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International Astronomical Union

Works: 1,678 works in 3,489 publications in 4 languages and 47,102 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Periodicals  Dictionaries  Abstracts  Bibliography  Terminology  History  Handbooks and manuals  Directories  Archives 
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Classifications: QB1, 520.5
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Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union by International Astronomical Union( )

in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vistas in astronomy( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 9 is a record of the first joint symposium of the International Astronomical Union and the Union interationale d'histoire et de philosophie des sciences, held at the University of Hamburg, Aug. 22-24, 1964
Continental drift, secular motion of the pole, and rotation of the earth. Symposium no. 32, organized by the IAU in cooperation with IUGG held in Stresa, Italy, 21 to 25 March 1967 by International Astronomical Union( Book )

13 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AGU American Geophysical Union BIH Bureau International de l'Heure FAGS Federation of Astronomical and Geophysical Services lAG International Association of Geodesy IAU International Astronomical Union ICSU International Council of Scientific Unions ILS International Latitude Service IPMS International Polar Motion Service International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics IUGG PZT Photographic Zenith Tube UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization INTRODUCTION The hypothesis of continental drift has become of increasing interest to geophysicists in recent years. The IUGG Upper Mantle Committee has stated that the hypothesis of continental drift envisages horizontal displacements of the continents over th- sands of kilometers, and that it is a principal objective of the Upper Mantle Project to prove whether or not continental drift has occurred. The origin of the hypothesis may be traced to the close similarity in outlines of the coasts on the two sides of the Atlantic Ocean. The theory that the eastern and western hemispheres are drifting apart was expounded in particular by A. Wegener. Modern geophysical theories seek to explain paleomagnetic observations by - suming that two things have occurred in the past: (a) large-scale polar wandering, and (b) continental drift. A direct confirmation of drift, if it exists, is greatly desired. Attempts have been made to prove that continental drift has occurred from - served changes in latitude and longitude. It was thought by some, in fact, that such changes had been detected
The study of comets : the proceedings of IAU Colloquium no. 25, held at Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, October 28-November 1, 1974 by Union astronomique internationale( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transactions of the International Astronomical Union by International Astronomical Union( )

in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uranus and the outer planets : proceedings of the IAU/RAS Colloquium no. 60 by Garry E Hunt( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomy and astrophysics abstracts( )

in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spiral structure of our galaxy by International Astronomical Union( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of the organization of a Symposium on Spiral Structure came at a special meeting of Commission 33 on Spiral Structure during the 12th General Assembly of the IAU in Prague, 1967. So much interest was shown during this meeting that one of us proposed a special Symposium on the 'Spiral Structure of Our Galaxy' for 1969. The response was immediate and it was finally agreed upon holding the Symposium in Basel, a center of galactic research in the center of Europe. During the next months a special 'List of Problems', related to this Symposium, was sent to many prospective participants by the president of Commission 33. This stimulated an increase of interest in problems of galactic spiral structure and a con centrated effort on some problems. The organizing Committee of the Symposium was composed of Drs. L. Woltjer (president), W. Becker, A. Blaauw, B.J. Bok, G. Contopoulos, F.J. Kerr, C.C. Lin, S.W. McCuskey and S.B. Pikel'ner. Most of the work for the organization of the Symposium was carried by Dr. L.W oltjer. The Local Committee, composed of Drs. W. Becker, U.W. Steinlin, R.P. Fenkart, and G.A. Tammann, made every effort to secure the success of the Symposium. Most of the credit goes to Dr. Steinlin. The Symposium was supported financially by the IAU and by the Swiss National Science Foundation. The meetings took place at the University of Basel, which provided also secretarial help and many other facilities
Planetary atmospheres by Carl Sagan( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

