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  • Galaxies and their Masksby David L. Block; Kenneth C. Freeman; Ivânio Puerari

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 316.77

    Contributions from over 40 astronomers from around the world Honors Ken Freeman, father of dark matter in galaxies and one of the most cited astronomers Contains over 200 color images more...

  • Star Clustersby Charles A. Cardona III

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 42.30

    Star Clusters provides a succinct guide suited for observing star clusters in the field – how to see them, how to find them, and how to photograph them. Readers will find a definition of star clusters, easy-to-read descriptions, plus notes and facts for observation. more...

  • Galactic Dynamicsby James Binney; Scott Tremaine

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 105.00 US$ 95.55

    Since it was first published in 1987, Galactic Dynamics has become the most widely used advanced textbook on the structure and dynamics of galaxies and one of the most cited references in astrophysics. Now, in this extensively revised and updated edition, James Binney and Scott Tremaine describe the dramatic recent advances in this subject, making... more...

  • Relativistic Jets from Active Galactic Nucleiby Markus Boettcher; Daniel E. Harris; Henric Krawczynski

    Wiley 2012; US$ 160.00 US$ 144.00

    Written by a carefully selected consortium of researchers working in the field, this book fills the gap for an up-to-date summary of the observational and theoretical status. As such, this monograph includes all used wavelengths, from radio to gamma, the FERMI telescope, a history and theory refresher, and jets from gamma ray bursts. For astronomers,... more...

  • Basic Equations of the Mass Transport through a Membrane Layerby Endre Nagy

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 150.00

    With a detailed analysis of the mass transport through membrane layers and its effect on different separation processes, this book provides a comprehensive look at the theoretical and practical aspects of membrane transport properties and functions. Basic equations for every membrane are provided to predict the mass transfer rate, the concentration... more...

  • Astrophysics of Galaxy Clustersby A. Cavaliere; Y. Rephaeli

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 268.00

    This book presents a collection of contributions from the 'International School of Physics' "Enrico Fermi", held in Varenna, Italy in July 2008. This is the second school devoted to the astrophysics of galaxy clusters, and comes four years after the first; 'Background Microwave Radiation and Intra-cluster Cosmology'. The motivation... more...

  • Dark Nebulae, Dark Lanes, and Dust Beltsby Antony Cooke

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 43.56

    Dark Nebulae, Dark Lanes, and Dust Lanes explores those apparent dark regions in space that are among the most compelling telescopic destinations. This volume provides the optimal ways to observe each object in detail. more...

  • Planetary Nebulae and How to Observe Themby Martin Griffiths

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 35.32

    This book is for amateur astronomers who want to go beyond the Messier objects, concentrating on one of the most beautiful classes of astronomical object. It describes over 100 nebulae personally observed by the author using telescopes of various sizes. more...

  • Chemical Evolution of Galaxiesby Francesca Matteucci

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 105.97

    Covering the chemical evolution of galaxies of all types (elliptical, spiral and irregular) and stressing the role of star formation history in determining the features of star populations in galaxies, this book compares models to 20 years’ observational data. more...

  • The Spiral Galaxy M33by P. Hodge

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 141.30

    This overview of our developing understanding of spiral galaxy M33 adds historical perspective to today’s cutting-edge research, taking us from Hubble’s determination of its true nature in the 1920s up to today, when the Hubble telescope can probe its secrets. more...