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  • Taking the Back off the Watchby Thomas Gold; Simon Mitton

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 123.54

    Here is an account of the life and work of Thomas Gold, one of the most remarkable astrophysicists in the second half of the 20th century. Based on Gold's autobiography, this book is edited by the Cambridge astrophysicist and science historian Simon Mitton. more...

  • Arminio Nobile e la misura del cieloby Massimo Capaccioli; Silvia Galano

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 19.99

    La scienza č un?esaltante avventura che č costume raccontare attraverso le gesta dei grandi. Esiste perň un?altra storia, altrettanto avvincente ma con poca voce, scritta dai tanti gregari e potenziali campioni cui la sorte, spesso nemmeno troppo cieca, ha negato la gloria. Questo libro parla di uno di loro e del suo piccolo mondo sulla collina di... more...

  • Le Verrier?Magnificent and Detestable Astronomerby James Lequeux

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 199.00

    This book explores the scientific career of a man whose 1846 discovery of Neptune made him the most famous astronomer of his time, while his arrogance and bad temper made him many enemies, even to the point of his dismissal as Director of the Paris Observatory. more...

  • Making Wavesby Miller Goss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 39.95

    This engaging book offers insight into the beginnings of radio astronomy and the role of a pioneering woman in astronomy. Includes an overview of solar astrophysics and the tools of the radio astronomer. Includes numerous historical photographs. more...

  • A Journey with Fred Hoyleby Chandra Wickramasinghe; Kamala Wickramasinghe

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 34.00 US$ 27.88

    This is the story of the author's unique scientific journey with one of the most remarkable men of 20th century science. The journey begins in Sri Lanka, the author's native country, with his childhood acquaintance with Fred Hoyle's writings. The action then moves to Cambridge, where the famous Hoyle–Wickramasinghe collaborations... more...

  • Galileo's Mistakeby Wade Rowland

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    The modern understanding of the notorious 1633 trial of Galileo is that of Science and Reason persecuted by Ignorance and Superstitionof Galileo as a lonely, courageous freethinker oppressed by a reactionary and anti-intellectual institution fearful of losing its power and influence. But is this an accurate picture?  In his provocative reexamination... more...

  • Starlight Detectivesby Alan Hirshfeld

    Bellevue Literary Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    A wondrous tale of cosmic exploration and the colorful characters who ushered astronomy into the modern age more...

  • Dynamics and Mission Design Near Libration Points - Vol Iby G Gómez; J Llibre; R Martínez; C Simó

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 136.00 US$ 111.52

    In this book the problem of station keeping is studied for orbits near libration points in the solar system. The main focus is on orbits near halo ones in the (Earth+Moon)–Sun system. Taking as starting point the restricted three-body problem, the motion in the full solar system is considered as a perturbation of this simplified model. All the... more...

  • Men of Physicsby Raymond J. Seeger; D. ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Works is a biographic of Galileo Galilei. The text accounts some of the most important moments of Galileo?s life, along with his contribution in physics. The first part of the text covers the major aspects of Galileo?s. Part I details Galileo?s life as a student, professor, courtier, and author. Part II covers the... more...

  • Men of Physics: Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Worksby Raymond J. Seeger; D. Ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Men of Physics: Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Works deals with Galileo Galilei's radical discoveries and trail during the Inquisition. The book describes the life of Galileo and his many interests in art and music, in addition to science. Galileo is born in Pisa in 1564, and at age 25, he is appointed to the Chair of Mathematics at the University... more...