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  • Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?by Guy Sj Consolmagno; Paul Sj Mueller

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.00

    Witty and thought provoking, two Vatican astronomers shed provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and science meet. ?Imagine if a Martian showed up, all big ears and big nose like a child?s drawing, and he asked to be baptized. How would you react??                                                                          ... more...

  • Quest for Perspectivesby Kameshwar C. Wali

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 356.00

    This invaluable book presents selected papers of S Chandrasekhar, co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983 and a scientific giant well known for his prolific and monumental contributions to astrophysics, physics and applied mathematics. The reader will find here most of Chandrasekhar's articles that led to major developments in various... more...

  • Gravitational Lensing and Microlensingby Silvia Mollerach; Esteban Roulet

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 113.00

    This book provides a comprehensive and self-contained exposition of gravitational lensing phenomena. It presents the up-to-date status of gravitational lensing and microlensing, covering the cosmological applications of the observed lensing by galaxies, clusters and the large scale structures, as well as the microlensing searches in the Local Group... more...

  • Methods in Helio- and Asteroseismologyby Frank P. Pijpers

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 167.00

    This book discusses the methods used in helio- and asteroseismology for the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. It is the first comprehensive discussion of helioseismic and asteroseismic methodology, collecting techniques from over 300 research papers spread out over decades, with a critical discussion and inter-comparison. It enables... more...

  • What are the Starsby Ganesan Srinivasan

    Springer 2014; US$ 59.99

    The outstanding question in astronomy at the turn of the twentieth century was: What are the stars and why are they as they are In this volume, the story of how the answer to this fundamental question was unravelled is narrated in an informal style, with emphasis on the underlying physics. Although the foundations of astrophysics were laid down by... more...

  • Life and Death of the Starsby Ganesan Srinivasan

    Springer 2014; US$ 59.99

    This volume is devoted to one of the fascinating things about stars: how they evolve as they age. This evolution is different for stars of different masses. How stars end their lives when their supply of energy is exhausted also depends on their masses. Interestingly, astronomers conjectured about the ultimate fate of the stars even before the details... more...

  • The New World of Mr Tompkinsby George Gamow; Russell Stannard; Michael Edwards; Wu Bozhe

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 28.00

    An inspirational introduction to the physics of the twenty-first century. more...

  • Gravity's Fatal Attractionby Mitchell Begelman; Martin Rees

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    Second edition for introductory undergraduate courses and amateur astronomers on our current understanding of black holes. more...

  • Most Wanted Particleby Jon Butterworth

    The Experiment 2015; US$ 24.95

    ?A vivid account of what the process of discovery was really like for an insider.??Peter Higgs The discovery of the Higgs boson has brought us a giant step closer to understanding the fabric of our universe. But before the Higgs was found, its existence was hotly debated?and only a multi-billion-dollar machine could resolve the many vying theories... more...

  • The Universeby Giles Sparrow

    Quercus Publishing 2012; Not Available

    The mysteries of the universe revealed in 100 groundbreaking discoveries. more...