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  • New Light on Dark Starsby Neil Reid; Suzanne Hawley

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 219.00

    There has been very considerable progress in research into low-mass stars, brown dwarfs and extrasolar planets during the past few years, particularly since the fist edtion of this book was published in 2000. In this new edtion the authors present a comprehensive review of both the astrophysical nature of individual red dwarf and brown dwarf stars... more...

  • Galaxies in the Universeby Linda S. Sparke; John S. III Gallagher

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    Revised second edition for advanced undergraduate students in astronomy and astrophysics. more...

  • Galaxy Formation and Evolutionby Hyron Spinrad

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 209.00

    An Astronomical Life ? Observing the Depths of the Universe? Though science as a subject can be di?cult, what has been more important for me is that its practice can also be rewarding fun! This book is crafted to expose the reader to the excitement of modern observational cosmology through the study of galaxy evolution over space and cosmic time. Recent... more...

  • A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes & Binocularsby James Mullaney

    Springer London 2007; US$ 29.95

    This exciting, upbeat new guide provides an extensive overview of binoculars and telescopes. It includes detailed up-to-date information on sources, selection and use of virtually every major type, brand and model of such instruments on today?s market. more...

  • Particle Physics and Cosmology: The Interfaceby Dmitri Kazakov; G. Smadja

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 159.00

    The school introduces the experimental and theoretical particle physics background underlying several aspects of cosmology: matter anti-matter asymmetry, dark matter, the acceleration of the expansion, the 3K Cosmological Background Radiation, the geometry of the universe. The theoretical lectures offer reviews by experts on topics which include the... more...

  • Astronomical Opticsby Daniel J. Schroeder

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 165.00

    This book provides a unified treatment of the characteristics of telescopes of all types, both those whose performance is set by geometrical aberrations and the effect of the atmosphere, and those diffraction-limited telescopes designed for observations from above the atmosphere. The emphasis throughout is on basic principles, such as Fermat's principle,... more...

  • Rotation And Accretion Powered Pulsarsby Pranab Ghosh

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 222.00

    This book is an introduction to pulsars, a key area in high energy astrophysics with continuing potential for fundamental discoveries. Throughout the book runs the unifying thread of the evolutionary link between rotation-powered pulsars and accretion-powered pulsars — a milestone of modern astrophysics. Early textbooks on pulsars dealt almost... more...

  • Nebulae and How to Observe Themby Steven Coe

    Springer London 2007; US$ 32.95

    Nebulae are the places where the stars are born. For amateur astronomers, the many different kinds of nebulae vary from "easy" targets that can be seen with modest equipment under mediocre skies, to more obscure "challenging" objects that require experienced observers, more powerful telescopes and excellent observation conditions. The concept of... more...

  • Gravitational Collapse and Spacetime Singularitiesby Pankaj S. Joshi

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    This 2007 book examines gravitational collapse for graduate students and researchers in gravitation physics, fundamental physics, astrophysics, and cosmology. more...

  • Extrasolar Planetsby Hans Deeg; Juan Antonio Belmonte; Antonio Aparicio

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    A broad introduction to extrasolar planets for graduate students and research astronomers, first published in 2007. more...