Institute of Astronomy

Library News

New Books for August

Published on 03/08/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of August. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Asteroids : astronomical and geological bodies / Thomas H. Burbine (Mount Holyoke College).
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017. xxvi, 367 pages, illustrations (some colour) ; 26 cm.
Cambridge planetary science series ; 17. ISBN:9781107096844 (97/BUR)

New books for July 2017

Published on 03/07/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of July. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Astrophysics : a very short introduction / James Binney. Oxford University Press, 2016.
Very short introductions ; 470 ISBN:9780198752851 (48/BIN)

New books for June 2017

Published on 02/06/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of June. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Einstein's greatest mistake : the life of a flawed genius / David Bodanis. Published: London : Little, Brown, an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, 2016. ISBN:9781408708095 (3/EIN/B)

New books for May 2017

Published on 03/05/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of May. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Cooking cosmos : unraveling the mysteries of the Universe / Asis Kumar Chaudhuri (Variable Energy Cyclotron Center, India).  Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2017. ISBN:9789813145771 (11/CHA)

New books for April

Published on 03/04/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of April. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Turn back to the Sixties at the IoA Open Afternoon (Saturday 25th March from 2-6pm)

Published on 20/03/2017 

The 1967 ZONE

Sir Fred Hoyle founded the IOTA – the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy here in 1967. IOTA later merged with the Observatories to become the IoA we have today.

New books for March 2017

Published on 03/03/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of March. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

A college course on relativity and cosmology / Ta-Pei Cheng. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN:9780199693412 (45/CHE)

New Year New Books!

Published on 04/01/2017 

Happy New Year!  These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of January. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

The New Cosmos : answering astronomy's big questions / David J. Eicher ; foreword by Alex Filippenko. Cambridge University Press, 2015. ISBN:9781107068858 (8/EIC)

New books for December!

Published on 01/12/2016 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of December. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Welcome to the universe : an astrophysical tour / Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, J. Richard Gott. Princeton University Press, 2016. ISBN:9780691157245 (8/deG)

New Books for November

Published on 01/11/2016 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of November. There is a clipboard underneath the display where you can record your interest in any of the books. The book will then be loaned to you at the end of the month.

Francois Arago : a 19th century French humanist and pioneer in astrophysics / James Lequeux. Cham : Springer, 2016. Astrophysics and space science library volume 421 ISBN:9783319207223 (3/ARA/L)