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  • Chemical Cosmologyby Jan C. A. Boeyens

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 206.85

    Chemical Cosmology examines the significant discoveries in the field that have not been incorporated into western cosmology, from a scientific perspective. This interdisciplinary approach synthesizes the current knowledge on the topic. more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 197.00 US$ 170.73

    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$ 27.21

    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...

  • Astrochemistry and Astrobiologyby Ian W. M. Smith; Charles S. Cockell; Sydney Leach

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 174.19

    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...

  • Principles and Perspectives in Cosmochemistryby Aruna Goswami; B. Eswar Reddy

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 325.53

    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...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 119.00

    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...

  • Astrochemistry of Cosmic Phenomenaby P.D. Singh

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 83.82

    Proceedings of the 150th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union held at Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, August 5--9, 1991 more...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 96.00

    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$ 141.52

    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...

  • The Synthesis of the Elementsby Giora Shaviv

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 185.07

    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...