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Product Description: ROSAT Observations G. HASINGER Max-Planck-Institut flir extraterrestrische Physik, D-85740 Garching, Germany Abstract. This review describes the most recent advances in the study of the extragalactic soft X-ray background and what we can learn about its constituents...read more

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9780792325277 | Kluwer Academic Pub, September 1, 1994, cover price $629.00 | About this edition: ROSAT Observations G.

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9780521622394 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $55.01

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9780521626927 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 30, 2006, cover price $22.01

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Product Description: This second edition of a popular text demonstrates how physics can be appreciated through a series of case studies spanning a complete university physics course. Highlights include three new chapters on Newton's laws (one on ancient astronomy up to the time of Galileo, one on Galileo, and one on Newton); a new chapter on dimensional methods, chaos and self-organized criticality; and a new chapter on the technology of cosmology...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521821261 | 2 sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 12, 2004), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This second edition of a popular text demonstrates how physics can be appreciated through a series of case studies spanning a complete university physics course.

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9780521528788 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 22, 2003), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This second edition of a popular text demonstrates how physics can be appreciated through a series of case studies spanning a complete university physics course.

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Product Description: Proceedings of IAU Symposium No. 63, held in Cracow, Poland, September 10-12, 1973
By M. S. Longair (editor)

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9789027704566 | Kluwer Academic Pub, April 1, 2002, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Proceedings of IAU Symposium No.

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Product Description: In diesem Buch verteidigt Roger Penrose seine These, daß Bewußtsein auf quantentheoretischer Basis erklärt werden könnte - wobei er sich der Kritik des theoretischen Physikers und Kosmologen Stephen Hawking, der Philosophin Nancy Cartwright und des Philosophen Abner Shimony stellt...read more

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9783827402899, titled "The Large the Small and the Human Mind" | Gardners Books, September 22, 1998, cover price $23.15 | also contains The Large, the Small and the Human Mind | About this edition: Läßt sich Bewußtsein physikalisch erklären?
9780521563307 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1997, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: In this book, Roger Penrose presents a masterly summary of those areas of physics in which he feels there are major unsolved problems.

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9783827413314, titled "The Large the Small and the Human Mind" | Gardners Books, March 21, 2002, cover price $13.90 | also contains The Large, the Small and the Human Mind | About this edition: In diesem Buch verteidigt Roger Penrose seine These, daß Bewußtsein auf quantentheoretischer Basis erklärt werden könnte - wobei er sich der Kritik des theoretischen Physikers und Kosmologen Stephen Hawking, der Philosophin Nancy Cartwright und des Philosophen Abner Shimony stellt.

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Product Description: Una introducción lúcida, no especializada, al estado actual de los conocimientos de la astronomía y la cosmología. Esta obra nos presenta además una panorámica a todo color del Universo.

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9788483230312 | Akal Ediciones Sa, February 1, 1999, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Una introducción lúcida, no especializada, al estado actual de los conocimientos de la astronomía y la cosmología.

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Product Description: This is a textbook for graduate students in astrophysics. The author is extremely well known not only as an astrophysicist but also as a writer of superb talent. The presentation is clear and the book should become a favourite text for students...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9783540637851 | Springer Verlag, December 1, 1998, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This is a textbook for graduate students in astrophysics.

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Provides background information for understanding astronomical discoveries and discusses the sun and the stars, quasars and related phenomena, black holes, galaxies, the expanding universe, dark matter, the Big Bang, and related topics (view table of contents)

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9780521550918 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1996, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Our Evolving Universe is a lucid, non-technical and infectiously enthusiastic introduction to current astronomy and cosmology.

