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  • Catalogue of Meteorites from South Americaby Rogelio Daniel Acevedo; Maximiliano C.L. Rocca; Víctor Manuel García

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 50.78

    The first Catalogue of Meteorites from South America includes new specimens never previously reported , while doubtful cases and pseudometeorites have been deliberately omitted. The falling of these objects is a random event, but the sites where old meteorites are found tend to be focused in certain areas, e.g. in the deflation surfaces in Chile’s... more...

  • The Identification of Dark Matterby Minos Axenides; George Fanourakis; John Vergados

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 197.00 US$ 179.27

    This volume is the latest in a prominent biannual series of scientific meetings on the exciting research topics of dark matter and, more recently, of dark energy. It contains a state-of-the-art update on detection efforts by experimental groups around the world trying to pin down exotic new forms of matter under the names of axions, neutralinos, wimps,... more...

  • Dense Molecular Gas around Protostars and in Galactic Nucleiby Willem A. Baan; Huib Jan van Langevelde

    Springer Netherlands 2005; US$ 188.98

    The European Workshop on Astronomical Molecules was held at ‘The Conference Building’ in Zwolle, the Netherlands, on 18–20 February 2004. The idea behind the workshop was to bring together astronomers studying similar processes in different astrophysical environments; masers and dense molecular gas around young stars and galactic nuclei. There is considerable... more...

  • Dark Matter In The Universeby John Bahcall; Tsvi Piran; Steven Weinberg

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 38.00 US$ 34.58

    If standard gravitational theory is correct, then most of the matter in the universe is in an unidentified form which does not emit enough light to have been detected by current instrumentation. This book is the second editon of the lectures given at the 4th Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics, with new material added. The lectures are... more...

  • Origin and Early Evolution of Comet Nucleiby Hans Balsiger; Kathrin Altwegg; Walter Huebner; T. Owen; Rita Schulz

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 224.42

    This volume presents the results of a scientific workshop on comet nuclei. It formulates the current understanding and interconnectivity of the various source regions of comet nuclei and their associated compositions and orbital characteristics. more...

  • Matter, Anti-Matter and Dark Matterby Roberto Battiston; Bruna Bertucci

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 109.00 US$ 99.19

    This book presents the progress in cosmic ray physics following the recent results obtained by balloon, satellite and underground experiments. The following topics are reviewed: Composition and propagation of cosmic rays, trapping of charged particles in the earth's magnetic field, atmospheric neutrinos, and high energy photon measurements in... more...

  • Australia's Meteorite Cratersby Alex Bevan; Peter Murray

    Western Australian Museum 2013; US$ 9.95

    On Earth, catastrophic impact of an asteroid or comet with truly global consequences has not happened during our written history, and the threat seems very small. Giant scars on our planet’s surface are relics of an impact history stretching back more than 2 billion years, and there is no assurance it cannot happen again. In Australia there are... more...

  • Comet/Asteroid Impacts and Human Societyby Peter T. Bobrowsky; Hans Rickman

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 235.06

    In 1908 an atmospheric explosion in northern Siberia released energy equivalent to 15 Mton of TNT. Can a comparable or larger NEO affect us again? When the next NEO strikes Earth will it be large enough to destroy a city? Will the climate change significantly? Can archaeology and anthropology provide insights into the expected cultural responses with... more...

  • Complex Plasmasby Michael Bonitz; Jose Lopez; Kurt Becker; Hauke Thomsen

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 106.30

    This book provides the reader with an introduction to the physics of complex plasmas, a discussion of the specific scientific and technical challenges they present and an overview of their potential technological applications. Complex plasmas differ from conventional high-temperature plasmas in several ways: they may contain additional species, including... more...

  • Dark Matter in the Universeby S. Bonometto; J. Primack; A. Provenzale

    IOS Press 1997; US$ 237.00

    Physics and astrophysics came to dark matter through many different routes, finally accepting it, but often with some distaste. It has been noticed that the existence of dark matter is yet another displacement of humans from the centre of the Universe: not only do our planet and our sun have no central position in the Universe, not only are humans... more...