.1
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Publications about Jean Claude Pecker
Publications by Jean Claude Pecker
Most widely held works by Jean Claude Pecker
Current issues in cosmology ( file )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Many of the world's leading players in cosmology look at the strengths and weaknesses of the current big bang model in explaining certain puzzling data. A comprehensive coverage of the expanding field of cosmology, this text will be valuable for graduate students and researchers in cosmology and theoretical astrophysics
Experimental astronomy by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
9 editions published in 1970 in English and Dutch and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Understanding the heavens : thirty centuries of astronomical ideas from ancient thinking to modern cosmology by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"Astronomy is the oldest and most fundamental of the natural sciences. From the early beginnings of civilization, astronomers have attempted to explain not only what the Universe is and how it works, but also how it started, how it evolved to the present day, and how it will develop in the future. The author, a well-known astronomer himself, describes the evolution of astronomical ideas, briefly discussing most of the instrumental developments. Using numerous figures to elucidate the mechanisms involved, the book starts with the astronomical ideas of the Egyptian and Mesopotamian philosophers, moves on to the Greek period, and then to the golden age of astronomy, i.e. to Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, and Newton, and ends with modern theories of cosmology. Written with undergraduate students in mind, this book gives a fascinating survey of astronomical thinking."--BOOK JACKET
The future of the sun by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Day after day, we gain a better understanding of the star called the Sun. Space exploration, radio astronomy, and computer experiments have now made it possible, after centuries of optical observations, to amass knowledge of the "solar machine" and, for instance, to determine the extent of its "convective and radiative zones" and to understand its activity cycles, identifiable by the sporadic appearance of the famous sunspots and active magnetic regions. But the
Space observatories by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Astrophysique générale by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
15 editions published in 1959 in 4 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
The Orion book of the sky by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Pour comprendre l'univers by A. H Delsemme( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in French and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Méthodes de l'astrophysique Comment connaître et comprendre l'univers by L Gouguenheim( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in French and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Rythmes du temps : astronomie et calendriers by Emile Biémont( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Sous l'étoile soleil by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in French and held by 70 libraries worldwide
La nouvelle astronomie; science de l'univers by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
18 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in French and Undetermined and held by 68 libraries worldwide
L'Astronomie expérimentale by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
6 editions published in 1969 in French and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Histoire de l'astronomie occidentale by Ludwik Marian Celnikier( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in French and held by 61 libraries worldwide
L'auteur, astrophysicien, présente sous un aspect pluridisciplinaire, une histoire d'idées s'adressant à ceux qui s'interrogent sur les origines de notre vision du monde et sur les perspectives ouvertes par les nouvelles technologies
La passion des astres au XVIIe siècle : de l'astrologie à l'astronomie by Micheline Grenet( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 60 libraries worldwide
L'ordonnance royale de 1682 contre la sorcellerie, l'esprit critique de Fontenelle et de Malebranche vis-à-vis la magie, la publication des ##Principea## de Newton (1686) accélèrent le passage de la pensée magique à la pensée rationaliste et donc de l'astrologie déclinante à l'astronomie naissante. Ce livre documenté décrit la transition. [SDM]
Le ciel et deux études by Jean Claude Pecker( Book )
6 editions published in 1972 in French and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Modeling the stellar environment : how and why? : proceedings of the Fourth IAP Astrophysics Meeting in honor of Jean-Claude Pecker, June 28-30, 1988, Institut d'astrophysique de Paris by IAP Astrophysics Meeting( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and French and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Astronomie Flammarion by Flammarion (Firm)( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 57 libraries worldwide
On a perdu la moitié de l'univers by Jean-Pierre Petit( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in French and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Dans cet essai de vulgarisation d'astrophysique, l'auteur explique les découvertes récentes, le big-bang, les trous noirs, les quasars ... Puis, il expose ses propres intuitions, en prolongement des grandes interrogations de l'astrophysique contemporaine
 
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Alternative Names
Pecker, J.-C.
Pecker, J.-C. (Jean-Claude)
Pecker, Jean Claude
Peker, Ž.-K.
Pekker, Žan-Klod 1923-
Pjekkjer, Zhan-Klod 1923-
Пекер, Ж.-К.
Languages
French (68)
English (60)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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