Recent Acquisitions

May-June 2000


The following titles have been acquired for the library. Most are shelved in the library in the Main Building; check the "New Books" shelf outside Room 208. Astronomy materials are in Room 272 of the Research Building. For assistance in locating items of interest, please ask either S. Hardy (x2562) or M. Wolf (x2455).


Ames Research Center. Abstracts of the First Astrobiology Science Conference, April 3-5, 2000, Ames. Moffett Field, CA: NASA, 2000.

Anthony, J. W., et al. Handbook of Mineralogy Vol. IV: Arsenates, Phosphates, Vanadates. Tucson: Mineral Data Publishing, 2000.

Berry, R. S., et al. Physical Chemistry, 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Bertin, G. Dynamics of Galaxies. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Blenkinsop, T. G., et al., eds. Fractals and Dynamic Systems in Geoscience, special issue of Pure and Applied Geophysics, Vol. 157, No. 4. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, 2000.

Criss, R. E. Principles of Stable Isotope Distribution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Choy, T. C. Effective Medium Theory: Principles and Applications. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999.

d'Hendecourt, L., et al. Solid Interstellar Matter: The ISO Revolution. Berlin, Germany, and Les Ulis, France: Springer and EDP Sciences, 1999.

Dressler, B. O., and U. L. Sharpton. Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution II. GSA Special Paper 339. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 1999.

Ferry, J. G., ed. Methanogenesis: Ecology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Genetics. New York: Chapman & Hall, 1993.

Fisher, R. V. Out of the Crater: Chronicles of a Volcanologist. Princeton University Press, 1999.

Forjaz, V. H., et al. News from the Serrata Oceanic Volcano, Terceira Island of the Azores, in Portuguese. San Miguel, Açores, Portugal: Observatório Vulcanológico e Geotérmico dos Açores, 2000. Gift of V. H. Forjaz.

Hartquist, T. W., and D. A. Williams, eds. The Molecular Astrophysics of Stars and Galaxies. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1918.

Hazen, R. M., and M. Singer. Waarom zijn zwarte gaten niet zwart? (Why Are Black Holes Black? in Dutch.) Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Bert Bakker, 2000. Gift of R. M. Hazen.

International Academy of Astronautics. Fourth IAA International Conference on Low-Cost Planetary Missions, May 2-5, 2000 at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. Laurel, MD: 2000. Gift of Sean C. Solomon.

Mannings, V., A. P. Boss, and S. S. Russell, eds. Protostars and Planets IV. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2000. Gift of Alan P. Boss.

Newman, M. E. J., and G. T. Barkema. Monte Carlo Methods in Statistical Physics. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999.

Philander, S. G. Is the Temperature Rising? The Uncertain Science of Global Warming. Princeton University Press, 1998.

Poag, C. W. Chesapeake Invader: Discovering America's Giant Meteorite Crater. Princeton University Press, 1999.

Schopf, J. W. Cradle of Life: The Discovery of Earth's Earliest Fossils. Princeton University Press, 1999.

Snyder, G. A., C. R. Neal, and W. Gary Ernst, eds. Planetary Petrology and Geochemistry. Columbia, MD: Bellwether Publishing Ltd. for the Geological Society of America, 1999.

Thijssen, J. M. Computational Physics. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Van Dover, C. L. The Ecology of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents. Princeton University Press, 2000.


New CD-ROM Acquisitions

Lide, D. R., editor-in-chief. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Version 2000. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2000.

Lunar and Planetary Institute. Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI - Papers presented to the 31st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 13-17, 2000. Houston: LPI and NASA, 2000.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Mission to Jupiter, Vol. 21. Images from E18 to C22 Orbits. Gift of Alan P. Boss and George W. Wetherill.


New Serial Acquisitions

Astronomy, beginning with Vol. 28, No. 6, June 2000. Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 2000.