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  • Astrophysics in a Nutshellby Dan Maoz

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 85.00

    A concise but thorough introduction to the observational data and theoretical concepts underlying modern astronomy, Astrophysics in a Nutshell is designed for advanced undergraduate science majors taking a one-semester course. This well-balanced and up-to-date textbook covers the essentials of modern astrophysics--from stars to cosmology--emphasizing... more...

  • Geheimnisvoller Kosmosby ; Thomas hrke; Roland Wengenmayr

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.50

    Für die zweite Auflage wurden alle Aufsätze aktualisiert und sieben neue Beiträge aufgenommen. So komplettieren zwei Kapitel über Sternenstaub in Meteoriten und Kometen sowie über komplexe organische Moleküle in der interstellaren Materie das große Thema Stern- und Planetenentstehung. Ein Aufsatz über die bislang unentdeckten ersten Sterne im Universum... more...

  • Theoretical Astrophysicsby Matthias Bartelmann

    Wiley 2013; US$ 110.00

    Beginning from first principles and adopting a modular structure, this book develops the fundamental physical methods needed to describe and understand a wide range of seemingly very diverse astrophysical phenomena and processes. For example, the discussion of radiation processes including their spectra is based on Larmor's equation and extended by... more...

  • Physik IVby Georg Michael Kalvius

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 63.00

    Der erste Teil widmet sich der Atom- und Molekülphysik, der Schwerpunkt liegt auf dem Wasserstoffatom und wasserstoffähnlichen Systemen. Im zweiten Teil wird eine Einführung in die statistische Physik der Wärme gegeben. Die für die moderne Physik essentielle Quantenstatistik wird eingeführt und mit Beispielen unterlegt. Der letzte Teil bringt die Grundlagen... more...

  • Essential Physicsby John Matolyak; Ajawad Haija

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95

    Fluency with physics fundamentals and problem-solving has a collateral effect on students by enhancing their analytical reasoning skills. In a sense, physics is to intellectual pursuits what strength training is to sports. Designed for a two-semester algebra-based course, Essential Physics provides a thorough understanding of the fundamentals... more...

  • Physics for Students of Science and Engineeringby A. L. Stanford; J. M. Tanner

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Physics for Students of Science and Engineering is a calculus-based textbook of introductory physics. The book reviews standards and nomenclature such as units, vectors, and particle kinetics including rectilinear motion, motion in a plane, relative motion. The text also explains particle dynamics, Newton's three laws, weight, mass, and the application... more...

  • Radiative Processes in Astrophysicsby George B. Rybicki; Alan P. Lightman

    Wiley 2008; US$ 59.95

    Radiative Processes in Astrophysics: This clear, straightforward, and fundamental introduction is designed to present-from a physicist's point of view-radiation processes and their applications to astrophysical phenomena and space science. It covers such topics as radiative transfer theory, relativistic covariance and kinematics, bremsstrahlung radiation,... more...

  • The Speed of Lightby David A. Grandy

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 16.95

    Light -- our experience of light, our measurement of light, and the notion that light speed is constant -- can be understood to mark our interface with the cosmos. David A. Grandy's book moves from the scientific to the existential, from Einstein to Merleau-Ponty, from light as a phenomenon to light... more...