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  • Geheimnisvoller Kosmosby ; Thomas hrke; Roland Wengenmayr

    Wiley 2012; US$ 25.50

    Strömten auf dem Mars einst gewaltige Flüsse? Wie beherrschen Dunkle Energie und Dunkle Materie die Entwicklung des Universums? Was ist ihre Natur? Welche Rolle spielen Schwarze Löcher bei der Entwicklung von Galaxien? Solche hochaktuellen Fragen versuchen Astrophysiker und Kosmologen in diesem Buch zu beantworten. Sachlich und kompetent... more...

  • In Search of William Gascoigneby David Sellers

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 139.00

    This unique volume forestalls the scientific injustice that could have been inflicted on William Gascoigne. The captivating narrative tracks the gradual recovery of the 17 th -century astronomer?s trailblazing work on the telescopic sight and the micrometer. more...

  • New Eyes on the Universeby Stephen Webb

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book examines twelve areas of astronomical research, from dark energy to the possibility of extraterrestrial civilizations. The author shows how observations made possible by new telescopes and techniques data might help solve some persistent mysteries. more...

  • Observing and Measuring Visual Double Starsby R. W. Argyle

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 44.95

    The revised 2nd edition of this popular book adds much new material, including a guide to sketching double stars and tips on imaging doube stars of unequal brightness. Includes access to double star catalogs, software and more via the Springer Extras web site. more...

  • Eclissi!by Marco Bastoni

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 19.99

    Le eclissi di Sole e di Luna sono fra gli spettacoli pi avvincenti della Natura; questo libro una guida completa alla loro osservazione e spiega come cercare, vivere e fotografare questi eventi senza necessariamente essere astrofili esperti. Cosa posso osservare durante un?eclisse? Da dove? E quando? Un?accurata selezione delle 10 eclissi imperdibili... more...

  • Einführung in die moderne Kosmologieby Andrew Liddle; Sybille Otterstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00

    Dank sich stets verbessernder boden- und weltraumgestützter Teleskope stehen der Kosmologie inzwischen Daten zur Verfügung, die Rückschlüsse auf immer frühere Phasen des Universums und Vergleiche mit Modellvorstellungen erlauben. Daher gewinnt die Kosmologie in den Astronomiekursen der Universitäten beständig an Wichtigkeit.... more...

  • Astronomie und Astrophysikby Alfred Weigert; Heinrich J. Wendker; Lutz Wisotzki

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.50

    Dieses Lehrbuch ist ein Grundkurs im besten Sinne: Beginnend mit den physikalischen und technischen Grundlagen, die für das Verständnis der weiteren astrophysikalischen Ausführungen benötigt werden, vermittelt es solides Wissen für die moderne Astrophysik, ist klar geschrieben, reich bebildert und auch in den mathematischen... more...

  • Titan: Exploring an Earthlike Worldby Athena Coustenis; Fredric W. Taylor

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 66.00

    Titan: Exploring an Earthlike World presents the most comprehensive description in book form of what is currently known about Titan, the largest satellite of the planet Saturn and arguably the most intriguing and mysterious world in the Solar System. Because of its resemblance to our own planet, Titan is often described as a “frozen primitive... more...

  • Astrophotographyby Siegfried Marx

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    This volume contains the proceedings of the workshop "Astrophotography 87", which was held in Jena, April 21-24, 1987. The workshop was organized by the Central Institute of Astrophysics of the Academy of Sciences of the German Democratic Republic and is the latest in a series devoted to the problems of photography in astronomy. The previous workshops,... more...

  • Beyond the Moonby James Greig McCully

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 30.00

    Finally, someone has written a comprehensive, easily readable explanation of the tides on earth that is both simple enough for students and solid enough for their professors. Step by step, by analogy and illustration, Beyond the Moon describes how the cyclical motion of the near solar system is impressed upon the earth's oceans, and how the hydraulics... more...