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- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 119.99
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... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 189.00
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 40.00
In the years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's A Brief History Of Time has established itself as a landmark volume in scientific writing. It has become an international publishing phenomenon, translated into forty languages and selling over nine million copies. The book was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the nature... more...
- Springer Milan 2012; US$ 29.95
Da quando è 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, può diventare esploratore attivo dell?immensità della volta celeste, potenzialmente un vero e proprio astronomo. In questo libro, l?autore... more...
- Springer Milan 2012; US$ 29.99
Il libro è basato sulle lezioni attualmente tenute dall'autore presso l?Università di Bari, ed è progettato in modo da rappresentare un testo di riferimento il più 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...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 220.00
This book is a comprehensive survey of the current state of knowledge about the dynamics and gravitational properties of cosmic strings treated in the idealized classical approximation as line singularities described by the Nambu-Goto action. The author's purpose is to provide a standard reference to all work that has been published since the mid-1970s... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 220.00
Cosmology is a relatively new science, but cosmological questions are as old as mankind. Turning philosophical and metaphysical problems into problems that physics can treat, and hopefully solve, has been an achievement of the twentieth century. Modern Cosmology brings together contributions from a number of outstanding scientists currently working... more...