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  • The Magnetic Universeby ; Gü diger; nther; Rainer Hollerbach

    Wiley 2006; US$ 265.00

    Magnetism is one of the most pervasive features of the Universe, with planets, stars and entire galaxies all having associated magnetic fields. All of these fields are generated by the motion of electrically conducting fluids, the so-called dynamo effect. The precise details of what drives the motion, and indeed what the fluid consists of, differ... more...

  • Radiative Processes in Astrophysicsby George B. Rybicki; Alan P. Lightman

    Wiley 2008; US$ 59.95

    Radiative Processes in Astrophysics: This clear, straightforward, and fundamental introduction is designed to present-from a physicist's point of view-radiation processes and their applications to astrophysical phenomena and space science. It covers such topics as radiative transfer theory, relativistic covariance and kinematics, bremsstrahlung radiation,... more...

  • Stellar Polarimetryby David Clarke

    Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00

    Written by an experienced teacher and author, this must-have source for work with polarimetric equipment and polarimetry in astronomy conveys the knowledge of the technology and techniques needed to measure and interpret polarizations. As such, this monograph offers a brief introduction and refresher, while also covering in detail statistics and data... more...

  • Astrophysical Hydrodynamicsby Steven N. Shore

    Wiley 2008; US$ 99.95

    This latest edition of the proven and comprehensive treatment on the topic -- from the bestselling author of "Tapestry of Modern Astrophysics" -- has been updated and revised to reflect the newest research results. Suitable for AS0000 and AS0200 courses, as well as advanced astrophysics and astronomy lectures, this is an indispensable theoretical backup... more...

  • Protostellar Jets in Contextby Kanaris C. Tsinganos; Tom Ray; Mathias Stute

    Springer 2009; US$ 459.00

    It is over a quarter of a century since the discovery of out?ows from young stars. The intervening years have led to remarkable advances in our understanding of this phenomenon. Much of the progress can be attributed to advances in facilities and technologies, including not only larger telescopes but also improved instrument and detector performance.... more...

  • Astrophysics for Physicistsby Arnab Rai Choudhuri

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 60.00

    Designed as a textbook for teaching astrophysics to physics students at advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level. more...

  • An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysicsby Francis LeBlanc

    Wiley 2011; US$ 195.00

    An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics aspires to provide the reader with an intermediate knowledge on stars whilst focusing mostly on the explanation of the functioning of stars by using basic physical concepts and observational results. The book is divided into seven chapters, featuring both core and optional content: Basic concepts Stellar... more...

  • A Grand and Bold Thingby Ann K. Finkbeiner

    Free Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    LATE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, what had been a fevered pace of discovery in astronomy for many years had slowed. The Hubble Space Telescope continued to produce an astonishing array of images, but the study of the universe was still fractured into domains: measuring the universe?s expansion rate, the evolution of galaxies in the early universe, the... more...

  • 3D Spectroscopy in Astronomyby Evencio Mediavilla; Santiago Arribas; Martin Roth; Jordi Cepa-Nogué; Francisco Sánchez

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 60.00

    This book contains lectures on 3D spectroscopy techniques and data. from the seventeenth Winter School of the Canary Islands Astrophysics Institute. more...

  • The High Energy Universeby Péter Mészáros

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 60.00

    An up-to-date overview of high energy, particle and gravitational astrophysics, suitable for undergraduate and graduate students and the general reader. more...