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  • 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...

  • Eine kleine Geschichte des Raumsby Jan Moewes; Peter von Tresckow (Cover)

    tredition 2015; US$ 4.18

    Jan Moewes wurde einem größeren Publikum bekannt durch sein Erfolgsbuch "Für 12 Mark 80 durch das Universum" (*1997 bei Zweitausendeins, Ffm.), für dessen ereignisreiche Geschichte inkl. vier Titel hier kein Platz ist. Nachdem es einmal vergriffen war, stieg sein Preis jedenfalls weit über den Neuwert, was den Autor jetzt veranlasst, es selbst... more...

  • Das Riesen-Schupmannteleskop von Rathenowby Susanne M Hoffmann

    tredition 2015; US$ 3.71

    Das Rathenower Riesenteleskop ist ein kleines Wunderwerk. Hier wird es erklärt und in seinen technikhistorischen Kontext eingebettet. Seine jüngste Geschichte wird in Wort und Bild dokumentiert und seine Entstehungsgeschichte sowie technische Features erläutert. Es handelt sich um eine Arbeit, die gleichzeitig technikhistorisch und journalistisch ist.... more...

  • 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...