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Acquisitions - July-Aug 2011

DTM-GL Library - Recent Acquisitions

July-August 2011

The following titles have been acquired for the library. Most are shelved in the library in the Main Building; check the "New Books" shelf outside Room 208. Astronomy materials are in Room 272 of the Research Building. For assistance in locating items of interest, please ask either S. Hardy (x7960) or M. Wolf (x7962).

Abelson, J., and P. H. Abelson. Uncle Phil and the Atomic Bomb. Greenwood Village CO: Roberts and Company, 2008.

Altmann, S. L. Band Theory of Solids: An Introduction From the Point of View of Symmetry. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Atreya, S. K., et al., eds. Origin and Evolution of Planetary and Satellite Atmospheres. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1989.

Bowles, J. F. W., et al. Non-Silicates: Oxides, Hydroxides and Sulphides, 2nd edition. London: The Geological Society, 2011.

Costerton, J. W. The Biofilm Primer. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2007.

De Graef, M., and M. E. McHenry. Structure of Materials: An Introduction to Crystallography, Diffraction, and Symmetry. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Fahlman, B. D. Materials Chemistry, 2nd edition. Dordrecht: Springer, 2011.

Fraenkel, D. G. Yeast Intermediary Metabolism. Cold Spring Harbor NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2011.

Gaft, M., et al. Modern Luminescence Spectroscopy of Minerals and Materials. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2005.

Gargaud, M., et al., eds. Encyclopedia of Astrobiology. Three volumes. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2011. Gift of Dr. Henderson J. Cleaves II, editor.

Halpern, P. Washington: A DC Circuit Tour. Reprint from Physics Perspectives Vol. 12, pp. 443-466. Basel: Springer, 2010.

Hultgren, R., et al., preparers. Selected Values of the Thermodynamic Properties of the Elements. Metals Park OH: American Society for Metals, 1973.

Lawson, P. R., et al., eds. Exoplanet Community Report. JPL Publication 09-3. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2009. Gift of Dr. Vera C. Rubin.

National Research Council. A Data-Based Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs in the United States. Washington DC: The National Academy of Sciences, 2011.

National Science Board. Science and Engineering Indicators 2010. NSB 10-01. Arlington VA: National Science Foundation, 2010. Gift of Dr. Vera C. Rubin.

National Science Foundation. New Formulas for America’s Workforce: Girls in Science and Engineering. NSF 03-207. Arlington VA: National Science Foundation, 2003. Gift of Dr. Vera C. Rubin.

Oltuski, A. Precious Objects: A Story of Diamonds, Family, and a Way of Life. New York: Scribner, 2011.

Shaw, R. W., et al., eds. Overviews of Recent Research on Energetic Materials. Advanced Series in Physical Chemistry Vol. 16. Hackensack: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2005.

Sheehan, W. The Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1996.

Siebert. L., et al. Volcanoes of the World, 3rd edition. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution, and Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010.

Stefánsson, R. Advances in Earthquake Prediction: Research and Risk Mitigation. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2011.

Tolstikhin, I. N., and J. D. Kramers. The Evolution of Matter: From the Big Bang to the Present Day. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Wolfram, S. A New Kind of Science. Champaign IL: Wolfram Media, Inc., 2002. Gift of Dr. Alan Boss.

Young, R. J., and P. A. Lovell. Introduction to Polymers, 3rd edition. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2011.

New DVD Acquisitions

Joint Australian and New Zealand IUGG 2011 Local Organising Committee. Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet, XXVth IUGG General Assembly Program and Abstracts, June 28 - July 7. DVD. Melbourne Australia, 2011. Gift of Dr. Diana Roman.

Mason, T., and R. Mason. The Journey to Palomar: America’s First Journey into Space. DVD. Los Angeles: Mason Productions, Inc. for PBS Home Video, 2008.






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