Explorers on the Moon

Adventures of Tintin

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442047150

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Tintin and his friends are involved in the first manned flight to the moon which proves perilous.
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Tintin and the Moon

Destination Moon & Explorers on the Moon

Author: N.A

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780316494823

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Celebrate Tintin's 90th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the moon landing in this stellar volume including Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon. This is the first time these two stories have been collected together in an oversized, luxe hardcover edition that features a stunning new cover and lavish silver spine. Sixteen years before the first man walked on the moon, Tintin arrived at the satellite's secret space station to do some galactic detective work. Destination Moon:Tintin, the world's most famous traveling reporter discovers that Professor Calculus is building a space rocket. Tintin and Captain Haddock are amazed to find that Professor Calculus is planning a top-secret project from the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia. And before our intrepid hero knows it, the next stop on this adventure is...space. Explorers on the Moon:Following on from the events of Destination Moon, Tintin finds himself in a rocket on a collision course with the moon. And with Snowy the dog, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and the Thompson twins aboard, things quickly spiral further and further out of control. Have you collected all of Tintin's adventures?Tintin and Alph-ArtTintin in AmericaTintin in the Land of the SovietsTintin and the PicarosTintin in TibetTintin: The Black IslandTintin: The Blue LotusTintin: The Broken EarTintin: The Calculus AffairTintin: The Castafiore EmeraldTintin: Cigars of the PharaohTintin: The Crab with the Golden ClawsTintin: Destination MoonTintin: Explorers of the MoonTintin: Flight 714 to SydneyTintin: King Ottakar's SceptreTintin: Land of Black GoldTintin: Prisoners of the SunTintin: Red Rackham's TreasureTintin: The Red Sea SharksTintin: The Secret of the UnicornTintin: The Seven Crystal BallsTintin: The Shooting Star
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Moon

Nature and Culture

Author: Edgar Williams

Publisher: Reaktion Books

ISBN: 1780233213

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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Long before a rocket hit the Man in the Moon in the eye in Georges Méliès’s early film Le Voyage dans la Lune, the earth’s lone satellite had entranced humans. We have worshipped it as a deity, believed it to cause madness, used it as a means of organizing time, and we now know that it manipulates the tides—our understanding of the moon continues to evolve. Following the moon from its origins to its rich cultural resonance in literature, art, religion, and politics, Moon provides a comprehensive account of the significance of our lunar companion. Edgar Williams explores the interdependence of the Earth and the moon, not only the possibility that life on Earth would not be viable without the moon, but also the way it has embedded itself in culture. In addition to delving into roles the moon has played in literature from science fiction and comics to poetry, he examines how Elizabeth I was worshipped as the moon goddess Diana, the moon’s place in folklore and astrology, and humanity’s long-standing dream of inhabiting its surface. Filled with entertaining anecdotes, this book is the kind of succinct, witty, and informative look at everything lunar that only comes around once in a blue moon.
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Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1960

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

ISBN: N.A

Category: Copyright

Page: 2054

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Includes Part 1, Number 1 & 2: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - December)
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Destination Moon

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442047167

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Page: N.A

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Tintin, Snowy, and Captain Haddock are mysteriously summoned to the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia where Professor Calculus is preparing for a rocket expedition to the moon
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Anti-gravity & the Unified Field

Author: David Hatcher Childress

Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press

ISBN: 9780932813107

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 100

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How gravity, electricity and magnetism form a unified field around us. Explains how anti-gravity is possible.
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Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin

Author: Pierre Assouline

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195397592

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 276

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Offering a captivating portrait of a man who revolutionized the art of comics, this is the first full biography of Herge available for an English-speaking audience. --from publisher description.
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The Adventures of Tintin Volume 6

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Egmont Books Limited

ISBN: 9781405282802

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 192

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Join the world's most famous travelling reporter in his exciting adventures as he embarks on his most epic journey in the two-part story Destination Moon and Explorers on the Moon, and sets out to rescue his friend the Professor in The Calculus Affair. Destination Moon Tintin and Captain Haddock are amazed to find that Professor Calculus is planning a top-secret project from the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia. And before our intrepid hero knows it, the next stop on this adventure is . . . space. Explorers on the Moon Following on from the events of Destination Moon, Tintin finds himself in a rocket on a collision course with the moon. And with Snowy the dog, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and the Thompson twins aboard, things quickly spiral further and further out of control. The Calculus Affair Windows, mirrors and chandeliers are spontaneously shattering and Tintin is left flummoxed. After a shooting and a break-in, Tintin knows Calculus is in danger, but he has only one clue - an unusual packet of cigarettes. He has a mystery to solve. But can he do it before a terrible weapon falls into the wrong hands? Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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Wikipedia

