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

    Wiley 2005; US$ 192.00 US$ 166.40

    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...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 169.00

    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...

  • Starburstsby Richard de Grijs; Rosa M. González Delgado

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 299.00

    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 US$ 112.67

    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...

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

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    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...

  • Principles of Star Formationby Peter Bodenheimer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 149.00

    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$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    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...

  • 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...