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  • Den Mond neu entdeckenby Eckart Kuphal

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 29.99

    Der Autor liefert eine detaillierte Geschichte der Mondbeobachtung und der Erforschung des Mondes: von seinen speziellen Eigenschaften im Vergleich zu anderen Monden über seinen irdischen Einfluss bis hin zur zukünftigen Entwicklung des Erde-Mond-Systems. more...

  • Magnetic Processes in Astrophysicsby ; Gü diger; nther; Rainer Hollerbach; Leonid L. Kitchatinov

    Wiley 2013; US$ 170.00

    In this work the authors draw upon their expertise in geophysical and astrophysical MHD to explore the motion of electrically conducting fluids, the so-called dynamo effect, and describe the similarities and differences between different magnetized objects. They also explain why magnetic fields are crucial to the formation of the stars, and discuss... more...

  • Astrophysical Techniques, Sixth Editionby C.R. Kitchin

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 83.95

    Long used in undergraduate and introductory graduate courses, Astrophysical Techniques, Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive account of the instruments, detectors, and techniques employed in astronomy and astrophysics. Emphasizing the underlying unity of all astronomical observations, this popular text provides a coherent state-of-the-art account... more...

  • Plasmas in the Universeby B. Coppi; A. Ferrari; E. Sindoni

    IOS Press 2000; US$ 167.00

    This book illustrates new developments in the fields of space and solar physics, stellar physics, extragalactic physics and cosmology. It also elaborates upon the progress of laboratory plasma physics. One of the topics discussed is the existence of collective processes, both linear and non-linear, that can explain key elements of accretion physics,... more...

  • From Casual Stargazer to Amateur Astronomerby Dave Eagle

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 39.99

    This guide is for budding stargazers who want to develop observing skills beyond mere sightseeing and learn some of the techniques used to carry out enjoyable and scientifically useful observations. Includes useful exercises to help develop observing skills. more...

  • Ebbe und Flut - Gezeiten des Erosby Sylvia Zwettler-Otte

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 23.65

    Liebe bedeutet, sich an andere Menschen, Ideen oder Dinge zu binden, aber auch, sich notfalls wieder auf sich zurückzuziehen. Beides kann befruchtend oder zerstörend wirken - wie Ebbe und Flut. Ausgehend von Freuds Triebdualismus der beiden Grundtriebe Eros und Todestrieb werden psychoanalytische Konzepte erörtert, die für das Verständnis dieser seelischen... more...

  • A Galileo Forgeryby Horst Bredekamp; Irene Brückle; Paul Needham

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    In this work, historians in various fields revise the results presented in the first two volumes of the series, which analyzed the New York copy of Sidereus Nuncius. While many of their findings remain valid, the subject of analysis proved to be a forgery. Volume III describes how the discovery of forgery was made - a watershed moment... more...

  • Science and Spectacleby John Agar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Science and Spectacle relates the construction of the telescope to the politics and culture of post-war Britain. From radar and atomic weapons, to the Festival of Britain and, later, Harold Wilson's rhetoric of scientific revolution, science formed a cultural resource from which post-war careers and a national identity could be built. The Jodrell... more...

  • Einstein Was Right!by Karl Hess

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 34.95

    All modern books on Einstein emphasize the genius of his relativity theory and the corresponding corrections and extensions of the ancient space?time concept. However, Einstein?s opposition to the use of probability in the laws of nature and particularly in the laws of quantum mechanics is criticized and often portrayed as outdated. The author... more...

  • Numerical Methods in Astrophysicsby Peter Bodenheimer; Gregory P. Laughlin; Michal Rozyczka; Tomasz Plewa; Harold. W Yorke; Harold W. Yorke

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 104.95

    Numerical Methods in Astrophysics: An Introduction outlines various fundamental numerical methods that can solve gravitational dynamics, hydrodynamics, and radiation transport equations. This resource indicates which methods are most suitable for particular problems, demonstrates what the accuracy requirements are in numerical simulations, and suggests... more...