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  • Laboratory Astrochemistryby Stephan Schlemmer; Thomas Giesen; Harald Mutschke

    Wiley 2014; US$ 112.50

    Written by leading scientists in the field and intended for a broader readership, this is an ideal starting point for an overview of current research and developments. As such, the book covers a broad spectrum of laboratory astrophysics and chemistry, describing recent advances in experiments, as well as theoretical work, including fundamental physics... more...

  • Analytical Chemistry in Spaceby Richard E. Wainerdi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Analytical Chemistry in Space presents an analysis of the chemical constitution of space, particularly the particles in the solar wind, of the planetary atmospheres, and the surfaces of the moon and planets. Topics range from space engineering considerations to solar system atmospheres and recovered extraterrestrial materials. Mass spectroscopy in... more...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Chemistry in Spaceby Dieter Rehder

    Wiley 2011; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Chemical Cosmologyby Jan C. A. Boeyens

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 259.00

    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...

  • Cosmochemistryby Harry Y. Jr McSween; Gary R. Huss

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 72.00

    Provides the first interdisciplinary introduction to cosmochemistry, making this exciting and evolving field accessible to undergraduate and graduate students. 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...