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  • The Farthest Things in the Universeby Jay M. Pasachoff; Hyron Spinrad; Patrick Osmer; Edward S. Cheng

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06

    This book, first published in 1994, examines the excitement and challenge of studying the most distant and powerful objects. more...

  • Heavenly Errorsby Neil F. Comins

    Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    One of the great paradoxes of modern times is that the more scientists understand the natural world, the more we discover that our everyday beliefs about it are wrong. Astronomy, in particular, is one of the most misunderstood scientific disciplines. With the participation of thousands of undergraduate students, Neil F. Comins has identified and... more...

  • Geheimnisvoller Kosmosby ; Thomas hrke; Roland Wengenmayr

    Wiley 2012; US$ 25.50 US$ 22.10

    Strömten auf dem Mars einst gewaltige Flüsse? Wie beherrschen Dunkle Energie und Dunkle Materie die Entwicklung des Universums? Was ist ihre Natur? Welche Rolle spielen Schwarze Löcher bei der Entwicklung von Galaxien? Solche hochaktuellen Fragen versuchen Astrophysiker und Kosmologen in diesem Buch zu beantworten. Sachlich und kompetent... more...

  • New Eyes on the Universeby Stephen Webb

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 43.54

    This book examines twelve areas of astronomical research, from dark energy to the possibility of extraterrestrial civilizations. The author shows how observations made possible by new telescopes and techniques data might help solve some persistent mysteries. more...

  • Observing and Measuring Visual Double Starsby R. W. Argyle

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 43.54

    The revised 2nd edition of this popular book adds much new material, including a guide to sketching double stars and tips on imaging doube stars of unequal brightness. Includes access to double star catalogs, software and more via the Springer Extras web site. more...

  • Eclissi!by Marco Bastoni

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 13.72

    Le eclissi di Sole e di Luna sono fra gli spettacoli più avvincenti della Natura; questo libro è una guida completa alla loro osservazione e spiega come cercare, vivere e fotografare questi eventi senza necessariamente essere astrofili esperti. Cosa posso osservare durante un?eclisse? Da dove? E quando? Un?accurata selezione delle 10 eclissi imperdibili... more...

  • Problemi di meccanica quantistica non relativisticaby Carlo Alabiso; Alessandro Chiesa

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 24.69

    Il volume raccoglie una selezione di problemi assegnati nei corsi di Meccanica Quantistica non relativistica previsti per la Laurea in Fisica presso l?Università degli Studi di Parma. Gli oltre 300 problemi sono divisi in undici capitoli tematici, all?interno dei quali è possibile individuare vari livelli di difficoltà, per studenti della Laurea Triennale,... more...

  • Einführung in die moderne Kosmologieby Andrew Liddle; Sybille Otterstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    Dank sich stets verbessernder boden- und weltraumgestutzter Teleskope stehen der Kosmologie inzwischen Daten zur Verfugung, die Ruckschlusse auf immer fruhere Phasen des Universums und Vergleiche mit Modellvorstellungen erlauben. Daher gewinnt die Kosmologie in den Astronomiekursen der Universitaten bestandig an Wichtigkeit. Die "Einfuhrung in die... more...

  • Astronomie und Astrophysikby Alfred Weigert; Heinrich J. Wendker; Lutz Wisotzki

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.50 US$ 45.50

    Dieses Lehrbuch ist ein Grundkurs im besten Sinne: Beginnend mit den physikalischen und technischen Grundlagen, die fur das Verstandnis der weiteren astrophysikalischen Ausfuhrungen benotigt werden, vermittelt es solides Wissen fur die moderne Astrophysik, ist klar geschrieben, reich bebildert und auch in den mathematischen Teilen jederzeit verstandlich.... more...

  • Opening Space Researchby George H. Ludwig

    Wiley 2013; US$ 67.00 US$ 58.07

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series . Opening Space Research: Dreams, Technology, and Scientific Discovery is George Ludwig's account of the early development of space-based electromagnetic physics, with a focus on the first U.S. space launches and the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belts.... more...