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  • Le Verrierby James Lequeux

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Le Verrier was a superb scientist. His discovery of Neptune in 1846 made him the most famous astronomer of his time. He produced a complete theory of the motions of the planets which served as a basis for planetary ephemeris for a full century. Doing this, he discovered an anomaly in the motion of Mercury which later became the first proof of General... more...

  • The Story of Helium and the Birth of Astrophysicsby Biman B. Nath

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    What if one of the most thrilling stories in the history of science turned out to be wrong? Can urban legends creep into the hallowed grounds of scientific history? As incredible as it may sound, the story of one of the most important elements in modern times – helium - has been often misrepresented in books, encyclopedias, and online sources,... more...

  • Gravity, a Geometrical Courseby Pietro Giuseppe Frè

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    ‘Gravity, a Geometrical Course’ presents general relativity (GR) in a systematic and exhaustive way, covering three aspects that are homogenized into a single texture: i) the mathematical, geometrical foundations, exposed in a self consistent contemporary formalism, ii) the main physical, astrophysical and cosmological applications, ... more...

  • Gravity, a Geometrical Courseby Pietro Giuseppe Frè

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    ‘Gravity, a Geometrical Course’ presents general relativity (GR) in a systematic and exhaustive way, covering three aspects that are homogenized into a single texture: i) the mathematical, geometrical foundations, exposed in a self consistent contemporary formalism, ii) the main physical, astrophysical and cosmological applications, ... more...

  • Einführung in die moderne Kosmologieby Andrew Liddle; Sybille Otterstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00

    Andrew Liddle ist Professor für Astrophysik und Forschungsleiter an der Universität Sussex in Brighton, UK. Bevor er diese Position im Jahr 2000 antrat, promovierte er an der Universität Glasgow. Seine Forschung konzentriert sich auf Ursprung und Entwicklung von Strukturen im Universum und die Interpretation astronomischer Beobachtungen... more...

  • Astronomie und Astrophysikby Alfred Weigert; Heinrich J. Wendker; Lutz Wisotzki

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.50

    Lutz Wisotzki promovierte 1991 an der Universität Hamburg im Fach Astrophysik. Bis 1999 war er wissenschaftlicher Assistent an der Hamburger Sternwarte und danach bis 2002 Oberassistent an der Universität Potsdam. Seit 2002 leitet er die Forschungsabteilung Galaxien & Quasare des Astrophysikalischen Instituts Potsdam und lehrt Astrophysik... more...

  • Selected Topics on Data Analysis in Astronomyby V.Di Gesu

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1987; US$ 113.00

    The main topics covered by the book regard the new developments of the methods and computer architectures in the field of Data Analysis in Astronomy and Astrophysics. The materials presented here is comprehensive and of interest to both experts in data analysis and students of an high degree course. The text is derived from lectures given during the... more...

  • Geoid Determinationby Fernando Sansò; Michael G. Sideris

    Springer 2013; US$ 279.00

    This book will be based on the material of the lecture noties in several International Schools for the Determination and Use of the Geoid, organized by the International Geoid Serivice of the International Association of Geodesy. It consolidates, unifies, and streamlines this material in a unique way not covereed by the few other books that exist on... more...

  • Celestial Dynamicsby Rudolf Dvorak; Christoph Lhotka

    Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00

    Rudolf Dvorak, now serving at the Institute of Astronomy in Vienna, has gained research experience in planet research at international institutions including the Bureau des Longitudes in Paris. More than 130 publications provide proof. Dr. Christoph Lhotka is member of Rudolf Dvorak's workgroup, and an expert with the software Mathematica. more...

  • Receptio Copernicanaby Heribert Nobis; Anna Maria Pastori

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 308.00

    Der neue Band der Gesamtausgabe, die seit 1973 erscheint, bringt Schriften zur Dokumentation der Aufnahme der Copernicanischen Lehre. Es werden nicht nur der volle Wortlaut der ausschließlich in ihren Vorworten bekannten auf die Copernicanische Wende bezüglichen Texte ediert, sondern auch die frühen Kommentare bzw. Erläuterungen zum Hauptwerk, die... more...