University Science Books : Astronomy

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  • Discovering the Cosmos, second edition

    R.C. Bless

    Mar 2013
    Paperback - ISBN 9781891389719
    University Science Books
    Price: £65.99, $84.50

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    This book provides a rich, historical approach to introductory astronomy. It is ideal for use in an introductory astronomy course for nonmajors.

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  • Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac, third edition

    Sean E. Urban and P. Kenneth Seidelmann

    Nov 2012
    Hardback - ISBN 9781891389856
    University Science Books
    Price: £81.99, $115.00

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    This book offers explanatory material, supplemental information, and detailed descriptions used to produce The Astronomical Almanac, an annual publication prepared jointly by the US Naval Observatory and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office in the UK. 


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  • Physics Of Astrophysics Volume 1-Radiation

    Frank Shu

    Mar 2011
    Paperback - ISBN 9781891389764
    University Science Books
    Price: £73.99, $92.00

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    The first volume deals with the emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation by matter, as well as covering related topics such as radiative transfer, statistical physics, classical electrodynamics, and atomic and molecular structure.


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  • Physics Of Astrophysics Volume 2 - Gas Dynamics

    Frank Shu

    May 2010
    Paperback - ISBN 9781891389672
    University Science Books
    Price: £69.99, $92.00

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    Presented in two volumes, The Physics of Astrophysics is ideally suited for a year-long astrophysics course for university seniors and first-year graduate students.


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  • Extrasolar Planets and Astrobiology

    Caleb A. Scharf

    Oct 2008
    Hardback - ISBN 9781891389559
    University Science Books
    Price: £76.99, $92.75

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    This book offers an advanced introduction to the increasingly robust fields of extrasolar planets and astrobiology.

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  • Physics and Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium

    Sun Kwok

    Jan 2007
    Hardback - ISBN 9781891389467
    University Science Books
    Price: £78.99, $92.00

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    This book is a graduate-level text covering the fundamental physics and chemistry required for a modern understanding of the interstellar medium.


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  • Astrophysics of Gaseous Nebulae and Active Galactic Nuclei, second edition

    Donald E. Osterbrock and Gary J. Ferland

    Nov 2005
    Hardback - ISBN 9781891389344
    University Science Books
    Price: £60.99, $98.50

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    Astrophysics of Gaseous Nebulae and Active Galactic Nuclei, second edition, is a graduate-level text and reference book on gaseous nebulae, nova and supernova remnants.  It will be valuable to anyone seriously interested in astrophysics.


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  • The Search For Life In The Universe, 3rd edition

    Donald A. Goldsmith and Tobias Owen

    Oct 2001
    Hardback - ISBN 9781891389160
    University Science Books
    Price: £78.99, $96.00

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    This book presents astronomy from the standpoint of estimating the likelihood of extraterrestrial life and the possibilities of finding it. It covers the fundamentals of astronomy, origins and evolution of life on Earth, the formation and present state of the sun's family of planets, and the limitations on interstellar travel and communication.


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  • The Physical Universe

    Frank Shu

    Jan 1981
    Book - ISBN 9780935702057
    University Science Books
    Price: £81.99, $118.00

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    "This is a truly astonishing book, invaluable for anyone with an interest in astronomy and surely the bargain of the year."

    ---Physics Bulletin

    "Just the thing for a first year university science course."

    ---Nature

    "This is a beautiful book in both concept and execution."

    ---Sky & Telescope


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