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The Special Theory of Relativity: Foundations, Theory, Verification, Applications

The Special Theory of Relativity

Foundations, Theory, Verification, Applications

Springer International Publishing (2016)

This book offers a comprehensive, university-level introduction to Einstein’s Special Theory of...

Fundamental Astronomy
Springer Berlin Heidelberg (2007)

Fundamental Astronomy is an exhaustive introduction to classical and modern astronomy. It covers...

The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History
University of California Press (1989)

In 1633 the Roman Inquisition concluded the trial of Galileo Galilei with a condemnation for heresy....

Astronomy: A Physical Perspective
Cambridge University Press (2003)

A comprehensive introduction to astronomical objects and phenomena, for undergraduate students.

Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing "Hoax"

Bad Astronomy

Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing "Hoax"

Wiley (2002)

Advance praise for Philip Plait s Bad Astronomy "Bad Astronomy is just plain good! Philip Plait...

A Skywatcher's Year
Cambridge University Press (1999)

Something to look for and enjoy, week by week throughout the year.

Gravitational N-Body Simulations: Tools and Algorithms
Cambridge University Press (2003)

Unique coverage of numerical simulation of gravitational systems, including the mathematics for...

Galileo: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)

In a startling reinterpretation of the evidence, Stillman Drake advances the hypothesis that...

Astronomy Methods: A Physical Approach to Astronomical Observations

Astronomy Methods

A Physical Approach to Astronomical Observations

Cambridge University Press (2003)

A 2003 introduction to basic practical tools, methods and phenomena that underlie quantitative...

Astronomy Made Simple
Crown/Archetype (2010)

See the skies in a whole new light. Take a tour of the universe, from our local solar system to the...