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- Springer London 2006; US$ 44.95
This book covers the "why," "how," and "what" of astronomy under light-polluted skies. It is aimed at urban astronomers and showcases the countless objects - galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters - that can be seen in even in heavily light polluted urban skies. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 269.00
This is the only book solely about Jupiter's moon Io, the most volcanically active body in the solar system. Written by experts in the field, many of whom took part in the Galileo mission, the book reviews the basics about Io and its unique space environment. Coverage includes all subjects, where the Galilio mission has shed new light on, with some... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 12.95
See the skies in a whole new light. Take a tour of the universe, from our local solar system to the far reaches of deepest space. Astronomy Made Simple offers a complete introduction to this science, from its birth in ancient times to the different types of super-powerful telescopes scientists use today. It also includes detailed instructions on... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 72.00
This volume in the Greenwood Guides to the Universe series provides the most up-to-date understanding available of the current knowledge about stars. Scientifically sound, but written with the student in mind, Stars is an excellent first step for young people researching the exciting scientific discoveries that continue to extend our knowledge... more...
- Academia Verlag 2010; US$ 16.90
The second edition of La noción de dios en el Timeo de Platón encapsulates the author's recent research, with a new Introduction that brings out the importance of the Timaeus with regard to the mind-body relation and to Plato's late ethics as well as providing fresh and illuminating perspectives on the problems of creation and of... more...
- Springer London 2010; US$ 29.95
In his inimitable style, Patrick Moore describes Mercury. He tells of those who have observed it over the centuries, and the past, present and future space missions to it. In doing so he has written the most up-to-date book about Mercury for amateur astronomers. more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 29.95
This parody of a typical "Lonely Hearts column," specifically written for troubled astronomers, features questions and answers about astronomy that entertains as well as informs. It offers much practical advice as well as stories on the history of astronomy. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
For twenty-five years following the Voyager mission, scientists speculated about Saturn's largest moon, a mysterious orb clouded in orange haze. Finally, in 2005, the Cassini-Huygens probe successfully parachuted down through Titan's atmosphere, all the while transmitting images and data. In the early 1980s, when the two Voyager spacecraft skimmed... more...