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  • Deep Lifeby Tullis C. Onstott

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Deep Life takes readers to uncharted regions deep beneath Earth?s crust in search of life in extreme environments and reveals how astonishing new discoveries by geomicrobiologists are helping the quest to find life in the solar system. Tullis Onstott, named one of the 100 most influential people in America by Time magazine, provides an insider?s... more...

  • To Measure the Skyby Frederick R. Chromey

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 64.00 US$ 52.48

    A quantitative yet accessible undergraduate introduction to the collection and analysis of observational data in optical and infrared astronomy. more...

  • Quirky Quarksby Boris Lemmer; Rina Piccolo; Benjamin Bahr; Rina Piccolo

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 18.29

    Ihr mögt Quantenphysik, Kosmologie und den Humor der Serie  The Big Bang Theory ? Ihr seid auf der Suche nach einer lustigen, unkomplizierten Erklärung für die Physik, die hinter Zeitreisen, Wurmlöchern, Antimaterie und Dunkler Energie steckt? All das ? und noch viel mehr ? findet ihr in diesem mit Comics und Fakten gefüllten Buch.  ... more...

  • The Cosmic Microwave Backgroundby Júlio C. Fabris; Oliver Piatella; Davi C. Rodrigues; Hermano E.S. Velten; Winfried Zimdahl

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 216.66

    The series of texts composing this book is based on the lectures presented during the II José Plínio Baptista School of Cosmology, held in Pedra Azul (Espírito Santo, Brazil) between 9 and 14 March 2014. This II JBPCosmo has been entirely devoted to the problem of understanding theoretical and observational aspects of Cosmic Background Radiation (CMB).... more...

  • Turbulence in the Solar Windby Roberto Bruno; Vincenzo Carbone

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 43.54

    This book provides an overview of solar wind turbulence from both the theoretical and observational perspective. It argues that the interplanetary medium offers the best opportunity to directly study turbulent fluctuations in collisionless plasmas.  In fact, during expansion, the solar wind evolves towards a state characterized by large-amplitude... more...

  • Astrophysical Applications of Gravitational Lensingby Evencio Mediavilla; Jose A. Muńoz; Francisco Garzón; Terence J. Mahoney

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 112.00 US$ 91.84

    This book presents gravitational lensing as an essential tool in astrophysics for tracking dark matter at all scales in the Universe. more...

  • Introduction to Modern Magnetohydrodynamicsby Sébastien Galtier

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    An introductory text on magnetohydrodynamics for advanced students, covering its broad range of applications in nature and in the laboratory. more...

  • Reality Is Not What It Seemsby Carlo Rovelli

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    From the best-selling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics comes a new book about the mind-bending nature of the universe What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. Here he explains... more...

  • Earths of Distant Sunsby Michael Carroll

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 21.76

    Based on the latest missions results and supported by commissioned artwork, this book explores the possible lessons we may learn from exoplanets. As the number of known Earth-like objects grows significantly, the author explores what is known about the growing roster of "pale blue dots" far afield. Aided by an increased sensitivity of the existing... more...

  • Facts from Space!by Dean Regas

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.11

    A guided tour through the universe--and beyond! From the sun's super-hot core to the many moons of Neptune, we're traveling to the far reaches of our solar system and beyond! Astronomer Dean Regas presents Facts from Space! --an exciting education on everything outside our atmosphere. Inside, you'll discover space facts and celestial trivia,... more...