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Astronomy; Juvenile literature

  • The Early Earth: Accretion and Differentiationby James Badro; Michael J. Walter

    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...

  • Rekonstruktion und Reduktion physikalischer Theorienby Raphael Bolinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Astroparticle physics employs a range of theories to model the sources of cosmic radiation ? but until now, it has not fully captured the relevant connections between these theories. Using Scheibe?s method for the reconstruction and reduction of physical theories, Raphael Bolinger demonstrates the uses and limitations of formal strategies... more...

  • The Solar Activity Cycleby André Balogh; Hugh Hudson; Kristof Petrovay; Rudolf von Steiger

    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...

  • Nuclear Physics of Starsby Christian Iliadis

    Wiley 2015; US$ 103.95

    Most elements are synthesized, or "cooked", by thermonuclear reactions in stars. The newly formed elements are released into the interstellar medium during a star's lifetime, and are subsequently incorporated into a new generation of stars, into the planets that form around the stars, and into the life forms that originate on the planets. Moreover,... more...

  • The Fundamentals of Modern Astrophysicsby Mikhail Ya Marov

    Springer New York 2014; Not Available

    The Fundamentals of Modern Astrophysics provides an overview of the modern science of astrophysics. It covers the Sun, Solar System bodies, exoplanets, stars, and star life cycle, planetary systems origin and evolution, basics of astrobiology, our galaxy the Milky Way, other galaxies and galactic clusters, a general view of the Universe, its structure,... more...

  • Particles and Astrophysicsby Maurizio Spurio

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 99.00

    This book is an introduction to ?multi-messenger? astrophysics. It covers the many different aspects connecting particle physics with astrophysics and cosmology and introduces astrophysics using numerous experimental findings recently obtained through the study of high-energy particles. Taking a systematic approach, it comprehensively presents experimental... more...

  • Sternegucken für Dummiesby Steve Owens

    Wiley 2014; US$ 13.50

    "Sternegucken für Dummies" ist ein praktisches Einsteigerbuch, das vor allem die grundlegenden Fragen aller Anfänger "Wie finde ich das richtige Teleskop?", "Wie benutze ich ein Teleskop?", "Wie orientiere ich mich am Himmel?" leicht verständlich erklärt, bevor es alle 88 Sternbilder inklusive Illustrationen beschreibt. Nachdem Sie die richtige Ausrüstung... more...

  • Physics of the Plasma Universeby Anthony L. Peratt

    Springer New York 2014; Not Available

    This book presents the known properties of matter in the plasma state, going from the fundamentals to astrophysical applications. It features examples of scientific problems, as well as numerous illustrations and appendices. more...

  • Spectral Evolution in Blazarsby Christian Fromm

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This prize-winning thesis deals with the observation and modeling of the spectral evolution of blazars. Based on single-dish light curves, a model of shock-shock interaction is tested and confirmed using multi-frequency high resolution Very Long Baseline Observations. He presents state-of-the art numerical relativistic hydrodynamic simulations and... more...

  • Governance von Forschungsnetzwerkenby Regina von Görtz

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 88.95

    Forschungsnetzwerke gelten als Keimzelle von Innovationen. Sie ermöglichen die Kooperation von Forschenden auch unter Wettbewerbsbedingungen und tragen damit entscheidend zur Produktion von neuartigem Wissen bei. Doch wie kommen Forschungsnetzwerke zustande? Wodurch lassen sie sich beeinflussen? Welchen Governancemechanismen unterliegen sie? Dies sind... more...