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  • Reviews in Modern Astronomy, Deciphering the Universe through Spectroscopyby Regina von Berlepsch

    Wiley 2011; US$ 191.00

    This 22nd volume in the series contains 15 invited reviews and highlight contributions from outstanding speakers presented during the 2009 annual meeting of the Astronomical Society on the subject of "Deciphering the Universe through Spectroscopy", held in Potsdam, Germany. Topics range from the measurements of magnetic fields on the surface of the... more...

  • The Chemical Cosmosby Steve Miller

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 29.95

    The Chemical Cosmos provides a tour through the chemical evolution of the universe, from the formation of the first molecules, all the way to the chemicals required for life to evolve. Using a simple Hydrogen molecule as a guide, the author takes us on a journey that starts with the birth of the first stars. more...

  • Principles and Perspectives in Cosmochemistryby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 399.00

    A fundamental question in contemporary astrophysics is the origin of the elements. Cosmochemistry seeks to answer when, how and where the chemical elements arose. Quantitative answers to these fundamental questions require a multi-disciplinary approach involving stellar evolution, explosive nucleosynthesis and nuclear reactions in different astrophysical... more...

  • Astrochemistry and Astrobiologyby Charles S. Cockell

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00

    This debut volume in the new Springer series Physical Chemistry in Action, composed of expert contributions, is aimed at both novice and experienced researchers, and outlines the principles of the physical chemistry deployed in astrochemistry and astrobiology. more...

  • COSMIC EVOLUTIONby Elisabeth Vangiono-Flam; Roger Ferlet; Martin Lemoine

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 194.00

    This is the proceedings of an international conference on the evolution of matter in the Universe, with emphasis on the following topics: big bang nucleosynthesis, cosmic ray nucleosynthesis, stellar nucleosynthesis, galactic chemical and dynamical evolution, and evolution with redshift and cosmic chemical evolution in general. more...

  • Primordial Nucleosynthesisby W. J. Thompson; B. W. Carney; H. J. Karwowski

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 156.00

    This workshop was one of the first meetings where cosmologists, astronomers, astrophysicists, and nuclear physicists discussed research areas of mutual interest. Very new results on inhomogeneous models and neutron–proton segregation were presented, and related to primordial abundances. The current rapid progress in measuring nuclear reaction... more...

  • Cold Aqueous Planetary Geochemistry with FREZCHEMby Giles M. Marion; Jeffrey S. Kargel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 189.00

    Written by two of the best US researchers in the field, this text investigates issues of astrobiological relevance in the context of cold aqueous planetary geochemistry. At the core of the technical chapters is the FREZCHEM model, initially developed over many years by one of the authors to quantify aqueous electrolyte properties and chemical thermodynamics... more...

  • Handbook of Isotopes in the Cosmosby Donald Clayton

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 84.00

    An information resource about the isotopes and their place in the cosmos. more...

  • The Synthesis of the Elementsby Giora Shaviv

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 229.00

    This book offers a guided historical and scientific tour of our understanding of element synthesis. Beginning with generally accepted science, the book ends in today?s terra incognita of nuclear physics, astrophysics and cosmology more...

  • Origin of Elements in the Solar Systemby Oliver K. Manuel

    Springer US 2007; US$ 299.00

    Contributors. Acknowledgements. Preface and Dedication. Part I: Glenn Seaborg and the Quest for Superheavy Elements. Ghiorso Remembers Seaborg; A. Ghiorso. Superheavy Elements at Berkeley: The Culmination of Seaborg's Career; K.E. Gregorich, V. Ninov. The Discovery of Superheavy Elements 107-112 and of the Deformed Shell at N = 162; P. Armbruster.... more...