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  • The Sun: New Challengesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 199.00

    These are the proceedings of the Symposium 3 of JENAM 2011 on new scientific challenges posed by the Sun. The topics covered are   1. The unusual sunspot minimum, which poses challenges to the solar dynamo theory 2. The Sun?s Terra-Hertz emission, which opens a new observational window 3. Corona wave activity 4. Space weather agents - initiation,... more...

  • Multi-scale Dynamical Processes in Space and Astrophysical Plasmasby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 199.00

    Magnetized plasmas in the universe exhibit complex dynamical behavior over a huge range of scales. The fundamental mechanisms of energy transport, redistribution and conversion occur at multiple scales. The driving mechanisms often include energy accumulation, free-energy-excited relaxation processes, dissipation and self-organization. The plasma processes... more...

  • The Science of Solar System Icesby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 229.00

    The role of laboratory research and simulations in advancing our understanding of solar system ices (including satellites, KBOs, comets, and giant planets) is becoming increasingly important. Understanding ice surface radiation processing, particle and radiation penetration depths, surface and subsurface chemistry, morphology, phases, density, conductivity,... more...

  • Observing Photons in Spaceby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 279.00

    This book covers all spectral domains used for observing astrophysical objects and phenomena in space. It presents extensive details on general techniques used in space astronomy, such as calibration, cryogenics in space and laser aligned structures. more...

  • Catastrophic Events Caused by Cosmic Objectsby Vitaly Adushkin; Ivan Nemchinov

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 159.00

    Many times all of us could hear from mass media that an asteroid approached and swept past the Earth. Such an asteroid or comet will inevitably strike the planet some day. This volume considers hazards due to collisions with cosmic objects, particularly in light of recent investigations of impacts by the authors. Each chapter written by an expert... more...

  • Science and Spectacleby John Agar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Astrophysics at Very High Energiesby Felix Aharonian; Lars Bergström; Charles Dermer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 99.00

    This book reviews recent progress in gamma-ray astrophysics and multi-messenger astronomy. Includes research on the sources of GeV and TeV photons gleaned from measurements made by new instrumentats, new work on detection of dark matter and more. more...

  • Problemi di meccanica quantistica non relativisticaby Carlo Alabiso; Alessandro Chiesa

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Il volume raccoglie una selezione di problemi assegnati nei corsi di Meccanica Quantistica non relativistica previsti per la Laurea in Fisica presso l’Università degli Studi di Parma. Gli oltre 300 problemi sono divisi in undici capitoli tematici, all’interno dei quali è possibile individuare vari livelli di difficoltà, per... more...

  • Relativistic Fluids and Magneto-fluidsby A. M. Anile

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 76.00

    Introductory account which has applications in astrophysics and plasma physics. more...

  • Protoplanetary Dustby Dániel Apai; Dante S. Lauretta

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 52.00

    The first comprehensive overview of planet formation for students and researchers in astronomy, cosmochemistry, laboratory astrophysics and planetary sciences. more...