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Stars; Evolution

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  • Stellar Formationby V C Reddish

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Stellar Formation brings together knowledge about the formation of stars. In seeking to determine the conditions necessary for star formation, this book examines questions such as how, where, and why stars form, and at what rate and with what properties. This text also considers whether the formation of a star is an accident or an integral part of... more...

  • The Origin Of Starsby Michael D. Smith

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 128.00

    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...

  • Starburstsby Richard de Grijs; Rosa M. González Delgado

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 259.00

    Starbursts are important features of early galaxy evolution. Many of the distant, high-redshift galaxies we are able to detect are in a starbursting phase, often apparently provoked by a violent gravitational interaction with another galaxy. In fact, if we did not know that major starbursts existed, these conference proceedings testify that we would... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Principles of Star Formationby Peter Bodenheimer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 124.00

    Understanding star formation is one of the key fields in present-day astrophysics. This book treats a wide variety of the physical processes involved, as well as the main observational discoveries. Present time star formation in our galaxy is emphasized. more...

  • Circumstellar Media in Late Stages of Stellar Evolutionby R. E. S. Clegg; I. R. Stevens; W. P. S. Meikle

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 147.00

    A thorough and up-to-date review of how different types of stars interact with their immediate surroundings - essential reading for graduate students and researchers. more...

  • The Labyrinth of Star Formationby

    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$ 101.00

    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...