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Book Review: Shoot The Moon: A Complete Guide To Lunar Imaging, T. D. Oswalt Jun 2017

Book Review: Shoot The Moon: A Complete Guide To Lunar Imaging, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Shoot the Moon: a Complete Guide to Lunar Imaging by Dupont-Bloch, Nicolas. Cambridge, 2016, 323 p index, 9781107548442 $39.95, 9781316657867 $32.00.


Book Review: From The Realm Of The Nebulae To Populations Of Galaxies: Dialogues On A Century Of Research, Astrophysics And Space Science Library, 435, T. D. Oswalt Apr 2017

Book Review: From The Realm Of The Nebulae To Populations Of Galaxies: Dialogues On A Century Of Research, Astrophysics And Space Science Library, 435, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of From the Realm of the Nebulae to Populations of Galaxies : Dialogues on a Century of Research, Astrophysics and Space Science Library, 435. by Mauro D'Onofrio, Roberto Rampazzo, and Simone Zaggia Springer, 2016 785p bibl index afp, 9783319310046 $279.00, 9783319310060 $219.00


Book Review: The International Atlas Of Mars Exploration: From Spirit To Curiosity: V.2: 2004 To 2014, T. D. Oswalt Oct 2016

Book Review: The International Atlas Of Mars Exploration: From Spirit To Curiosity: V.2: 2004 To 2014, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of The International Atlas of Mars Exploration: from Spirit to Curiosity : V.2: 2004 to 2014 by Philip J. Stooke. 444p bibl index, 9781107030930 $145.00, 9781139344470 LC Call Number: 1000


Book Review: How Do You Find An Exoplanet?, T. D. Oswalt Sep 2016

Book Review: How Do You Find An Exoplanet?, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of How Do You Find an Exoplanet? by John Asher Johnson. Princeton, 2016 178p bibl index afp, 9780691156811 $35.00, 9781400873999


Gaiseing Into The New Guidelines, Robert Carver, Megan Mocko, Jeffrey Witmer, Beverly Wood May 2016

Gaiseing Into The New Guidelines, Robert Carver, Megan Mocko, Jeffrey Witmer, Beverly Wood

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The first GAISE College Report came out in 2005. Over the past ten years our discipline has changed in many ways, including but not limited to what type of data is easily available, the technology that we use, as well as how we teach students. In this presentation we will briefly start with how the new GAISE 2016 guidelines and goals have changed, including the two new emphases of statistical thinking: giving students experience with multivariable thinking and with the investigative process. So how do you start to implement these new ideas? In this presentation, we will demonstrate an activity ...


Book Review: Moons Of The Solar System: From Giant Ganymede To Dainty Dactyl, T. D. Oswalt Apr 2016

Book Review: Moons Of The Solar System: From Giant Ganymede To Dainty Dactyl, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Moons of the Solar System : from Giant Ganymede to Dainty Dactyl by James A. Hall, III. Springer 2015. 297p index afp, 9783319206356 $34.99, 9783319206363 $19.99


Gaise Into The Future: Updating A Landmark Report For An Increasingly Data-Centric World, Michelle Everson, Paul Velleman, Beverly Wood, John Gabrosek, Megan Mocko, Robert Carver Aug 2015

Gaise Into The Future: Updating A Landmark Report For An Increasingly Data-Centric World, Michelle Everson, Paul Velleman, Beverly Wood, John Gabrosek, Megan Mocko, Robert Carver

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Ever since its official endorsement by the American Statistical Association in 2005, the Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) College Report has had a profound impact on the teaching of statistics. Now, a decade later, it is important to recognize the changing nature in what and how we teach our introductory statistics students. Changes in technology and assessment practices, just over the past 10 years, have made it possible to do new and exciting things in our courses, in very different ways than were envisioned by the authors of the original GAISE College Report. Further, our world ...


