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  • Observational Astrophysicsby Pierre Lena

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    This is the updated, widely revised, restructured and expanded third edition of Lena et al.'s successful work Observational Astrophysics. It presents a synthesis on tools and methods of observational astrophysics of the early 21st century. Written specifically for astrophysicists and graduate students, this textbook focuses on fundamental and sometimes... 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...

  • Physics of Collisionless Shocksby André Balogh; Rudolf A. Treumann

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    The present book provides a contemporary systematic treatment of shock waves in high-temperature collisionless plasmas as are encountered in near Earth space and in Astrophysics. It consists of two parts. Part I develops the complete theory of shocks in dilute hot plasmas under the assumption of absence of collisions among the charged particles ... more...

  • Essential Astrophysicsby Kenneth R. Lang

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.95

    Essential Astrophysics is a book to learn or teach from, as well as a fundamental reference volume for anyone interested in astronomy and astrophysics. It presents astrophysics from basic principles without requiring any previous study of astronomy or astrophysics. It serves as a comprehensive introductory text, which takes the student through the... more...

  • An Introduction to Astrophysical Hydrodynamicsby Steven N. Shore

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This book is an introduction to astrophysical hydrodynamics for both astronomy and physics students. It provides a comprehensive and unified view of the general problems associated with fluids in a cosmic context, with a discussion of fluid dynamics and plasma physics. It is the only book on hydrodynamics that addresses the astrophysical context. Researchers... more...

  • Accretionby Aldo Treves

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1989; US$ 111.00

    The book collects 29 papers which have been particularly influential in the development of accretion theory. As an introductory paper a recent review on the subject is reported. An extensive list of references closes the volume. more...

  • The Intelligible Universeby Julio A. Gonzalo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 168.00

    This interesting book reviews WMAP's main results (2003) and discusses in detail how the accurate qualitative results for the “age” of the universe and the Hubble constant were anticipated in an article published five years before in Acta Cosmologica, Krakow. In the final chapter on “Cosmic Numbers”, it is shown that,... more...

  • Texas in Tuscanyby R. Bandiera; Roberto Maiolino; F. Mannucci; Bandiera Rino; Mannucci Filippo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 282.00

    This invaluable proceedings contains contributions from leading scientists in astrophysics, cosmology and related fields such as gravitation and elementary particles physics. It provides a general review of the status and the prospects of research in these fields for an audience of astrophysicists and physicists. The book includes both in depth reviews... more...

  • Molecular Complexes in Earth'S, Planetary Cometary and Interstellar Atmospheresby J.F. Crifo; Z.S. Slanina; A.L. Vigassin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 163.00

    This book introduces systematically the concept of weakly-bound complexes into the broad field of atmospheric sciences. To fill up the gap between our rapidly expanding knowledge of the individual properties of Van der Waals and hydrogen-bonded molecules, and our understanding of their role in the atmospheric processes, an ensemble of related topics... more...