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  • X-Ray Astronomyby Joachim E. Trümper; Günther Hasinger

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    Over the years X-ray astronomy has become an integral part of modern astrophysics and cosmology. This book summarizes the status of X-ray astronomy in terms of observational results and their astrophysical interpretation. It is written for students, astrophysicists, as well as physicists interested in the field. more...

  • Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomyby A. Richard Thompson; James M. Moran; George W. Swenson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 195.00

    Comprehensive, authoritative coverage of interferometric techniques for radio astronomy In this Second Edition of Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, three leading figures in the development of large imaging arrays, including very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI), describe and explain the technology that provides images of the universe... more...

  • Gamma-Ray Burstsby Gilbert Vedrenne

    Springer 2009; US$ 219.00

    Since their discovery was first announced in 1973, gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have been among the most fascination objects in the universe. This work gives an account on both the history and the perspectives of GRB research. more...

  • The Early Years of Radio Astronomyby W. T. Sullivan

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 88.00

    Recollection by pioneers in radio astronomy, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of extraterrestrial radio emission in 1933. more...

  • Infrared Astronomyby A. Mampaso; M. Prieto; F. Sánchez

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 88.00

    An excellent introduction and thorough review of developments in this wide-ranging field of research. more...

  • Handbook of Infrared Astronomyby I. S. Glass

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 52.00

    A clear and concise practical handbook on all aspects of infrared astronomy, for graduate students, researchers and keen amateurs. more...

  • The Radio Sky and How to Observe Itby Jeff Lashley

    Springer 2010; US$ 34.95

    Radio astronomy is far from being beyond the scope of amateurs astronomers, and this practical, self-contained guide for the newcomer to practical radio astronomy is an ideal introduction. This guide is a must for anyone who wants to join the growing ranks of 21st Century backyard radio astronomers. The first part of the book provides background material... more...

  • What Are Gamma-Ray Bursts?by Joshua S. Bloom

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 30.95

    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...

  • The Transient Radio Skyby Evan Francis Keane

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    The high time-resolution radio sky represents unexplored astronomical territory. This thesis presents a study of the transient radio sky, focussing on millisecond scales. As such, the work is concerned primarily with neutron stars. In particular this research concentrates on a recently identified group of neutron stars, known as RRATs, which exhibit... more...

  • A Panchromatic View of Galaxiesby Alessandro Boselli

    Wiley 2012; US$ 140.00

    Describing how to investigate all kinds of galaxies through a multifrequency analysis, this text is divided into three different sections. The first describes the data currently available at different frequencies, from X-rays to UV, optical, infrared and radio millimetric and centimetric, while explaining their physical meaning. In the second section,... more...