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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 87.95
Some 400 years after the first known patent application for a telescope by Hans Lipperhey, The Astronomy Revolution: 400 Years of Exploring the Cosmos surveys the effects of this instrument and explores the questions that have arisen out of scientific research in astronomy and cosmology. Inspired by the international New Vision 400 conference... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
This Encyclopedia offers a comprehensive guide to the history of astronomy and astrophysics from ancient times to the present day. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 32.00
Though the concept of "the universe" suggests the containment of everything, the latest ideas in cosmology hint that our universe may be just one of a multitude of others-a single slice of an infinity of parallel realities. In The Copernicus Complex , the renowned astrophysicist and author Caleb Scharf takes us on a cosmic adventure like no... more...
- Smithsonian 2014; US$ 29.95
The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most fundamental questions: Does life exist... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 193.00
The ARENA Workshop in Zeuthen was the first to combine extensively the fields of acoustic and radio detection techniques for high-energetic particle cascades from cosmic neutrino interactions. The articles in this volume comprise the latest research work which was presented by over 50 speakers from 10 countries. The wide coverage includes: theoretical... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 175.00
The spallation neutron source (SNS) being built at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be by far the highest flux pulsed source of epithermal neutrons in the world when it comes on line in 2006. Although the main thrust of the science program at the SNS will be materials science, the facility could provide outstanding opportunities for research... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 135.00
Extra dimensions — beyond space and time — are the best methods for unifying gravity with particle physics. The basic extension is to five dimensions (5D), as in the induced-matter and membrane theory. This descriptive text gives an up-to-date account of the classical and quantum consequences of 5D physics. It includes topics that range... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 29.99
Planetary atmospheres are complex and evolving entities, as mankind is rapidly coming to realise whilst attempting to understand, forecast and mitigate human-induced climate change. In the Solar System, our neighbours Venus and Mars provide striking examples of two endpoints of planetary evolution, runaway greenhouse and loss of atmosphere to space.The... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 89.99
Provides a physics-centered analysis of a broad range of astronomical systems that appeals to a large audience of advanced undergraduate students in physics and engineeringThis book gives a survey of astrophysics at the advanced undergraduate level.?It originates from a two-semester course sequence at Rutgers University that is meant to appeal not... more...