Book Review: The Scientific Exploration Of Venus, T. D. Oswalt Jun 2015

Book Review: The Scientific Exploration Of Venus, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of The Scientific Exploration of Venus, by Fredric W. Taylor. Cambridge, 2014 295p bibl index, 9781107023482 $48.00


Book Review: Planetary Rings: A Post-Equinox View 2nd Ed, T. D. Oswalt Nov 2014

Book Review: Planetary Rings: A Post-Equinox View 2nd Ed, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Planetary Rings : a Post-Equinox View 2nd Ed. by Larry W. Esposito, Cambridge, 2014 246p bibl index, 9781107028821 $120.00


Book Review: Cosmic Dawn: The Search For The First Stars And Galaxies, T. D. Oswalt Apr 2014

Book Review: Cosmic Dawn: The Search For The First Stars And Galaxies, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Cosmic Dawn : the Search for the First Stars and Galaxies by George Rhee, springer, 2013. 279p, 9781461478126 $39.99, 9781461478133 $29.99.


Book Review: Robotic Exploration Of The Solar System: Pt. 4: The Modern Era, 2004-2013, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2014

Book Review: Robotic Exploration Of The Solar System: Pt. 4: The Modern Era, 2004-2013, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Robotic Exploration of the Solar System : Pt. 4: the Modern Era, 2004-2013 by Paolo Ulivi with David Harland Springer, 2014 567p bibl index afp, 9781461448112 $44.99, 9781461448129 $29.99


Book Review: The Observer's Guide To Planetary Motion: Explaining The Cycles Of The Night Sky, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2014

Book Review: The Observer's Guide To Planetary Motion: Explaining The Cycles Of The Night Sky, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of The Observer's Guide to Planetary Motion : Explaining the Cycles of the Night Sky by Dominic Ford. Springer, 2014 240p index afp, 9781493906284 $34.99.


Book Review: Heart Of Darkness: Unraveling The Mysteries Of The Invisible Universe, T. D. Oswalt Sep 2013

Book Review: Heart Of Darkness: Unraveling The Mysteries Of The Invisible Universe, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Heart of Darkness : Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe by Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton Princeton, 2013 299p, 9780691134307 $27.95, 9781400844647 $27.95


Book Review: Weird Worlds: Bizarre Bodies Of The Solar System And Beyond, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2013

Book Review: Weird Worlds: Bizarre Bodies Of The Solar System And Beyond, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Weird Worlds : Bizarre Bodies of the Solar System and Beyond by David A. J. Seargent. Springer, 2013 309p, 1461470633 $34.95, 9781461470632 $34.95.


Book Review: Astronomy At The Frontiers Of Science, T. D. Oswalt May 2012

Book Review: Astronomy At The Frontiers Of Science, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Astronomy at the Frontiers of Science, edited by Jean-Pierre Lasota, Springer, 2011. 357p, 9789400716575 $179.00.


Book Review: New Eyes On The Universe: Twelve Cosmic Mysteries And The Tools We Need To Solve Them, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2012

Book Review: New Eyes On The Universe: Twelve Cosmic Mysteries And The Tools We Need To Solve Them, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of New Eyes on the Universe : Twelve Cosmic Mysteries and the Tools We Need to Solve Them by Stephen Webb. Springer/Praxis, 2012 371p, 9781461421931 $44.95, 9781461421948


Book Review: The International Atlas Of Mars Exploration: The First Five Decades: V.1: 1953 To 2003, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2012

Book Review: The International Atlas Of Mars Exploration: The First Five Decades: V.1: 1953 To 2003, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of The International Atlas of Mars Exploration: the First Five Decades : V.1: 1953 to 2003 by Philip J. Stooke. Cambridge, 2012 359p, 0521765536 $140.00, 9780521765534 $140.00.


Book Review: The Cambridge Atlas Of Herschel Objects, T. D. Oswalt Nov 2011

Book Review: The Cambridge Atlas Of Herschel Objects, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of The Cambridge Atlas of Herschel Objects by James Mullaney and Wil Tirion Cambridge, 2011 183p, 0521138175 $35.00, 9780521138178 $35.00.


Book Review: Exploring Mars: Chronicles From A Decade Of Discovery, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2011

Book Review: Exploring Mars: Chronicles From A Decade Of Discovery, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Exploring Mars : Chronicles from a Decade of Discovery by Scott Hubbard. Arizona, 2011 194p, 9780816521111 $45.00, 9780816528967 $17.95.


