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  • Advanced Lectures on the Starburst-Agn Connectionby Itziar Aretxaga; Raul Mujica; Daniel Kunth

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 208.00

    A group of leading experts in the field of starbursts and active galactic nuclei have joined hands to produce this review volume which covers the starburst-AGN connection, and the tests to be carried out with the upcoming new astronomical facilities to ascertain the relevance of both components to the formation and evolution of galaxies.The book is... more...

  • Galaxies, Quasars and Cosmologyby Li Zhi Fang; Remo Ruffini

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1985; US$ 99.00

    This volume comprises lectures delivered at the First Equatorial School of Relativistic Astrophysics. It covers various topics related to observational and theoretical problems of galaxies, quasars and cosmology. The aim is to analyze current problems. more...

  • Galaxies and How to Observe Themby Wolfgang Steinicke; Richard Jakiel

    Springer 2007; US$ 32.95

    A comprehensive review of major aspects of galaxy observation. This book combines the physical background on the nature and data of galaxies, the relevant instrumentation and viewing techniques, and finally, the targets and their individual appearance in telescopes of various apertures. more...

  • Nebulae and How to Observe Themby Steven Coe

    Springer 2007; US$ 32.95

    Nebulae are the places where the stars are born. This book aims to present a description and categorization; and then to consider how best to successfully observe and record the large range of astronomical objects that fall under the general heading of "nebulae". It is useful for various levels of amateur observers. more...

  • Groups of Galaxies in the Nearby Universeby Ivo Saviane; Valentin D. Ivanov; Jordanka Borissova

    Springer 2007; US$ 119.00

    For every galaxy in the field or in clusters, there are about three galaxies in groups. The Milky Way itself resides in a group, and groups can be found at high redshift. This book aims to offer us the chance to study galaxies in environments characterized by strong interactions. It summarizes various aspects of research on groups of galaxies. more...

  • Shrouds of the Nightby Kenneth C. Freeman

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.95

    The Milky Way has captivated the mind of multitudes ever since the beginning of time. Particularly striking are its apparent dusty gaping voids. This book features photographs and presents readers with the unmasked (dust penetrated) view of our cosmos, using some of the world's largest ground and space-based telescopes. more...

  • Globular Clustersby Tom Richtler; Søren Larsen

    Springer 2008; US$ 139.00

    The principal question of whether and how globular clusters can contribute to a better understanding of galaxy formation and evolution is perhaps the main driving force behind the overall endeavour of studying globular cluster systems. This work covers the scientific knowledge of the field. more...

  • Alla scoperta delle galassie (Le Stelle) (Italian Edition)by A Boselli

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    Tradotto dall'originale francese "A la decouverte des galaxies", il testo, centrato sullo studio delle galassie, è supportato da numerose fotografie spettacolari ottenute dai più recenti telescopi e satelliti. E' indirizzato a un pubblico assai ampio, che include studenti degli ultimi anni dei licei o dei primi anni delle facolta scientifiche, astronomi... more...

  • Probing Galaxy Evolution by Unveiling the Structure of Massive Galaxies Across Cosmic Time and in Diverse Environmentsby Tim Weinzirl

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Awarded the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Rodger Doxsey Travel Prize, and with a foreword by thesis supervisor Professor Shardha Jogee at the University of Texas at Austin, this thesis discusses one of the primary outstanding problems in extragalactic astronomy: how galaxies form and evolve. Galaxies consist of two fundamental kinds of structure:... more...

  • Origin, Structure and Evolution of Galaxiesby Li Zhi Fang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1988; US$ 150.00

    Contents: The Great Astronomer Guo Shoujing and Gou Shoujing Summer School on Astrophysics (Wang Shouguan); Star Formation (C F McKee, notes by Lin Jian-Yu); The Age of Globular Clusters (P Giannone); Stellar Disks in Early-Type Galaxies (P Goldreich, notes by Huang Siqin); The Luminosity Function of Galaxies (Q Chincarini); The Structure of Dark Matter... more...