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- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Stellar Evolution, Second Edition covers the significant advances in the understanding of birth, life, and death of stars. This book is divided into nine chapters and begins with a description of the characteristics of stars according to their brightness, distance, size, mass, age, and chemical composition. The next chapters deal with the families,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00
This book presents results of Submillimeter Array (SMA) and Very Large Array (VLA) studies of massive-star formation regions in the early stages of ionization. more...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 179.00
This is an outstanding book, revised and updated, on star formation and evolution. Not only does the author present the current state of knowledge on stellar physics, but he handles with equal care the many problems that this field of research still faces. more...
- 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...