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  • The Many Scales in the Universeby J.C. Iniesta; E.J. Alfaro; J.G. Gorgas; E. Salvador-Solé; H. Butcher

    Springer 2006; US$ 219.00

    Gathers the invited talks to the XIII JENAM conference. This book is accompanied by a CD-ROM, including the remaining contributions of the meeting in PDF format, hence opening a panorama of what is going on in astrophysics. more...

  • The Restless Universeby Eric M. Schlegel

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 44.99

    This title tells the story of the development and launch of a major space-based telescope, and explains the discoveries of the nature of the universe in the X-ray spectre. The author looks at the brief history of X-ray astronomy to explore what can and has been learnt by using X-ray. more...

  • Non-accelerator Astroparticle Physics - Proceedings Of The 7th Schoolby R. A. Carrigan; G Giacomelli

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 288.00

    This comprehensive volume of articles from the seventh school on non-accelerator astroparticle physics presents a timely coverage of this interesting and rapidly expanding subject. The contributions enlarge and complement the earlier volumes prepared for the fourth, fifth and sixth schools. An informative, pedagogical approach has been maintained so... more...

  • Astrophysicsby Judith Ann Irwin

    Wiley 2007; US$ 230.00

    Astrophysics: Decoding the Cosmos is an accessible introduction to the key principles and theories underlying astrophysics. This text takes a close look at the radiation and particles that we receive from astronomical objects, providing a thorough understanding of what this tells us, drawing the information together using examples to illustrate... more...

  • Astrophysicsby Wolfgang Kundt

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 109.00

    For a quantitative understanding of the physics of the universe - from the solar system through the milky way to clusters of galaxies all the way to cosmology - these edited lecture notes are perhaps among the most concise and also among the most critical ones: Astrophysics has not yet stood the redundancy test of laboratory physics, hence should be... more...

  • Recollections of "Tucson Operations"by M.A. Gordon

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    This book is a personal account of the evolution of millimeter-wave astronomy at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. It begins with the construction of the hugely successful, but flawed, 36 ft radio telescope on Kitt Peak, Arizona, and continues through the funding of its ultimate successor, the Atacama Large Millimeter-wave Array (ALMA), being... more...

  • High Energy Density Laboratory Astrophysicsby George A. Kyrala

    Springer 2005; US$ 219.00

    During the past several years, research teams around the world have developed astrophysics-relevant utilizing high energy-density facilities such as intense lasers and z-pinches. This work covers topics such as: hydrodynamic instabilities in astrophysics, supernovae and supernova remnant evolution, astrophysical shocks, blast waves, and more. more...

  • The New Astronomy: Opening the Electromagnetic Window and Expanding Our View of Planet Earthby Wayne Orchiston

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Celebrates the 60th birthday of Professor Woodruff Sullivan III. This work provides a collection of key papers and reviews on the history of astronomy, astrobiology and sundials. It features papers on astrobiology, which reflect his intimate involvement in this multidisciplinary field. It is useful for professional and amateur astronomers. more...

  • ISO Science Legacyby Catherine J. Cesarsky; Alberto Salama

    Springer 2006; US$ 219.00

    Stars are born and die in clouds of gas and dust, opaque to most types of radiation, but transparent in the infrared. Requiring complex detectors, space missions and cooled telescopes, infrared astronomy is the branch of this discipline to come of age. more...

  • Astrophysics Update 2by John W. Mason

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 219.00

    Talks about astrophysics. more...