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- Springer New York 2010; US$ 34.95
This practical, self-contained guide is an ideal introduction to practical radio astronomey for the newcomer. Assuming no prior technical knowledge, it takes the reader step-by-step through the process of building and using a backyard radio telescope. more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 33.95
Gamma-ray bursts are the brightest--and, until recently, among the least understood--cosmic events in the universe. Discovered by chance during the cold war, these evanescent high-energy explosions confounded astronomers for decades. But a rapid series of startling breakthroughs beginning in 1997 revealed that the majority of gamma-ray bursts are... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; Not Available
: The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will provide more than one order of magnitude improvement in sensitivity compared with any existing radio telescope over a wavelength range of several hundred to one, from decametric to microwave wavelengths. It will revolutionize the study of the most abundant element in the Universe, hydrogen, from the epoch of... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; Not Available
This book reviews the design and construction principles of radio telescopes in view of thermal aspects and heat transfer with the variable thermal environment. It is the first English language book to present and review this subject matter. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 119.00
This book reviews recent progress in gamma-ray astrophysics and multi-messenger astronomy. Includes research on the sources of GeV and TeV photons gleaned from measurements made by new instrumentats, new work on detection of dark matter and more. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 259.00
Gamma-ray astronomy has undergone an enormous progress in the last 15 years. The success of satellite experiments like NASA's Comp ton Gamma-Ray Observatory and ESA's INTEGRAL mission, as well as of ground-based instruments have open new views into the high-energy Universe. Different classes of cosmic gamma-ray sources have been now detected at different... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 49.99
Measuring the spin distribution of supermassive black holes is of critical importance for understanding how these black holes and their host galaxies form and evolve over time, yet this type of study is only in its infancy. This brief describes how astronomers measure spin in supermassive black holes using X-ray spectroscopy. It also reviews the... more...