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  • Evolution of Massive Starsby Dany Vanbeveren; W. van Rensbergen; C. de Loore

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Massive stars occupy an exceptional place in general astrophysics. They trigger many if not all of the important processes in galactic evolution whereas due to their intrinsic brightness, they offer the (only until now) possibility to study the stellar content and stellar behaviour in distant galaxies. The last, say, 25 years, massive stars have been... more...

  • Angular Momentum Evolution of Young Starsby S. Catalano; J.R Stauffer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Noto, Italy, September 17-21, 1990 more...

  • White Dwarfsby G. Vauclair; Edward Sion

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop `Seventh European Workshop on White Dwarfs', Toulouse, France, September 3-5, 1990 more...

  • Extreme Explosionsby David S. Stevenson

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 39.99

    This book examines and explains cataclysmic and unusual events at the very frontier of our knowledge of stellar astrophysics, and presents them in a way that non-professionals can understand and enjoy. more...

  • The Physics of Galaxy Formationby Claudia Del P. Lagos

    Springer International Publishing 2013; Not Available

    This thesis addresses two of the central processes which underpin the formation of galaxies: the formation of stars and the injection of energy into the interstellar medium from supernovae, called feedback. In her work Claudia Lagos has completely overhauled the treatment of these processes in simulations of galaxy formation. Her thesis makes two... more...

  • Quantum Black Holesby Xavier Calmet; Bernard Carr; Elizabeth Winstanley

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99

    Written by foremost experts, this short book gives a clear description of the physics of quantum black holes. The reader will learn about quantum black holes in four and higher dimensions, primordial black holes, the production of black holes in high energy particle collisions, Hawking radiation, black holes in models of low scale quantum gravity... more...

  • 50 Years of Brown Dwarfsby Viki Joergens

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    The years 2012/2013 mark the 50th anniversary of the theoretical prediction that Brown Dwarfs, i.e. degenerate objects which are just not massive enough to sustain stable hydrogen fusion, exist. Some 20 years after their discovery, how Brown Dwarfs form is still one of the main open questions in the theory of star formation. In this volume, the pioneers... more...

  • White Dwarf Atmospheres and Circumstellar Environmentsby Donald W. Hoard

    Wiley 2012; US$ 165.00

    Written by selected astronomers at the forefront of their fields, this timely and novel book compiles the latest results from research on white dwarf stars, complementing existing literature by focusing on fascinating new developments in our understanding of the atmospheric and circumstellar environments of these stellar remnants. Complete with a thorough... more...

  • What Does a Black Hole Look Like?by Charles D. Bailyn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Emitting no radiation or any other kind of information, black holes mark the edge of the universe--both physically and in our scientific understanding. Yet astronomers have found clear evidence for the existence of black holes, employing the same tools and techniques used to explore other celestial objects. In this sophisticated introduction, leading... more...

  • On the Pulsarby B. B. Kadomtsev; A. Nomerotsky

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 22.00

    This book serves as a good introduction to the physics of pulsars by explaining the subject matter in simple terms which are understandable to both undergraduate physics students and also the general public. On the Pulsar links together ideas about physics, informatics and biology, and contains many original examples, problems and solutions. It starts... more...