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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 189.00
If standard gravitational theory is correct, then most of the matter in the universe is in an unidentified form which does not emit enough light to have been detected by current instrumentation. This book is the second editon of the lectures given at the 4th Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics, with new material added. The lectures are... more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 243.00
The dark night sky The modern resolution and energy The modern resolution and spectra The dark matter The vacuum Axions Neutrinos Supersymmetric weakly interacting particles Black holes Conclusions Appendices Bolometric intensity integrals Dynamics with a decaying vacuum Absorption by galactic hydrogen Index more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 139.00
Micrometeorites played an essential role in the formation of the atmosphere of the Early Earth, and provided a significant source of activation for organic prebiotic chemistry on mineral surfaces. This book offers an account of this scenario, embedding the more specific results within a framework that considers the evolution of the Early Earth. more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 44.95
Presents the story of the emergence of the dark matter problem, from the initial erroneous discovery of dark matter to contemporary explanations for the nature of dark matter and its role in the origin and evolution of the Universe. This account spans a variety of scientific disciplines, from observational astronomy to particle physics. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 149.00
Revisits the role comets may have played in the origins and evolution of life. This work is intended as a comprehensive review of research. Each chapter gives an overview of an aspect of the field. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 149.00
Appropriate for researchers, engineers, graduate students, and advanced undergraduate students Included are a blend of leading edge research and authoritative reviews in meteor science Addresses the dynamics of small bodies in the solar system as well as the evolution of solid matter, and the ablation of meteoroids in the atmosphere over many... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 289.00
The book describes the major physical theories of comets in the past two millennia. It demonstrates the evolution of ideas about the nature, position, motion and physical constitution of comets from Aristotle to Whipple. Unlike the available works on the history of comets, which either illustrate relatively short periods in the history of physical... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 209.00
This volume is a compilation of articles that summarize the most recent results in meteor, meteoroid and related fields presented at the Meteoroids 2007 conference held at the impressive CosmoCaixa Science Museum in Barcelona, Spain. The conference took place between the 11th and the 15th of June and was organized by the Institute of Space Sciences... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 219.00
In 1908, an atmospheric explosion in northern Siberia released energy equivalent to 15 Mton of TNT. Can a comparable or larger NEO affect us again? When the next NEO strikes Earth, will it be large enough to destroy a city? This volume provides a necessary link between various disciplines and comet/asteroid impacts. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 269.00
Comet nuclei are the most primitive bodies in the solar system. This book brings together representatives of several scientific communities in the fields of interstellar clouds, star-forming regions, the solar nebula, and comets. It is suitable for researchers and graduate students working in the field of planetology and solar system exploration. more...