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- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 30.00
Born in Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century, Agnes Mary Clerke achieved fame as the author of A History of Astronomy during the Nineteenth Century. This biography describes the life of the woman who became the leading commentator of her time on astronomy and astrophysics in the English-speaking world. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99
Galileo's own lucid arguments are used to show how his scientific method was from the Aristotelian approach to physics in that it was based on a search not for causes but for laws. This led to a final parting of the ways between science and philosophy. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 97.00
The book surveys statistical and perturbation methods for the solution of the general three body problem, providing solutions based on combining orbit calculations with semi-analytic methods for the first time. This book is essential reading for students in this rapidly expanding field. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 35.99
This text presents an account of the great mathematician and physicist Galileo Galilei. The story of his life and times, of his epoch-making experiments and discoveries, of his stubbornness and pride, of his patrons in the house of Medici, of his enemies and friends - all is brought vividly to life in this book. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 51.00
This timely review of developments in cosmochemistry over the last decade is written by seven prestigious astrophysics researchers. It covers cosmological and stellar nucleosynthesis, abundance determinations in stars and ionised nebulae, chemical composition of nearby and distant galaxies, and models of chemical evolution of galaxies and intracluster... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
A detailed, revisionist study of the life and career of the great Italian scientist offers a focused analysis of Galileo's relationship with the Catholic Church, discussing the theological furor caused by Galileo's Dialogue, the scientist's own role in the conflict, and the events of his trial by the Inquisition. (Biography). more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 190.00
The dynamic field of astrochemistry brings together ideas of physics, astrophysics, biology and chemistry to the study of molecules between stars, around stars and on planets. Astrochemistry: from Astronomy to Astrobiology provides a clear and concise introduction to this rapidly evolving multidisciplinary subject. Starting with the Molecular Universe,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 21.95
* Allows the reader to quickly and easily grasp the math, fundamentals, and general concepts involved in astronomy. * Covers techniques for using telescopes, the challenges of amateur astrophotography, and the special problems of observing the sky at ''invisible wavelengths''. * Unlike most books on the topic, it presents general concepts first and... more...