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Product Description: This introduction provides physicists with an understanding of binary and single star evolution, beginning with some background information on the topic. Readers of this text will understand the astrophysics behind the populations of compact object binary systems.

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9781441999900 | Springer Verlag, November 21, 2012, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This introduction provides physicists with an understanding of binary and single star evolution, beginning with some background information on the topic.

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Product Description: ‘Gravity, a Geometrical Course’ presents general relativity (GR) in a systematic and exhaustive way, covering three aspects that are homogenized into a single texture: i) the mathematical, geometrical foundations, exposed in a self consistent contemporary formalism, ii) the main physical, astrophysical and cosmological applications,  updated to the issues of contemporary research and observations, with glimpses on supergravity and superstring theory, iii) the historical development of scientific ideas underlying both the birth of general relativity and its subsequent evolution...read more

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9789400753600 | Springer Verlag, October 24, 2012, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: ‘Gravity, a Geometrical Course’ presents general relativity (GR) in a systematic and exhaustive way, covering three aspects that are homogenized into a single texture: i) the mathematical, geometrical foundations, exposed in a self consistent contemporary formalism, ii) the main physical, astrophysical and cosmological applications,  updated to the issues of contemporary research and observations, with glimpses on supergravity and superstring theory, iii) the historical development of scientific ideas underlying both the birth of general relativity and its subsequent evolution.

Methods on the random triangulations of surfaces provide a description of non-critical string theory or equivalently of the coupling of matter fields to quantum gravity in two dimensions. Among the papers presented at the Cargese meeting are detailed reviews that make the volume useful for the non-s"
By Orlando Alvarez (editor), Enzo Marinari (editor) and Paul Windey (editor)

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9780306439391 | Plenum Pub Corp, June 1, 1992, cover price $254.00 | About this edition: Methods on the random triangulations of surfaces provide a description of non-critical string theory or equivalently of the coupling of matter fields to quantum gravity in two dimensions.

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9781461366812 | Springer Verlag, November 5, 2012, cover price $99.00

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Product Description: The meeting encompassed all Euclidean quantum field theory descriptions that make direct reference to concepts from probability theory and statistical mechanics. Contributors examine the space-time discretized lattice field theories, and present optimized techniques that combine features of ordinary...read more

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9780306436024 | Plenum Pub Corp, December 1, 1990, cover price $244.00 | About this edition: The meeting encompassed all Euclidean quantum field theory descriptions that make direct reference to concepts from probability theory and statistical mechanics.

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Product Description: ‘Gravity, a Geometrical Course’ presents general relativity (GR) in a systematic and exhaustive way, covering three aspects that are homogenized into a single texture: i) the mathematical, geometrical foundations, exposed in a self consistent contemporary formalism, ii) the main physical, astrophysical and cosmological applications,  updated to the issues of contemporary research and observations, with glimpses on supergravity and superstring theory, iii) the historical development of scientific ideas underlying both the birth of general relativity and its subsequent evolution...read more

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9789400754423 | Springer Verlag, October 24, 2012, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: ‘Gravity, a Geometrical Course’ presents general relativity (GR) in a systematic and exhaustive way, covering three aspects that are homogenized into a single texture: i) the mathematical, geometrical foundations, exposed in a self consistent contemporary formalism, ii) the main physical, astrophysical and cosmological applications,  updated to the issues of contemporary research and observations, with glimpses on supergravity and superstring theory, iii) the historical development of scientific ideas underlying both the birth of general relativity and its subsequent evolution.

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Product Description: Proceedings of the second Hellenic Cosmology Meeting, held in the National Observatory of Athens (Penteli, 19-20 April 2001)
By Spiros Cotsakis (editor) and Manolis Plionis (editor)

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9789401039314, titled "Modern Theoretical and Observational Cosmology: Proceedings of the 2nd Hellenic Cosmology Meeting, Held in the National Observatory of Athens, Penteli, 19–20 April 2001" | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, October 8, 2012), cover price $219.00 | About this edition: Proceedings of the second Hellenic Cosmology Meeting, held in the National Observatory of Athens (Penteli, 19-20 April 2001)

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Product Description: Astrometry from space was performed for the first time and with great success by the ESA Hipparcos satellite (1989-93). This mission was designed as an as­ trometry mission, but the use of a photon counting detector made it possible to produce very important photometric results: the most accurate astronomical pho­ tometry ever by the main Hipparcos mission in a very broad band of 120000 stars, and the two-colour Tycho-2 photometry of 2...read more
By Arunas Kucinskas (editor), Jokubas Sudzius (editor) and Vladas Vansevicius (editor)

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9789401039116, titled "Census of the Galaxy: Challenges for Photometry and Spectrometry With Gaia: Proceedings of the Workshop Held in Vilnius, Lithuania 2–6 July 2001" | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, September 17, 2012), cover price $129.00 | About this edition: Astrometry from space was performed for the first time and with great success by the ESA Hipparcos satellite (1989-93).

