Texas In Tuscany, Proceedings Of The Xxi Symposium On Relativistic Astrophysics

Texas In Tuscany, Proceedings Of The Xxi Symposium On Relativistic Astrophysics

By: Mannucci Filippo (editor), Roberto Maiolino (editor), Bandiera Rino (editor)Hardback

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This invaluable proceedings contains contributions from leading scientists in astrophysics, cosmology and related fields such as gravitation and elementary particles physics. It provides a general review of the status and the prospects of research in these fields for an audience of astrophysicists and physicists. The book includes both in depth reviews of various fields of relativistic astrophysics and shorter contributions on the latest results and developments in more specific areas. Some of the topics discussed are: physics of the early universe, cosmological parameters, formation of galaxies, black holes and compact objects, gravitational waves, cosmic rays, high energy radiation, dark matter, cosmic background, active galactic nuclei, supernovae and gravitational lensing.The proceedings have been selected for coverage in:* Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings (ISTP CDROM version / ISI Proceedings)

Contents

The Dawn of Galaxies (P Madau & M Kuhlen) - First Stars and Their Initial Mass Function (A Ferrara) - Developments in General Relativity: Black Hole Singularity and Beyond (I D Novikov) - LISA and the Gravitational Wave Universe (B F Schutz) - First Results from KamLAND (A Suzuki) - ALMA and Extragalactic Astronomy (P A Shaver) - Black Holes in Active Galactic Nuclei (A Marconi) - The Circumnuclear Region of Active Galactic Nuclei (R Maiolino) - Neutrinos in Physics and Astrophysics (G G Raffelt) - Very High Energy Gamma Ray Sources (F A Aharonian) - Unidentified EGRET Sources in the Galaxy (I A Grenier) - and other papers

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789812385802
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9789812385802
  • ISBN10: 9812385800

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