Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.