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Cosmic Ray Diffusion in the Galaxy and Diffuse Gamma Emission (Springer Theses)
Cosmic Ray Diffusion in the Galaxy and Diffuse Gamma Emission (Springer Theses)
by Daniele Gaggero
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The original work presented in this thesis constitutes an important contribution to modern Cosmic Ray (CR) physics, and comes during one of the most exciting periods of this field. The first part introduces a new numerical code (DRAGON) to model the CR... (read more)

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Outlines of Astronomy (Cambridge Library Collection - Physical Sciences)
Outlines of Astronomy (Cambridge Library Collection - Physical Sciences)
by John Frederick William Herschel
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Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871) - astronomer, mathematician, chemist - was one of the most important English scientists of the nineteenth century. Son of the famous astronomer William Herschel and nephew of Caroline, he was persuaded by... (read more)

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NATO Science Series #567: The Neutron Star-Black Hole Connection
NATO Science Series #567: The Neutron Star-Black Hole Connection
by Chryssa Kouveliotou
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The foremost observers and theorists discuss the latest developments in the astrophysics of neutron stars, black holes and their interaction in the universe. Often found in compact, interacting binaries, these objects exhibit broadly similar behaviour... (read more)

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A Survey of Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud
A Survey of Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud
by Brian May
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The Zodiacal Light, that misty diffuse cone of light seen in the West after Sunset and the East before Sunrise, is a beautiful and intriguing phenomenon. Even though everyone can enjoy the sight from a suitably dark location, it is poorly understood, and... (read more)

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Advances in Plasma Astrophysics (Iau S274) (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia)
Advances in Plasma Astrophysics (Iau S274) (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia)
by Elisabete De Gouveia Dal Pino
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The importance of connecting astrophysical theory, observations, simulations and laboratory astrophysics is nowadays widely appreciated by the scientific community. IAU Symposium 274 discusses recent observational, theoretical and experimental efforts in... (read more)

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Reinventing Gravity: A Physicist Goes Beyond Einstein
Reinventing Gravity: A Physicist Goes Beyond Einstein
by John W Moffat
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Einstein's gravity theory—his general theory of relativity—has served as the basis for a series of astonishing cosmological discoveries. But what if, nonetheless, Einstein got it wrong? Since the 1930s, physicists have noticed an... (read more)

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Allen's Astrophysical Quantities
Allen's Astrophysical Quantities
by Arthur N. Cox
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The Hot Universe: Proceedings of the 188th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Held in Kyoto, Japan, August 26-30, 1997 (International Astronomical Union Symposia)
The Hot Universe: Proceedings of the 188th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, Held in Kyoto, Japan, August 26-30, 1997 (International Astronomical Union Symposia)
by Katsuji Koyama
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The present decade opens new frontiers in high energy astrophysics. After the Einstein, Temma, EXOSAT and Ginga X-ray satellites of the 1980s, several satellites are simultaneously in orbit, offering spectacular advances in X-ray imaging at low energies (... (read more)

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From Space to Earth: The Laboratory and Marketplace
From Space to Earth: The Laboratory and Marketplace
by Berndt Feuerbacher
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Fifty years have changed our view of space. The spin-off technologies from the world's space programs have an ever increasing influence on our daily lives. While early spaceflights were mainly nationalistic demonstrations of power, today a wide range of... (read more)

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Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
by Erik Seedhouse
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Recent surveys have provided new and updated information into public insights of the nascent space tourism industry. This book uniquely explores in detail the cutting-edge technologies, spacecraft capabilities, launch vehicles and the training that will... (read more)

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Introduction to Spectropolarimetry
Introduction to Spectropolarimetry
by Jose Carlos Del Toro Iniesta
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Complete overview of spectropolarimetry for graduates and researchers.... (read more)

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Neutrino
Neutrino
by Frank Close
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Neutrinos are perhaps the most enigmatic particles in the universe. These tiny, ghostly particles are formed by the billions in stars and pass through us constantly, unseen, at almost the speed of light. Yet half a century after their discovery, we still... (read more)

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Dark Side of the Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Cosmos
Dark Side of the Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Cosmos
by Iain Nicolson
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For the general reader and armchair astronomer alike, Iain Nicolson's fascinating account shows how our ideas about the nature and the content of the universe have developed. He highlights key discoveries, explains underlying concepts, and examines... (read more)

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Six Months in Ascension: An Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition (Cambridge Library Collection - Physical Sciences)
Six Months in Ascension: An Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition (Cambridge Library Collection - Physical Sciences)
by Isobel Sarah Black Gill
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Six Months in Ascension, first published in 1878, contains an account by Isobel Sarah B. Gill of the 1877 scientific expedition to the island of Ascension, in the South Atlantic, undertaken to measure the distance of the sun from the earth by observing... (read more)

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Selected Papers #3: Selected Papers, Volume 3: Stochastic, Statistical, and Hydromagnetic Problems in Physics and Astronomy
Selected Papers #3: Selected Papers, Volume 3: Stochastic, Statistical, and Hydromagnetic Problems in Physics and Astronomy
by S. Chandrasekhar
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This is the third of six volumes collecting significant papers of the distinguished astrophysicist and Nobel laureate S. Chandrasekhar. His work is notable for its breadth as well as for its brilliance; his practice has been to change his focus from time... (read more)

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In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969
In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969
by Francis French
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In the Shadow of the Moon tells the story of the most exciting and challenging years in spaceflight, with two superpowers engaged in a titanic struggle to land one of their own people on the moon. Drawing on interviews with astronauts, cosmonauts, their... (read more)

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High Energy Universe: Ultra-high Energy Events in Astrophysics and Cosmology (10 Edition)
High Energy Universe: Ultra-high Energy Events in Astrophysics and Cosmology (10 Edition)
by Peter Meszaros
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In the last two decades, cosmology, particle physics, high energy astrophysics and gravitational physics have become increasingly interwoven. The intense activity taking place at the intersection of these disciplines is constantly progressing, with the... (read more)

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Theoretical Astrophysics Volume 3: Galaxies and Cosmology
Theoretical Astrophysics Volume 3: Galaxies and Cosmology
by T. Padmanabhan, R.
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This timely volume provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of cosmology and extragalactic astronomy at an advanced level. Beginning with an overview of the key observational results and necessary terminology, it covers important topics: the theory... (read more)

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Astrophysics and Space Science Library #373: Astronomical Photometry: Past, Present, and Future
Astrophysics and Space Science Library #373: Astronomical Photometry: Past, Present, and Future
by E. F. Milone
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This book brings together experts in the field of astronomical photometry to discuss how their subfields provide the precision and accuracy in astronomical energy flux measurements that are needed to permit tests of astrophysical theories. Differential... (read more)

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Space Exploration (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
Space Exploration (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
by Brian Harvey
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The aim of the Space Exploration annuals is to provide a yearly update on recent space launches, missions and results, to be published every September in a format that will be suitable for, and appeal to, the Christmas market. The annual will cover space... (read more)

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