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Galaxies & stars books

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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: 17/11/2017

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: 03/11/2017

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

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: 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 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

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

Coming Soon

The First Stars by Volker Bromm The First Stars

This book is based in part on classroom tested lectures related to the first stars (Pop III stars), but also draws from the author's review articles of the main physical principles involved. The book will thus combine pedagogical introductory chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

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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: 04/08/2017

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: 30/07/2017

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. Further, the thesis employs...
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

Star Formation by Mark R (Australian National Univ, Australia) Krumholz Star Formation
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This book provides a modern introduction to the study of star formation, at a level suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates in astrophysics. The first third of the book provides a review of the observational phenomenology and then the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/07/2017

Star Formation by Mark R (Australian National Univ, Australia) Krumholz Star Formation
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This book provides a modern introduction to the study of star formation, at a level suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates in astrophysics. The first third of the book provides a review of the observational phenomenology and then the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Minding the Heavens The Story of our Discovery of the Milky Way by Leila Belkora Minding the Heavens The Story of our Discovery of the Milky Way

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

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

Cosmology by Nicola Vittorio Cosmology

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: 31/05/2017

A Dirty Window Diffuse and Translucent Molecular Gas in the Interstellar Medium by Loris Magnani, Steven N. Shore A Dirty Window Diffuse and Translucent Molecular Gas in the Interstellar Medium
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A brief exposition on dust in the diffuse interstellar medium is followed by a discussion of molecular clouds in general and high-latitude molecular clouds in particular. Ways of calibrating CO observations with the molecular hydrogen content of a cloud are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2017

Theory of Stellar Pulsation. (PSA-2), Volume 2 by John P. Cox Theory of Stellar Pulsation. (PSA-2), Volume 2

Covering both radial and nonradial oscillations, this book includes not only a thorough treatment of the basic theory of stellar pulsation but also a comprehensive synthesis of the most recent work done in this area. Originally published in 1980. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

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