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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 193.00
The contributions in this volume provide a snapshot of the latest research and future plans for space-borne and ground-based experiments dedicated to the observation of the gamma-ray sky. The articles are authored by both seasoned veterans of the first dedicated gamma-ray missions, and young scientists entering the fascinating field of gamma-ray astrophysics.... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 252.00
Gamma ray astronomy, the branch of high energy astrophysics that studies the sky in energetic ?-ray photons, is destined to play a crucial role in the exploration of nonthermal phenomena in the Universe in their most extreme and violent forms. The great potential of this discipline offers impressive coverage of many ?hot topics? of modern astrophysics... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 231.00
Foundations of Gamma Ray Astronomy Very High Energy Gamma Ray Detectors High Energy Gamma Ray Telescopes in Space Galactic Plane Supernova and Supernova Remnants Gamma-ray Observations of the Crab Nebula Gamma-ray Observations of SNR Gamma-Ray Pulsars and Binaries Unidentified Sources Extragalactic Sources Active Galactic Nuclei: Observations Active... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 44.99
For over 25 years, gamma-ray bursts were the outstanding mystery in astronomy. No one knew where they were or how they worked. 'The Biggest Bangs' tells how the mystery was unravelled, from the discovery of gamma-ray bursts by a Cold War satellite system monitoring the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty to the localization of bursts in distant galaxies. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 32.95
Hidden from human view, accessible only to sensitive receivers attached to huge radio telescopes, the invisible universe beyond our senses continues to fascinate us. In the Milky Way galaxy, radio astronomers listen patiently to the ticking of pulsars that tell of star death and states of matter of awesome densities. This is the story of radio astronomy,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 219.00
This volume is an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the engineering of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a revolutionary instrument which will be the world?s largest radio telescope. Expected to be completed by 2020, the SKA will be a pre-eminent tool in probing the Early Universe and in enhancing greatly the discovery potential of radio astronomy... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.00
Describes the fundamental problems in modern astrophysics that cannot progress without easy and wide-spread access to modern UV instrumentation more...