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Jastrow, Robert 1925-2008

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Works: 127 works in 356 publications in 4 languages and 14,869 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  History  Conference proceedings  Biography  Juvenile works  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Originator, Redactor
Classifications: QB44.2, 520
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Publications about Robert Jastrow
Publications by Robert Jastrow
Publications by Robert Jastrow, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Robert Jastrow
 
Most widely held works by Robert Jastrow
Red giants and white dwarfs; the evolution of stars, planets, and life by Robert Jastrow( Book )
30 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and held by 2,943 libraries worldwide
Presents discussions regarding the origin of the universe, the life and death of stars and the origin of the earth and life
God and the astronomers by Robert Jastrow( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 1,940 libraries worldwide
Surveys the work of scientists and the astronomical discoveries since 1913 which support the Big Bang theory of the beginning and end of the universe
Until the sun dies by Robert Jastrow( Book )
12 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
This book examines two great mysteries which have defied science -- the riddle of life and the riddle of creation. In clear language and with vivid imagery it explains the meaning of the lateest discoveries in astronomy, space exploration, and the origin of life, and describes the forces that have shaped the human race and created the power of human intelligence
The enchanted loom : mind in the universe by Robert Jastrow( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
Astronomy: fundamentals and frontiers by Robert Jastrow( Book )
41 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
How to make nuclear weapons obsolete by Robert Jastrow( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
Explains what the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) is and how it works
The essential Darwin by Charles Darwin( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
Journey to the stars : space exploration, tomorrow and beyond by Robert Jastrow( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Includes index
The exploration of space by Symposium on Space Physics( Book )
4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Origin of the solar system; proceedings of a conference held at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, January 23-24, 1962 by Robert Jastrow( Book )
7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Origins of life in the universe by Robert Jastrow( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
"This concise and highly illustrated textbook traces the evolution of the Cosmos from the Big Bang to the development of intelligent life on Earth, conveying clear science in an engaging narrative. By mapping the history of the Universe for introductory science and astrobiology courses for non-science majors, this book allows many of the most fascinating questions in science to be explored. What is the origin of the Universe? How do stars and planets form? How does life begin? How did intelligence arise? Are we alone in the Cosmos? Physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy and geology are combined to create a chronicle of events in which the swirling vapors in the primordial cloud of the Universe evolved over billions of years into conscious life. Outlining, the latest discoveries in astrobiology, this textbook is suffused with the excitement of this fast-moving field."--NHBS Environment Bookstore
The Venus atmosphere by Robert Jastrow( Book )
5 editions published in 1969 in English and Polish and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Scientific perspectives on the greenhouse problem by Robert Jastrow( Book )
8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Cosmic countdown : what astronomers have learned about the life of the universe by Francine Jacobs( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Examines the new discoveries and revolutionary ideas that have transformed the ancient study of the stars into the complex science of astronomy. Also discusses theories about the beginning of the universe and what is likely to happen to it in the future
Space science : a guide outlining understandings, fundamental concepts, and activities ( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Des astres, de la vie et des hommes by Robert Jastrow( Book )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in French and Spanish and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Stars, planets and life: the evolution of the cosmos by Robert Jastrow( Book )
6 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Results of experiments in space by Robert Jastrow( Book )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
This booklet documents the lecture that was presented as the25th Wright Brothers Lecture for the Institute of Aerospace Sciences, in Washington D. C. Topics discussed include rocket and satellite astronomy, origin of the moon and planets, interior of the earth, atmospheric physics, properties of the upper atmosphere, the magnetosphere, the interplanetary medium and propagation of solar plasma clouds
Au-delà du cerveau : de l'intelligence biologique à l'intelligence artificielle by Robert Jastrow( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in French and held by 56 libraries worldwide
SDI : the "Star Wars" project by Robert Jastrow( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jastrow, R. 1925-2008
Jastrow, R. (Robert), 1925-2008
ジャストロウ, ロバート
Languages
English (175)
French (16)
Spanish (1)
Polish (1)
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