The third edition of this dictionary covers everything from space exploration and the equipment involved to astrophysics, cosmology, and the concept of time. The dictionary also includes biographical entries on eminent astronomers, as well as worldwide coverage of observatories and telescopes. Supplementary material is included in the appendices, such as tables of Apollo lunar landing missions, the constellations, and planetary data, and numerous other tables and diagrams complement the entries.
Fully revised, with many new entries and biographies of key scientists, this work covers all the commonly encountered terms and concepts in physics, as well as key terms from maths, astrophysics and physical chemistry.
Provides a broad introduction to the physics and technology of the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC). The beginning chapters give a summary of the whole project, of the physics motivation and of the accelerator challenges. The subsequent chapters cover the novel technologies, the new configurations of LHC and of its injectors as well as the expected operational implications.