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  • The First Galaxiesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00

    Exploring intriguing questions about where the first generations of stars were formed, book discusses how the first galaxies were assembled, whether early galaxies have low redshift counterparts and what role early galaxies played in the reionization process. more...

  • Galaxyby James Geach

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 35.00

    Each night, we are able to gaze up at the night sky and look at the thousands of stars that stretch to the end of our individual horizons. But the stars we see are only those that make up our own Milky Way galaxy?but one of hundreds of billions in the whole of the universe, each separated  by inconceivably huge tracts of empty space. In this... more...

  • Lessons from the Local Groupby Kenneth Freeman; Bruce Elmegreen; David Block; Matthew Woolway

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 349.00

     Our understanding of galaxy formation comes mostly from two sources: sensitive observations at high angular resolution of the high-redshift Universe, where galaxies are observed to be forming, and detailed observations of individual stars and clouds in the Local Group, where telltale remnants from its formative time remain and similar processes operate... more...

  • An Atlas of Local Group Galaxiesby Paul W. Hodge; Brooke P. Skelton; Joy Ashizawa

    Springer 2004; US$ 214.00

    This atlas provides a complete set of images of local group galaxies (excluding the three for which identification atlases are already in print) and shows the most important objects, including many thousands of individual stars and interstellar objects. more...

  • Galaxy Formation and Evolutionby Hyron Spinrad

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 209.00

    An Astronomical Life ? Observing the Depths of the Universe? Though science as a subject can be di?cult, what has been more important for me is that its practice can also be rewarding fun! This book is crafted to expose the reader to the excitement of modern observational cosmology through the study of galaxy evolution over space and cosmic time. Recent... more...

  • Galaxies in the Universeby Linda S. Sparke; John S. III Gallagher

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 80.00

    Revised second edition for advanced undergraduate students in astronomy and astrophysics. more...

  • Galaxies and How to Observe Themby Wolfgang Steinicke; Richard Jakiel

    Springer London 2007; US$ 32.95

    This book is a unique work satisfying the need for a modern, comprehensive review of all major aspects of galaxy observation. It is the only book to specialize on visual observation of galaxies and will appeal to beginners and experienced stargazers alike. more...

  • Shrouds of the Nightby David L. Block; Kenneth Freeman

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 39.95

    The authors of this beautiful book describe our ever-sharpening view of the Milky Way and the discovery of its neighboring galaxies in deep space. The book contains pioneering photographs and historical material which has never been published before. more...

  • Nucleosynthesis and Chemical Evolution of Galaxiesby Bernard E. J. Pagel

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 92.00

    A lucid introduction for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, and an authoritative overview for researchers and professional scientists. more...

  • High-Redshift Galaxiesby Immo Appenzeller

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 139.00

    This comprehensive account of the last ten years? scientific results on high-redshift galaxies summarizes and critically discusses the wealth of observational data as well as the methods which made it possible to study these distant and faint objects. more...