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Astrophysics Updates: is intended to serve the information needs of professional astronomers and postgraduate students about areas of astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology that are rich and active research spheres. Observational methods and the latest results of astronomical research are presented as well as their theoretical foundations and interrelations. The contributed commissioned articles are written by leading exponents in a format that will appeal to professional astronomers and astrophysicists who are interested in topics outside their own specific areas of research. This collection of timely reviews may also attract the interest of advanced amateur astronomers seeking scientifically rigorous coverage.

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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.

Table of 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

ISBN:
9783540406426
Author:
Mason, John
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Mason, John W.
Location:
Berlin
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Astrophysics
Subject:
Active galactic nuclei
Subject:
distant galaxies
Subject:
Early Universe
Subject:
Planet Formation
Subject:
Exoplanets
Subject:
Supermassive Black Holes
Subject:
Gravitational Wave
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Cosmic Distance Scale
Subject:
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
Subject:
Astronomy, Observations and Techniques
Subject:
Astrophysics and Astroparticles
Subject:
Physics-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Springer Praxis Books / Astronomy and Planetary Sciences
Series Volume:
27
Publication Date:
20040212
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
105 schw.-w. Abb., 8 schw.-w. Tab.
Pages:
332
Dimensions:
242 x 170 mm 840 gr

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