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  • My Place in Spaceby Robin Hirst; Sally Hirst

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 13.59

    Henry Wilson and his sister Rosie know exactly where they live - and not just the street, the town and the country. They know their place in space. With fabulously detailed illustrations by bestselling illustrator Roland Harvey and Joe Levine, this book w more...

  • Galileo on the World Systemsby Galileo Galilei; Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    University of California Press 1997; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.36

    Galileo's 1632 book, Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican , comes alive for twentieth-century readers thanks to Maurice Finocchiaro's brilliant new translation and presentation. Condemned by the Inquisition for its heretical proposition that the earth revolves around the sun, Galileo's masterpiece takes the form of a debate,... more...

  • Handbook of Isotopes in the Cosmosby Donald Clayton

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 86.00 US$ 70.52

    An information resource about the isotopes and their place in the cosmos. more...

  • L' astronomie et son histoireby Jean-René Roy

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1982; US$ 44.25

    Le livre de Jean-René Roy nous présente une vaste synthèse des connaissances présentes en astronomie. Le grand mérite du livre est de dérouler son sujet en parallèle avec une histoire de l’astronomie. Le côté historique est ici beaucoup plus qu’un luxe. Il redonne leurs dimensions vraies aux réponses... more...

  • Laboratory Experiments in Physics for Modern Astronomyby Leslie M. Golden

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 73.41

    This book presents experiments that teach the physics involved in astronomy. It helps readers learn important analytical tools, appreciate the physics deployed in astronomy, and experience instrument calibration as well as hands-on data gathering and analysis. more...

  • Highlights of Astronomy Volume 11Bby Johannes Andersen

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 249.32

    Since 1967, the main scientific events of the General Assemblies of the International Astronomical Union have been published in the separate series, Highlights of Astronomy . The present Volume 11 presents the major scientific presentations made at the XXIIIrd General Assembly, August 18-30, 1997, in Kyoto, Japan. The two volumes (11A+B) contain... more...

  • The Universeby Josip Kleczek

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 83.82

    The universe is the largest system of all. It consists of elementary particles bound together by gravitational, electromagnetic and nuclear forces. Its structural hierar­ chy in space (from atomic nuclei to supergalaxies) and its evolutionary sequence (from the fireball to the diversity of present forms) is governed by the properties of elementary... more...

  • X- and Gamma-Ray Astronomyby H. Bradt; R. Giacconi

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.82

    Proceedings of IAU Symposium No. 55, held in Madrid, Spain, May 11-13, 1972 more...

  • Transactions of the International Astronomical Unionby G. Contopoulos; A. Jappel

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 238.43

    Proceedings of the Fifteenth General Assembly, Sydney 1973 and Extraordinary General Assembly, Poland 1973 more...

  • Chaotic Dynamicsby C. Mira

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1987; US$ 113.00

    Contents: Dynamical Systems and Recurrences. Generalities; Some Properties of One-Dimensional Recurrences (Maps); Myrberg's Results on the One-Dimensional Quadratic Recurrences. Their Consequences; The Box-Within-a-Box Bifurcations Structure and Its Consequences; Some Properties of Two-Dimensional Recurrences (Maps); Two-Dimensional Diffeomorphisms... more...