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  • Receptio Copernicanaby Stefan Kirschner; Andreas Kühne; Felix Schmeidler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 350.00

    This volume contains commentaries, annotations, and a German translation of the texts published in Volume VIII, 1 on the reception and dissemination of Copernican theory in the 16 th century. In addition to analyzing the works of Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514?1574) on heliocentric cosmology, it provides extensive interpretation of the... more...

  • Laboratory Astrochemistryby Stephan Schlemmer; Thomas Giesen; Harald Mutschke

    Wiley 2014; US$ 112.50

    Written by leading scientists in the field and intended for a broader readership, this is an ideal starting point for an overview of current research and developments. As such, the book covers a broad spectrum of laboratory astrophysics and chemistry, describing recent advances in experiments, as well as theoretical work, including fundamental physics... more...

  • Antologíaby José Antonio Ramos Sucre

    Linkgua 2014; US$ 1.00

    José Antonio Ramos Sucre (Cumaná, 9 de junio de 1890-Ginebra, Suiza, 13 de junio de 1930). Venezuela. Nació en Cumaná el 9 de junio de 1890. Hijo de Jerónimo Ramos Martínez y de Rita Sucre Mora. Empezó sus estudios en Cumaná en la escuela Don Jacinto Alarcón. En 1900 fue a Carúpano para ser educado por su padrino y tío paterno, José Antonio Ramos Martínez,... more...

  • Das Leben der Sterneby Matthias Heyssler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99

    Das Essential beschreibt die Entwicklung der Sterne aus den interstellaren Wolken. Nach einer Zusammenfassung der wichtigsten Zustandsgrößen und ihrer physikalischen Zusammenhänge präsentiert der Autor die Grundlage der Dynamik interstellarer Wolken. Er formuliert Bedingungen, die zur Bildung der Vorstufen unserer Sterne, der sogenannten Protosterne,... more...

  • Astronomy in India, 1784?1876by Joydeep Sen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Covering the period from the foundation of the Asiatick Society in 1784 to the establishment of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science in 1876, Sen explores the relationship between Indian astronomers and the colonial British. more...

  • The Cosmic Oceanby Paul K. Chappell

    Easton Studio Press, LLC 2015; US$ 12.99

    The Cosmic Ocean shares the treasures that Paul K. Chappell, a West Point graduate and Iraq War veteran, who grew up in a violent household, has extracted from trauma. To explain how these treasureswhich take the form of timeless truthscan help us solve our personal, national, and global problems, this book uses personal stories and extensive research... more...

  • Einführung in die moderne Kosmologieby Andrew Liddle; Sybille Otterstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00

    Dank sich stets verbessernder boden- und weltraumgestützter Teleskope stehen der Kosmologie inzwischen Daten zur Verfügung, die Rückschlüsse auf immer frühere Phasen des Universums und Vergleiche mit Modellvorstellungen erlauben. Daher gewinnt die Kosmologie in den Astronomiekursen der Universitäten beständig an Wichtigkeit.... more...

  • Bad Astronomyby Philip C. Plait

    Wiley 2002; US$ 15.95

    Advance praise for Philip Plait s Bad Astronomy "Bad Astronomy is just plain good! Philip Plait clears up every misconception on astronomy and space you never knew you suffered from." --Stephen Maran, Author of Astronomy for Dummies and editor of The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia "Thank the cosmos for the bundle of star stuff named... more...

  • Information Handling in Astronomy - Historical Vistasby André Heck;

    Springer 2004; US$ 151.00

    The authors discuss the evolution of information handling in astronomy in the 20th century, particularly the latter decades. The text is not hyperspecialized, but conveys detailed and important information about how to - and how not to - collate and publish information. more...

  • Agnes Mary Clerke and the Rise of Astrophysicsby M. T. Brück

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    This book is an account of the extraordinary career of the mid-nineteenth-century astronomer Agnes Mary Clerke. more...