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  • The Physics of Star Trekby Lawrence M. Krauss

    Basic Books 2007; US$ 16.99

    Lawrence M. Krauss is Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University. He is the only physicist to have received the top awards by the American Physical Society, the American Institute of Physics, and the American... more...

  • Astronomie fr Dummiesby Stephen P. Maran

    Wiley 2015; US$ 17.50

    Einführung 17 Über dieses Buch 18 Konventionen in diesem Buch 18 Was Sie nicht lesen müssen 18 Törichte Annahmen über den Leser 19 Symbole, die in diesem Buch verwendet werden 19 Wie es weitergeht 20 Teil I Nach den Sternen greifen 21 Kapitel 1 Immer dem Licht nach: Die Kunst und Wissenschaft der Astronomie 23 Astronomie: Die... more...

  • Discovering the Solar Systemby Barrie W. Jones

    Wiley 2007; US$ 237.00

    "A thorough book for two-semester college-level courses…it also serves astronomers…a suitable book for any college library." ( CHOICE , January 2008) "...is strongly recommended both for its coverage and its style of presentation..." ( Spaceflight ) "...certainly qualifies as an authoritative text.... The author clearly has an encyclopaedic... more...

  • The Cold Universeby A.W. Blain; F. Combes; B.T. Draine

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 104.00

    This book contains the expanded lecture notes of the 32nd Saas-Fee Advanced Course. This well respected school offers courses appropriate for students as well as professional astronomers. The three contributions, by A. Blain, F. Combes and B. Draine, present the central themes in modern research on the cold universe. The cold state plays a crucial... more...

  • The Sky is Your Laboratoryby Robert K. Buchheim

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Written by an astronomer who is well known amongst the amateur and professional community for the skill and quality of his work, this book describes a range of research areas where amateurs are gathering scientific data useful to professional astronomers. It provides explanation of the purpose and value of the amateurs' observations. more...

  • The Voidby Frank Close

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 18.99

    What is 'the void'? What remains when you take all the matter away? Can empty space - 'nothing' - exist? This little book explores the science and the history of the elusive void: from Aristotle's theories to black holes and quantum particles, and why our very latest discoveries about the vacuum can tell us extraordinary things... more...

  • Time, Space, Stars and Manby Michael M Woolfson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 192.00

    Most well-read, but non-scientific, people will have heard of the term “Big Bang” as a description of the origin of the Universe. They will recognize that DNA identifies individuals and will know that the origin of life is one of the great unsolved scientific mysteries. This book brings together all of that material. Starting with the creation... more...

  • The Sky at Nightby Patrick Moore

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 29.95

    Provides an ideal overview of the past four years in astronomy as well as a readable introduction to many astronomical hot topics This book documents episodes from Sir Patrick Moore's record-breaking TV program The Sky at Night episodes covered in this book feature many of the greatest living astronomers, astrophysics, and astronauts more...

  • Patrick Moore's Data Book of Astronomyby Patrick Moore; Robin Rees

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 38.00

    Full of data about the Solar System, our Galaxy and the Universe, this is a one-stop reference for all astronomers. more...

  • Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateursby Ken M. Harrison

    Springer 2011; US$ 34.95

    Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs is a complete guide for amateur astronomers who are looking for a new challenge. After a brief overview of the development of spectroscopes and an introduction to the theory of stellar spectra, the book goes on to examine the various types of spectroscopes available to amateurs. Next, practical sections address... more...