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  • Vom Urknall zum Gummibärchenby Roland Full

    Wiley 2014; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.02

    Selbst gemacht ist halb kapiert - Vom Urknall zum Gummibarchen Irgendwann vor rund 14 Milliarden Jahren fiel der Startschuss fur unser Universum: der Big Bang. Das ist erstens unvorstellbar lange her und zweitens: Woher wissen Forscher, dass es einen Urknall uberhaupt gegeben hat? Fur Roland Full sind Astrophysiker die Kripo im Tatort Universum. Sie... more...

  • Zoomby Bob Berman

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.99

    This brilliantly inventive fantasy epic by the award-winning author of Watership Down immerses the reader in a medieval world complete with created languages, detailed maps and elaborate traditions and rituals. Centring on the long-awaited reincarnation of a giant bear among the half-barbaric Orelgan people, Shardik's appearance sets off a violent... more...

  • About Timeby Adam Frank

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 12.99

    From Stonehenge to beyond the Big Bang, an exhilarating scientific exploration of how we make time Time is the grandest conception of the universe that we humans have been able to imagine and its most intimate, the very frame of human life. In About Time, astrophysicist and award-winning writer Adam Frank tells the scientific story of this wonderful... more...

  • Origin of the Solar Systemby Robert Jastrow; A. G. W. Cameron

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Origin of the Solar System covers the proceedings of the conference held at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York on January 23-24, 1962. The book focuses on the issues related with the origin and development of the solar system, as well as star formation, solar nebula, and protostars. The selection first offers information on the historical... more...

  • Earth and Cosmosby Robert S. Kandel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Earth and Cosmos presents a comprehensive view of the many connections between the environment of Man on Earth and the environment of the Earth in the cosmos. Topics covered range from matter, radiation, and the basic forces of nature to Earth's relation to the universe, the galaxy, and the sun. The energy balance and global circulation of the atmosphere... more...

  • New Horizons for Observational Cosmologyby A. Cooray; E. Komatsu; A. Melchiorri

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 254.00

    Our understanding of the universe has been revolutionized by observations of the cosmic microwave background, the large-scale structure of the universe, and distant supernovae. These studies have shown that we are living in a strange universe: 96% of the present day energy density of the universe is dominated by so-called dark matter and dark energy.... more...

  • Introduction to Cosmologyby Matts Roos

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    The Fourth Edition of Introduction to Cosmology provides a concise, authoritative study of cosmology at an introductory level. Starting from elementary principles and the early history of cosmology, the text carefully guides the student on to curved spacetimes, special and general relativity, gravitational lensing, the thermal history of the Universe,... more...

  • An Introduction to Modern Cosmologyby Andrew Liddle

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.50 US$ 42.90

    An Introduction to Modern Cosmology Third Edition is an accessible account of modern cosmological ideas. The Big Bang Cosmology is explored, looking at its observational successes in explaining the expansion of the Universe, the existence and properties of the cosmic microwave background, and the origin of light elements in the universe. Properties... more...

  • Originsby Jim Baggott

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the origins of the space and time, mass and light, stars, the habitable earth, and life itself. From astrophysics to biology, the whole inspiring picture is here. more...

  • The Unknown Universeby Stuart Clark

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 10.49

    A groundbreaking and state-of-the-art guide to the Universe and how our latest deep space discoveries are forcing us to revisit what we know, and what we don't. more...