Institute of Astronomy

Library News

Important changes to Library systems

Published on 29/11/2017 

In common with the majority of Cambridge University libraries, there will be important changes to our library systems over the next two months.

New Books on Display for November

Published on 15/11/2017 

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.

New books October 2017

Published on 10/10/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of October. 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 Pillars of Creation : Giant Molecular Clouds, Star Formation, and Cosmic Recycling / by Martin Beech. Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017. Description: xii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. ISBN:9783319487748 (54/BEE)

New books for September 2017

Published on 01/09/2017 

These new books will be on display in the Hoyle Building Library Area for the month of September. 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.

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.