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  • The 2nd International Conference on Nuclear Physics in Astrophysicsby Zsolt Fulop; Gyorgy Gyurky; Endre Somorjai

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    Launched in 2004, "Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics" has established itself in a successful topical conference series addressing the forefront of research in the field. This volume contains the selected and refereed papers of the 2nd conference, held in Debrecen in 2005 and reprinted from "The European Physical Journal A - Hadrons and... more...

  • Solar System Astrophysicsby Eugene F. Milone; William Wilson

    Springer 2008; US$ 139.00

    Covers solar system astrophysics, beginning with basic tools of spherical astronomy and celestial mechanics. This work also covers the Earth-Moon system and the interior planets; rocks and minerals, including crystallography; and, atmospheres, accompanied by discussions of circulation applicable as well as the gas giants. more...

  • Orbitsby Guochang Xu

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    This is the first reference and handbook since the satellite era began, which describes and derives systematically the orbit theory with analytical solutions of the equations of satellite motion, with respect to all of the extraterrestrial and geopotential disturbances of the second order. The equations of satellite motion perturbed by extraterrestrial... more...

  • Io After Galileoby Rosaly M. C. Lopes; John R. Spencer

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    Reviews the basics about Io and it's space environment. This book includes various subjects, where the Galilio mission shed light on, with emphasis on several of Io's characteristics including it's active volcanism. It is intended for planetary scientists and volcanologists in general, and newcomers wishing to specialize in this field of... more...

  • Island Universesby R. S. De Jong

    Springer 2007; US$ 299.00

    This book contains an up-to-date review of the structure and evolution of disk galaxies from both the observational and theoretical point of view. The book is the proceedings of the 'Island Universes' conference held at the island of Terschelling, The Netherlands in July 2005, which attracted about 130 experts and students in the field. The... more...

  • State of the Universe 2007by Martin Ratcliffe

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    Aims to provide an annual astronomy review suitable for the popular science level reader. This book covers major astronomical news on topics beyond the Solar System and place them in the context of the longer term goals that astronomers and astrophysicists around the world are aiming for. more...

  • Astrophysics Processesby Hale Bradt

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 48.00

    This book bridges the gap between physics and astronomy texts for undergraduate and graduate students. more...

  • Chaos in Astronomyby G. Contopoulos; P.A. Patsis

    Springer 2009; US$ 299.00

    The conference 'Chaos in Astronomy' was held in Athens on 17-20 Sept. 2007. This book contains edited refereed contributions. It offers an overview to students and newcomers entering various fields of dynamical astronomy. more...

  • The Moon that Wasn'tby Helge Kragh; Erhard Scholz

    Springer 2008; US$ 99.00

    First spotted in 1645, the non-existing moon was observed more than a dozen times until late eighteenth century. Although few astronomers believed in the existence of the moon after about 1770, it continued to attract attention for another century. This book details the history of one of astronomy's many spurious objects, the satellite of Venus. more...

  • L'astrofisica facile! (Le Stelle) (Italian Edition)by Mike Inglis

    Springer 2009; US$ 19.95

    Molti astrofili ritengono che l?astrofisica sia un argomento difficile, che richiede conoscenze matematiche almeno a livello universitario. Non necessariamente cos. L?approccio quantitativo adottato da Mike Inglis riesce a spiegare tutti gli aspetti dell?astrofisica in termini semplici, evitando i tecnicismi matematici con i quali questa disciplina... more...