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- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00
The years 2012/2013 mark the 50th anniversary of the theoretical prediction that Brown Dwarfs, i.e. degenerate objects which are just not massive enough to sustain stable hydrogen fusion, exist. Some 20 years after their discovery, how Brown Dwarfs form is still one of the main open questions in the theory of star formation. In this volume, the pioneers... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 219.00
This book begins by reviewing quasars, microquasars, and gamma-ray bursts and shows why black holes are responsible for them. It describes simple, isolated black holes, adding rotation, accretion, radiation and magnetic fields, to show how these objects work. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 130.00
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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 116.00
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 219.00
Black hole gravitohydromagnetics (GHM) is developed from the rudiments to the frontiers of research in this book. This second edition of the book is updated throughout and contains a completely new chapter discussing the state-of-the-art. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33
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...
- Springer Milan 2007; US$ 29.99
"Le bolle stavano turbinando tutto intorno a me e massaggiavano il mio corpo ... Mentre me la godevo in questo fantastico bagno di bolle, i miei occhi si fecero pesanti e mi lasciaii trasportare in un dormiveglia sublimamente estatico". Così inizia l?incontro di Alfie con una vasca da bagno eccezionale e rivelatrice, acquistata da un vicino misterioso... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 29.95
This book explores the history, subsequent discovery and contemporary research into pulsar astronomy. The story of pulsars is brought right up to date with the recent announcement of a new breed of pulsar, Rotating Radio Transients. more...