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  • Highlights of Astronomyby C. de Jager

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.82

    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$ 83.82

    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...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.82

    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...

  • Non-Solar X- and Gamma-Ray Astronomyby L. Gratton

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.82

    Proceedings of IAU Symposium No. 87 held in Rome, Italy, May 8-10, 1969 more...

  • Periodic Orbits, Stability and Resonancesby G.E.O. Giacaglia

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.82

    Proceedings of a Symposium conducted by the University of São Paulo, the Technical Institute of Aeronautics of São José dos Campos, and the National Observatory of Rio de Janeiro, at the University of Sã Paulo, Brasil, 4-13 September 1969 more...

  • The Sky at Night: How to Read the Solar Systemby Chris North; Paul Abel

    Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 18.32

    The Solar System ? so what is it? We've all learned the basics at school but how much can you remember? Expert astronomers and co-presenters of The Sky at Night Chris North and Paul Abel take a fascinating guided tour of our Solar System and explain its wonders. They look at all the major players, including our more familiar neighbours ? the... more...

  • Cosmic Collisionsby Dana Desonie; David H. Levy; Eugene Shoemaker; Carolyn Shoemaker

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99

    Cosmic collisions have forever shaped the planets in our solar system, sculpting Earth and our Moon. They are still happening right in our neighborhood, as we saw in July 1994 when comet fragments bombarded the surface of Jupiter. What if a collision of that magnitude were to occur on Earth? Would the effect be anywhere near that of the collision... more...

  • Einführung in Astronomie und Astrophysikby Arnold Hanslmeier

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 27.44

    Das Buch bietet eine Übersicht über die wichtigsten Phänomene in Astronomie und Astrophysik. Der Autor vermittelt Grundlagenwissen über Methoden und Anwendungen sowie zu den Objekten, die sich zwischen der Erde und dem Rand des Universums beobachten lassen. more...

  • Astronomy: All That Mattersby Percy Seymour

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 10.99

    With a blend of exciting discoveries and important scientific theory, this innovative and readable introduction to astronomy is ideal for anyone who wants to understand what we know about the universe, and how we know it. Each chapter starts with details of a method of jow astronomers over time have observed the world, and then uses this as a springboard... more...