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  • Interstellar Turbulenceby Jose Franco; Alberto Carraminana

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 163.00 US$ 133.66

    A state-of-the-art summary of observational, theoretical and computational research in interstellar turbulence. more...

  • Fluid Flows to Black Holesby D. J. Saikia; Virginia Trimble

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 93.00

    This unique book contains a biographical portrait, accounts of Chandrasekhar's role and impact on modern science, historical perspectives and personal reminiscences, several of which appeared in Physics Today, and reviews by leading experts in areas which Prof. Chandrasekhar pioneered. The reviews, which appeared in the Bulletin of the Astronomical... more...

  • Vignettes in Gravitation and Cosmologyby L. Sriramkumar; T. R. Seshadri

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 81.00

    This book comprises expository articles on different aspects of gravitation and cosmology that are aimed at graduate students. The topics discussed are of contemporary interest assuming only an elementary introduction to gravitation and cosmology. The presentations are to a certain extent pedagogical in nature, and the material developed is not usually... more...

  • The Sun: New Challengesby Vladimir N. Obridko; Katya Georgieva; Yury A. Nagovitsyn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 185.07

    These are the proceedings of the Symposium 3 of JENAM 2011 on new scientific challenges posed by the Sun. The topics covered are   1. The unusual sunspot minimum, which poses challenges to the solar dynamo theory 2. The Sun?s Terra-Hertz emission, which opens a new observational window 3. Corona wave activity 4. Space weather agents - initiation,... more...

  • Multi-scale Dynamical Processes in Space and Astrophysical Plasmasby Manfred P. Leubner; Zoltán Vörös

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 185.07

    Magnetized plasmas in the universe exhibit complex dynamical behavior over a huge range of scales. The fundamental mechanisms of energy transport, redistribution and conversion occur at multiple scales. The driving mechanisms often include energy accumulation, free-energy-excited relaxation processes, dissipation and self-organization. The plasma processes... more...

  • The Science of Solar System Icesby Murthy S. Gudipati; Julie Castillo-Rogez

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 216.66

    The role of laboratory research and simulations in advancing our understanding of solar system ices (including satellites, KBOs, comets, and giant planets) is becoming increasingly important. Understanding ice surface radiation processing, particle and radiation penetration depths, surface and subsurface chemistry, morphology, phases, density, conductivity,... more...

  • Fundamentals of Cosmic Particle Physicsby Maxim Khlopov

    Cambridge International Science Publishing Ltd. 2012; US$ 119.75

    This current updated and expanded text reflects the large number of scientific advances, both theoretically and experimentally, within the discipline of cosmoparticle physics in the last 10 years.  Some of the topics that have been added, updated include but are not limited to; HND or CMD+HND scenarios being implemented into sterile neutrino scenarios,... more...

  • Plasma Astrophysics, Part IIby Boris V. Somov

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 206.85

    The new edition of this second volume in the set retains a focus on reconnection and flares, but features numerous revisions and updates, including fresh material on classification of zeroth points, motions of the coronal HXR sources, and much else. more...

  • Plasma Astrophysics, Part Iby Boris V. Somov

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 206.85

    Fully updated and revised, this second edition of the classic text on plasma astrophysics covers all the fundamentals and includes new sections on subjects such as plasma heating by reverse current, the moment equations, and the Grad-Shafranov equation. more...

  • How the Great Scientists Reasonedby Gary G. Tibbetts

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 74.95

    The scientific method is one of the most basic and essential concepts across the sciences, ensuring that investigations are carried out with precision and thoroughness. The scientific method is typically taught as a step-by-step approach, but real examples from history are not always given. This book teaches the basic modes of scientific thought,... more...