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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00
Science and Spectacle relates the construction of the telescope to the politics and culture of post-war Britain. From radar and atomic weapons, to the Festival of Britain and, later, Harold Wilson's rhetoric of scientific revolution, science formed a cultural resource from which post-war careers and a national identity could be built. The Jodrell... more...
- IOS Press 2003; US$ 191.00
Neutrino physics contributed in an fundamental way to the progress of science, opening important windows of knowledge in elementary particle physics, as well in astrophysics and cosmology. Substantial experimental efforts are presently dedicated to improve our knowledge on neutrino properties as, in fact, we don't know yet some of the basic ones. Although... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 152.00
This invaluable book provides a unique opportunity to embrace the complex and fascinating theory of relaxation processes in magnetized plasmas, both in astrophysics and in controlled fusion plasmas. The subjects range from dynamo and reconnection processes in magneto-hydrodynamics and electromagnetic turbulence to fast transport events in self-organized... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 193.00
The contributions in this volume provide a snapshot of the latest research and future plans for space-borne and ground-based experiments dedicated to the observation of the gamma-ray sky. The articles are authored by both seasoned veterans of the first dedicated gamma-ray missions, and young scientists entering the fascinating field of gamma-ray astrophysics.... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 199.00
This book deals with modern plasma physics and engineering, focusing on space, laboratory and fusion-oriented plasmas. It is topical and pedagogical in nature. Contents: Double Layers, Sheaths, and Potential Structures: Double Layers; Sheaths; Potential Structures and Oscillations; Field-Aligned Electric Fields and Related Particle Accelerations: Field-Aligned... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.99
Before the Higgs boson, there was a maddening search for another particle – the ghostly neutrino. First detected in 1956, its fleeting appearances have teased answers to many mysteries: How did the Big Bang happen? Why is antimatter so rare? What might dark matter be made of? And could faster-than-light travel be possible, overturning Einstein?s theory... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 170.00
Günther Rüdiger is Professor at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam, and lectured at the University of Potsdam. He has also worked at the University of Göttingen and is a former Visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. For the successful collaboration with the Helmholtz-Center Dresden-Rossendorf regarding... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This prize-winning thesis deals with the observation and modeling of the spectral evolution of blazars. Based on single-dish light curves, a model of shock-shock interaction is tested and confirmed using multi-frequency high resolution Very Long Baseline Observations. He presents state-of-the art numerical relativistic hydrodynamic simulations and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00
This book focus on plasma physics with a specific emphasis on the peculiarities of the ?collisionless? properties of those media. Collisionless here means free of ion-collisions. Such an approach does not exist in the present literature although the collisionless condition is ubiquitous in space- and astrophysics as well in some laboratory devices... more...