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9780521629751 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1997), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Provides background information for understanding astronomical discoveries and discusses the sun and the stars, quasars and related phenomena, black holes, galaxies, the expanding universe, dark matter, the Big Bang, and related topics

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Product Description: Written by three celebrated astronomers renowned for their excellence in both research and teaching, the central theme is approached in three complementary ways: the smooth evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to the present structures of matter; as a meandering road paved by our observations of stars, galaxies, and clusters; and how these approaches have been gradually developed and intertwined in the historical process leading to modern-day cosmology...read more

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9783642082092 | Springer Verlag, May 1, 1995, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: Written by three celebrated astronomers renowned for their excellence in both research and teaching, the central theme is approached in three complementary ways: the smooth evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to the present structures of matter; as a meandering road paved by our observations of stars, galaxies, and clusters; and how these approaches have been gradually developed and intertwined in the historical process leading to modern-day cosmology.

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Product Description: Written by three celebrated astronomers renowned for their excellence in both research and teaching, the central theme is approached in three complementary ways: the smooth evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to the present structures of matter; as a meandering road paved by our observations of stars, galaxies, and clusters; and how these approaches have been gradually developed and intertwined in the historical process leading to modern-day cosmology...read more

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9783540589136 | Springer Verlag, May 1, 1995, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: Written by three celebrated astronomers renowned for their excellence in both research and teaching, the central theme is approached in three complementary ways: the smooth evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to the present structures of matter; as a meandering road paved by our observations of stars, galaxies, and clusters; and how these approaches have been gradually developed and intertwined in the historical process leading to modern-day cosmology.

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Product Description: The highly acclaimed first edition of High Energy Astrophysics instantly established itself as a classic in the teaching of contemporary astronomy. Reflecting the immense interest and developments in the subject, Professor Longair has developed the second edition into three texts; in this second volume he provides a comprehensive discussion of the high energy astrophysics of stars, the Galaxy and the interstellar medium...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521434393 | 2 sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1994), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The highly acclaimed first edition of High Energy Astrophysics instantly established itself as a classic in the teaching of contemporary astronomy.

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9780521435840 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1994), cover price $84.00 | About this edition: The highly acclaimed first edition of High Energy Astrophysics instantly established itself as a classic in the teaching of contemporary astronomy.

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Product Description: High energy astrophysics is one of the most exciting areas of contemporary astronomy, covering the most energetic phenomena in the universe. The highly acclaimed first edition of Professor Longair's book immediately established itself as an essential textbook on high energy astrophysics...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521383745 | 2 sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1992), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: High energy astrophysics is one of the most exciting areas of contemporary astronomy, covering the most energetic phenomena in the universe.

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9780521387736 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1992), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: High energy astrophysics is one of the most exciting areas of contemporary astronomy, covering the most energetic phenomena in the universe.

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Discusses the design of the universe and the beginnings of stars, quasars, galaxies, and the universe itself

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9780521423038 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Discusses the design of the universe and the beginnings of stars, quasars, galaxies, and the universe itself

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Lewis Carroll's Alice is the guide for a whimsical tour of the soon-to-be-launched Hubble Space Telescope, following the telescope from design through completion and speculating on what the powerful instrument will be able to see

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9780801828317 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 1, 1989, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Lewis Carroll's Alice is the guide for a whimsical tour of the soon-to-be-launched Hubble Space Telescope, following the telescope from design through completion and speculating on what the powerful instrument will be able to see

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Product Description: The significance of the present IAU symposium, "The Large Scale Structure of the Universe", fortunately requires no elaboration by the editors. The quality of the wide range of observational and theoretical astrophysics contained in this volume speaks for itself...read more
By Jaan Einasto (editor), International Astronomical Union (corporate author), M. S. Longair (editor) and S. Longair (editor)

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9789027708953 | Kluwer Academic Print on Demand, May 1, 1987, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The significance of the present IAU symposium, "The Large Scale Structure of the Universe", fortunately requires no elaboration by the editors.

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Product Description: In this highly individual, and truly novel, approach to theoretical reasoning in physics, the author has provided a course that illuminates the subject from the standpoint of real physics as practised by research scientists. Professor Longair gives the basic insights, attitudes, and techniques that are the tools of the professional physicist, in a manner that conveys the intellectual excitement and beauty of the subject...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521255509 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1984, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: In this highly individual, and truly novel, approach to theoretical reasoning in physics, the author has provided a course that illuminates the subject from the standpoint of real physics as practised by research scientists.

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