IAU Symposium 40, on Planetary Atmospheres, was held at Marfa, Texas, in the Paisano Hotel, October 26-31, 1969, hosted by The University of Texas at Austin and the McDonald Observatory of the University of Texas. The Organizing Committee consisted of: Dr. Tobias Owen (Illinois Institute of Technology), Dr. Carl Sagan (Cornell University), Dr. John Hall (Lowell Observa tory), Dr. Arvydas Kliore (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Academician Georgi I. Petrov (Institute of Cosmic Research, Soviet Academy of Sciences), Dr. V.I. Moroz (Stern berg Institute), Dr. H.C. van de Hulst (Leiden University). Local arrangements were under the care of Dr. Harlan Smith (McDonald Observa tory), assisted especially by Dr. Ronald Schorn (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Mr. Curtis Laughlin (McDonald Observatory), and Miss Virginia Church (University of Texas); also by Dr. Joseph Chamberlain (Kitt Peak National Observatory), Dr. Maurice Marin (McDonald Observatory), Mr. and Mrs. J. Bergstrahl and Mrs. K. MacFarlane (McDonald Observatory), and Dr. Donald Rea (NASA Headquarters). The scientific program was divided into three parts; Venus, Mars, and the outer planets. Detailed programs for these sections, and their subsequent editing, were respectively in the hands of the undersigned. It was possible to hold the Symposium because of generous sponsorship by the Executive Committee of the International Astronomical Union, including the provi sion of a travel grant for assisting younger astronomers to attend, and also including the active attention and assistance of the Assistant General Secretary, Dr. C. de Jager
Problems of extra-galactic research by International Astronomical Union( Book )

10 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gravitational radiation and gravitational collapse by International Astronomical Union( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris Symposium on Radio Astronomy, IAU symposium no. 9 and URSI symposium no. 1 held from 30 July to 6 August 1958 by International Astronomical Union( Book )

5 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pulsars : symposium no. 95 held in Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany, August 26-29, 1980 by International Astronomical Union( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supernovae : the proceedings of a Special IAU Session on Supernovae held on September 1, 1976 in Grenoble, France by David N Schramm( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supernovae are among the most exciting things occurring in the universe. Much recent research has concentrated on phenomena related to supernovae. For example, the origin of the cosmic rays and the origin of the bulk of the heavy elements seem to be closely associated with the phenomenon of supernovae. With the discovery of the pulsar in the Crab, it seemed clear that supernovae were also intimately as sociated with the formation of neutron stars and perhaps even black holes. The purpose of the conference, of which this volume contains the proceedings, was to bring together the leaders of supernova re search, each of whom has concentrated on different aspects of the problem, to try to form a coherent picture both observationally and theoretically of our current understanding of supernovae. In so doing, key invited talks were presented on the light curves of super novae, both observationally and theoretically; on the possible uses of supernovae, for example in determination of the Hubble Constant; on the formation and evolution of supernova remnants, again both ob servationally and theoretically. The possibility that supernovae might explain quasars was also presented. A review of the current status of statistics of supernovae was presented, giving the rate at which they go off and the implications with regard to what mass stars are the progenitors for supernovae. Again, this was presented both from the observational point of view and from the theoretical stellar evolution point of view
Rotation of the earth. Symposium no. 48 held in Morioka, Japan, 9-15 May 1971 by International Astronomical Union( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interplanetary dust and zodiacal light : proceedings of the IAU-Colloquium No. 31, Heidelberg, June 10-13, 1975 by Hans Elsässer( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gazetteer of planetary nomenclature( )

in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structure and dynamics of the interstellar medium : proceedings of IAU Colloquium No. 120, held on the occassion of Guido's jubilee in Granada, Spain, April 17-21, 1989 by G Tenorio-Tagle( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here for the first time is a book that treats practically all aspects of modern research in interstellar matter astrophysics. 20 review articles and 40 carefully selected and refereed papers give a thorough overview of the field and convey the flavor of enthusiastic colloquium discussions to the reader. The book includes sections on: - Molecular clouds, star formation and HII regions - Mechanical energy sources - Discs, outflows, jets and HH objects - The Orion Nebula - The extragalactic interstellar medium - Interstellar matter at high galactic latitudes - The structure of the interstellar medium
Dictionary of minor planet names by Lutz D Schmadel( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth edition serves as the primary reference, with plans for supplementary booklets with newly named bodies to be issued every three years."--BOOK JACKET
Astronomer's Handbook by International Astronomical Union( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Alþjóðasamband stjarnfræðinga

