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Meadows, A. J. (Arthur Jack)

Overview
Works: 122 works in 644 publications in 7 languages and 12,401 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Contributor, ed, Honoree
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Most widely held works about A. J Meadows
 
Most widely held works by A. J Meadows
The great scientists by A. J Meadows( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Polish and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of science as understood through the lives of twelve of its great practitioners, "The Great Scientists" combines vivid biography, extensive commentary on the social and historical events of the time, and over four hundred illustrations, the majority in full color
Communicating research by A. J Meadows( )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text explores how changing technologies affect academic research practices. It includes historical data and observations on the current scene in order to make predictions about the future
Stellar evolution by A. J Meadows( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stellar Evolution, Second Edition covers the significant advances in the understanding of birth, life, and death of stars.<br><br>This book is divided into nine chapters and begins with a description of the characteristics of stars according to their brightness, distance, size, mass, age, and chemical composition. The next chapters deal with the families, structure, and birth of stars. These topics are followed by discussions of the chemical composition and the evolution of main-sequence stars. A chapter focuses on the unique features of the sun as a star, including its evolution, magnetic fie
Science and controversy; a biography of Sir Norman Lockyer by A. J Meadows( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Norman Lockyer left Nature, the world's leading scientific journal, as his lasting memorial. But his life, and controversial theories, are an important part of science history. His ideas were at the forefront of public debate, and ranged from brillian
The future of the universe by A. J Meadows( )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are many books that describe what we know of the past of the Universe, beginning with the Big Bang. But what of its future? It is only in recent years that astronomers and cosmologists have come to any kind of consensus about the probable history of the universe, so have been relatively few books speculating about its future evolution. What will happen to the Earth and solar system? What about our galaxy? Indeed, how long will the universe as we recognize it survive? The Future of the Universe takes the reader on a journey through space and time, beginning with a long look at the Earth and solar system, voyaging to the outermost galaxies, and finishing with speculations about the life and fate of the entire universe. -- From publisher description
Journal publishing by Gillian Page( Book )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal publishing involves such a variety of disciplines and types and levels of expertise, that a comprehensive professional guide is essential. Journal Publishing not only covers the questions those new to the business will need to ask, but also addresses the implications of new production and publication technologies which will be useful to even the most experienced journal publisher and editor/academic. Based on, and extending, the highly successful Journal Publishing: Principles and Practice (1987), this book covers all aspects of journal production, from editing, design, marketing and list management to electronic publication. An appendix covers tendering for journals; includes addresses of publishers' and editors' associations; provides a glossary of terms and acronyms, and a bibliography - making the book an indispensable desk-reference for all academic journal editors, contributors and publishers
Early solar physics by A. J Meadows( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Solar Physics reviews developments in solar physics, particularly the advent of solar spectroscopy and the discovery of relationships between the various layers of the solar atmosphere and between the different forms of solar activity. Topics covered include solar observations during 1843; chemical analysis of the solar atmosphere; the spectrum of a solar prominence; and the solar eclipse of December 12, 1871. Spectroscopic observations of the sun are also presented. <br>This book is comprised of 30 chapters and begins with an overview of ideas about the sun in the mid-nineteenth century
The high firmament: a survey of astronomy in English literature by A. J Meadows( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of new information technology by A. J Meadows( Book )

21 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communication in science by A. J Meadows( Book )

12 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenwich Observatory ... the story of Britain's oldest scientific institution, the Royal Observatory at Greenwich and Herstmonceux, 1675-1975 by Eric G Forbes( Book )

25 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Front page physics : a century of physics in the news( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victorian scientist : the growth of a profession by A. J Meadows( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Victorian Scientist tracks the growth of laboratories and research groups, and the role that new scientific societies, journals and lectures played in making Victorian science an essential stage in the evolution of scientific communication today."--Jacket
The Scientific journal( Book )

13 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space garbage : comets, meteors, and other solar-system debris : guest star, Halley's Comet by A. J Meadows( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge and communication : essays on the information chain by A. J Meadows( Book )

13 editions published between 1900 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Development of science publishing in Europe by A. J Meadows( Book )

13 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxwell's equations and their applications by E. G Thomas( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of computing and new information technology by A. J Meadows( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Japanese and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of computing & information technology by A. J Meadows( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The great scientists
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Communicating researchScience and controversy; a biography of Sir Norman LockyerThe future of the universeJournal publishingFront page physics : a century of physics in the newsThe Victorian scientist : the growth of a profession
Alternative Names
Meadows, A. J.

Meadows, A.J. 1934-

Meadows, A. Jack

Meadows, Arthur Jack.

Meadows, Arthur Jack 1934-

Meadows, Jack.

Meadows Jack 1934-....

Mi-to-ssu, A.J.

جاك ميدوز

メドウズ, A. J.

Languages
English (322)

Polish (3)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

Japanese (2)

Arabic (1)

Dutch (1)