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- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Works is a biographic of Galileo Galilei. The text accounts some of the most important moments of Galileo?s life, along with his contribution in physics. The first part of the text covers the major aspects of Galileo?s. Part I details Galileo?s life as a student, professor, courtier, and author. Part II covers the... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This prize-winning Ph.D. thesis by Chris Harrison adopts a multi-faceted approach to address the lack of decisive observational evidence, utilising large observational data sets from several world-leading telescopes. Developing several novel observational techniques, Harrison demonstrated that energetic winds driven by Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN)... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 44.99
This updated second edition has all of the information needed for your successful forays into deep sky observing. Coe uses his years of experience to give detailed practical advice about how to find the best observing site, how to make the most of the time spent there, and what equipment and instruments to take along. There are comprehensive lists... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 34.99
This unique volume by two renowned astrophotographers unveils the science and history behind 100 of the most significant astronomical images of all time. The authors have carefully selected their list of images from across time and technology to bring to the reader the most relevant photographic images spanning all eras of modern astronomical history.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00
This book is the first to document in depth the history of lunar and planetary cartography in Russia. The first map of the far side of the Moon was made with the participation of Lomonosov Moscow University (Sternberg Astronomical Institute, MSU) in 1960. The developed mapping technologies were then used in preparing the ?Complete Map of the Moon?... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This book is intended as a historical and critical study on the origin of the equations of motion as established in Newton's Principia. The central question that it aims to answer is whether it is indeed correct to ascribe to Galileo the inertia principle and the law of falling bodies. In order to accomplish this task, the study begins by considering... more...
- tredition 2015; US$ 4.18
Jan Moewes wurde einem größeren Publikum bekannt durch sein Erfolgsbuch "Für 12 Mark 80 durch das Universum" (*1997 bei Zweitausendeins, Ffm.), für dessen ereignisreiche Geschichte inkl. vier Titel hier kein Platz ist. Nachdem es einmal vergriffen war, stieg sein Preis jedenfalls weit über den Neuwert, was den Autor jetzt veranlasst, es selbst... more...
- tredition 2015; US$ 3.71
Das Rathenower Riesenteleskop ist ein kleines Wunderwerk. Hier wird es erklärt und in seinen technikhistorischen Kontext eingebettet. Seine jüngste Geschichte wird in Wort und Bild dokumentiert und seine Entstehungsgeschichte sowie technische Features erläutert. Es handelt sich um eine Arbeit, die gleichzeitig technikhistorisch und journalistisch ist.... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 350.00
This volume contains commentaries, annotations, and a German translation of the texts published in Volume VIII, 1 on the reception and dissemination of Copernican theory in the 16 th century. In addition to analyzing the works of Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514?1574) on heliocentric cosmology, it provides extensive interpretation of the... more...
Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Space Dangers: Outer Space Perils, Rocket Risks and the Health Consequences of the Space EnvironmentBentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 149.00
This ebook offers a comprehensive primer for anyone interested in space travel and associated risk assessment. more...