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  • Surfing through Hyperspaceby Clifford A. Pickover

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Do a little armchair time-travel, rub elbows with a four-dimensional intelligent life form, or stretch your mind to the furthest corner of an uncharted universe. With this astonishing guidebook, Surfing Through Hyperspace , you need not be a mathematician or an astrophysicist to explore the all-but-unfathomable concepts of hyperspace and higher-dimensional... more...

  • Cosmic Updateby Fred Adams; Thomas Buchert; Laura Mersini-Houghton; Farzad Nekoogar

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 65.31

    Progress in precision cosmology has complicated our view of the universe, which now features anomalies such as ?dark energy? and the sheer improbability of the preconditions for the Big Bang. This book explores the subject in the context of quantum gravity. more...

  • Epic of Evolutionby Lola Judith Chaisson

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 31.99

    In this enthralling and illuminating book, Eric Chaisson, author of the classic work Cosmic Dawn , synthesizes current scientific thinking regarding the origin and evolution of the universe. How did everything around us-the air, the land, the sea, and the stars-come to be? What is the source of order, form, and structure characterizing all material... more...

  • Simulations of Dark Energy Cosmologiesby Elise Jennings

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 97.97

    This book demonstrates for the first time, using state-of-the-art computer simulations, that the interpretation of future galaxy survey measurements is far more subtle than assumed, and that a major revision to our models of these effects is urgently needed. more...

  • We are the Martiansby Giovanni F Bignami

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 27.21

    This compelling book shows how life derives from the Big Bang through the formation of matter and energy. The author explains how 40,000 tons of extraterrestrial matter raining down on Earth each year delivers the bricks of life from the Universe. more...

  • Principles of Physicsby Hafez A . Radi; John O Rasmussen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 87.09

    This basic course in physics is aimed at scientists and engineers and, along with a wealth of helpful exercises and solutions, includes the mathematical basics for each topic. It covers everything from elementary thermodynamics to magnetism and optics. more...

  • L'universo in 25 centimetriby Daniele Gasparri

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 18.29

    Da quando Ŕ iniziata la rivoluzione della fotografia digitale, con i sensori CCD che hanno soppiantato la pellicola, qualsiasi appassionato del cielo, dotandosi di una strumentazione non particolarmente costosa, pu˛ diventare esploratore attivo dell?immensitÓ della volta celeste, potenzialmente un vero e proprio astronomo. In questo libro, l?autore... more...

  • Lezioni di Cosmologia Teoricaby Maurizio Gasperini

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 18.29

    Il libro Ŕ basato sulle lezioni attualmente tenute dall'autore presso l?UniversitÓ di Bari, ed Ŕ progettato in modo da rappresentare un testo di riferimento il pi¨ possibile moderno, completo e autosufficiente per i corsi semestrale di Cosmologia, Astrofisica o Fisica Astroparticellare che compaiono nel piano di studi della Laurea Magistrale in Fisica... more...

  • From Ultra Rays to Astroparticlesby Brigitte Falkenburg; Wolfgang Rhode

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 141.52

    In celebration of the centenary of our discovery of cosmic rays, this volume recounts the incredible story of astroparticle physics, a field full of excitement and surprise. Expert commentators from a range of disciplines explore its roots and development. more...

  • The Dancing Universeby Marcelo Gleiser

    Dartmouth College Press 2012; US$ 20.99

    Available again, with a new preface, a physicist's "exceptionally clear summary of 2,500 years of science and a fascinating account of the ways in which it often does intersect with spiritual beliefs" --Kirkus Reviews more...