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  • Space and Astronomyby Kyle Kirkland

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.40

    Some daring explorers like to study distant frontiers by venturing out into them, but others prefer to study them by bringing them, or representative samples, a little closer to the lab. Both options are pursued in the fields of space and astronomy. Space exploration and astronomy are intricately linked and are examined in-depth in this guide. Dedicated... more...

  • First Contactby Marc Kaufman

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00

    Are we alone in the universe? Almost certainly not. In First Contact, Marc Kaufman provides a gripping tour of the magnificent new science of astrobiology that is closing in on the discovery of extraterrestrial life. In recent decades, scientists generally held that the genesis of life was unique to Earth: It was too delicate a process, and the... more...

  • L' astronomie et son histoireby Jean-René Roy

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1982; US$ 44.25

    Le livre de Jean-René Roy nous présente une vaste synthèse des connaissances présentes en astronomie. Le grand mérite du livre est de dérouler son sujet en parallèle avec une histoire de l’astronomie. Le côté historique est ici beaucoup plus qu’un luxe. Il redonne leurs dimensions vraies aux réponses... more...

  • The Copernican Questionby Robert Westman

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 99.95

    In 1543, Nicolaus Copernicus publicly defended his hypothesis that the earth is a planet and the sun a body resting near the center of a finite universe. But why did Copernicus make this bold proposal? And why did it matter? The Copernican Question reframes this pivotal moment in the history of science, centering the story on a conflict over the... more...

  • Triangulationby Uwe Flick

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 19.99

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  • Astronomical Photometryby Eugene F. Milone; C. Sterken

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book will bring together experts in the field of astronomical photometry to discuss how their subfields provide the precision and accuracy in astronomical energy flux measurements that are needed to permit tests of astrophysical theories. Differential photometers and photometry, improvements in infrared precision, the improvements in precision... more...

  • Sterne und Weltraumby Wilhelm Raith

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 1,792.00

    Die erweiterte und komplett überarbeitete 2. Auflage ist ein modernes Lehrbuch für Astrophysik-Vorlesungen. Der Bergmann-Schaefer-Reihe angemessen, stehen experimentelle Methoden und Messungen im Vordergrund; doch die Einbettung der Messergebnisse in die Theorie wird ebenfalls ausführlich dargestellt. Neu hinzugefügt wurden die Kapitel 1 "Grundlagen... more...

  • Observing the Messier Objects with a Small Telescopeby Philip Pugh

    Springer 2011; US$ 44.95

    "Observing the Messier Objects with a Small Telescope" contains descriptions and photographs of the 103 Messier objects, with instructions on how to find them without a computerized telescope or even setting circles. The photographs show how the objects appear through a 127mm Maksutov (and other instruments, where applicable). The visual... more...

  • Cosmic Updateby Fred Adams; Thomas Buchert; Laura Mersini-Houghton

    Springer 2011; US$ 69.95

    "...The Multiversal book series is equally unique, providing book-length extensions of the lectures with enough additional depth for those who truly want to explore these fields, while also providing the kind of clarity that is appropriate for interested lay people to grasp the general principles involved." - Lawrence M. Krauss Cosmic Update... more...

  • The Chemical Cosmosby Steve Miller

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.95

    If you have ever wondered how we get from the awesome impersonality of the Big Bang universe to the point where living creatures can start to form, and evolve into beings like you, your friends and your family, wonder no more. Steve Miller provides us with a tour through the chemical evolution of the universe, from the formation of the first molecules... more...