Astronomy, space & time

    Unveiling Galaxies

    By Jean-Rene Roy

    Hardback £30.28

    Continuous innovation in imaging techniques have been essential for discovering galaxies and revealing unexpected properties of the universe. By highlighting the discovery-role of images and that of their most spectacular displays - atlases of galaxies - this book places the exploration of galaxies within broader contexts in the history of...

    The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2018

    By Lia Leendertz

    Hardback £8.45

    The Almanac revives the tradition of the rural almanac, connecting you with the months and seasons via moon-gazing, foraging, feast days, seasonal eating, meteor-spotting and gardening. Award-winning gardener and food writer Lia Leendertz shares the tools and inspiration you need to celebrate, mark and appreciate each moment of the year.

    Little Book of Black Holes

    By Fransjohan Pretorius

    Hardback £11.45

    Dive into a mind-bending exploration of the physics of black holes Black holes, predicted by Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity more than a century ago, have long intrigued scientists and the public with their bizarre and fantastical properties. Although Einstein understood that black holes were mathematical solutions to his...

    Cambridge Photographic Atlas of Galaxies

    By Stefan Binnewies

    Hardback £38.23

    Galaxies - the Milky Way's siblings - offer a surprising variety of forms and colours. This volume showcases around 250 beautiful galaxies within an amateur's reach and uses them to explain current astrophysical research. It features fantastic photographs, unique insights into our current knowledge, tips on astrophotography and interesting facts.

    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia

    Hardback £86.95

    IAU Symposium 329 covers the impact of massive stars, which is felt across many areas of astrophysics, as they are tools to interpret the conditions and processes in different environments. In parallel, new observational data help constrain our theoretical models of massive star birth, evolution and death.

    Northern Lights

    By Polly Evans

    Paperback £6.65

    Northern Lights Travel Guide - Holiday and travel advice about where and when to see the aurora borealis, covering Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, Canada, Alaska. Also includes photographing the Northern Lights, what to wear, forecasting Northern Lights, the science of the aurora, and tour operators offering Northern Lights packages.

    Astral Sciences in Early Imperial China

    By Daniel Morgan

    Hardback £65.84

    Responding to monolithic modern narratives about 'Chinese science', Morgan examines the astral sciences in early China as a study in the disunities of Chinese scientific cultures and the narratives by which ancients and moderns alike have fought to instil them with a sense of unity.

    Spectroscopy for Amateur Astronomers

    By Richard Walker

    Hardback Save £2.96 = £32.03

    This accessible guide presents the astrophysical concepts behind astronomical spectroscopy, covering both theoretical and practical elements. Suitable for anyone with only a little background knowledge and access to amateur-level equipment, it will help you understand and practise the scientifically important and growing field of amateur astronomy.

    Dialogue Concerning The Two Chief Models Of Planet Formation

    By Michael Mark Woolfson

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £29.66

    The Nebula Theory, at present the standard model of planet formation, proposes that a star and planets are derived from a single spinning nebula. Woolfson here introduces an alternative, the Capture Theory, in which planets are produced from a protostar tidally disrupted by a condensed star which 'captures' most of...

    Star Formation

    Paperback £67.91

    This book provides a modern introduction to the study of star formation, at a level suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates in astrophysics. The first third of the book provides a review of the observational phenomenology and then the basic physical processes that are important for star formation. The...

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