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  • From Quantum to Cosmosby Slava G Turyshev

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 249.00

    Space-based laboratory research in fundamental physics is an emerging research discipline that offers great discovery potential and at the same time could drive the development of technological advances which are likely to be important to scientists and technologists in many other different research fields. The articles in this review volume have been... more...

  • Stellar Polarimetryby David Clarke

    Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00

    David Clarke, after earning his PhD at the University of Manchester and research projects at other institutions, now holds a honorary Research Fellowship at the University of Glasgow. His work focuses on the development of optical equipmemt for polarimetric measurements of stars associated with scattering processes within stellar atmospheres, the... more...

  • Astronomy Made Simpleby Kevin B. Phd Marvel

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 12.95

    See the skies in a whole new light. Take a tour of the universe, from our local solar system to the far reaches of deepest space. Astronomy Made Simple offers a complete introduction to this science, from its birth in ancient times to the different types of super-powerful telescopes scientists use today. It also includes detailed instructions on... more...

  • Protostellar Jets in Contextby Kanaris C. Tsinganos; Tom Ray; Mathias Stute

    Springer 2009; US$ 459.00

    It is over a quarter of a century since the discovery of out?ows from young stars. The intervening years have led to remarkable advances in our understanding of this phenomenon. Much of the progress can be attributed to advances in facilities and technologies, including not only larger telescopes but also improved instrument and detector performance.... more...

  • Guide to the Universe: Stars and Galaxiesby Lauren Jones

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 72.00

    This up-to-date volume offers student researchers an unexcelled primer on current scientific knowledge about stars. more...

  • Cosmic Collisionsby Lars Lindberg Christensen; Davide de Martin; Raquel Yumi Shida

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 39.95

    Showcases the beautiful and astounding high resolution images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of the gigantic cosmic collisions between galaxies Explains for general readers the significance of these merging galaxies in the context of our past, present, and future understanding of our universe Presents the images as snapshots in time and creates... more...

  • ICAME 2005by P.-E Lippens; J.-C Jumas; J.-M.R. Genin

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    This book provides an up-to-date overview of the Mossbauer effect in physics, chemistry, electrochemistry, catalysis, biology, medicine, geology, mineralogy, archaeology and materials science. It is of great interest for graduate students and researchers who work in one of these scientific areas or use the Mossbauer spectroscopy. In addition to the... more...

  • La Notion de Dios en el "Timeo" de Platonby Gabriela Roxana Carone

    Academia Verlag 2010; US$ 16.90

    The second edition of La noción de dios en el Timeo de Platón encapsulates the author's recent research, with a new Introduction that brings out the importance of the Timaeus with regard to the mind-body relation and to Plato's late ethics as well as providing fresh and illuminating perspectives on the problems of creation and of... more...

  • Pianeti tra le noteby Angelo Adamo

    Springer 2010; US$ 19.95

    Una stella, otto pianeti, un centinaio di lune e una miriade di corpi minori tra plutini, asteroidi, comete, satelliti artificiali. E per ognuno di questi oggetti, spiegazioni scientifiche che condividono la scena con narrazioni dettate dal mito, con visioni della fanstascienza e con suggestioni sonore scaturite dalla penna di grandi compositori. L'autore... more...

  • Astronomers Anonymousby Steve Ringwood

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 29.95

    A humorous collection of questions and answers about astronomy which entertains as well as informs and offers practical advice to amateur astronomers. Includes many stories on the history of astronomy and examines myths in light of current knowledge. Illustrated with cartoons. more...