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Astrophysics books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Astrophysics category. Presented with a red border are the Astrophysics books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Formation, Evolution, and Dynamics of Young Solar Systems by Martin Pessah Formation, Evolution, and Dynamics of Young Solar Systems

This book's interdisciplinary scope aims at bridging various communities: 1) cosmochemists, who study meteoritic samples from our own solar system, 2) (sub-) millimetre astronomers, who measure the distribution of dust and gas of star-forming regions and planet-forming discs, 3) disc...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

Multiple Messengers and Challenges in Astroparticle Physics by Roberto Aloisio Multiple Messengers and Challenges in Astroparticle Physics

This book, designed as a tool for young researchers and graduate students, reviews the main open problems and research lines in various fields of astroparticle physics: cosmic rays, gamma rays, neutrinos, cosmology, and gravitational physics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Living around Active Stars (IAU S328) by Dibyendu Nandy Living around Active Stars (IAU S328)

Interdisciplinary reviews and research papers address the themes of star-planet interactions and habitability.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Supernova 1987A: 30 Years Later (IAU S331) Cosmic Rays and Nuclei from Supernovae and their Aftermaths by Alexandre (Universite de Montpellier II) Marcowith Supernova 1987A: 30 Years Later (IAU S331) Cosmic Rays and Nuclei from Supernovae and their Aftermaths

On the 30th anniversary of SN 1987A, IAU S331 introduces the accumulating knowledge on supernovae, for graduate students and researchers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Secular Evolution of Self-Gravitating Systems Over Cosmic Age by Jean-Baptiste Fouvry Secular Evolution of Self-Gravitating Systems Over Cosmic Age

Tackling galactic evolution in a truly novel way, this outstanding thesis statistically explores the long-term evolution of galaxies, using recent theoretical breakthroughs that explicitly account for their self-gravity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Planetary Nebulae (IAU S323) Multi-Wavelength Probes of Stellar and Galactic Evolution by Xiaowei (Peking University, Beijing) Liu Planetary Nebulae (IAU S323) Multi-Wavelength Probes of Stellar and Galactic Evolution
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Planetary nebulae are important laboratories for understanding processes in different cosmic environments and for studying stellar and galactic evolution.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Modelling Pulsar Wind Nebulae by Diego F. Torres Modelling Pulsar Wind Nebulae

In view of the current and forthcoming observational data on pulsar wind nebulae, this book offers an assessment of the theoretical state of the art of modelling them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Emergence of Astrophysics in Asia Opening a New Window on the Universe by Tsuko Nakamura The Emergence of Astrophysics in Asia Opening a New Window on the Universe

This book examines the ways in which attitudes toward astronomy in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, Thailand and Uzbekistan have changed with the times.The emergence of astrophysics was a worldwide phenomenon during the late nineteenth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

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Relativistic Hydrodynamics by Luciano (Institute for Theoretical Physics, Frankfurt am Main) Rezzolla, Olindo (Research Associate, University of Tre Zanotti Relativistic Hydrodynamics
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This book provides an up-to-date, lively and approachable introduction to the mathematical formalism, numerical techniques and applications of relativistic hydrodynamics. The topic is presented here in a form which will be appreciated both by students and researchers in the field.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Amplitude Modulation of Pulsation Modes in Delta Scuti Stars by Dominic Bowman Amplitude Modulation of Pulsation Modes in Delta Scuti Stars

This outstanding thesis by Dominic Bowman provides a thorough investigation of long-standing questions as to whether amplitude modulation is astrophysical, whether it offers insights into pulsating stars, and whether simple beating of modes with stable amplitudes is unrecognised because of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Space Trek The Endless Migration by Jerome Clayton Glenn Space Trek The Endless Migration


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Toward Distant Suns A Bold, New Prospectus for Human Living in Space by T a Heppenheimer Toward Distant Suns A Bold, New Prospectus for Human Living in Space


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Mars 1999 Exclusive Preview of the U.S.-Soviet Manned Mission by Brian O'Leary Mars 1999 Exclusive Preview of the U.S.-Soviet Manned Mission


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Project Space Station Plans for a Permanent Manned Space Station by Brian O'Leary Project Space Station Plans for a Permanent Manned Space Station


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Principles of Cosmology and Gravitation by Michael Berry Principles of Cosmology and Gravitation

General relativity and quantum mechanics have become the two central pillars of theoretical physics. Moreover, general relativity has important applications in astrophysics and high-energy particle physics. Covering the fundamentals of the subject, Principles of Cosmology and Gravitation describes the universe...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

The Lives and Death-Throes of Massive Stars (IAU S329) by J. J. (University of Auckland) Eldridge The Lives and Death-Throes of Massive Stars (IAU S329)

IAU Symposium 329 covers all aspects of massive stars, their birth, evolution and death, for researchers across astrophysics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics by Bradley W. (Weber State University, Utah) Carroll, Dale A. (Weber State University, Utah) Ostlie An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics
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A comprehensive and engaging textbook, covering the entire astrophysics curriculum in one volume.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Asteroseismic Data Analysis Foundations and Techniques by Sarbani Basu, William J. Chaplin Asteroseismic Data Analysis Foundations and Techniques
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Studies of stars and stellar populations, and the discovery and characterization of exoplanets, are being revolutionized by new satellite and telescope observations of unprecedented quality and scope. Some of the most significant advances have been in the field of asteroseismology,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Remote and Robotic Investigations of the Solar System by C. R. Kitchin Remote and Robotic Investigations of the Solar System

Interest in and knowledge of the techniques utilised to investigate our solar system has been growing rapidly for decades and has now reached a stage of maturity. Therefore, the time has now arrived for a book that provides a cohesive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Globular Cluster Binaries and Gravitational Wave Parameter Estimation Challenges and Efficient Solutions by Carl-Johan Haster Globular Cluster Binaries and Gravitational Wave Parameter Estimation Challenges and Efficient Solutions

Lastly, it proposes new techniques for the computationally efficient inference on gravitational waves. On 14 September 2015, the LIGO observatory reported the first direct detection of gravitational waves from the merger of a pair of black holes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Baryonic Processes in the Large-Scale Structuring of the Universe by Jean-Baptiste Durrive Baryonic Processes in the Large-Scale Structuring of the Universe

This thesis addresses two very different but equally important topics in the very broad fields of astrophysics and cosmology: (I) the generation of cosmological magnetic fields and (II) gravitational fragmentation of the Cosmic Web. All mathematical developments are completed by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

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