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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 159.00
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...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 99.95
Since it was first published in 1987, Galactic Dynamics has become the most widely used advanced textbook on the structure and dynamics of galaxies and one of the most cited references in astrophysics. Now, in this extensively revised and updated edition, James Binney and Scott Tremaine describe the dramatic recent advances in this subject, making... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 160.00
Written by a carefully selected consortium of researchers working in the field, this book fills the gap for an up-to-date summary of the observational and theoretical status. As such, this monograph includes all used wavelengths, from radio to gamma, the FERMI telescope, a history and theory refresher, and jets from gamma ray bursts. For astronomers,... more...
- Springer Milan 2010; US$ 39.95
Tradotto dall'originale francese « A la decouverte des galaxies », il testo, centrato sullo studio delle galassie, è supportato da numerose fotografie spettacolari ottenute dai più recenti telescopi e satelliti. E' indirizzato a un pubblico assai ampio, che include studenti degli ultimi anni dei licei o dei primi anni... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 215.00
Our knowledge of the environment of the nucleus of our galaxy has been greatly enhanced, by more extensive and sensitive observations at radio and infrared wavelengths, the advent of high resolution x-ray imaging and spectroscopy, and considerable theoretical activity to understand the nucleus and its components, and their activity. The Galactic Center... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1988; US$ 92.00
Contents: The Great Astronomer Guo Shoujing and Gou Shoujing Summer School on Astrophysics (Wang Shouguan); Star Formation (C F McKee, notes by Lin Jian-Yu); The Age of Globular Clusters (P Giannone); Stellar Disks in Early-Type Galaxies (P Goldreich, notes by Huang Siqin); The Luminosity Function of Galaxies (Q Chincarini); The Structure of Dark Matter... more...
- 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...