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  • Cores to Clustersby M.S. Nanda Kumar; M. Tafalla; P. Caselli

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 289.00

    It was with pleasure that CAUP became for three days the core to the cloud of star formation experts all over the world. Close to the celebration of its 15th anniversary ? therefore still in the early stages of institutional evolution ? we are proud of our multiple activities in Astronomy: a productive research centre, classi?ed as ?Institution of... more...

  • Evolution of Stars and Stellar Populationsby Maurizio Salaris; Santi Cassisi

    Wiley 2005; US$ 186.00

    Evolution of Stars and Stellar Populations is a comprehensive presentation of the theory of stellar evolution and its application to the study of stellar populations in galaxies. Taking a unique approach to the subject, this self-contained text introduces first the theory of stellar evolution in a clear and accessible manner, with particular emphasis... more...

  • The Formation of Starsby Steven W. Stahler; Francesco Palla

    Wiley 2008; US$ 130.00

    This book is a comprehensive treatment of star formation, one of the most active fields of modern astronomy. The reader is guided through the subject in a logically compelling manner. Starting from a general description of stars and interstellar clouds, the authors delineate the earliest phases of stellar evolution. They discuss formation activity... more...

  • From Dust To Starsby Norbert S. Schulz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 149.00

    Studies of stellar formation in galaxies have a profound impact on our understanding of the present and the early universe. The book describes complex physical processes involved in the creation of stars and during their young lives. It illustrates how these processes reveal themselves from radio wavelengths to high energy X-rays and gamma -rays,... more...

  • How Did the First Stars and Galaxies Form?by Abraham Loeb

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    Though astrophysicists have developed a theoretical framework for understanding how the first stars and galaxies formed, only now are we able to begin testing those theories with actual observations of the very distant, early universe. We are entering a new and exciting era of discovery that will advance the frontiers of knowledge, and this book couldn't... more...

  • An Introduction to the Evolution of Single and Binary Starsby Matthew Benacquista

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 59.95

    This introduction provides physicists with an understanding of binary and single star evolution, beginning with some background information on the topic. Readers of this text will understand the astrophysics behind the populations of compact object binary systems. more...

  • The Labyrinth of Star Formationby Dimitris Stamatellos; Simon Goodwin; Derek Ward-Thompson

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 259.00

    This volume contains the proceedings from the conference "The Labyrinth of Star Formation" that was held in Crete, Greece, in June 2012, to honour the contributions to the study of star formation made by Professor Anthony Whitworth of Cardiff University. The book covers many aspects of theoretical and observational star formation: low-mass star formation;... more...

  • Molecular Clouds and Star Formationby Chi Yuan; Junhan You

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1995; US$ 35.00

    This volume is composed of four major in-depth yet pedagogic review chapters on the subject of star formation, written by the foremost researchers in the field. Recent infrared and millimeter radio observations are respectively reviewed by Charlie Lada and Phil Myers, both of Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The theoretical work... more...

  • The Origin Of Starsby Michael D. Smith

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 42.00

    Where do stars come from and how do they form? These are profound questions which link the nature of our Universe to the roots of mankind. Yet, until a recent revolution in understanding, the proposed answers have been raw speculation. Now, accompanying penetrating observations, a new picture has come into prominence. more...

  • Physics of Star Formation in Galaxiesby F. Palla; A. Maeder; G. Herbig; G. Meynet; H. Zinnecker

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 149.00

    The book begins with a historical introduction, "Star Formation: The Early History", that presents new material of interest for students and historians of science. This is followed by two long articles on "Pre-Main-Sequence Evolution of Stars and Young Clusters" and "Observations of Young Stellar Objects". These articles on the fascinating problem... more...