Theoretical & mathematical astronomy

    Reality Is Not What It Seems

    By Carlo Rovelli

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    'The physicist transforming how we see the universe' Financial Times'An utter joy' Adam Rutherford'A hugely engaging book... Rovelli is a charming, thought-provoking tour guide' Manjit Kumar ProspectDo space and time truly exist? What is reality made of? Can we understand its deep texture?Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life...

    Nonlocal Gravity

    By Bahram Mashhoon

    Hardback Save £5.34 = £59.66

    Relativity theory assumes locality, without accounting for the observer's past history. This book introduces nonlocality, or history dependence, into relativity theory. Inertia and gravitation are deeply tied, suggesting gravity may be nonlocal. The gravitational memory of past events must then be taken into account.

    Power of Stars

    By Bryan E. Penprase

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    Completely revised and updated, this new edition provides a readable, beautifully illustrated journey through world cultures and the vibrant array of sky mythology, creation stories, models of the universe, temples and skyscrapers that each culture has created to celebrate and respond to the power of the night sky.

    Bayesian Models for Astrophysical Data

    By Joseph M. Hilbe

    Hardback Save £6.84 = £53.16

    This comprehensive guide to Bayesian methods in astronomy enables hands-on work by supplying complete R, JAGS, Python, and Stan code, to use directly or to adapt. A must-have for astronomers, its concrete focus on modeling, analysis, and interpretation will also be attractive to researchers in the sciences more broadly.

    Reports on Astronomy: Commission Legacy Reports IAU XXIXA

    Hardback Save £9.94 = £70.05

    Reports on the final Business Meetings of the old structure IAU Commissions and Working Groups, including many historical perspectives.

    Observing Photons in Space: A Guide to Experimental Space Astronomy

    Hardback £164.46

    This book covers all spectral domains used for observing astrophysical objects and phenomena in space. It presents extensive details on general techniques used in space astronomy, such as calibration, cryogenics in space and laser aligned structures.

    Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars: Magnetic Field, Density Stratification, Rotation

    By Gary A. Glatzmaier

    Hardback Save £32.72 = £55.23

    Provides readers with the skills they need to write computer codes that simulate convection, internal gravity waves, and magnetic field generation in the interiors and atmospheres of rotating planets and stars. This book describes how to create codes that simulate the internal dynamics of planets and stars.

    Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy

    By Daniel Fleisch

    Paperback Save £1.64 = £18.35

    Written for non-science majors taking introductory astronomy courses, this book explains how to use mathematics to solve problems in astronomy. It features plain-language explanations, dozens of fully worked examples, over 150 exercises and homework problems, and a rich set of online supporting materials.

    Student's Guides

    By Julia Kregenow

    Hardback £43.01

    Written for non-science majors taking introductory astronomy courses, this book explains how to use mathematics to solve problems in astronomy. It features plain-language explanations, dozens of fully worked examples, over 150 exercises and homework problems, and a rich set of online supporting materials.

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