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  • Suzaku Studies of White Dwarf Stars and the Galactic X-ray Background Emissionby Takayuki Yuasa

    Springer 2012; US$ 139.00

    This thesis presents a study of the origin of an apparently extended X-ray emission associated with the Galactic ridge. The study was carried out with broadband spectra obtained from mapping observations in the Galactic bulge region conducted in 2005–2010 by the Suzaku space X-ray observatory. The spectra were analyzed with a newly constructed... more...

  • Black Hole Astrophysics 2002by Hyun Kyu Lee

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 211.00

    This book consists of about 20 lectures on theoretical and observational aspects of astrophysical black holes, by experts in the field. The basic principles and astrophysical applications of the black hole magnetosphere and the Blandford–Znajek process are reviewed in detail, as well as accretion by black holes, black hole X-Ray binaries, black... more...

  • Extreme Explosionsby David S. Stevenson

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    What happens at the end of the life of massive stars? At one time we thought all these stars followed similar evolutionary paths. However, new discoveries have shown that things are not quite that simple. This book focuses on the extreme -the most intense, brilliant and peculiar- of astronomical explosions. It features highly significant observational... more...

  • The Physics of Galaxy Formationby Claudia Del P. Lagos

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This thesis addresses two of the central processes which underpin the formation of galaxies: the formation of stars and the injection of energy into the interstellar medium from supernovae, called feedback. In her work Claudia Lagos has completely overhauled the treatment of these processes in simulations of galaxy formation. Her thesis makes two major... more...

  • 50 Years of Brown Dwarfsby Viki Joergens

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    So verkaufen Sie Investitionsgüter ist ein praktischer Werkzeugkoffer für mehr Erfolg im Technischen Vertrieb. Ob Sie Einsteiger oder erfahrener Verkäufer sind: Der strukturierte Leitfaden hilft Ihnen Schritt für Schritt, neue Kunden im Investitionsgüterbereich zu gewinnen. Sie erfahren, welche Erfolgsfaktoren in unterschiedlichen Interaktionsmodellen... more...

  • White Dwarf Atmospheres and Circumstellar Environmentsby Donald W. Hoard

    Wiley 2012; US$ 155.00

    Written by selected astronomers at the forefront of their fields, this timely and novel book compiles the latest results from research on white dwarf stars, complementing existing literature by focusing on fascinating new developments in our understanding of the atmospheric and circumstellar environments of these stellar remnants. Complete with a thorough... more...

  • What Does a Black Hole Look Like?by Charles D. Bailyn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Emitting no radiation or any other kind of information, black holes mark the edge of the universe--both physically and in our scientific understanding. Yet astronomers have found clear evidence for the existence of black holes, employing the same tools and techniques used to explore other celestial objects. In this sophisticated introduction, leading... more...

  • On the Pulsarby B. B. Kadomtsev; A. Nomerotsky

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 36.00

    This book serves as a good introduction to the physics of pulsars by explaining the subject matter in simple terms which are understandable to both undergraduate physics students and also the general public. On the Pulsar links together ideas about physics, informatics and biology, and contains many original examples, problems and solutions. It starts... more...

  • The Origin of the Galaxy and Local Groupby Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Kenneth Freeman; Francesca Matteucci; Ben Moore

    Springer 2014; US$ 89.99

    This volume contains the updated and?expanded lecture notes of the 37th Saas-Fee Advanced Course organised by the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy. It offers the most comprehensive and up to date review of one of the hottest research topics in astrophysics - how our Milky Way galaxy formed. Joss Bland-Hawthorn & Ken Freeman lectured on... more...

  • Very Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfsby Rafael Rebolo; Maria Rosa Zapatero-Osorio

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 126.00

    A state-of-the-art review of one of the most dynamic new fields in astronomy. more...