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  • A Survey of the Almagestby Olaf Pedersen; Alexander Jones

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 146.84

    The Almagest , by the Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy, is the most important surviving treatise on early mathematical astronomy, offering historians valuable insight into the astronomy and mathematics of the ancient world. Pedersen's 1974 publication, A Survey of the Almagest , is the most recent in a long tradition of companions to the... more...

  • The Origins of the Universe for Dummiesby Stephen Pincock; Mark Frary

    Wiley 2011; US$ 26.50 US$ 21.20

    Do you want to learn about the physical origin of the Universe, but don’t have the rest of eternity to read up on it? Do you want to know what scientists know about where you and your planet came from, but without the science blinding you? ‘Course you do – and who better than For Dummies to tackle the biggest, strangest and most... more...

  • Exoplanetenby Sven Piper

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 15.55

    Die Erforschung des Weltalls und die Suche nach anderen Planeten entwickeln sich in den letzten Jahren rasant. Trotz begrenzter technischer Möglichkeiten wurden schon über 450 extrasolare Planeten entdeckt. Diese Einführung in die Forschung gibt detaillierte Einblicke in die Methodik, Missionen und Ergebnisse der Thematik sowie einen Ausblick auf... more...

  • Astronomy and Relativistic Astrophysicsby Cesar A. Zen Vasconcellos; Bardo E.J. Bodmann; Horst Stoecker

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 94.00

    This book presents scientific research on the central theme of new states of matter and new phenomena in the universe. The topics covered range from the big bang, through topics including the formation of exotic stars, black holes and the plasma of quarks and gluons by heavy ion reactions, to the influence of dark matter and dark energy in the evolution... more...

  • A Scientific Autobiographyby Kameshwar C. Wali

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 36.00

    S. Chandrasekhar, popularly known as Chandra, was one of the foremost scientists of the 20th century. The year 2010 marks the birth centenary of Chandra. His unique style of research, inward bound, seeking a personal perspective to master a particular field, and then pass on to another was so unique that it will draw considerable interest and attention... more...

  • Spaceby Mary Pope Osborne

    Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Track the facts with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in  Magic Tree House #8: Midnight on the Moon,  they had lots of questions. How did the universe begin? How long does it take to get to the moon? How hot is the sun? What does it feel like to be in space? Find out the answers to these questions and more as... more...

  • Beams and Jets in Astrophysicsby P. A. Hughes

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 90.00 US$ 73.80

    This book is the first to provide students and researchers in the field of astrophysical jets with a comprehensive and up-to-date account of current research. An important feature of the book is that it combines discussions of both extragalactic and Galactic jets. There are ten chapters, authored by fourteen active researchers, each of whom is an expert... more...

  • Nuclear and Particle Astrophysicsby Jorge G. Hirsch; Danny Page

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 128.00 US$ 104.96

    A comprehensive and pedagogical introduction to modern ideas and challenging problems in nuclear and particle astrophysics, with articles by eight leading experts. more...

  • The Equation of State in Astrophysicsby Gilles Chabrier; Evry Schatzman

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 152.00 US$ 124.64

    A unique review of our understanding of dense ionised matter in astrophysical contexts - essential reading for graduate students and researchers. more...

  • Advanced Amateur Astronomyby Gerald North

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 66.00 US$ 54.12

    This book, first published in 1997, is for telescope owners wanting to improve their skills and make observations of real and lasting scientific value. more...