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  • Atlas of the Galilean Satellitesby Paul Schenk

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 113.00

    Global maps and high-resolution mosaics of Jupiter's four large moons are compiled in this important atlas for researchers. more...

  • Modern Cosmologyby Scott Dodelson

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 94.95

    Modern Cosmology begins with an introduction to the smooth, homogeneous universe described by a Friedman-Robertson-Walker metric, including careful treatments of dark energy, big bang nucleosynthesis, recombination, and dark matter. From this starting point, the reader is introduced to perturbations about an FRW universe: their evolution with the... more...

  • Status and Prospects of Astronomy in Germany 2003-2016by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

    Wiley 2009; US$ 106.00 US$ 95.40

    This white paper identifies the main issues and major recommendations for German astronomical research. Their implementation will require initiative from all partners and will allow German astronomers and astrophysicists to continuously play a leading role in their field. more...

  • Coming of Age in the Milky Wayby Timothy Ferris

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.76

    From the second-century celestial models of Ptolemy to modern-day research institutes and quantum theory, this classic book offers a breathtaking tour of astronomy and the brilliant, eccentric personalities who have shaped it. From the first time mankind had an inkling of the vast space that surrounds us, those who study the universe have had to struggle... more...

  • Organizing Scientific Meetingsby August Epple

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 50.00

    An indispensible guide to organizing a scientific event of any size. more...

  • The Principles of Astronomical Telescope Designby Jingquan Cheng

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 206.06

    As a complete summary of the author's twenty five years of experience in telescope design, this book provides a general introduction as well as discussing the theory in depth, and covering Radio, Infrared, Optical, X-Ray and Gamma-Ray wavelengths. more...

  • Universetby Steen Hannestad

    Aarhus University Press 2003; US$ 19.88

    Kosmologi er et fag i rivende udvikling. Inden for de seneste år har man eksempelvis opdaget, at vores univers udvider sig hurtigere og hurtigere, i modsætning til hvad man tidligere troede. Bogen indeholder kapitler om vores nuværende viden om universets egenskaber, fra stjerner og galakser til den kosmiske baggrundsstråling, den sidste rest af stråling... more...

  • Great Astronomersby Sir Robert Stawell Ball

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    This work enlists the services of men who worked in the field of Astronomy. Ball has chronicled the lives of all great astronomers and provided glimpses of their personal lives as well as their interests and their era. This gives a deep understanding of their work and discoveries. more...

  • Dinosaurs and Creationby Donald B. DeYoung

    Baker Publishing Group 2000; US$ 10.99

    Answers to fifty questions about dinosaurs, including Where do dinosaurs fit into biblical history? Why were dinosaurs so large? more...

  • Adventures in Order and Chaosby George Contopoulos

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 137.37

    For many years I was organizing a weekly seminar on dynamical astronomy, and I used to make some historical remarks on every subject, including some anecdotes from my contacts with many leading scientists over the years. I described also the development of various subjects and the emergence of new ideasindynamicalastronomy. Thenseveralpeoplepromptedmetowritedown... more...