Aontas Idirnáisiúnta Réalteolaíochta

Beynəlxalq Astronomiya İttifaqı

Den internasjonale astronomiske union forening for nasjonale astronomiske selskaper fra hele verden

Den internasjonale astronomiske unionen

Hiệp hội Thiên văn Quốc tế


I.A.U. (i.e. International Astronomical Union)

I.A.U. (International Astronomical Union)


IAU (i.e. International Astronomical Union)

IAU (International Astronomical Union)

Internacia Astronomia Unio

Internaitional Astronomical Union

International Astronomesch Unioun

International astronomical union

International Astronomical Union collection of professional astronomers

International Council of Scientific Unions International Astronomical Union

Internationale Astronomische Unie

Internationale Astronomische Union

Internationale Astronomische Union weltweite Vereinigung von Astronomen

Internationale Astronomiske Union

Internationella astronomiska unionen

Internatschonale Astronoomsche Union

Kansainvälinen tähtitieteellinen unioni

Kesatuan Astronomi Antarabangsa

Kokusai Tenmongaku Rengo

London (England) International Astronomical Union

Mednarodna astronomska zveza

Međunarodna astronomska unija

Medzinárodná astronomická únia

Meždunarodnyi Astronomičeskij Sojuz

Meždunarodnyj Astronomičeskij Sojuz

Mezhdunarodnyĭ astronomicheskiĭ soi︠u︡z

Mezinárodní astronomická unie

Międzynarodowa Unia Astronomiczna

Nazioarteko Astronomia Elkartea

Nemzetközi Csillagászati Unió

Pandaigdigang Unyong Astronomiko

Persatuan Astronomi Internasional

Rahvusvaheline Astronoomiaunioon

Starptautiskā Astronomijas savienība

Tarptautinė astronomų sąjunga


U.A.I. (i.e. Union Astronomique Internationale)

U.A.I. (Union Astronomique Internationale)


UAI (i.e. Union Astronomique Internationale)

UAI (Union Astronomique Internationale)

Uluslararası Astronomi Birliği

Umoja wa kimataifa wa astronomia

União Astronômica Internacional

Unió Astronòmica Internacional

Unio Astronomica Internationalis

Unión Astronómica Internacional

Unión Astronómica Internacional agrupación de las diferentes sociedades astronómicas nacionales

Union Astronòmica Internassional

Unión Astronómico Internacional

Union astronomique internationale.

Union astronomique internationale association scientifique

Union astronomique internationalis.

Unione Astronomica Internazionale.

Unione Astronomica Internazionale unione delle società astronomiche mondiali

Unione Internaziunale Astronomica

Unioni Astronomik Ndërkombëtar

Uniunea Astronomică Internațională

Unja Astronomiczna Międzynarodowa.

Unnaneys Rollageydagh Eddyrashoonagh

Xalqaro astronomiya ittifoqi

Διεθνής Αστρονομική Ένωση

Меѓународен астрономски сојуз

Международен астрономически съюз

Международный астрономический союз

Міжнародний астрономічний союз

Міжнародны астранамічны зьвяз

Міжнародны астранамічны саюз

Халықаралық астрономиялық одақ

Միջազգային աստղագիտական միություն

האיגוד האסטרונומי הבינלאומי

اتحادیه بین‌المللی اخترشناسی

الاتحاد الفلكي الدولي

انٹرنیشنل اسٹرونومیکل یونین

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय खगोलीय संघ


आंतरराष्ट्रीय खगोलीय संघटना

ইন্টারন্যাশনাল অ্যাস্ট্রোনমিক্যাল ইউনিয়ন

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Pulsars : symposium no. 95 held in Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany, August 26-29, 1980Supernovae : the proceedings of a Special IAU Session on Supernovae held on September 1, 1976 in Grenoble, FranceRotation of the earth. Symposium no. 48 held in Morioka, Japan, 9-15 May 1971Dictionary of minor planet namesProceedings of the twenty-second General Assembly, the Hague 1994Proceedings of the sixteenth General assembly, Grenoble, 1976