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  • Fundamentals Of Solar Astronomyby Arvind Bhatnagar; William Livingston

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 58.00

    There are several textbooks available on solar astronomy which deal with advanced astrophysical aspects of solar physics, and books which provide very elementary knowledge about the Sun. This book will help to bridge the gap. It aims to stimulate interest in solar astronomy, presenting at one place the basic methods and techniques used in the field,... more...

  • Dust In The Universeby K. S. Krishna Swamy

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 100.00

    The study of dust in the universe is an exciting area in current astronomy. Dust formed during an earlier epoch could be different from that formed at a later time, but the nature and composition of dust is not presently understood in its entirety. The comprehensive study presented in this book provides a much needed critical analysis of different... more...

  • Current Issues in Cosmologyby Jean-Claude Pecker; Jayant Narlikar

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 62.00 US$ 50.84

    This book looks at both the strengths and weaknesses of the current big-bang model in explaining certain puzzling data. more...

  • Planet Formationby Hubert Klahr; Wolfgang Brandner

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This 2006 book summarises understanding of planet formation processes, and addresses major open questions and research issues. more...

  • From Eudoxus to Einsteinby C. M. Linton

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 86.00 US$ 70.52

    Describes development of theories of planetary motion, emphasizing interaction between progress in mathematics and astronomy. more...

  • Minding the Heavensby Leila Belkora

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 54.95

    Today, we accept that we live on a planet circling the sun, that our sun is just one of billions of stars in the galaxy we call the Milky Way, and that our galaxy is but one of billions born out of the big bang. Yet as recently as the early twentieth century, the general public and even astronomers had vague and confused notions about what lay beyond... more...

  • Originsby Tom Yulsman

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 54.95

    With stunning regularity, the search for our cosmic roots has been yielding remarkable new discoveries about the universe and our place in it. In his compelling book, Origins: The Quest for Our Cosmic Roots, veteran science journalist Tom Yulsman chronicles the latest discoveries and describes in clear and engaging terms what they mean. From the interior... more...

  • The Physics of Interstellar Dustby Endrik Krugel

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 253.00

    Interstellar dust grains catalyse chemical reactions, absorb, scatter, polarise and re-radiate starlight and constitute the building blocks for the formation of planets. Understanding this interstellar component is therefore of primary importance in many areas of astronomy & astrophysics. For example, observers need to understand how dust effects light... more...

  • Astronomically Speakingby C.C. Gaither; Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 87.95

    To understand the history, accomplishments, failures, and meanings of astronomy requires a knowledge of what has been said about astronomy by philosophers, novelists, playwrights, poets, scientists, and laymen. With this in mind, Astronomically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and Physics serves as a guide to what has been said about... more...

  • An Introduction to Optical Stellar Interferometryby A. Labeyrie; S. G. Lipson; P. Nisenson

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    This book, first published in 2006, describes the theory and uses of interferometry for advanced students in physics, optics and astronomy. more...