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  • 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...

  • The Edge of the Skyby Roberto Trotta

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 16.99

    From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to dark energy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny, The Edge of the Sky tells the story of the most important discoveries and mysteries in modern cosmology—with a twist. The book?s lexicon is limited to the thousand most common words in the English language, excluding physics... 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 Structure of the Universeby Paul Halpern

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99

    A tour of the current knowledge of the deep reaches of space and predictions for its future. more...

  • Wonders of the Universeby Professor Brian Cox; Andrew Cohen

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space. This time he shows us our universe as we've never seen it before. more...

  • Theories of the Universeby Milton K. Munitz

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    The theoretical physicist shares his latest thoughts on the nature of space and time in this anthology of selections from Princeton University Press. Along with eminent colleagues, Hawking extends theoretical frontiers by speculating on the big questions of modern cosmology. more...

  • Origins of Existenceby Fred C. Adams; Ian Schoenherr

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    In Origins of Existence astrophysicist Fred Adams takes a radically different approach from the long tradition of biologists and spiritual leaders who have tried to explain how the universe supports the development of life. He argues that life followed naturally from the laws of physics -- which were established as the universe burst into existence... more...