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  • Kosmologie für Höhlenmenschen und andere Anfängerby Jürgen Beetz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 4.56

    Jürgen Beetz zeigt zuerst den Ursprung der erdachten Geschichten der Physik aus der Steinzeit, denn vieles ist so einfach, dass es schon Steinzeitmenschen hätten verstehen können. Im Anschluss daran untersucht der Autor das Weltall auf seine Bestandteile: Monde, Planeten, Sterne, Galaxien usw. Daraus ergibt sich die Frage nach dessen Struktur und Dynamik:... more...

  • Introduction to Stellar Structureby Walter J. Maciel

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 38.09

    In the first part of this book, the author presents the basic properties of the stellar interior and describes them thoroughly, along with deriving the main stellar structure equations of temperature, density, pressure and luminosity, among others. The process and application of solving these equations is explained, as well as linking these results... more...

  • Galactic Bulgesby Eija Laurikainen; Reynier Peletier; Dimitri Gadotti

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 119.75

    This book consists of invited reviews on Galactic Bulges written by experts in the field. A central point of the book is that, while in the standard picture of galaxy formation a significant amount of the baryonic mass is expected to reside in classical bulges, the question what is the fraction of galaxies with no classical bulges in the local Universe... more...

  • Mars One: Humanity's Next Great Adventureby Norbert Kraft; Gerard 't Hooft; James R Kass; Raye Kass

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2016; US$ 16.99

    Human curiosity has led us to explore our solar system, landing on the moon and sending spacecraft to study distant planetary objects. The next step in our great adventure is putting humans on Mars, but what will it really take to achieve this? In 2011, Mars One announced its intentions to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars beginning... more...

  • Understanding the Epoch of Cosmic Reionizationby Andrei Mesinger

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 94.71

    The dawn of the first stars, galaxies and black holes signaled a fundamental milestone in our Universe?s evolution: the Epoch of Reionization. The light from these galactic ancestors began spreading out, ionizing virtually every atom in existence. Our Universe transitioned from darkness to light, from cold to hot, from simple and boring to the wondrous... more...

  • X-ray Studies of the Central Engine in Active Galactic Nuclei with Suzakuby Hirofumi Noda

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 94.71

    The aim of this research was to use the X-ray satellite Suzaku to establish a picture of a central engine that effectively converts the gravitational energy of accreting matter onto the supermassive black hole to a huge amount of radiation in an active galactic nucleus. Although the engine is known to consist of a Comptonizing corona and an accretion... more...

  • Night Sky With the Naked Eyeby Bob King

    Page Street Publishing 2016; US$ 16.49

    Understand and Enjoy the Wonders of the Stars with Fun Activities for the Whole Family Gain a deeper appreciation of the universe and our place in it with Night Sky with the Naked Eye . Learn how to spot the International Space Station, follow the moon through its phases, forecast an aurora and watch a meteor shower along with traditional night... more...

  • Falling Starsby Mike D. Reynolds

    Stackpole Books 2010; US$ 15.99

    Month-by-month information on meteor showers and how to make the most of watching them. Advice on starting and building a meteorite collection plus the scientific explanation of what meteors are and where they come from. Includes new information about recent space exploration and studies of meteors. more...

  • Binocular Stargazingby Mike D. Reynolds; David H. Levy

    Stackpole Books 2005; US$ 13.99

    A guide to viewing stars, the moon, planets, meteors, comets, and aurora through binoculars. Features a foreword by renowned astronomer and writer David Levy. Includes a complete guide to current binocular brands and models and explains what to look for in each season. more...

  • Knack Night Skyby Nicholas Nigro

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    Knack Night Sky is an ode to the solar system in its awe-inspiring complexity. This book shows you ways to find stars, constellations, and other celestial objects, photos, comets, and meteor showers from the past and comets and meteor showers to come. more...