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  • Epic of Evolutionby Lola Judith Chaisson

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 31.99

    In this enthralling and illuminating book, Eric Chaisson, author of the classic work Cosmic Dawn , synthesizes current scientific thinking regarding the origin and evolution of the universe. How did everything around us-the air, the land, the sea, and the stars-come to be? What is the source of order, form, and structure characterizing all material... more...

  • Principles of Physicsby Hafez A . Radi; John O Rasmussen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 94.48

    This basic course in physics is aimed at scientists and engineers and, along with a wealth of helpful exercises and solutions, includes the mathematical basics for each topic. It covers everything from elementary thermodynamics to magnetism and optics. more...

  • Simulations of Dark Energy Cosmologiesby Elise Jennings

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 106.30

    This book demonstrates for the first time, using state-of-the-art computer simulations, that the interpretation of future galaxy survey measurements is far more subtle than assumed, and that a major revision to our models of these effects is urgently needed. more...

  • We are the Martiansby Giovanni F Bignami

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 29.52

    This compelling book shows how life derives from the Big Bang through the formation of matter and energy. The author explains how 40,000 tons of extraterrestrial matter raining down on Earth each year delivers the bricks of life from the Universe. more...

  • L'universo in 25 centimetriby Daniele Gasparri

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 19.84

    Da quando è iniziata la rivoluzione della fotografia digitale, con i sensori CCD che hanno soppiantato la pellicola, qualsiasi appassionato del cielo, dotandosi di una strumentazione non particolarmente costosa, può diventare esploratore attivo dell’immensità della volta celeste, potenzialmente un vero e proprio astronomo. In questo libro, l’autore... more...

  • Lezioni di Cosmologia Teoricaby Maurizio Gasperini

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 19.84

    Il libro è basato sulle lezioni attualmente tenute dall'autore presso l’Università di Bari, ed è progettato in modo da rappresentare un testo di riferimento il più possibile moderno, completo e autosufficiente per i corsi semestrale di Cosmologia, Astrofisica o Fisica Astroparticellare che compaiono nel piano di studi della Laurea Magistrale in Fisica... more...

  • From Ultra Rays to Astroparticlesby Brigitte Falkenburg; Wolfgang Rhode

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 153.54

    In celebration of the centenary of our discovery of cosmic rays, this volume recounts the incredible story of astroparticle physics, a field full of excitement and surprise. Expert commentators from a range of disciplines explore its roots and development. more...

  • Probing the Early Universe with the CMB Scalar, Vector and Tensor Bispectrumby Maresuke Shiraishi

    Springer Japan 2013; US$ 106.30

    This book shows that bispectra include unique signals that no symmetry-invariant models can produce. Computes CMB bispectra induced by scalar-mode non-Gaussianities with a preferred direction, and tensor-mode non-Gaussianities in parity-violating Weyl gravity. more...

  • The Dancing Universeby Marcelo Gleiser

    Dartmouth College Press 2012; US$ 20.99

    Available again, with a new preface, a physicist's "exceptionally clear summary of 2,500 years of science and a fascinating account of the ways in which it often does intersect with spiritual beliefs" --Kirkus Reviews more...

  • Cosmological Special Relativityby Moshe Carmeli

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 23.00 US$ 20.93

    This book deals with special relativity theory and its application to cosmology. It presents Einstein's theory of space and time in detail, and describes the large scale structure of space, time and velocity as a new cosmological special relativity. A cosmological Lorentz-like transformation, which relates events at different cosmic times, is... more...