Frontiers of Astronomy in 1990's: Proceedings of the Workshop

Frontiers of Astronomy in 1990's: Proceedings of the Workshop

By: Q-.B. Li (editor)Hardback

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The workshop on "Frontiers of Astronomy in 1990's" was held to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Astronomical Society. In total this set of proceedings presents 12 invited papers and 15 contributions, covering the many fields and their development within the region. These include astronomy, astronomical instruments, high energy astrophysics and space astronomy, galaxies and large scale structure of the universe, stars, interstellar medium and the galaxy, the sun and the solar system and other topics in astronomy. 15 distinguished scientists from eight countries attended and presented their reports. These include Y. Kozai, J. Trumper, J.P. Swings, R.E. Williams, W. Hillebrandt, F.N. Bash, W. Wamsteker, M. Creze, M. Dennefeld, G. Borner, Kaifu, H.-Y. Chiu, T.C. Weekes, J.-S. Shen and C.-H. Tsai. For those mystified by the stars, the planets and the universe as a whole, this volume aims to transport you beyond the frontiers of astronomy.

Contents

Part 1 Regional Astronomy and Astronomical Instruments: Astronomy in Japan (Y Kozai); The 8.5-Meter Spectroscopic Survey Telescope (F N Bash); A Brief lntroduction of Astronomical Research in Taiwan (C-H Tsai). Part 2 High Energy Astrophysics and Space Astronomy: ROSAT - A New View of the X-Ray Sky (J Truemper); The Scientfic Programme of ESA: Astronomy, Astrophysics and Solar System Exploration (W Wamsteker); TeV Gamma Ray Sources (T C Weekes). Part 3 Galaxies and Large Scale Structure of the Universe: The Large-Scale Distribution of Galaxies (G Boerner); Gravitational Lenses (J-P Swings); Stars, Interstellar Medium and the Galaxy: Supernovae from Core Collapse of Massive Stars (W Hillebrandt); The Evolution of Novae Spectra (R E Williams); The Edge of the Galactic Disc (M Creze). Part 4 The Sun and the Solar System: Solar Differential Rotation (H-Y Chiu). (Part contents.)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789810215149
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 300
  • ID: 9789810215149
  • ISBN10: 9810215142

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