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  • Non-accelerator Astroparticle Physics - Proceedings Of The 7th Schoolby R. A. Carrigan; G Giacomelli

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 288.00

    This comprehensive volume of articles from the seventh school on non-accelerator astroparticle physics presents a timely coverage of this interesting and rapidly expanding subject. The contributions enlarge and complement the earlier volumes prepared for the fourth, fifth and sixth schools. An informative, pedagogical approach has been maintained so... more...

  • High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysicsby George A. Kyrala

    Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 219.00

    During the past several years, research teams around the world have developed astrophysics-relevant utilizing high energy-density facilities such as intense lasers and z-pinches. Research is underway in many areas, such as compressible hydrodynamic mixing, strong shock phenomena, radiation flow, radiative shocks and jets, complex opacities, equations... more...

  • The New Astronomy: Opening the Electromagnetic Window and Expanding our View of Planet Earthby Wayne Orchiston

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 259.00

    This is an unusual book, combining as it does papers on astrobiology, history of astronomy and sundials, but?after all?Woody Sullivan is an unusual man. In late 2003 I spent two fruitful and enjoyable months in the Astronomy Department at the University of Washington (UW) working on archival material accumulated over the decades by Woody, for a book... more...

  • Astrophysics Update 2by John Mason

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 219.00

    "Astrophysics Updates" is intended to serve the information needs of professional astronomers and postgraduate students about areas of astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology that are rich and active research spheres. Observational methods and the latest results of astronomical research are presented as well as their theoretical foundations and interrelations.... more...

  • The Amateur Astronomerby Patrick Moore

    Springer London 2006; US$ 69.95

    any popular books upon astronomy have been written during the Mpast few years, but most of them cater either for the casual dabbler who is content to learn from the depths of his armchair or else for the serious amateur who already knows the main facts.What I have done, or tried to do, is to strike a happy mean. This book has been aimed at the needs... more...

  • Astrophysicsby Wolfgang Kundt

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 109.00

    For a quantitative understanding of the physics of the universe - from the solar system through the milky way to clusters of galaxies all the way to cosmology - these edited lecture notes are perhaps among the most concise and also among the most critical ones: Astrophysics has not yet stood the redundancy test of laboratory physics, hence should be... more...

  • Why Is Uranus Upside Down?by Fred Watson

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 22.68

    A highly entertaining and informative introduction to our planet and the universe we live in. more...

  • Astronomy Methodsby Hale Bradt

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 76.00

    A 2003 introduction to basic practical tools, methods and phenomena that underlie quantitative astronomy. more...

  • The Urban Astronomer's Guideby Rod Mollise

    Springer London 2006; US$ 44.95

    This book covers the "why," "how," and "what" of astronomy under light-polluted skies. It is aimed at urban astronomers and showcases the countless objects - galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters - that can be seen in even in heavily light polluted urban skies. more...

  • Jets from Young Starsby Emma Whelan; Francesca Bacciotti; Leonardo Testi

    Springer 2007; US$ 79.95

    This volume contains the edited lecture notes of the Second JETSET School on Jets from Young Stars: Clues from High Angular Resolution Observations organised by the Marie Curie Research Training Network JETSET: Jet Simulations, Experiments and Theory. After the opening two chapters on jet emission, readers can learn the fundamental background of modern... more...