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Astronomy; Juvenile literature

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  • Astrophysicsby Wolfgang Kundt

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 109.00

    For a quantitative understanding of the physics of the universe - from the solar system through the milky way to clusters of galaxies all the way to cosmology - these edited lecture notes are perhaps among the most concise and also among the most critical ones: Astrophysics has not yet stood the redundancy test of laboratory physics, hence should be... more...

  • Astrophysics Update 2by John W. Mason

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 219.00

    Talks about astrophysics. more...

  • High-Energy Spectroscopic Astrophysicsby Steven M. Kahn; Peter von Ballmoos; Rashid A. Sunyaev

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 169.00

    After three decades of intense research in X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy, the time was ripe to summarize basic knowledge on X-ray and gamma-ray spectroscopy for interested students and researchers ready to become involved in new high-energy missions. This volume exposes both the scientific basics and modern methods of high-energy spectroscopic astrophysics.... more...

  • Relativistic Physics and Cosmologyby Bernd Aschenbach; Vadim Burwitz; Gunther Hasinger; Bruno Leibundgut

    Springer 2007; US$ 139.00

    "Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology" have developed into important and fruitful research areas with a hitherto unprecented public interest. The year 2005, which marked the 100th anniversary of the 'annus mirabilis', that year in which Albert Einstein published three of his most important scientific papers, was the perfect opportunity... more...

  • High Time Resolution Astrophysicsby Don Phelan; Oliver Ryan; Andrew Shearer

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    High Time Resolution Astrophysics (HTRA) is an important new window to the universe and a vital tool in understanding a range of phenomena from diverse objects and radiative processes. This importance is demonstrated in this volume with the description of a number of topics in astrophysics, including quantum optics, cataclysmic variables, pulsars,... more...

  • Jets from Young Starsby Emma Whelan; Francesca Bacciotti; Leonardo Testi

    Springer 2007; US$ 79.95

    This volume contains the edited lecture notes of the Second JETSET School on Jets from Young Stars: Clues from High Angular Resolution Observations organised by the Marie Curie Research Training Network JETSET: Jet Simulations, Experiments and Theory. After the opening two chapters on jet emission, readers can learn the fundamental background of modern... more...

  • Solar System Astrophysicsby Eugene F. Milone; William Wilson

    Springer 2008; US$ 139.00

    Covers solar system astrophysics, beginning with basic tools of spherical astronomy and celestial mechanics. This work also covers the Earth-Moon system and the interior planets; rocks and minerals, including crystallography; and, atmospheres, accompanied by discussions of circulation applicable as well as the gas giants. more...

  • Island Universesby R. S. De Jong

    Springer 2007; US$ 299.00

    This book contains an up-to-date review of the structure and evolution of disk galaxies from both the observational and theoretical point of view. The book is the proceedings of the 'Island Universes' conference held at the island of Terschelling, The Netherlands in July 2005, which attracted about 130 experts and students in the field. The... more...

  • Astrophysics Processesby Hale Bradt

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 48.00

    This book bridges the gap between physics and astronomy texts for undergraduate and graduate students. more...

  • Astrophysics by L. Marton

    Elsevier Science 1974; US$ 72.95

    Astrophysis Optical and Infrared more...