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  • Active Galactic Nucleiby Volker Beckmann; Chris Shrader

    Wiley 2013; US$ 170.00

    This AGN textbook includes phenomena based on new results in the X-Ray domain from new telescopes such as Chandra and XMM Newton not mentioned in any other book. Furthermore, it considers also the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope with its revolutionary advances of unprecedented sensitivity, field of view and all-sky monitoring. Those and other new... more...

  • Active Galactic Nucleiby R.D. Blandford; H. Netzer; L. Woltjer

    Springer 2006; US$ 49.95

    Starting with this volume, the Lecture Notes of the renowned Advanced Courses of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy will be published annually. In each course, three extensive lectures given by leading experts in their respective fields cover different and essential aspects of the subject. The 20th course, held at Les Diablerets in April... more...

  • 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...

  • Alla scoperta delle galassieby A. Boselli

    Springer Milan 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... more...

  • The Andromeda Galaxy and the Rise of Modern Astronomyby David Schultz

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 34.95

    Messier?s M31, the Andromeda Galaxy, is the only extragalactic object visible to the naked eye, and retains an almost mystical appeal. This fascinating study describes the central role played by the galaxy in enhancing our understanding of the cosmos. more...

  • Astrophysics of Galaxy Clustersby A. Cavaliere; Y. Rephaeli

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 268.00

    This book presents a collection of contributions from the 'International School of Physics' "Enrico Fermi", held in Varenna, Italy in July 2008. This is the second school devoted to the astrophysics of galaxy clusters, and comes four years after the first; 'Background Microwave Radiation and Intra-cluster Cosmology'. The motivation... more...

  • An Atlas of Local Group Galaxiesby Paul W. Hodge; Brooke P. Skelton; Joy Ashizawa

    Springer 2004; US$ 214.00

    This atlas provides a complete set of images of local group galaxies (excluding the three for which identification atlases are already in print) and shows the most important objects, including many thousands of individual stars and interstellar objects. more...

  • Basic Equations of the Mass Transport through a Membrane Layerby Endre Nagy

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 150.00

    With a detailed analysis of the mass transport through membrane layers and its effect on different separation processes, this book provides a comprehensive look at the theoretical and practical aspects of membrane transport properties and functions. Basic equations for every membrane are provided to predict the mass transfer rate, the concentration... more...

  • Chemical Evolution of Galaxiesby Francesca Matteucci

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 124.00

    Covering the chemical evolution of galaxies of all types (elliptical, spiral and irregular) and stressing the role of star formation history in determining the features of star populations in galaxies, this book compares models to 20 years? observational data. more...

  • Clusters of Galaxies: Beyond the Thermal Viewby Jelle Kaastra

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 209.00

    This book presents a review on the physics of clusters of galaxies beyond the standard thermal view. The book first gives a general introduction to clusters of galaxies. It discusses the properties of the hot, virialised gas in these clusters. But the main focus is on what is beyond this thermal gas: the surrounding warm-hot intergalactic medium, non-thermal... more...