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  • Spectroscopy of Astrophysical Plasmasby A. Dalgarno; D. Layzer

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 64.00

    A group of acknowledged experts describe the use of spectroscopy as a diagnostic probe of astronomical environments. The broad sweep of the book enables good coverage to be given to all the situations in which plasmas are encounteres in astronomical investigations. Specifically, the articles include quasars, Seyfert galaxies, active galactic nuclei,... more...

  • Astrophysical Spectropolarimetryby J. Trujillo-Bueno; F. Moreno-Insertis; F. Sanchez

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 132.00

    Lectures by prestigious astrophysics researchers given at the XII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics. more...

  • Dynamics of Astrophysical Discsby J. A. Sellwood

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 68.00

    Recent developments in both theory and observations of astrophysical discs. more...

  • Relativistic Fluids and Magneto-fluidsby A. M. Anile

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 76.00

    Introductory account which has applications in astrophysics and plasma physics. more...

  • Go-To Telescopes Under Suburban Skiesby Neale Monks

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 34.95

    This is the first book specifically written for amateur astronomers who own, or who are about to purchase, a computer-controlled ?go-to? telescope. The ?go-to? capability is huge, and this book offers fascinating deep-sky objects and detailed observing lists. more...

  • A Survey of the Almagestby Alexander Jones; Olaf Pedersen

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 199.00

    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... 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 wonderful question... more...

  • Exoplanetenby Sven Piper

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Spaceby Carole Stott

    DK Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Featuring a wealth of incredible astronomical photographs, Space takes us on an imaginary journey that starts from a launchpad on Earth. From there, we go in toward the center of our Solar System to see the inner planets and the Sun. We then fly outward, past the outer planets and on to the fringes of the Solar System. After a brief pause to look... more...

  • Amazing Space Q&Aby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2010; US$ 12.99

    Amazing Space Q&A explores the final frontier, from cosmic dust to supergiant stars. Bursting with eye-opening questions and revealing answers, the book tells tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the universe (but were afraid to ask!). more...