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  • Black Hole Astrophysicsby David L. Meier

    Springer 2009; US$ 189.00

    As a result of significant research over the past 20 years, black holes are now linked to some of the most spectacular and exciting phenomena in the Universe, ranging in size from those that have the same mass as stars to the super-massive objects that lie at the heart of most galaxies, including our own Milky Way. This book first introduces the properties... 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...

  • The Black Hole At The Center Of The Milky Wayby Andreas Eckart; Rainer Schödel; Christian Straubmeier

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 189.00

    Reviewing the fundamental instrumental techniques and current observational results, this book unveils the mysteries of the physical processes in the central parsec of our Milky Way: the super-massive black hole embedded in a central stellar cluster as well as the gas and dust in the circumnuclear region. The observations described cover the entire... more...

  • Black Hole Gravitohydromagneticsby Brian Punsly

    Springer 2008; US$ 189.00

    Black hole gravitohydromagnetics (GHM) is developed from the rudiments to the frontiers of research in this book. GHM describes plasma interactions that combine the effects of gravity and a strong magnetic field, in the vicinity (ergosphere) of a rapidly rotating black hole. This topic was created in response to the astrophysical quest to understand... more...

  • Black Hole Uniqueness Theoremsby Markus Heusler

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 52.00

    A self-contained introduction to the mathematical theory of black holes. more...

  • Black Holes, White Dwarfs and Neutron Starsby Stuart L. Shapiro; Saul A. Teukolsky

    Wiley 2008; US$ 170.00

    This self-contained textbook brings together many different branches of physics--e.g. nuclear physics, solid state physics, particle physics, hydrodynamics, relativity--to analyze compact objects. The latest astronomical data is assessed. Over 250 exercises. more...

  • Clocks in the Skyby Geoff McNamara

    Springer 2009; US$ 29.95

    Pulsars are rapidly spinning neutron stars, the collapsed cores of once massive stars that ended their lives as supernova explosions. Pulsar rotation rates can reach incredible speeds, up to hundreds of times per second. This title explores the history, subsequent discovery and contemporary research into pulsar astronomy. more...

  • Cosmic Catastrophesby J. Craig Wheeler

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 41.00

    Fully updated second edition for undergraduate students in astronomy and astrophysics. more...

  • Cosmic Explosionsby J.M. Marcaide; Kurt W. Weiler

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    The proceedings of the conference Supernovae 2003 (IAU colloquium 192) provides an extensive state-of-the-art survey of all theoretical and observational aspects of supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, as well as their impact on cosmology. This volume offers everyone working in this field an authoritative and comprehensive source of reference. The present... more...

  • Cosmic Explosions in Three Dimensionsby Peter Höflich; Pawan Kumar; J. Craig Wheeler

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 68.00

    Originally published in 2004, this volume marked the transition to a fresh paradigm in the study of stellar explosions. more...