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  • Jenseits der Konflikteby Andreas Losch

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 54.16

    Theologie und Naturwissenschaften, sind das nicht Gegensätze? So erscheinen sie zwar in der medialen Öffentlichkeit, besonders die Fälle Galilei und Darwin werden dann genannt, um daran das Rückzugsgefecht der Kirche gegenüber einer triumphierenden Wissenschaft zu illustrieren. Andreas Losch stellt den Konflikt jedoch als einen modernen Mythos dar.... more...

  • A Journey With Fred Hoyleby Chandra Wickramasinghe

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 44.00

    This is the story of the author's unique scientific journey with one of the most remarkable men of 20th century science. The journey begins in Sri Lanka, the author's native country, with his childhood acquaintance with Fred Hoyle's writings. The action then moves to Cambridge, where the famous Hoyle?Wickramasinghe collaborations begin. more...

  • A Journey with Fred Hoyleby Chandra Wickramasinghe; Kamala Wickramasinghe

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 32.00

    This is the story of the author's unique scientific journey with one of the most remarkable men of 20th century science. The journey begins in Sri Lanka, the author's native country, with his childhood acquaintance with Fred Hoyle's writings. The action then moves to Cambridge, where the famous Hoyle–Wickramasinghe collaborations... more...

  • Kepler's Witchby James A. Connor

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Set against the backdrop of the witchcraft trial of his mother, this lively biography of Johannes Kepler ? 'the Protestant Galileo' and 16th century mathematician and astronomer ? reveals the surprisingly spiritual nature of the quest of early modern science. In the style of Dava Sobel's Galileo's Daughter , Connor's book brings to life the tidal... more...

  • Kristian Birkelandby Alv Egeland; William J. Burke

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 239.00

    This biography conveys the life and accomplishments of a Norwegian hero to the English speaking world, illustrating the beginnings of collaboration between science and industry. It shows how work in a small country laid the foundation for the green revolution. more...

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    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book explores the scientific career of a man whose 1846 discovery of Neptune made him the most famous astronomer of his time, while his arrogance and bad temper made him many enemies, even to the point of his dismissal as Director of the Paris Observatory. more...

  • The Lord of Uraniborgby Victor E. Thoren; John Robert Christianson

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 60.00

    A biography of Tycho Brahe. more...

  • Making Wavesby Miller Goss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 39.95

    This engaging book offers insight into the beginnings of radio astronomy and the role of a pioneering woman in astronomy. Includes an overview of solar astrophysics and the tools of the radio astronomer. Includes numerous historical photographs. more...

  • Men of Physics: Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Worksby Raymond J. Seeger; D. Ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Men of Physics: Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Works deals with Galileo Galilei's radical discoveries and trail during the Inquisition. The book describes the life of Galileo and his many interests in art and music, in addition to science. Galileo is born in Pisa in 1564, and at age 25, he is appointed to the Chair of Mathematics at the University... more...

  • Methods of Celestial Mechanicsby Gerhard Beutler; Leos Mervart; Andreas Verdun

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 149.00

    In Cooperation with Prof. Leos Mervart and Dr. Andreas Verdun more...