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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00
The dynamic field of extraterrestrial chemistry brings together ideas of chemistr, astrophysics, and biology to the study of molecules between stars, around stars, and on plantes. This book serves as an introduction to chemial processes under ?unearthly? and hence usually extreme conditions (temperature, pressure, high or low density, bombardment by... 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$ 29.09
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$ 29.09
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 US$ 18.15
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...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00
Aristotle's great ambition in his De caelo was to determine the nature and structure of the geocentric universe. This collection of essays addresses key epistemological and methodological issues raised by the numerous arguments that Aristotle offers. more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 145.68
The Almagest , by the Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy, is the most important surviving treatise on early mathematical astronomy, offering historians valuable insight into the astronomy and mathematics of the ancient world. Pedersen's 1974 publication, A Survey of the Almagest , is the most recent in a long tradition of companions to the... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 26.18
This is the first book specifically written for amateur astronomers who own, or who are about to purchase, a computer-controlled ?go-to? telescope. The ?go-to? capability is huge, and this book offers fascinating deep-sky objects and detailed observing lists. more...