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Cambridge Astrophysics #39: Compact Stellar X-Ray Sources
Cambridge Astrophysics #39: Compact Stellar X-Ray Sources
by Walter Lewin
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Reference on astrophysical compact objects that emit X-rays, for graduate students and researchers.... (read more)

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Aurora Watcher's Handbook
Aurora Watcher's Handbook
by Neil Davis
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Neil Davis's decades-long involvement with the aurora extends beyond study and research. He has also been explaining this magnificent phenomenon to diverse audiences, sharing the knowledge with his graduate students and his grandchildren, with his fellow... (read more)

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Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell)
Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell)
by A. Zee
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"Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell is a remarkably complete and thorough textbook on general relativity, written in a refreshing and engaging style. Zee leads us through all the major intellectual steps that make what is surely one of the most profound and... (read more)

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The Many Facets of Cosmic Explosions
The Many Facets of Cosmic Explosions
by Alicia Soderberg
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Over the past few years, long-duration gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), including the subclass of X-ray flashes (XRFs), have been revealed to be a rare variety of Type Ibc supernova (SN Ibc). While all these events result from the death of massive stars, the... (read more)

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Heliophysical Processes (Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings)
Heliophysical Processes (Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings)
by Natchimuthuk Gopalswamy
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An outgrowth of the first Asia-Pacific Regional School on the International Heliophysical Year (IHY), this volume contains a collection of review articles describing the universal physical processes in the heliospace influenced by solar electromagnetic... (read more)

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Introduction To Astrophysics the Stars
Introduction To Astrophysics the Stars
by Jean Dufay
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A bridge between introductory and advanced technical treatments, this readable and authoritative translation from the French provides an excellent guide to observational astrophysics. Physics students and professionals will appreciate the text's mid... (read more)

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Single Stage to Orbit: Politics, Space Technology, and the Quest for Reusable Rocketry (New Series in NASA History)
Single Stage to Orbit: Politics, Space Technology, and the Quest for Reusable Rocketry (New Series in NASA History)
by Andrew J. Butrica
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"A competent and readable account of this debacle, which concentrates on the small research vehicle, DC-X." -- Times Literary... (read more)

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Les Houches - Ecole D'Ete de Physique Theorique #78: Accretion Disks, Jets and High-Energy Phenomena in Astrophysics: Les Houches Session LXXVIII, July 29 - August 23, 2002
Les Houches - Ecole D'Ete de Physique Theorique #78: Accretion Disks, Jets and High-Energy Phenomena in Astrophysics: Les Houches Session LXXVIII, July 29 - August 23, 2002
by Vassily Beskin
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The accretion process is thought to play a key role in the Universe. This book explains, in a form intelligible to graduate students, its relation to the formation of new stars, to the energy release in compact objects and to the formation of black holes.... (read more)

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Globular Clusters - Guides to Galaxies
Globular Clusters - Guides to Galaxies
by Tom Richtler
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The principal question of whether and how globular clusters can contribute to a better understanding of galaxy formation and evolution is perhaps the main driving force behind the overall endeavour of studying globular cluster systems. Naturally, this... (read more)

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Discovering Postmodern Cosmology: Discoveries in Dark Matter, Cosmic Web, Big Bang, Inflation, Cosmic Rays, Dark Energy, Accelerating Cosmos
Discovering Postmodern Cosmology: Discoveries in Dark Matter, Cosmic Web, Big Bang, Inflation, Cosmic Rays, Dark Energy, Accelerating Cosmos
by Jerome Drexler
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Learn how a world-class inventor-scientist is currently tackling the greatest scientific mysteries of the universe -- and succeeding. With his new book, Drexler provides a viable baseline to jump-start debate on a standard model for postmodern cosmology.... (read more)

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Space Weather
Space Weather
by Klaus (edt) Scherer
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The various processes that connect the physics of the Sun with that of the Earth`s environment has become known as "Space Weather" during recent years, a slogan that has emerged in connection with many other expressions adapted from meteorology, such as... (read more)

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Astrophysics and Space Science Library #257: Stellar Pulsation - Nonlinear Studies
Astrophysics and Space Science Library #257: Stellar Pulsation - Nonlinear Studies
by Mine Takeuti
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Stellar pulsations provide a complex system in stars. This complexity is studied by analyzing the non-sinusoidal, semi-regular, or irregular light curves. This unique volume summarizes the application of recent theoretical results obtained from stellar... (read more)

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New Eyes to See Inside the Sun & Stars: Pushing the Limits of Helio & Asteroseismology with New Observations from the Ground & from Space: Proceedings of the 185th Symposium of the International Astro
New Eyes to See Inside the Sun & Stars: Pushing the Limits of Helio & Asteroseismology with New Observations from the Ground & from Space: Proceedings of the 185th Symposium of the International Astro
by International Astronomical Union
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The continuing success of helio- and asteroseismology in studying the internal structure and dynamics of the Sun, and of other single stars, has been highlighted in recent years by many topical meetings. The present Proceedings document the first... (read more)

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Cambridge Astrophysics #39: Compact Stellar X-Ray Sources
Cambridge Astrophysics #39: Compact Stellar X-Ray Sources
by Walter Lewin
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X-ray astronomy is the prime available window on astrophysical compact objects: black holes, neutron stars and white dwarfs. In the last ten years new observational opportunities have led to an explosion of knowledge in this field. This book provides a... (read more)

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Stellar Astrophysics for the Local Group: VIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics (Cambridge Contemporary Astrophysics)
Stellar Astrophysics for the Local Group: VIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics (Cambridge Contemporary Astrophysics)
by A. Aparicio
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With the recent advent of large, ground-based telescopes and space telescopes, it is now possible to study in detail stars outside our galaxy--in neighboring galaxies in the so-called Local Group. The VIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Cosmic Electrodynamics
Fundamentals of Cosmic Electrodynamics
by Boris V. Somov
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Cosmic electrodynamics is the specific branch of plasma physics which studies electromagnetic phenomena -- mostly the role of electromagnetic forces in dynamics of highly-conducting compressible medium in the solar interior and atmosphere, solar wind, in... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Physics #791: Jets from Young Stars V: High Performance Computing and Applications
Lecture Notes in Physics #791: Jets from Young Stars V: High Performance Computing and Applications
by J. (edt) Gracia
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Studying the complex physical systems of stellar jets necessitates the incorporation of nonlinear effects which occur on a wide variety of length and timescales. One of the primary methods used to study the physics of jets is numerical simulations that... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Physics #9124: Transport Processes in Space Physics and Astrophysics
Lecture Notes in Physics #9124: Transport Processes in Space Physics and Astrophysics
by Gary P. Zank
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Transport Processes in Space Physics and Astrophysics is aimed at graduate level students to provide the necessary mathematical and physics background to understand the transport of gases, charged particle gases, energetic charged particles, turbulence... (read more)

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Stellar Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
Stellar Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
by Michael J. Thompson
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This comprehensive overview of stellar astrophysical fluid dynamics includes properties of pulsating stars; helioseismology; convection and mixing in stellar interiors; and dynamics of stellar rotation, planet formation and the generation of stellar and... (read more)

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Molecules in Astrophysics: Probes and Processes
Molecules in Astrophysics: Probes and Processes
by Ewine F. Van Dishoeck
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Molecules are found in a large variety of astronomical environments, ranging from comets in the solar system to galaxies at high redshift. This book brings together astronomers, physicists and chemists to discuss the use of molecules as probes of... (read more)

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