Book Review: Stars Above, Earth Below: A Guide To Astronomy In The National Parks, T. D. Oswalt Nov 2010

Book Review: Stars Above, Earth Below: A Guide To Astronomy In The National Parks, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Stars Above, Earth Below : a Guide to Astronomy in the National Parks by Tyler Nordgren. Springer/Praxis, 2010 444p, 9781441916488 $29.95.


Book Review: Finding The Big Bang, T. D. Oswalt Oct 2009

Book Review: Finding The Big Bang, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Finding the Big Bang edited by P. James E. Peebles, Lyman A. Page Jr., and R. Bruce Partridge Cambridge, 2009 571p, 9780521519823 $80.00


Book Review: Clocks In The Sky: The Story Of Pulsars, T. D. Oswalt May 2009

Book Review: Clocks In The Sky: The Story Of Pulsars, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Clocks in the Sky: The Story of Pulsars by Geoff McNamara, Springer/Praxis, 2008 190p, 9780387765600 $29.95.


Book Review: Electronic Imaging In Astronomy: Detectors And Instrumentation 2nd Ed., T. D. Oswalt Mar 2009

Book Review: Electronic Imaging In Astronomy: Detectors And Instrumentation 2nd Ed., T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Electronic imaging in astronomy : detectors and instrumentation 2nd ed. by Ian S. McLean, Springer/Praxis, 2008 552p, 9783540765820 $99.00


Book Review: Escaping The Bonds Of Earth: The Fifties And The Sixties, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2009

Book Review: Escaping The Bonds Of Earth: The Fifties And The Sixties, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of by Ben Evans. Springer/Praxis, 2009 493p, 9780387790930 $39.95


Book Review: Humans In Outer Space-Interdisciplinary Odysseys, Studies In Space Policy, 1, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2009

Book Review: Humans In Outer Space-Interdisciplinary Odysseys, Studies In Space Policy, 1, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Humans in Outer Space-Interdisciplinary Odysseys, Studies in Space Policy, 1. [ed.] by Luca Codignola and Kai-Uwe Schrogl with Agnieszka Lukaszczyk and Nicolas Peter SpringerWeinNewYork, 2009


Book Review: Guide To Observing Deep-Sky Objects: A Complete Global Resource For Astronomers, T. D. Oswalt Jun 2008

Book Review: Guide To Observing Deep-Sky Objects: A Complete Global Resource For Astronomers, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects : a Complete Global Resource for Astronomers by Jeff A. Farinacci. Springer, 2007 189p, 9780387728506 $29.95


Book Review: The Road To Galaxy Formation 2nd Ed, T. D. Oswalt Apr 2008

Book Review: The Road To Galaxy Formation 2nd Ed, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of The road to galaxy formation 2nd ed by William C. Keel. Springer/Praxis, 2007 262p, 9783540725343 $99.00.


Book Review: The Telescope: Its History, Technology, And Future, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2008

Book Review: The Telescope: Its History, Technology, And Future, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of The Telescope : Its History, Technology, and Future by Geoff Andersen. Princeton, 2007 248p, 0691129797 $29.95, 9780691129792 $29.95.


Book Review: Your Cosmic Context: An Introduction To Modern Cosmology, T. D. Oswalt Jan 2008

Book Review: Your Cosmic Context: An Introduction To Modern Cosmology, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Your Cosmic Context : an Introduction to Modern Cosmology by Todd Duncan and Craig Tyler Pearson Addison-Wesley, 2008 466p, 0132400103 $80.00, 9780132400107 $80.00.


Book Review: Moore On Mercury: The Planet And The Missions, T. D. Oswalt Sep 2007

Book Review: Moore On Mercury: The Planet And The Missions, T. D. Oswalt

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This document is Dr. Oswalt’s review of Moore on Mercury : the Planet and the Missions by Patrick Moore. Springer, 2006 139p, 1846282578 $29.95, 9781846282577 $29.95