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            Galaxies, Clusters, Intergalactic Matter

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            Galaxies: Inside the Universe's Star Cities
             

            Galaxies: Inside the Universe's Star Cities (Hardback)

            By Eicher, David

            • RRP: $55.00
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            • Pub Date
              28 Jul 20

            A jaw-dropping visual guide to the most dazzling, fascinating, and unusual galaxies in the universe, with the editor in chief of Astronomy as your personal guide

            ISBN 9781472273444
            Released AU 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Physics of Interstellar Dust

            The Physics of Interstellar Dust (Paperback)

            By Krugel, Endrik

            • RRP: $122.00
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            Interstellar dust grains catalyse chemical reactions, absorb, scatter, polarise and re-radiate starlight and constitute the building blocks for the formation of planets. Understanding this interstellar component is therefore of primary importance in many areas of astronomy & astr...ophysics. For example, observers need to understand how dust effects light passing through molecular clouds. Astrophysicists wish to comprehend how dust enables the collapse of clouds or how it determines the spectral behaviour of protostars, star forming regions or whole galaxies. This book gives a thorough theoretical description of the fundamental physics of interstellar dust: its composition, morphology, size distribution, dynamics, optical and thermal properties, alignment, polarisation, scattering, radiation and spectral features. This encyclopedic book provides the basic physics towards understanding the solid matter in interstellar space. It includes all the necessary physics, including solid state physics, radiative transport, optical properties, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics and quantum mechanics. It then uses all of this basic physics in the specific case of dust grains in the interstellar medium. Interstellar dust clouds catalyze simple chemical reactions, absorbs, scatters, polarizes and re-radiates starlight and forms the building blocks for planet and stellar formation. Understanding this interstellar medium is then of primary importance in many areas of astronomy & astrophysics. For example observers need to understand how it effects light passing through dust and molecular clouds, astrophysicists need to comprehend the formation and structure of dust clouds and how it collapses to form stars and planets. Written in an accessible and descriptive manner, this will be essential supplementary reading for advanced undergraduate and graduate students taking courses on the interstellar medium and active researchers in need of a single source of well illustrated and detailed
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            ISBN 9780367454654
            Released AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Series in Astronomy and Astrophysics
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            Joint Evolution of Black Holes and Galaxies

            Joint Evolution of Black Holes and Galaxies (Paperback)

            Edited by Colpi, Monica; Gorini, V.; Haardt, F.; Moschella, U.

            • RRP: $116.00
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            Black holes are among the most mysterious objects that the human mind has been capable of imagining. As pure mathematical constructions, they are tools for exploiting the fundamental laws of physics. As astronomical sources, they are part of our cosmic landscape, warping space-ti...me, coupled to the large-scale properties and life cycle of their host galaxy, and perhaps even linked to galaxy formation. This volume, which grew from a recent doctoral school sponsored by the Italian Society of Relativity and Gravitation, brings together contributions from leading authorities to provide a review of recent developments in the study of the astrophysical black holes that inhabit nearby galaxies and distant quasars. These lectures reveal the deep symbiotic relationship between black holes and their cosmic environment and show that black holes are key sources for exploring not only our local universe, but also our cosmic dawn. Topics range from the observational evidence for supermassive black holes and the joint evolution of black holes and galaxies to the cold dark matter paradigm of hierarchical galaxy formation and from the cosmic history of the diffuse intergalactic medium to the ecology of black holes in star clusters.
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            ISBN 9780367391164
            Released AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The World at Night: Spectacular photographs of the night sky

            The World at Night: Spectacular photographs of the night sky (Hardback)

            By Tafreshi, Babak

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            In partnership with the international organisations The World at Night and Astronomy Without Borders - The World at Night is a stunning, expertly curated celebration of our night sky.

            ISBN 9781781319130
            Released AU 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Is Einstein Still Right?: Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and the Quest to Verify Einstein's Greatest Creation
             

            Is Einstein Still Right?: Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and the Quest to Verify Einstein's Greatest Creation (Hardback)

            By Will, Clifford M.; Yunes, Nicolas

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              16 Jul 20

            Will and Yunes chronicle the latest scientific discoveries as they put Einstein's theory to the test in astonishing ways. They document the struggles to reconcile gravity with quantum mechanics, dark matter, and the scientific process to seek a new understanding of the cosmos. De...scribes cutting-edge theoretical physics without equations.
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            ISBN 9780198842125
            Released AU 16 Jul 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Space: 10 Things You Should Know

            Space: 10 Things You Should Know (Hardback)

            By Smethurst, Rebecca

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            Oxford University astrophysicist Dr Becky Smethurst presents what you need to know about the universe in ten beautifully crafted essays for people short on time.

            ISBN 9781841883823
            Released AU 10 Sep 2019
            Publisher Orion Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Classical and Quantum Black Holes

            Classical and Quantum Black Holes (Paperback)

            Edited by Fre, P.; Gorini, V.; Magli, G.; Moschella, U.

            • RRP: $116.00
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            Black holes are becoming increasingly important in contemporary research in astrophysics, cosmology, theoretical physics, and mathematics. Indeed, they provoke some of the most fascinating questions in fundamental physics, which may lead to revolutions in scientific thought. Writ...ten by distinguished scientists, Classical and Quantum Black Holes provides a comprehensive panorama of black hole physics and mathematics from a modern point of view. The book begins with a general introduction, followed by five parts that cover several modern aspects of the subject, ranging from the observational and the experimental to the more theoretical and mathematical issues. The material is written at a level suitable for postgraduate students entering the field.
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            ISBN 9780367399474
            Released AU 19 Sep 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Gravitational-Wave Astronomy: Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe

            Gravitational-Wave Astronomy: Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe (Hardback)

            By Andersson, Nils

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            This introduction to gravitational waves and related astrophysics provides a bridge across the range of astronomy, physics and cosmology that comes into play when trying to understand the gravitational-wave sky. Key ideas are developed step by step, leading up to the technology t...hat caught these faint whispers from the distant universe.
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            ISBN 9780198568032
            Released AU 4 Dec 2019
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Oxford Graduate Texts
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            Visual Galaxy: The Ultimate Guide to the Milky Way and Beyond

            Visual Galaxy: The Ultimate Guide to the Milky Way and Beyond (Hardback)

            By Geographic, National; Foreword by Hadfield, Chris

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            This compelling visual journey through our galaxy combines more than 350 photographs, illustrations, and graphics.

            ISBN 9781426220609
            Released AU 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher National Geographic Books
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            Vargic's Curious Cosmic Compendium: Space, the Universe and Everything Within It

            Vargic's Curious Cosmic Compendium: Space, the Universe and Everything Within It (Hardback)

            By Vargic, Martin

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            Explore the wonders of the universe like you have never seen before with this incredible new book from the bestselling author Martin Vargic.This is a compendium of beautifully innovative designs that explain all of the weird and wonderful aspects of the cosmos; from the history o...f the universe to what makes up our solar system and even how human life fits into the wider picture, Vargic celebrates the scale and spectacle of the universe on every page.Be taken on a journey through space with the chapters 'The History of the Universe', 'Solar System' and 'Humans and the Universe'.The beautiful illustrations throughout Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps changed the way that we look at the world, now it is time for us to look even further into the wonders of the universe around us.
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            ISBN 9780718185268
            Released AU 19 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Mappings: Society/Theory/Space
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