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  • Precision Spectroscopy in Astrophysicsby Nuno C. Santos; Luca Pasquini; Alexandre C. M. Correia; Martino Romaniello

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 109.00

    High-accuracy Doppler shift measurements and high-precision spectroscopy are primary techniques in the search for exo-planets. Further extremely interesting applications include the analysis of QSO absorption lines to determine the variability of physical constants and the analysis of the isotopic ratios of absorption lines both in stars and in... more...

  • Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics IVby Francesca Figueras; Josep Miquel Girart; Margarita Hernanz; Carme Jordi

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 239.00

    This volume documents the contributions presented at the Seventh Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (Sociedad Española de Astronomía, SEA). The event bought together 301 participants who presented 161 contributed talks and 120 posters, the greatest number of contributions in the history of the meeting. The fact that most exciting... more...

  • The 2nd International Conference on Nuclear Physics in Astrophysicsby Zsolt Fülöp; György Gyürky; Endre Somorjai

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 219.00

    Launched in 2004, "Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics" has established itself in a successful topical conference series addressing the forefront of research in the field. This volume contains the selected and refereed papers of the 2nd conference, held in Debrecen in 2005 and reprinted from "The European Physical Journal A - Hadrons and Nuclei". more...

  • Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology ? Einstein?s Legacyby Bernd Aschenbach; Vadim Burwitz; Günther Hasinger; Bruno Leibundgut

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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 to review... more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 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...

  • Planets, Stars, and Galaxiesby Gordon Ritter

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    The attempt to understand the universe's seemingly endless mysteries is a great adventure that can provide one with fascination, frustration, and continual wonder and amazement. Planets, Stars, and Galaxies takes readers on an incredible full-color journey through the vast solar system. This engaging title tackles the questions students studying... more...

  • Astrophysics is Easy!by Michael Inglis

    Springer London 2007; US$ 39.95

    Astrophysics is a subject that is often - with some justification - regarded as extremely difficult, requiring at least degree-level mathematics as a prerequisite to its understanding. Consequently, many amateur astronomers just don't bother, and miss out on the fascinating fundamentals of the subject, and often on an understanding of exactly what... more...

  • Solar System Astrophysicsby Eugene F. Milone; William J.F. Wilson

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 139.00

    It presents equations and derivations starting from a level that permits one to see the underlying physical ideas. There is no other book that does this on the market. The book presents an up-to-date overview on all essential topics but is concise where possible to keep it a practical resource for courses. The book is based on extensive experience... more...

  • High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysicsby Sergey V. Lebedev

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 219.00

    During the past decade, research teams around the world have developed astrophysics-relevant research utilizing high energy-density facilities such as intense lasers and z-pinches. Every two years, at the International conference on High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysics, scientists interested in this emerging field discuss the progress in topics... more...

  • Foundations of High-Energy Astrophysicsby Mario Vietri

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 60.00

    Written by one of today?s most highly respected astrophysicists, Foundations of High-Energy Astrophysics is an introduction to the mathematical and physical techniques used in the study of high-energy astrophysics. Here, Mario Vietri approaches the basics of high-energy astrophysics with an emphasis on underlying physical processes as opposed... more...