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Product Description: A history of gravity, and a study of its importance and relevance to our lives, as well as its influence on other areas of science. Physicists will tell you that four forces control the universe. Of these, gravity may the most obvious, but it is also the most mysterious...read more

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9780312616298 | St Martins Pr, May 22, 2012, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: A history of gravity, and a study of its importance and relevance to our lives, as well as its influence on other areas of science.

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Product Description: In Topics in the Foundations of General Relativity and Newtonian Gravitation Theory, David B. Malament presents the basic logical-mathematical structure of general relativity and considers a number of special topics concerning the foundations of general relativity and its relation to Newtonian gravitation theory...read more

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9780226502458 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 7, 2012, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: In Topics in the Foundations of General Relativity and Newtonian Gravitation Theory, David B.

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Product Description: A True Book-Physical Science Whether you're an aspiring inventor or an everyday science buff, you've probably created your own experiments to uncover the truth about the forces of physical science. Now you can delve deeper into the topics of electricity, motion, gravity, and more with these titles that are perfect for the budding scientist in you...read more

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9780531265840 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: This book describes what gravity is, the history of its study, and its effects.

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9780531263228 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: A True Book-Physical Science Whether you're an aspiring inventor or an everyday science buff, you've probably created your own experiments to uncover the truth about the forces of physical science.

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Product Description: This classic text and reference monograph applies modern differential geometry to general relativity. A brief mathematical introduction to gravitational curvature, it emphasizes the subject's geometric essence, replacing the often-tedious analytical computations with geometric arguments...read more

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9780486481210 | Reprint edition (Dover Pubns, July 19, 2011), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This classic text and reference monograph applies modern differential geometry to general relativity.
9780716710622 | W H Freeman & Co, June 1, 1979, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This classic text and reference monograph applies modern differential geometry to general relativity.

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Product Description: Hermann Minkowski recast special relativity as essentially a new geometric structure for spacetime. This book looks at the ideas of both Einstein and Minkowski, and then introduces the theory of frames, surfaces and intrinsic geometry, developing the main implications of Einstein's general relativity theory...read more

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9781441931429 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, December 12, 2011), cover price $84.95 | About this edition: Hermann Minkowski recast special relativity as essentially a new geometric structure for spacetime.

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9781611229578 | Nova Science Pub Inc, March 30, 2012, cover price $295.00 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: Many new tests of gravity and, in particular, of Einstein's general relativity theory will be carried out in the near future: The Lense--Thirring effect and the equivalence principle will be tested in space; moreover, gravitational waves will be detected, and new atomic interferometers and clocks will be built for measurements in gravitational and inertial fields...read more
By C. W. F. Everitt (editor), F. W. Hehl (editor) and C. Lammerzahl (editor)

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9783540412366 | Springer Verlag, January 1, 2001, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: Many new tests of gravity and, in particular, of Einstein's general relativity theory will be carried out in the near future: The Lense--Thirring effect and the equivalence principle will be tested in space; moreover, gravitational waves will be detected, and new atomic interferometers and clocks will be built for measurements in gravitational and inertial fields.

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9783642074509 | Springer Verlag, December 9, 2010, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: Many new tests of gravity and, in particular, of Einstein's general relativity theory will be carried out in the near future: The Lense--Thirring effect and the equivalence principle will be tested in space; moreover, gravitational waves will be detected, and new atomic interferometers and clocks will be built for measurements in gravitational and inertial fields.

Held December 16-919, 1999, this proceedings is derived from the Global Foundation Inc.'s Orbis Scientiae 1999. Topics include: cosmological parameters, unifying elementary particle physics, cosmology, superstrings, and black holes.
By Stephan L. Mintz (editor) and Arnold Perlmutter (editor)

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9780306464850 | Plenum Pub Corp, October 1, 2000, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: Held December 16-919, 1999, this proceedings is derived from the Global Foundation Inc.

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9781441933485, titled "Quantum Gravity, Generalized Theory of Gravitation and Superstring Theory-based Unification" | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, December 1, 2010), cover price $205.00

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Product Description: This book introduces the general theory of relativity, includes applications to cosmology, and provides a thorough introduction to tensor calculus and curved manifolds. Also included are some advanced topics not previously covered by textbooks, including Kaluza-Klein theory, Israel's formalism and branes...read more

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9780387691992 | Springer Verlag, July 20, 2007, cover price $134.00 | About this edition: This book introduces the general theory of relativity and includes applications to cosmology.

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9781441924063 | Springer Verlag, October 29, 2010, cover price $134.00 | About this edition: This book introduces the general theory of relativity, includes applications to cosmology, and provides a thorough introduction to tensor calculus and curved manifolds.

