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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...

  • Recollections of "Tucson Operations"by M.A. Gordon

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    This book is a personal account of the evolution of millimeter-wave astronomy at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. It begins with the construction of the hugely successful, but flawed, 36 ft radio telescope on Kitt Peak, Arizona, and continues through the funding of its ultimate successor, the Atacama Large Millimeter-wave Array (ALMA), being... 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 2006; US$ 259.00

    Celebrates the 60th birthday of Professor Woodruff Sullivan III. This work provides a collection of key papers and reviews on the history of astronomy, astrobiology and sundials. It features papers on astrobiology, which reflect his intimate involvement in this multidisciplinary field. It is useful for professional and amateur astronomers. more...

  • Cosmic Ray Interactions, Propagation, and Acceleration in Space Plasmasby Lev Dorman

    Springer 2006; US$ 339.00

    Explores key problems in cosmic ray astrophysics and geophysics. This book provides a description of the main properties of space plasmas and primary CR, and considers different types of CR interactions with space plasmas. It offers a review of energetic particles interactions, and propagation and acceleration in space plasma. more...

  • The Amateur Astronomerby Patrick Moore

    Springer London 2006; US$ 69.95

    Writing in the easy-going style that made him famous as a writer and broadcaster, Sir Patrick introduced astronomy and amateur observing together, so that his reader gets an idea of what he is observing at the same time as how to observe. This brand new edition of Sir Patrick Moore?s classic book - it has been going since 1957, with many revisions... 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...

  • Astrophysics Update 2by John W. Mason

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 219.00

    Talks about astrophysics. more...

  • High-Energy Spectroscopic Astrophysicsby Steven M. Kahn; Peter von Ballmoos; Rashid A. Sunyaev

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 169.00

    After three decades of intense research in X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy, the time was ripe to summarize basic knowledge on X-ray and gamma-ray spectroscopy for interested students and researchers ready to become involved in new high-energy missions. This volume exposes both the scientific basics and modern methods of high-energy spectroscopic astrophysics.... 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...