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Lunar Exploration

Produced by the Royal Astronomical Society, this information booklet looks at how our knowledge of the Moon has been built up through observation, unmanned exploration and the lunar landings of the Apollo missions. Sections include: * Experiments on the Moon * Moon rocks * Structures on the lunar surface * Beneath the...
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2000 - 2009

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Physics PH1 Summary

A summaried version of the PH1 curriculum, sourced from Letts Revise AS Physics.
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14 August 2018

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How Does Society Decide?

This is one of three readers published by the ASE's SATIS 16-19 project as a way of linking together a selection of the individual units. 'How Does Society Decide?' discusses the responsibilities of citizens in a democratic society to take part in the decisions that affect them. The book aims to help readers to...
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1990 - 1999

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Science in Society Readers: Reader H - Industry - Men, Money and Management

This reader from the Science in Society series looks at the challenges faced by industry in society including the need for good management practices, methods of production and investment.Contents:1. Teamwork in industry2. The role of managers in industry3. The part played by unions in a company4. Why we need trade...
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1980 - 1989

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Science in Society Readers: Reader P - Defence and Energy Issues

This book from the Science in Society series, discusses the role of nuclear weapons in defence in the 1980s and also looks at energy consumption, the need for conservation and ways to even out inequalities in society.The book lists the benefits of 'scientific discovery and engineering inventiveness' and the serious...
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1980 - 1989

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Science in Society Readers: Reader J - The Nature of Science

This book from the Science in Society series looks at the interaction of science with society and religion, how scientific methods develop and the questions of religious and scientific beliefs.Contents:1. Being scientific2. The nature of the scientific method3. How science develops4. Science and the creative...
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1980 - 1989

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Science and Defence

Science and Defence is a Science in Society reader with a series of essays discussing defence strategies with particular reference to nuclear weapons.The book looks at why these weapons are 'a case apart' and the effects that they would have had on the wars that were raging at the time of writing in 1984.Contents:1....
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1980 - 1989

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Ways of Living

Ways of Living, from the SISCON series looks at the interaction between people and their environment and the effects of science and technology on the way we live and think.Chapters in this booklet are:*Technology in the Stars? -  Prehistoric Britain, Babylonian astronomy *Thinking in the...
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1980 - 1989

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Science in Society Readers: Reader L - Looking to the Future

Part of the Science in Society series, Looking to the Future describes the remit of the series; looking at the impact of science on society and the need for decisions and choices to be made on an informed basis.The book goes on to look at the effects of new technologies from the viewpoint of the 1980s, including those...
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1980 - 1989

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Science in Society Readers: Reader K - Science and Social Development

A book from the Science in Society series which follows the history of science alongside the changes in society, from the ancient to the modern world of the 1980s.Contents:1. Science, technology and society in the ancient world2. From darkness to light3. Francis Bacon and the birth of modern science4. Newton and the...
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1980 - 1989

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