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- Springer New York 2011; US$ 149.00
Based on a number of discoveries resulting from 10 years of Chandra and XMM-Newton observations and corresponding theoretical works, this is the first book to address significant progress in the research of the Hot Interstellar Matter in Elliptical Galaxies. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 299.00
Dwarf galaxy research constitutes an extremely vibrant field of astrophysical research, with many long-standing questions still unsettled and new ones constantly arising. The intriguing diversity of the dwarf galaxy population, observed with advanced ground-based and space-borne observatories over a wide spectral window providing an unprecedented... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 189.00
In 1965 Fritz Zwicky proposed a class of supernovae that he called "Type V", described as "excessively faint at maximum". There were only two members, SN1961v and Eta Carinae. We now know that Eta Carinae was not a true supernova, but if it were observed today in a distant galaxy we would call it a "supernova impostor". 170 years ago it experienced... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00
Exploring intriguing questions about where the first generations of stars were formed, book discusses how the first galaxies were assembled, whether early galaxies have low redshift counterparts and what role early galaxies played in the reionization process. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 149.00
The 2007 ESO Instrument Calibration workshop brought together more than 120 participants with the objective to a) foster the sharing of information, experience and techniques between observers, instrument developers and instrument operation teams, b) review the actual precision and limitations of the applied instrument calibration plans, and c) collect... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 119.00
For every galaxy in the field or in clusters, there are about three galaxies in groups. The Milky Way itself resides in a group, and groups can be found at high redshift. The current generation of 10-m class telescopes and space facilities allows the observation of the members of nearby groups with exquisite detail, and their properties can be correlated... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 139.00
The principal question of whether and how globular clusters can contribute to a better understanding of galaxy formation and evolution is perhaps the main driving force behind the overall endeavour of studying globular cluster systems. This work covers the scientific knowledge of the field. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 239.00
This book describes the Mjølnir impact event in the context of the geological and geophysical history of the Barents Sea region, and goes on to present elaborative numerical models of its formation and associated tsunami generation. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.00
Here is a focused description of current research and experimental results concerning nanodust in the solar system, addressing three major questions: What is nanodust? How was it discovered in the solar system? and, How do we interpret the observations? more...
- 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...