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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64
A comprehensive overview of theoretical and observational understanding of the interstellar medium of galaxies. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 279.99 US$ 240.79
Spacecraft such as the Pioneer, Vela, and Voyager have explored the interplanetary medium between the orbits of Mercury and Pluto. The insights derived from these missions have been successfully applied to magnetospheric, astro-solar, and cosmic ray physics. This book is an overview of these insights, using magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) flows as the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 82.50 US$ 66.00
This is a comprehensive and richly illustrated textbook on the astrophysics of the interstellar and intergalactic medium--the gas and dust, as well as the electromagnetic radiation, cosmic rays, and magnetic and gravitational fields, present between the stars in a galaxy and also between galaxies themselves. Topics include radiative processes... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 179.00
Based on a number of discoveries resulting from 10 years of Chandra and XMM-Newton observations and corresponding theoretical works, this is the first book to address significant progress in the research of the Hot Interstellar Matter in Elliptical Galaxies. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Giant Molecular Clouds in the Galaxy: Third Gregynog Astrophysics Workshop covers the proceedings of the 1977 Third Gregynog Astrophysics Workshop on Giant Molecular Clouds (GMC), held at the University of Wales. This book is organized into 11 parts encompassing 33 chapters. After a brief introduction to the significant features of GMC, this book... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00 US$ 91.00
Physical Processes in the Interstellar Medium discusses the nature of interstellar matter, with a strong emphasis on basic physical principles, and summarizes the present state of knowledge about the interstellar medium by providing the latest observational data. Physics and chemistry of the interstellar medium are treated, with frequent references... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 34.95
This book presents the inventory of matter, baryonic and exotic, and investigates the nature and fate of matter's twin, anti-matter. The authors show how basic research, in tandem with the evolution of new ideas, could help science lift the cosmic veil. more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
Caroline Herschel is best known as the less significant sister of the astronomer William Herschel. Yet the romantic notion of her tirelessly working for her brother while he made his studies of the heavens, documenting his discoveries so he could achieve greatness in the scientific world, couldn't be further from the truth. When Caroline wasn't working... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 119.00
The space between the stars contains objects in which physical processes occur that are fundamental to galaxies. This book examines these processes and presents simple numeric estimates of the main quantities relevant to the interstellar medium. more...