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Astronomy

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  • Galileoby Stillman Drake

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99

    Galileo's own lucid arguments are used to show how his scientific method was from the Aristotelian approach to physics in that it was based on a search not for causes but for laws. This led to a final parting of the ways between science and philosophy. more...

  • A Journey With Fred Hoyleby Chandra Wickramasinghe

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 177.00

    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...

  • The Three-Body Problemby Mauri Valtonen; Hannu Karttunen

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 108.00

    This book surveys statistical and perturbation methods for the solution of the general three body problem. more...

  • Cosmochemistryby C. Esteban; R. J. García López; A. Herrero; F. Sánchez

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 64.00

    A timely 2004 review of developments in cosmochemistry over the last decade. more...

  • Galileo Galileiby Atle Naess

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 44.95

    This text presents an account of the great mathematician and physicist Galileo Galilei. The story of his life and times, of his epoch-making experiments and discoveries, of his stubbornness and pride, of his patrons in the house of Medici, of his enemies and friends - all is brought vividly to life in this book. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Galileoby Peter Machamer

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 40.00

    This 1998 collection of essays is unparalleled in the depth of its coverage of all facets of Galileo's work. more...

  • Galileo in Romeby William R. Shea

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    A detailed, revisionist study of the life and career of the great Italian scientist offers a focused analysis of Galileo's relationship with the Catholic Church, discussing the theological furor caused by Galileo's Dialogue, the scientist's own role in the conflict, and the events of his trial by the Inquisition. (Biography). more...

  • Astrochemistryby Andrew M. Shaw

    Wiley 2007; US$ 190.00

    The dynamic field of astrochemistry brings together ideas of physics, astrophysics, biology and chemistry to the study of molecules between stars, around stars and on planets. Astrochemistry: from Astronomy to Astrobiology provides a clear and concise introduction to this rapidly evolving multidisciplinary subject. Starting with the Molecular Universe,... more...

  • Astronomy Demystifiedby Stan Gibilisco

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 22.00

    THE FAST AND PAINLESS WAY TO GRASP THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BASIC ASTRONOMY . . . WITHOUT FORMAL TRAINING Want to master astronomy or aerospace engineering but are intimidated by the complex formulas and equations? Tried other self-teaching guides but were turned off by the dry, complicated presentation? Problem solved! Astronomy Demystified is a totally... more...

  • Space and Astronomyby Scott and Bobbi McCutcheon

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 29.95

    Astronomy can be considered the oldest scientific study. Since the beginning of time, people have looked to the stars to explain the world around them. Encompassing disciplines as diverse as astrophysics, celestial mechanics, extragalactic astrophysics, and planetary astronomy, the study of space and astronomy has come a long way. From the invention... more...