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- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 12.99
Some fifty years ago as a cub reporter, Barbree caught space fever the night that Sputnik passed over Albany, Georgia. On a double date where the couples actually did some star gazing, Barbree recognized that exploring space would become one of the most important stories of the century. Convinced that one day astronauts would walk on the moon, Barbree... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00 US$ 63.70
This monograph develops chaos theory from properties of the graphs inverse to the parabolic map of the interval [0, 2], where the height at the midpoint x = 1 may be viewed as a time-like parameter, which together with the x -coordinate, provide the two parameters that uniquely characterize the parabola, and which are used throughout the monograph.... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 42.91
This guide to the night sky's brightest and most fascinating objects features celestial bodies that are accessible to amateur astronomers using medium-sized telescopes. With its chronological target list, you can enjoy sky-watching on any night of your choice. more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 33.36
This is the first guidebook to specifically target the best objects for backyard astrophotography. It reveals, for each month of the year, the choicest celestial treasures within the reach of a commercial CCD camera and how to get the most spectacular results. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09
110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually within it: come and meet the star of our solar system Light takes eight minutes to reach Earth from the surface of the Sun. But its journey within the Sun takes hundreds of thousands of years. What is going on in there? What are light... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 194.00 US$ 176.54
This volume offers a comprehensive overview of our understanding of gravity at both the experimental and the theoretical level. Critical reviews by experts cover topics ranging from astrophysics (anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background, gamma ray bursts, neutron stars and astroparticles), cosmology, the status of gravitational wave sources... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 42.00 US$ 38.22
Two theories revolutionized the 20th century view of space and time: Einstein's general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. Their union has given rise to elementary particle theories with extra spacetime dimensions, the inflationary model of big bang cosmology, the hypothesis of dark matter in the universe, the discovery of radiation from... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 96.00 US$ 87.36
This volume considers recent theoretical and observational developments in astronomy and astrophysics with contributions on solar system bodies, extrasolar planets, star formation, galaxy evolution and cosmology. A special section is dedicated to the history of astronomy including papers on the history of the Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon, time... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 95.40
The 2007 ESO Instrument Calibration workshop brought together more than 120 participants with the objective to a) foster the sharing of information, experience and techniques between observers, instrument developers and instrument operation teams, b) review the actual precision and limitations of the applied instrument calibration plans, and c) collect... more...
- Powerhouse Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95
Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with monthly star maps, diagrams and details of all the years exciting celestial events. Wherever you are in Australia or New Zealand, easy calculations allow you to determine when the Sun, Moon and planets will rise and set... more...