Author: N.A

Publisher: PediaPress

ISBN: N.A

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Tintin And The Secret Of Literature

Author: Tom McCarthy

Publisher: Granta Books

ISBN: 1847086063

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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Herg's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than fifty languages and read by tens of millions of children aged, as their publishers like to say, 'from 7 to 77'. Arguing that their characters are as strong and their plots as complex as any dreamt up by the great novelists, Tom McCarthy asks a simple question: is Tintin literature? McCarthy takes a cue from Tintin himself, who spends much of his time tracking down illicit radio signals, entering crypts and decoding puzzles and suggests that we too need to 'tune in' and decode if we want to capture what's going on in Herg's work. What emerges is a remarkable story of hushed-up royal descent in both Herge's work and his own family history. McCarthy shows how the themes this story generates - expulsion from home, violation of the sacred, the host-guest relationship turned sour and anxieties around questions of forgery and fakeness - are the same that have fuelled and troubled writers from the classical era to the present day. His startling conclusion is that Tintin's ultimate 'secret' is that of literature itself. Appearing on the eve of the release of a major Steven Spielberg Tintin film, Tintin and the Secret of Literature should be avidly devoured by not only Tintin lovers but also by anyone with an interest in literature, philosophy or art.
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The Blank Swan

The End of Probability

Author: Elie Ayache

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470661765

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

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October 19th 1987 was a day of huge change for the global finance industry. On this day the stock market crashed, the Nobel Prize winning Black-Scholes formula failed and volatility smiles were born, and on this day Elie Ayache began his career, on the trading floor of the French Futures and Options Exchange. Experts everywhere sought to find a model for this event, and ways to simulate it in order to avoid a recurrence in the future, but the one thing that struck Elie that day was the belief that what actually happened on 19th October 1987 is simply non reproducible outside 19th October 1987 – you cannot reduce it to a chain of causes and effects, or even to a random generator, that can then be reproduced or represented in a theoretical framework. The Blank Swan is Elie's highly original treatise on the financial markets – presenting a totally revolutionary rethinking of derivative pricing and technology. It is not a diatribe against Nassim Taleb’s The Black Swan, but criticises the whole background or framework of predictable and unpredictable events – white and black swans alike - , i.e. the very category of prediction. In this revolutionary book, Elie redefines the components of the technology needed to price and trade derivatives. Most importantly, and drawing on a long tradition of philosophy of the event from Henri Bergson to Gilles Deleuze, to Alain Badiou, and on a recent brand of philosophy of contingency, embodied by the speculative materialism of Quentin Meillassoux, Elie redefines the market itself against the common perceptions of orthodox financial theory, general equilibrium theory and the sociology of finance. This book will change the way that we think about derivatives and approach the market. If anything derivatives should be renamed contingent claims, where contingency is now absolute and no longer derivative, and the market is just its medium. The book also establishes the missing link between quantitative modelling (no longer dependent on probability theory but on a novel brand of mathematics which Elie calls the mathematics of price) and the reality of the market.
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Tintin in the Land of the Soviets

Author: Herge

Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781405266512

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Page: 144

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The world’s most famous travelling reporter heads for Russia. Accompanied by his dog Snowy, Tintin leaves Brussels to go undercover in Soviet Russia. His attempts to research his story are put to the test by the Bolsheviks and Moscow’s secret police . . . Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th. Tintin in the Land of the Soviets remains the only adventure not to have had its artwork coloured.
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Tintin

The Complete Companion

Author: Michael Farr

Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books

ISBN: 9781405261272

Category: Comic books, strips, etc

Page: 128

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Join the world’s most famous travelling reporter in the complete guide to the world of Tintin. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, illustrations, sketches and maps, the Tintin Companion is the ideal gift book for any fan of Herge’s great character. Written by ace Tintinologist Michael Farr, this book is the complete guide to The Adventures of Tintin, including fascinating background information on how the books were created. Learn how Tintin was based on Herge’s brothe, and Captain Haddock on himself! With fascinating detail Michael Farr also recounts how real people came to be immortalised in the Tintin books. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011, The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies of Herge’s works have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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CIGARES DE PHARAON , LES

Author: Hergé

Publisher: Mammoth

ISBN: 9781405206150

Category: Adventure and adventurers

Page: 62

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The world’s most famous travelling reporter must unearth the truth behind the strange cigars bearing a pharaoh’s symbol. On the hunt for an Egyptologist and a mysterious ancient pharaoh, Tintin scours Egypt and India. He makes friends with elephants, narrowly avoids falling victim to the poison of madness and saves a maharajah from a killer tiger. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.
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