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- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 23.99
Every second of every day and night, many trillions of neutrinos pass through your body. But most people had never heard of them until they made headlines recently for possibly travelling faster than light. Luckily, these ghostly particlesócelebrated in a delightful John Updike poem and (falsely) blamed for heating the Earth?s core in the Hollywood... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 39.95
This book tells the story of the Mt Stromlo Observatory in Canberra which began with W.G. Duffield's idealism and vision in 1905. The Observatory began life as a government department, later becoming an optical munitions factory producing gun sights and telescopes during the Second World War, before changing its focus to astrophysics ? the new astronomy.... more...
- Powerhouse Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with monthly astronomy maps, viewing tips and highlights, and details of all the years exciting celestial events. Wherever you are in Australia or New Zealand, easy calculations allow you to estimate local rise and set times... more...
- Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99
Inspired by his friend and astronomer Perival Lowell and his visits to the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, Morse published Mars and Its Mystery in defense of Lowell?s controversial speculations regarding the possibility of life on Mars. more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 23.32
For millennia, the passing seasons and their rhythms have marked our progress through the year. But what do they mean to us now that we lead increasingly atomised and urban lives and our weather becomes ever more unpredictable or extreme? Will it matter if we no longer notice, even hear, the first cuckoo call of spring or rejoice in the mellow fruits... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 19.99
Ice and Fire: Great Comets to Come was written because a special celestial event climaxes towards the end of 2013 the arrival, fresh from the Oort Cloud, of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON). By all predictions even the most pessimistic ones this comet is set to be one of, perhaps the most, dazzling comet seen in modern history and has the astronomical world... more...
Nulling Interferometers for Space-based High-Contrast Visible Imaging and Measurement of Exoplanetary EnvironmentsSpringer 2013; US$ 99.00
High-contrast astronomical imaging has progressed significantly in the past decade. Many of these techniques have been laboratory demonstrated to perform at contrast levels adequate for the detection of Solar System-like planets and dust around nearby stars. None of them, however, have been demonstrated in space. The state of the art in high-contrast... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.99
Incoming Asteroid' is based on a project within ASTRA (the Association in Scotland to Research into Astronautics) to provide scientific answers to the question what would we do if we knew there was going to be an asteroid impact in ten years? time or less? Clearly there are many things humanity can do nothing about, for example an unseen object traveling... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.99
The beginning astronomical observer passes through a series of stages. The initial stage is hugely exciting and gives the beginner a real buzz as he discovers some of the faint fuzzy objects, markings on the planets, rings around Saturn and the craters on the Moon. But as the novice observer progresses, he or she wants to know what more there is than... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
This thesis addresses two of the central processes which underpin the formation of galaxies: the formation of stars and the injection of energy into the interstellar medium from supernovae, called feedback. In her work Claudia Lagos has completely overhauled the treatment of these processes in simulations of galaxy formation. Her thesis makes two major... more...