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  • Cosmochemical Evolution and the Origins of Lifeby Oro

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    This publication, in two volumes, includes most of the scientific papers presented at the first meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life (ISSOL), held on June 25-28, 1973 in Barcelona, Spain. The first volume contains the invited articles and the second volume the contributed papers, which also appear in the 1974 and... more...

  • The Light of the Night Skyby F. E. Roach

    Springer Netherlands 2013; Not Available

    Astronomy appears to us as a combination of art, science, and philosophy. Its study puts the universe into perspective, giving a sense of pleasure in its beauty, awe at its immensity, and humility at our trivial place in it. From earliest human history, man has scrutinized the night sky - and wondered and marveled. With unaided eye but perceptive mind,... more...

  • Transactions of the International Astronomical Union: Reports on Astronomyby C. de Jager

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 409.00

    This volume contains the fifteenth tri-annual reports of the Presidents of the forty Commissions of the International Astronomical Union; it refers to the progress in our discipline during the three years 1970, 1971 and 1972. As compared to earlier volumes a gradual change in character is unmistakable. The ever increasing flow of publications, combined... more...

  • Recent Advances in Dynamical Astronomyby B.D. Tapley; V.G. Szebehely

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 439.00

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute in Dynamical Astronomy, held in Cortina d'Ampezzo, 9-21 August 1972 more...

  • Modern Topics in Microwave Propagation and Air-Sea Interactionby A. Zancla

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 349.00

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Sorrento, Italy, June 5-14, 1973 more...

  • Highlights of Astronomyby C. de Jager

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    After the same pattern as the XIII th General Assembly of the International Astronom­ ical Union the present Volume of the Highlights in Astronomy contains the texts of the invited discourses given at the XIVth General Assembly held in Brighton, England, August 1970. It contains further the papers and discussion remarks presented at the six joint discussions,... more...

  • Selected Exercises in Galactic Astronomyby I. Atanasijevic

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Galactic Astronomy is, and for some time to come will certainly remain, one of the more important items in the astronomy curricula. There are at present a number of excellent text-books and monographs covering the whole subject or certain of its aspects. It seems however that there is not a single book where at least some of the more important problems... more...

  • Transactions of the International Astronomical Unionby C. de Jager; A. Jappel

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Proceedings of the Fourteenth General Assembly, Brighton, 1970 more...

  • Highlights of Astronomyby L. Perek

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The XIIlth General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, held in Prague from 22 to 31 August, 1967, brought together more than 1800 active astron­ omers from 40 countries. The agenda of the Assembly ranged from administrative questions to highly intricate scientific problems. Thirty-eight Presidents of the IAU Commissions contributed by... more...

  • Experimental Astronomyby Robert S. Kandel; Jean-Claude Pecker

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Socrates knew all that was known by his contemporaries. But already in the Middle Ages it was becoming difficult for a single man to have a truly encyclopedic view of all human knowledge. It is true that Pico della Mirandola, Pius II, Leonardo da Vinci, and several other great minds were thoroughly in possession of considerable know­ ledge, and knew... more...