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Reversibility of time series: revealing the hidden messages in X-ray binaries and cataclysmic variables

Establishment of ISO 4037-1 X-ray Narrow-Spectrum Series at SSDL of Algiers

MANSON, James Alexander (1851 - 1921), editor of Cassell’s Encyclopædia (vols vii to x) and of The Makers of British Art Series

Puccini: His Life and Works. By Julian Budden. pp. x + 527. Master Musicians Series. (Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2002).

Robertson, Ritchie. Heine. London: Halban (Jewish Thinkers Series), 2005. x + 117 pp. £9.99. ISBN 1–870015–92–4

Joan Lisa Bromberg. NASA and the Space Industry. (New Series in NASA History.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1999. Pp. x, 247. $38.50

Steve Marsh. Anglo-American Relations and Cold War Oil. (Cold War History Series.) New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2003. Pp. x, 278. $72.00

Oceanography and Marine Environment of the Basque Country. Elsevier Oceanography Series 70. Edited by Á. Borja and M. Collins (2004) Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam. ISBN 0-444-51581-X. ISSN 0422–9894 (Series).

Andrew M. Shanken. 194X: Architecture, Planning, and Consumer Culture on the American Home Front. (Architecture, Landscape, and American Culture Series.) Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 2009. Pp. x, 254. $24.95

Studies on Ancient Christianity. By Henry Chadwick. Pp. x + 396. (Variorum Collected Studies Series, 832.) Aldershot, UK and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. isbn 0 86078 976 4. £62.50.

Mark van Hoecke (ed.), Epistemology and Methodology of Comparative Law, European Academy of Legal Theory Monograph Series, Hart Publishing, Oxford / Portland (Oregon), 2004, ISBN 1-84113-443-0, pp. X + 398.

Viajeros perdidos: Contemporary Spanish Short Stories. Ed. Jean Andrews & Montserrat Lunati. London: Bristol Classical Press (Spanish Texts Series), 1998. xxviii+94 pp. £8.95. ISBN 1–85399–460–X.

June Hopkins. Harry Hopkins: Sudden Hero, Brash Reformer. (The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute Series on Diplomatic and Economic History.) New York: St. Martin's. 1999. Pp. x, 271. $29.95

Chandak Sengoopta. Otto Weininger: Sex, Science, and Self in Imperial Vienna. (The Chicago Series on Sexuality, History, and Society.) Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2000. Pp. x, 239. $29.00

Matthew J. Payne. Stalin's Railroad: Turksib and the Building of Socialism. (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies.) Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press. 2001. Pp. x, 384. $37.00

Sally Ann Hastings. Neighborhood and Nation in Tokyo, 1905–1937. (Pitt Series in Policy and Institutional Studies.) Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press. 1995. Pp. x, 274. $59.95


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A NASA series of experimental aircraft and spaceplanes that acted as prototypes for operational vehicles. The series started in 1946, and the X-1 flew 49 missions before breaking the sound barrier on 14 October 1947. In 1962, the X-15 was the first plane to reach space, and was flown at a record atmospheric speed of Mach 6.7 in 1967. The X-15 served as an important test bed for Apollo project and space shuttle technology. The X-23 and X-24 acted as space shuttle aerodynamic prototypes in 1969–75. The X-38 was a flight demonstrator model for the International Space Station's crew return vehicle, built in 1997. Most of the later X-series planes are for aeronautical use.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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