Astrophysics Update (Springer Praxis Books 2004 ed.)

Astrophysics Update (Springer Praxis Books 2004 ed.)

By: John W. Mason (volume_editor)Hardback

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Written by leading exponents in the field, this collection of timely reviews presents observational methods and the latest results of astronomical research as well as their theoretical foundations and interrelations, providing information and scientifically rigorous coverage.

Contents

From the Contents: Particle Astrophysics.- Dark Matter Searches.- The Cosmic Microwave Background.- The Early Universe.- Large-Scale Structure of the Universe.- Evolution and Morphology of Galaxies.- Active Galaxies and Black Holes.- The Cosmic Distance Scale.- Galactic Structure.- Star and Planet Formation.- Stellar Evolution.- Stellar Nucleosynthesis and Supernovae.- Instrumentation for Astrophysical Research.- Gravitational Wave Research.- Gamma-Ray Bursts.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783540406426
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 314
  • ID: 9783540406426
  • weight: 826
  • ISBN10: 3540406425
  • edition: 2004 ed.

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