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- Michael O'Mara 2016; US$ 9.99
A unique insight into the mind of one of the world?s most extraordinary thinkers.Undoubtedly the most famous scientist on the planet and the very face of physics over the last half-century, Stephen Hawking is remarkable for many reasons. Not least because he has continued to strive to achieve so much while being hamstrung by debilitating illness. He... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Lunar Science: A Post-Apollo View: Scientific Results and Insights from the Lunar Samples examines the scientific data and discoveries provided by the manned Apollo lunar missions as they are understood. The interpretative aspects of the study are given emphasis in order to present a coherent story of the evolution and origin of the moon based on the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Solar Noise Storms examines the properties and features of solar noise storm phenomenon. The book also presents some theories that can be used to gain a better understanding of the phenomenon. The coverage of the text includes topics that cover the features and behavior of noise storms, such as the observable features of noise storms; the relationship... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95
The third COSPAR Colloquium entitled Solar Wind Seven was held in Goslar, Germany in September 1991. Twenty-two countries were represented by scientists, many of whom are leading experts in the area of heliospheric physics. The Proceedings reflect current research on solar wind and particularly emphasizes the source regions. The main topics covered... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 92.95
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...
- Transworld 2016; US$ 26.78
On 12th April 1981 a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. NASA?s Space Shuttle Columbia was the most advanced flying machine ever built ? the high watermark of post-war aviation development. A direct descendant of the record-breaking X-planes the likes of which Chuck Yeager had tested in the skies over the... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 83.95
Astronomy is the field of science devoted to the study of astronomical objects, such as stars, galaxies, and nebulae. Astronomers have gathered a wealth of knowledge about the universe through hundreds of years of painstaking observations. These observations are interpreted by the use of physical and chemical laws familiar to mankind. These interpretations... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00
Written by one of the astronomers who 'lived the dream' of working there this book is a restrospectively expanded diary featuring the 'birth and long life' of what was a truely innovative telescope. Based on input received from people involved in its planning, building, operation, and many scientists who observed with it, the author tells this... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 59.99
This book offers a comprehensive, university-level introduction to Einstein?s Special Theory of Relativity. In addition to the purely theoretical aspect, emphasis is also given to its historical development as well as to the experiments that preceded the theory and those performed in order to test its validity. The main body of the book consists... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of clusters of galaxies intricately connected by filaments of galaxies?a magnificent structure now called the "cosmic web" and mapped extensively by teams of astronomers. Here is his gripping insider?s account of how a generation... more...