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  • The Collision of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and Jupiterby Keith S. Noll; Harold A. Weaver; Paul D. Feldman

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 96.00

    Sixteen chapters from international experts provide the standard reference on the event for graduate students and researchers in astronomy and planetary science. more...

  • Comets and How to Observe Themby Richard Schmude

    Springer 2010; US$ 34.95

    Comets have inspired wonder, excitement and even fear ever since they were first observed. But they are important members of the solar system, that contain material from early in the life of the system, held in deep-freeze. This makes them key in our understanding of the formation and evolution of many Solar System bodies. Recent ground- and space-based... more...

  • David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showersby David H. Levy

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    Introduction to observing meteors for both seasoned and budding astronomers. more...

  • Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Mediumby Bruce T. Draine

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    This is a comprehensive and richly illustrated textbook on the astrophysics of the interstellar and intergalactic medium--the gas and dust, as well as the electromagnetic radiation, cosmic rays, and magnetic and gravitational fields, present between the stars in a galaxy and also between galaxies themselves. Topics include radiative processes across... more...

  • Physics of Cometsby K.S. Krishna Swamy

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 165.00

    This revised edition places a unique emphasis on all the new results from ground-based, satellites and space missions - detection of molecule H2 and prompt emission lines of OH for the first time; discovery of X-rays in comets; observed diversity in chemical composition among comets; the puzzle of the constancy of spin temperature; the well-established... more...

  • Molecular Hydrogen in Spaceby F. Combes; G. Pineau des Forets

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 147.00

    The first multi-disciplinary review of our new understanding of molecular hydrogen in space, and its role in the early Universe. more...

  • An Introduction to the Physics of Interstellar Dustby Endrik Krugel

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 104.95

    On the whole the book is excellent in its content as well as its presentation. It contains a wealth of valuable information relating to the physics of interstellar grains, essentially updating and replacing the existing textbooks on this subject. It exhaustively covers the theory of light scattering relevant to grains, the processes of grain heating... more...

  • Dark Matter in the Universeby S. Bonometto; J. Primack; A. Provenzale

    IOS Press 1997; US$ 237.00

    Physics and astrophysics came to dark matter through many different routes, finally accepting it, but often with some distaste. It has been noticed that the existence of dark matter is yet another displacement of humans from the centre of the Universe: not only do our planet and our sun have no central position in the Universe, not only are humans... more...

  • Meteor Showersby Gary W. Kronk

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Meteor showers are among the most spectacular celestial events that may be observed by the naked eye, and have been the object of fascination throughout human history. In 'Meter Showers: An Annotated Catalog' the interested observer can access detailed research on over 100 annual and periodic meteor streams in order to capitalize on these majestic... more...

  • Blazing a Ghostly Trailby Peter Grego

    Springer 2013; US$ 34.99

    Ice and Fire: Great Comets to Come was written because a special celestial event climaxes towards the end of 2013 the arrival, fresh from the Oort Cloud, of Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON). By all predictions even the most pessimistic ones this comet is set to be one of, perhaps the most, dazzling comet seen in modern history and has the astronomical world... more...