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  • High-Redshift Galaxiesby Immo Appenzeller

    Springer 2009; US$ 139.00

    Presents a comprehensive account of the scientific results on high-redshift galaxies. Summarizing the observational data, this book describes the observational methods which made it possible to study these very distant and extremely faint objects. It is suitable for students interested in extragalactic astronomy. more...

  • Galaxy Morphology and Classificationby Sidney Bergh

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 81.00

    A concise and up-to-date guide to the shape of galaxies and how they can be classified, by one of the pioneers of the field. more...

  • Galactic Dynamics: (Second Edition)by James Binney; Scott Tremaine

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    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...

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

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 39.95

    ??Shrouds of the night? sounds like the title for some supernatural mystery. But when you open up David Block and Kenneth Freeman's big new book you find... Well, a supernatural mystery. [?] Not another photo compilation - but a history, a celebration, and a score or more of quite luminous speculations. It?s a look far out in space, and back in time,... more...

  • Relativistic Jets from Active Galactic Nucleiby Markus Boettcher; Daniel E. Harris; Henric Krawczynski

    Wiley 2012; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Alla scoperta delle galassie (Le Stelle) (Italian Edition)by A Boselli

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    Tradotto dall'originale francese "A la decouverte des galaxies", il testo, centrato sullo studio delle galassie, č supportato da numerose fotografie spettacolari ottenute dai pių recenti telescopi e satelliti. E' indirizzato a un pubblico assai ampio, che include studenti degli ultimi anni dei licei o dei primi anni delle facolta scientifiche, astronomi... more...

  • Proceedings of the Galactic Center Workshop 2002by Angela Cotera; Sera Markoff; Thomas R. Geballe; Heino Falcke

    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...

  • Origin, Structure and Evolution of Galaxiesby Li Zhi Fang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1988; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...