Astrophysics

    Cosmology

    By Nicola Vittorio

    Hardback £54.54

    "Written by one of the world's leading cosmologists, this brand new textbook provides graduate students with coverage of the very latest developments in the field. The most recent experimental results are discussed, together with the corresponding constraints on cosmological parameters. Vittorio shows what is meant by precision cosmology, from both...

    Origin of Mass

    By John Iliopoulos

    Hardback £24.89

    The Origin of Mass is a guided tour of cosmic evolution, from tiny fractions of a second after the Big Bang to the elementary particles that we study in our accelerators today. The guiding principle of this book is a concept of symmetry which, in a profound and fascinating way,...

    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.

    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia

    Hardback £86.96

    Astronomy has become data-driven in ways that are quantitatively and qualitatively different from the past. At this pivotal time, this volume brings together astronomers involved in surveys and large simulation projects, computer scientists, data scientists, and companies, to fruitfully exchange ideas, methods, software, and technical capabilities.

    Special Relativity

    By Sadri Hassani

    Paperback Save £13.33 = £65.62

    Special Relativity: A Heuristic Approach provides a qualitative exposition of relativity theory on the basis of the constancy of the speed of light. Using Einstein's signal velocity as the defining idea for the notion of simultaneity and the fact that the speed of light is independent of the motion of...

    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia

    Hardback £78.51

    IAU S316 reviews current research on massive star clusters, which are invaluable bridges connecting the interstellar medium, star formation and evolution, the evolution of galaxies, and cosmology. Observers, theoreticians, and modellers discuss controversial topics and planning the next steps in the key open areas.

    Where the Universe Came From

    By New Scientist

    Paperback £10.25

    A little over a century ago, a young Albert Einstein presented his general theory of relativity to the world and utterly transformed our understanding of the universe. In Where the Universe Came From leading cosmologists and New Scientist explain that we still have plenty of unfinished business with the cosmos.

    Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang, Third Edition

    By Jonathan Allday

    Paperback £37.47

    Quarks, Leptons and The Big Bang, Third Edition, is a clear, readable and self-contained introduction to particle physics and related areas of cosmology. It bridges the gap between non-technical popular accounts and textbooks for advanced students. The book concentrates on presenting the subject from the modern perspective of quarks, leptons...

    Gravity\'s Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves

    By Harry Collins

    Hardback Save £7.52 = £17.43

    Scientists have been trying to confirm the existence of gravitational waves for fifty years. Then, in September 2015, came a "very interesting event" as the cautious subject line in a physicist's email read that proved to be the first detection of gravitational waves. In Gravity's Kiss, Harry Collins -- who...

    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia

    Hardback Save £10.56 = £73.43

    IAU S308 marks the centenary of the birth of the Russian cosmologist Yakov B. Zeldovich, whose seminal work paved the way towards understanding the complex web-like structure observed in our Universe. This volume synthesizes the insights obtained from observational and theoretical studies for researchers and students working in this vibrant...

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