WorldCat Identities

Apfel, Necia H.

Overview
Works: 15 works in 45 publications in 2 languages and 6,133 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TL789.8.U6, 523.1135
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Most widely held works by Necia H Apfel
Voyager to the planets by Necia H Apfel( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the development and travels of the space probes Voyager I and Voyager II and the information they have provided since the first launch in 1977
Nebulae : the birth & death of stars by Necia H Apfel( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how nebulae or clouds of dust particles and gases in space form from the residue of dying stars and how some nebulae contain matter from which stars are born
It's all relative : Einstein's theory of relativity by Necia H Apfel( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and German and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the basic principles of relativity and uses "thought experiments" to explain concepts such as the relationship between space and time, gravitation and acceleration, and the curvature of space
Orion, the Hunter by Necia H Apfel( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The constellation Orion and its separate nebulae are introduced, described, and pictured. A concise text, diagrams, and spectacular full-color photographs illustrate fascinating aspects of Orion, including the many discoveries scientists have made about the celestial bodies within the constellation and the historical myths it has inspired
The moon and its exploration by Necia H Apfel( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the geological features, movement, and recent exploration of Earth's closest neighbor
Astronomy and planetology by Necia H Apfel( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives instructions for building or making theodolites, sundials, telescopes, spectroscopes, planetariums, and models of stars, and describes methods and times for observing the sun, moon, planets, stars, comets, and meteors
Stars and galaxies by Necia H Apfel( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the formation, composition, and placement of stars and groups of stars throughout the universe
Calendars by Necia H Apfel( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses a number of calendars since time began, which were developed by cultures as they discovered patterns in nature
It's all elementary : from atoms to the quantum world of quarks, leptons, and gluons by Necia H Apfel( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the search leading to the discovery of the smallest bits of matter, pieces too small to be subdivided, and discusses recent developments in the field of particle physics, or study of the invisible microworld of elementary particles
Astronomy projects for young scientists by Necia H Apfel( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for a variety of experiments in astronomy including making a telescope, building a planetarium, measuring the circumference of the Earth, and detecting cosmic rays
Space station by Necia H Apfel( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the achievements of outer space exploration in this century and examines future possibilities such as a permanent space station, colonies in space, and journeys outside the solar system
Space law by Necia H Apfel( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the complex legal issues involved in modern space travel and exploration that have become the basis for much international debate since the space age began in 1957 with the launch of Sputnik
Astronomy one by J. Allen Hynek( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture of the universe by Necia H Apfel( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomy one [by] J. Allen Hynek [and] Necia H. Apfel by J. Allen Hynek( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Orion, the Hunter
Alternative Names
Necia H. Apfel American astronomer

Necia H. Apfel Amerikaans astronome

Necia H. Apfel astrónoma estadounidense

Languages
English (43)

German (1)

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