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Astronomy

  • 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...

  • Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Space Dangers: Outer Space Perils, Rocket Risks and the Health Consequences of the Space Environmentby Dirk C. Gibson

    Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 149.00

    This ebook offers a comprehensive primer for anyone interested in space travel and associated risk assessment. more...

  • Gravity, Geoid and Height Systemsby Urs Marti

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This volume includes a selection of papers presented at the IAG international symposium "Gravity, Geoid and Height Systems 2012" (GGHS2012), which was organized by IAG Commission 2 ?Gravity Field? with the assistance of the International Gravity Field Service (IGFS) and GGOS Theme 1 ?Unified Global Height System?. The book summarizes the latest results... more...

  • Galileis denkende Handby Horst Bredekamp

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Galileo?s Thinking Hand represents a fundamental revision of the earlier work Galileo, the Artist published in 2007. The sections incorrectly identifying a forgery as the work of Galileo have been corrected. The work sheds light on the artistic aspects of Galileo?s research life, drawing on a greatly expanded documentational basis.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Einstein Was Right!by Karl Hess

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 34.95

    A Promising Beginning? Einstein?s Trojan Horse, John Bell, and Experimental Realization The Devil Is in the Details Developing a Space-Time?Dependent Model First Publications Teleportation and Quantum Computing Space?Time, Elements of Reality and Probability Revisited New Friends, New Inequalities Bell?s Many Proofs Last Work with Walter Intermission... more...

  • Theoryby Michael Soffel; Thibault Damour; Gerhard Schäfer; Sergei Kopeikin; Toshifumi Futamase; Yi Xie; Pavel Korobkov; Sergei M. Kopeikin

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    With a wide range of prominent authors from the field of relativistic celestial mechanics, this first volume of a two-volume series consists of reviews on a multitude of advanced topics in the area, covering both classical as well as modern developments, while focusing on theoretical foundations. On the occasion of his 80-th birthday this... more...

  • The Trial of Galileoby Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 10.95

    In 1633, the Roman Inquisition condemned Galileo as a suspected heretic for defending Copernicus's hypothesis of the earth's motion and denying the scientific authority of Scripture. This book draws upon Maurice A. Finocchiaro's earlier works, especially The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History (1989), to provide a brief, new documentary history... more...

  • Regiomontanus: His Life and Workby E. Zinner; E. Brown

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The 500th anniversary of Regiomontanus's birth has occasioned this depiction of his life and work. It is the first English translation of Ernst Zinner's monumental biography, plus a number of specially-written supplementary articles which help paint a more comprehensive picture of the current state of knowledge about Regiomontanus. The articles show... more...