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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$ 77.00

    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 Dynamicsby 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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 150.00

    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, Ŕ supportato da numerose fotografie spettacolari ottenute dai pi¨ 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...

  • The Formation of Galactic Bulgesby C. Marcella Carollo; Henry C. Ferguson; Rosemary F. G. Wyse

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 102.00

    A state-of-the-art picture of our new understanding of these fundamental building-blocks of galaxies. 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...

  • Shrouds of the Nightby Kenneth C. Freeman

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.95

    The Milky Way has captivated the mind of multitudes ever since the beginning of time. Particularly striking are its apparent dusty gaping voids. This book features photographs and presents readers with the unmasked (dust penetrated) view of our cosmos, using some of the world's largest ground and space-based telescopes. 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 separatedá by inconceivably huge tracts of empty space. In this book,... more...