To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £33 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £26 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Reference  Physical Sciences  Cosmology & Astronomy

Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics

Out of Print
By: Martin V Zombeck(Author)
784 pages, 29 b/w photos, 309 b/w illustrations, 247 tables
Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics
Click to have a closer look
  • Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics ISBN: 9780521782425 Edition: 3 Hardback Nov 2006 Out of Print #161632
About this book Contents Biography Related titles

About this book

Fully updated and including data from space-based observations, this Third Edition is a comprehensive compilation of the facts and figures relevant to astronomy and astrophysics. As well as a vast number of tables, graphs, diagrams and formulae it also includes a comprehensive index and bibliography, allowing readers to easily find the information they require. The book contains information covering a diverse range of topics in addition to astronomy and astrophysics, including atomic physics, nuclear physics, relativity, plasma physics, electromagnetism, mathematics, probability and statistics, and geophysics. This handbook contains the most frequently used information in modern astrophysics, and will be an essential reference for graduate students, researchers and professionals working in astronomy and the space sciences.

Please note that the publisher has cancelled plans for a paperback version.



1. General data
2. Astronomy and astrophysics
3. Radio astronomy
4. Infrared and submillimeter astronomy
5. Ultraviolet astronomy
6. X-ray astronomy
7. Gamma-ray astronomy
8. Cosmic rays
9. Earth's atmosphere and environment
10. Relativity and cosmology
11. Atomic physics
12. Electromagnetic radiation
13. Plamsa physics
14. Experimental astronomy and astrophysics
15. Astronautics
16. Mathematics
17. Probability and statistics
18. Radiation safety
19. Astronomical catalogs
20. Computer science
21. Glossary of abbreviations and symbols


Customer Reviews


Martin Zombeck was a Senior Scientist at the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is co-editor of High Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of Cosmic Plasmas (Cambridge University Press, 1990).

Out of Print
By: Martin V Zombeck(Author)
784 pages, 29 b/w photos, 309 b/w illustrations, 247 tables
Media reviews

"In its various incarnations it has been a constant companion for my entire scientific career [...] Compared to the last edition, the new version of the handbook has almost double the number of pages and represents a considerable expansion of the content of each chapter. Examples of improvement include updated lists of Solar System natural satellites and high-redshift objects. There are also completely new sections such as the list of extra-solar planets, none of which had been detected when the last edition was produced. [...] there is a lot of material, particularly that pertaining to the basic tools of an instrument developer and observer in space astronomy, that, to my knowledge, is not usefully collected in any other single volume. It is certainly worth purchasing by anyone wanting a ready reference for basic instrumentation and observational techniques [...] I have no doubt that my copy of the 3rd edition will be as well-used as the previous one."
- The Observatory

"Overall this is an excellent book, one that for most astronomers, whether professional or amateur, should take price of place on his or her bookshelf as a valuable reference for years to come."
- Journal of the British Astronomical Association


Current promotions
New and Forthcoming BooksNHBS Moth TrapBritish Wildlife MagazineBuyers Guides