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Product Description: In their search for solutions to problems concerning the dynamics of the Earth as a self-gravitating body, the authors have applied the fundamentals found in their book “Jacobi Dynamics” (1987, Reidel). First, satellite observations have shown that the Earth does not remain in hydrostatic equilibrium, which forms the physical basis of modern geodynamics...read more

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9789048187225, titled "Dynamics of the Earth: Theory of the Planet's Motion Based on Dynamical Equilibrium" | Springer Verlag, August 30, 2010, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: In their search for solutions to problems concerning the dynamics of the Earth as a self-gravitating body, the authors have applied the fundamentals found in their book “Jacobi Dynamics” (1987, Reidel).

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Product Description: These lectures by a famous inventor offer an easy-to-understand introduction to the interactions of the universe's physical forces. Michael Faraday (1791–1867) delighted in introducing young minds to scientific inquiry, and he geared these talks to audiences of high school age and older...read more

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9780486474823 | Dover Pubns, January 14, 2010, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: These lectures by a famous inventor offer an easy-to-understand introduction to the interactions of the universe's physical forces.
9781425465032 | Kessinger Pub Co, December 30, 2005, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
9780879758110 | Prometheus Books, May 1, 1993, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Michael Faraday (1791-1867) was one of the world's greatest experimental philosophers and popularizers of science.

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Product Description: Gravity dominates the universe. It holds the Earth, the Sun, and the Milky Way together, and it keeps our feet firmly planted on the surface of our planet. When an object goes up, it is pulled back to Earth by gravity. These facts make it easy to conclude that gravity is a strong force, but it is actually a very weak force whose confusing and contradictory nature has stumped many investigators...read more

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9781604132960 | Chelsea House Pub, December 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Gravity dominates the universe.

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Product Description: The contemporary theoretical physics consists, by and large, of two independent parts. The rst is the quantum theory describing the micro-world of elementary p- ticles, the second is the theory of gravity that concerns properties of macroscopic systems such as stars, galaxies, and the universe...read more
By P. Hajicek, Jan Metzger (trans) and Frank Meyer (trans)

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9783540786580 | Springer Verlag, November 1, 2008, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The contemporary theoretical physics consists, by and large, of two independent parts.

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Product Description: The scalar-tensor theory of gravitation moved into the limelight in recent years due to developments in string theory, M-theory and "brane world" constructions. This book introduces the subject at a level suitable for both graduate students and researchers...read more

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9780521811590 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 24, 2003, cover price $209.99 | About this edition: The scalar-tensor theory of gravitation moved into the limelight in recent years due to developments in string theory, M-theory and "brane world" constructions.

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9780521037525 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 10, 2007), cover price $74.99 | About this edition: The scalar-tensor theory of gravitation moved into the limelight in recent years due to developments in string theory, M-theory and "brane world" constructions.

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Product Description: This book throws light on a lesser-known aspect of the history of Western Europe and looks at Germany and the Netherlands as the terrain on which some crucial intelligence battles were fought throughout the last century. Beatrice de Graaf is a historian and assistant professor at the Center for Terrorism and Counterterrorism at Leiden University in the Hague (the Netherlands)...read more
By Beatrice De Graaf (editor) and Wies Platje (editor)

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9780126146608, titled "Lunar Gravimetry" | Academic Pr, January 1, 1987, cover price $98.00 | also contains Lunar Gravimetry

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9789055892815 | Aksant Academic Pub, February 28, 2008, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This book throws light on a lesser-known aspect of the history of Western Europe and looks at Germany and the Netherlands as the terrain on which some crucial intelligence battles were fought throughout the last century.

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Product Description: This set of lectures collects surveys of open problems in celestial dynamics and dynamical astronomy applied to solar, extra-solar and galactic systems. The discovery and thus the possibility to study many new extra-solar planetary systems have spurred new developments in the field and enabled the testing and enlargement of the domains of validity of theoretical predictions through the Nekhoroshev theorem...read more
By D. Benest (editor), C. Froeschle (editor) and E. Lega (editor)

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9783540729839 | Springer Verlag, January 3, 2008, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This set of lectures collects surveys of open problems in celestial dynamics and dynamical astronomy applied to solar, extra-solar and galactic systems.

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Product Description: Here it is, in a nutshell: the history of one genius’s most crucial work – discoveries that were to change the face of modern physics. In the early 1900s, Albert Einstein formulated two theories that would forever change the landscape of physics: the Special Theory of Relativity and the General Theory of Relativity...read more

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9780387736297 | Springer Verlag, December 1, 2007, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Here it is, in a nutshell: the history of one genius’s most crucial work – discoveries that were to change the face of modern physics.

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9781441925251 | Springer Verlag, December 1, 2007, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Deftly employing his inimitable writing style, respected American academic Professor Tai Chow tells us the story of Einstein’s key discoveries, weaving into his account an explanation of the structure of the universe and the science of cosmology.

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