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Angelo, Joseph A.

Overview
Works: 40 works in 187 publications in 2 languages and 13,656 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Popular works  Biography  History  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: TL788, 629.403
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joseph A Angelo
The dictionary of space technology by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists 1500 terms in space technology from the Space Shuttle to space exploitation activities
The extraterrestrial encyclopedia : our search for life in outer space by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes cross-referenced index, bibliography, and a career guide. Presents alphabetical entries on terms, concepts, missions, experiments, theories, and equipment used in the search for extraterrestrial life
Encyclopedia of space exploration by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How space exploration helps us answer important questions
Encyclopedia of space and astronomy by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of Space and Astronomy covers this timely and popular topic in a clear, comprehensive manner. Offering a complete presentation of the main concepts, terms, facilities, and people in astronomy, the encyclopedia pays special attention to space-based astronomy and space exploration. Broad coverage includes terms such as astrophysics, planetary science, and cosmology, as well as both American and international astronomy and space technology. Containing more than 600 entries and 15 essays, as well as approximately 250 black-and-white photographs and line illustrations, this authoritative reference provides students and teachers with a visually stimulating learning experience. Encyclopedia of Space and Astronomy focuses mainly on modern astronomy and space achievements but also includes the most important accomplishments of classical astronomy. The impact of astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology is presented in terms of the development of the scientific method and also with respect to philosophy. History-related entries trace the evolution of astronomy and space technology from ancient times, and selected entries discuss important observatories and organizations such as NASA, as well as contemporary events
The Facts on File space and astronomy handbook by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a referential glossary of astronomy-related terms, biographies of important astronomers and astronauts, and a chronology of notable events contributing to the science
Nuclear technology by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nuclear Technology, the newest volume in the Sourcebooks in Modern Technology Series, is a reference guide that provides nonspecialists with the most up-to-date information on seminal developments in nuclear technology, as well as covering the social political, and technical impacts of those developments on everyday life, both now and in the future." "Nuclear Technology also offers a glossary of terms a list of key associations, a list of print and electronic information resources, over 90 illustrations, and an index."--Jacket
Robotics : a reference guide to the new technology by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Facts on File dictionary of space technology by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists and defines more than 1500 space research and technological terms, with extensive cross references and a list of acronyms
Space technology by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference guide to current developments in space technology that discusses the social, political, and technical impacts of those developments on everyday life, both now and in the future
A to Z of scientists in space and astronomy by Deborah Todd( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for middle and high school students, A to Z of Scientists in Space and Astronomy is an ideal reference to notable male and female scientists in the field of space and astronomy, from antiquity to the present. Containing more than 150 entries and approximately 50 black-and-white photographs, this exciting volume in the Notable Scientists series emphasizes these scientists' contributions to the field as well as their effects on those who have followed. A general introduction explains who is included in the book and why, and several indexes list scientists by field of specialization, nationality, subject area, and chronology. A bibliography and an index round out this comprehensive reference. Entries include: Al-Battanni (Albatgenus), Aryabhata I, Tycho Brahe, Galileo Galilei, Stephen Hawking, Maria Margaretha Winkelmann Kirch, Leucippus, James Alfred Van Allen, Sarah F. Whiting
Life in the universe by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how scientists search for life in other parts of the universe, discussing alien life, exobiology, interstellar contact, spacecraft missions, and other related topics
Rockets by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains essays that examine significant people, events, discoveries, collaborations, and experiments related to the development and use of rockets, and includes an extensive chronology, photographs and illustrations, and a glossary
Satellites by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains essays that examine significant people, events, discoveries, collaborations, and experiments related to the development and use of satellites, and includes an extensive chronology, photographs and illustrations, and a glossary
Robot spacecraft by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, development, and use of robots in the exploration of space, including rovers, space probes, and "flyby" spacecraft
Human spaceflight by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the journeys that people have taken beyond Earth's atmosphere and into outer space, and addresses such topics as human survival in space, a spacecraft's ability to launch into orbit, and the safety and dangers of spaceflight
Spacecraft for astronomy by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spacecraft for Astronomy is a compelling examination of the historic events, scientific principles, and technical breakthroughs that enable complex orbiting astronomical observatories to revolutionize our understanding of the universe
Gaseous matter by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the basic characteristics of gases; discusses air pollution, the role of atmospheric ozone, and the consequences of carbon dioxide accumulation; and provides examples of how fluid science principles and concepts govern different fields
Energy of matter by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the relationship between energy and matter, how science measures and characterizes energy, and how energy has shaped civilization
Solid matter by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces solids, discusses the evolution of the discovery of matter from the discovery of the atom in ancient Greece to the development of the Periodic Table, and describes how scientists have learned to manipulated it
Quantifying matter by Joseph A Angelo( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Quantifying Matter' explains how scientists learned to measure matter and quantify some of its most fascinating and useful properties. It presents many of the most important intellectual achievements and technical developments that led to the scientific interpretation of substance. Complete with full-color photographs, this exciting new volume describes the basic characteristics and properties of matter"--The publisher
 
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Encyclopedia of space and astronomy
Alternative Names
Angelo, J.

Angelo, J. A.

Angelo, J. (Joseph A.)

Angelo, Joseph

Angelo, Joseph A.

Angelo, Joseph A., Jr

Languages
English (134)

Chinese (12)

Covers
Encyclopedia of space explorationEncyclopedia of space and astronomyThe Facts on File space and astronomy handbookNuclear technologyRobotics : a reference guide to the new technologyThe Facts on File dictionary of space technologySpace technologyA to Z of scientists in space and astronomy