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- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 159.00
Many times all of us could hear from mass media that an asteroid approached and swept past the Earth. Such an asteroid or comet will inevitably strike the planet some day. This volume considers hazards due to collisions with cosmic objects, particularly in light of recent investigations of impacts by the authors. Each chapter written by an expert... more...
- Springer Milan 2013; US$ 34.99
Il volume raccoglie una selezione di problemi assegnati nei corsi di Meccanica Quantistica non relativistica previsti per la Laurea in Fisica presso l?Università degli Studi di Parma. Gli oltre 300 problemi sono divisi in undici capitoli tematici, all?interno dei quali è possibile individuare vari livelli di difficoltà, per studenti della Laurea Triennale,... more...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 189.00
This book addresses for the first time the subject of "Self-organized criticality" (SOC) in astrophysical systems. The book illustrates the relevance of SOC to such sciences as astrophysics, geophysics, biophysics and ecophysics. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 130.00
This unique volume is a compendium of scientific contributions inspired by the work of Alex Dalgarno in the fields of atomic, molecular, and optical physics, astrophysics, astrochemistry, and atmospheric physics. The book should be of particular value to the practitioners in these fields. Sample Chapter(s). Chapter 1: The Transition From Mathematician... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 149.00
Atomic jets and molecular out?ows from Young Stellar Objects (YSOs) are among the most spectacular of astrophysical phenomena. Approaching this topic, one gets immediately trapped by the breathtaking beauty of the op- calimagestakenfromEarthorSpacewithmoderntelescopes,onlytodiscover soonafterthatthephysicsthatregulatestheirpropertiesisevenmoreintri-... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95
The Early Earth: Accretion and Differentiation provides a multidisciplinary overview of the state of the art in understanding the formation and primordial evolution of the Earth. The fundamental structure of the Earth as we know it today was inherited from the initial conditions 4.56 billion years ago as a consequence of planetesimal accretion,... more...
- Springer New York 2015; US$ 229.00
A collection of papers edited by four experts in the field, this book sets out to describe the way solar activity is manifested in observations of the solar interior, the photosphere, the chromosphere, the corona and the heliosphere. The 11-year solar activity cycle, more generally known as the sunspot cycle, is a fundamental property of the Sun. This... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 189.00
This book provides a systematic treatment of shock waves in high-temperature collisionless plasmas as are encountered in near Earth space and astrophysics. It offers a unique and excellently illustrated course on shock wave physics and applications. more...