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  • From the Big Bang to the Nucleosynthesisby A. Bracco; E. Nappi

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 276.00

    Physicists have devoted much effort to reproducing the conditions of the primordial universe in laboratory conditions in their quest to work out a comprehensive theory of the appearance and evolution of nuclear matter. Whether it be trying to recreate the predicted primordial state of high-energy density matter in which quarks and gluons are effectively... more...

  • The Star Atlas Companionby Philip M. Bagnall

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 44.95

    Conventional star atlases are great for locating constellations and individual stars but The Star Atlas Companion goes one step further and describes the physical properties of more than 1,100 stars. With the aid of scale diagrams, the reader can get a real sense of the sizes, shapes, distances, and surface features of many of the stars visible... more...

  • Faint Objects and How to Observe Themby Brian Cudnik

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 34.95

    Aimed at observers with 10-inch or larger telescopes, this guide to some of the most distant, dim, and rarely observed celestial objects is supported by background information on surveys and objects lists?some familiar, such as Caldwell, and some less so. more...

  • The Star Bookby Peter Grego

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 4.50

    An Introduction to Stargazing and the Solar System is an introductory section taken from The Star Book that guides you through the night skies, from the history and lives of the stars, to deep-sky objects beyond the Milky Way, and the Celestial Sphere. Followed by an introductory guide to the solar system with high quality images and observational... more...

  • Hollywood im Weltallby Thomas Eversberg

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 9.95

    Ein Jahrtausendereignis - ein technischer Triumph: Menschen waren auf dem Mond! Oder - und kann das überhaupt möglich sein? - sind wir einer Täuschung unterlegen? Einer politisch motivierten globalen Inszenierung, deren Bilder und Filme in einem Studio entstanden sind?   (Aus dem Video-Trailer zum Buch) ?Hollywood im Weltall? handelt von den Landungen... more...

  • Stargazing For Dummiesby Steve Owens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99 US$ 11.99

    Reach for the stars Stargazing is the practice of observing the night sky and its contents - from constellations through to planets and galaxies. Stars and other night sky objects can be seen with the naked eye, or seen in greater numbers and in more detail with binoculars or a telescope. Stargazing For Dummies offers you the chance to explore... more...

  • Countdown!by Sir Patrick Moore

    The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    Examines the multfarious theories of how and when the world can end, from St Augustine to the Millennium Bug, via Nostradamus. This title investigates and dismisses the weird and wonderful predictions of sometimes imminent cataclysm, before turning to the science of what might really happen (a long, long time in the future, thankfully). more...

  • Wissenschaft im Kreuzverhörby Heinrich Zankl

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 15.25

    Ob zu Recht oder Unrecht - zu allen Zeiten gerieten Wissenschaftler mit dem Gesetz in Konflikt und mussten sich für ihre Forschung vor Gericht verantworten. "Wissenschaft im Kreuzverhör" rollt viele dieser Fälle neu auf und erzählt ihre spannende Geschichte. Die Auswahl der Forscher reicht dabei vom Renaissance-Genie über den Nobelpreisträger... more...

  • Photography and Explorationby James R. Ryan

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    When Ferdinand Magellan set out to circumnavigate the globe in 1519, he wasn?t able to bring a digital camera or a smartphone with him. Yet, as the eagerly awaited images from the Mars rover prove, modern exploration is inconceivable without photography. Since its invention in 1839, photography has been integral to exploration, used by explorers,... more...

  • Celestial Worlds Discovered Cbby Christiaan Huygens; T. Childe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1968 more...