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  • Cosmologyby Steven Weinberg

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 97.99

    This is a uniquely comprehensive and detailed treatment of the theoretical and observational foundations of modern cosmology, by a Nobel Laureate in Physics. It gives up-to-date and self contained accounts of the theories and observations that have made the past few decades a golden age of cosmology. more...

  • Foundations of Modern Cosmologyby John F. Hawley; Katherine A. Holcomb

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 139.99

    Recent discoveries in astronomy have revolutionized the field of cosmology. While many long-standing questions in cosmology have now been answered, the new data pose new mysteries such as the nature of the "dark energy" that dominates the universe. This second edition provides an accessible and thorough text on the physics of cosmology and a lively... more...

  • The Infinite Cosmosby Joseph Silk

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 11.99

    In The Infinite Cosmos Joseph Silk guides the reader through the modern understanding of the cosmos, in a narrative that brings together the latest theory and observation and combines science with literary quotations to capture our growing understanding of the vastness and wonder of our Universe. more...

  • Cosmogenesisby David Layzer

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 49.99

    Eminent Harvard astrophysicist David Layzer offers readers a unified theory of natural order and its origins, from the permanence, stability, and orderliness of sub-atomic particles to the evolution of the human mind. Cosmogenesis provides the first extended account of a controversial theory that connects quantum mechanics with the second law of... more...

  • The Life of the Cosmosby Lee Smolin

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 16.99

    Lee Smolin offers a new theory of the universe that is at once elegant, comprehensive, and radically different from anything proposed before. Smolin posits that a process of self organization like that of biological evolution shapes the universe, as it develops and eventually reproduces through black holes, each of which may result in a new big bang... more...

  • Planets and their atmospheresby Lewis

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 72.95

    Planets and their atmospheres : origin and evolution more...

  • String Cosmologyby Johanna Erdmenger

    Wiley 2009; US$ 239.00

    This relatively new field applies equations from string theory to solve the questions of early cosmology, since the standard picture of our universe emerging from a 'big bang' leaves many fundamental issues unanswered. String theory, on the other hand, postulates that fundamental ingredients of nature are not zero-dimensional point particles but tiny... more...

  • Process and Realityby Alfred North Whitehead

    Free Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    One of the major philosophical texts of the 20th century, Process and Reality is based on Alfred North Whitehead?s influential lectures that he delivered at the University of Edinburgh in the 1920s on process philosophy. Whitehead?s master work in philsophy, Process and Reality propounds a system of speculative philosophy, known as process philosophy,... more...

  • Cosmic Odysseyby Jean Heidmann

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    The immensity of the cosmos, the richness of the Universe, the limits of space and time: these are the themes of Cosmic Odyssey. more...

  • Astronomy and Civilization in the New Enlightenmentby Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka; Attila Grandpierre

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    This volume presents astronomy as the fulcrum of the sciences, giving full expression to the human passion for the skies. It illustrates how the interplay between human beings and the celestial realm has informed civilizational trends. more...