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Recently Published

The Birth of Star Clusters by Steven W. Stahler The Birth of Star Clusters

All stars are born in groups. Yet the key question remains: How do diffuse clouds of gas condense into the collections of luminous objects we call stars? This book will benefit graduate students, newcomers to the field, and also experienced...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Cosmology by Nicola (Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy) Vittorio Cosmology
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Modern cosmology has changed significantly over the years, from the discovery to the precision measurement era. The data now available provide a wealth of information, mostly consistent with a model where dark matter and dark energy are in a rough...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2017

The Milky Way An Insider's Guide by William H. Waller The Milky Way An Insider's Guide

This book offers an intimate guide to the Milky Way, taking readers on a grand tour of our home Galaxy's structure, genesis, and evolution, based on the latest astronomical findings. In engaging language, it tells how the Milky Way congealed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Unveiling Galaxies The Role of Images in Astronomical Discovery by Jean-Rene Roy Unveiling Galaxies The Role of Images in Astronomical Discovery

A thought provoking study of the powerful impact of images in guiding astronomers' understanding of galaxies through time.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Nature of Dusty Star-Forming Galaxies by William Cowley The Nature of Dusty Star-Forming Galaxies

This thesis combines a theoretical model of galaxy formation with a treatment of the radiative transfer in the titular dusty star-forming galaxies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Not-So-Simple Stellar Populations in Star Clusters by Chengyuan Li Not-So-Simple Stellar Populations in Star Clusters

This book focuses on understanding the stellar populations of massive star clusters and aims to investigate the origin, evolution and properties of binary systems, their collision products, as well as the general characteristics (e.g.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Little Book of Black Holes by Steven S. Gubser, Frans Pretorius The Little Book of Black Holes
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Dive into a mind-bending exploration of the physics of black holes Black holes, predicted by Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity more than a century ago, have long intrigued scientists and the public with their bizarre and fantastical properties. Although...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Handbook of Supernovae by Athem W. Alsabti Handbook of Supernovae

This reference work gathers all of the latest research in the supernova field areas to create a definitive source book on supernovae, their remnants and related topics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Coming Soon

Stars and Galaxies by Michael (Franklin and Marshall College) Seeds, Michael (Joseph A. Grundy Observatory) Seeds Stars and Galaxies
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Fascinating, engaging and extremely visual, FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, 14th Edition, is renowned for its current coverage, reader-friendly presentation and detailed--yet clear--explanations. The authors' goals are to help you use Astronomy to understand science, and use science to answer two fundamental...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Theory of Rotating Stars. (PSA-1), Volume 1 by Jean-Louis Tassoul Theory of Rotating Stars. (PSA-1), Volume 1

Ever since the first observations of sunspots in the early seventeenth century, stellar rotation has been a major topic in astronomy and astrophysics. Jean-Louis Tassoul synthesizes a large number of theoretical investigations on rotating stars. Drawing upon his own research,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Structure and Evolution of Stars by Martin Schwarzschild Structure and Evolution of Stars

With the development of nuclear physics the theory of the stellar interior entered a new phase. Many new investigations have been conducted and the results published in a variety of specialized media. This book brings these results together in a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Stellar Evolution An Exploration from the Observatory by Otto Struve Stellar Evolution An Exploration from the Observatory

The sum of centuries of speculation on the probable course of evolution in stars is discussed by one of the world's greatest astronomers, with a full report of his own conclusions, How long stars exist, the relation of their luminosity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact by Steven J. Dick Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact

Examines humanistic aspects of astrobiology, exploring approaches, critical issues, and implications of the discovery of extraterrestrial life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Asteroseismology and Exoplanets: Listening to the Stars and Searching for New Worlds IVth Azores International Advanced School in Space Sciences by Nuno Santos Asteroseismology and Exoplanets: Listening to the Stars and Searching for New Worlds IVth Azores International Advanced School in Space Sciences

This book presents the proceedings of the IVth Azores International Advanced School in Space Sciences entitled Asteroseismology and Exoplanets: Listening to the Stars and Searching for New Worlds .
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/08/2017

Supernova Explosions by David Branch, J. Craig Wheeler Supernova Explosions
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Targeting advanced students of astronomy and physics, as well as astronomers and physicists contemplating research on supernovae or related fields, David Branch and J. Craig Wheeler offer a modern account of the nature, causes and consequences of supernovae, as well...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Manifestations of Dark Matter and Variations of the Fundamental Constants in Atoms and Astrophysical Phenomena by Yevgeny V. Stadnik Manifestations of Dark Matter and Variations of the Fundamental Constants in Atoms and Astrophysical Phenomena

This thesis explores the possibility of searching for new effects of dark matter that are linear in g, an approach that offers enormous advantages over conventional schemes, since the interaction constant g is very small, g<<1.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Cosmology for the Curious by Delia Perlov, Alex Vilenkin Cosmology for the Curious
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One of the book's central themes is the scientific quest to find answers to the ultimate cosmic questions: Is the universe finite or infinite?
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/07/2017

Minding the Heavens The Story of our Discovery of the Milky Way by Leila (Irvine, California, USA) Belkora Minding the Heavens The Story of our Discovery of the Milky Way
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Today, we accept that we live on a planet circling the sun, that our sun is just one of billions of stars in the galaxy we call the Milky Way, and that our galaxy is but one of billions born...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Spiral Structure in Galaxies by Marc S. Seigar Spiral Structure in Galaxies

How does it happen that billions of stars can cooperate to produce the beautiful spirals that characterise so many galaxies, including ours? This book reviews the history behind the discovery of spiral galaxies and the problems faced when trying to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Astronomical Knowledge Transmission Through Illustrated Aratea Manuscripts by Marion Dolan Astronomical Knowledge Transmission Through Illustrated Aratea Manuscripts

The survey encompasses four interrelated disciplines: history of literature, history of myth, history of science, and history of art. Historians, art historians, astronomy lovers, and historians of astronomy will learn more specialized details concerning the Aratea and how the tradition...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

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