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Reviews in Modern Astronomy By Siegfried Roser

Reviews in Modern Astronomy
by Siegfried Roser

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Reviews and highlight contributions presented during the Astronomical Society's International Scientific Conference on "The many facets of the universe - Revelations by New Instruments" held at the University of Cologne, Germany, September 26 - October 1, 2005 .
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Reviews in Modern Astronomy: The Many Facets of the Universe - Revelations by New Instruments: 19 by Siegfried Roser

Volume 19 continues the Reviews in Modern Astronomy with invited reviews and highlight contributions which were presented during the International Scientific Conference of the Astronomical Society on the topic "The Many Facets of the Universe - Revelations by New Instruments", held at the University of Cologne, Germany, September 26 - October 1, 2005. The contributions to the meeting published in this volume discuss, among other subjects, astrochemistry, astrobiology, cosmology, star and planet formation, and present overviews on new instruments in the infrared and sub-millimeter wavelength range. Highlight: Karl-Schwarzschild-Lecture by G. A. Tammann (Basel) "The Ups and downs of the Hubble constant".

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About Siegfried Roser


Dr. Siegfried Roser, Astronomisches Rechen-Institut Heidelberg (Editor on behalf of the Astronomische Gesellschaft)

Table of Contents


Karl Schwarzschild Lecture: The Ups and Downs of the Hubble Constant By G. Andreas Tammann (With 12 Figures). Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture: High-Velocity Clouds and the Local Intergalactic Medium By Philipp Richter (With 10 Figures). Talk in honor of Albrecht Unsold's 100th anniversary: Physics of stellar atmospheres - new aspects of old problems By Bodo Baschek. The circumstellar environment of asymptotic giant branch stars By Hans Olofsson (With 19 Figures). Stellar evolution of massive stars at very low metallicities By Raphael Hirschi et al. (With 10 Figures). Multi-dimensional numerical simulations of type Ia supernova explosions By F. K. Ropke (With 7 Figures). The Formation of Turbulent Molecular Clouds: A Modeler's View By Fabian Heitsch (With 6 Figures). Astrochemistry and Star Formation: Successes and Challenges By Eric Herbst (With 2 Figures). Protoplanetary Disks and embedded Planets ByWilhelm Kley (With 9 Figures). Search for life in the Universe - What can we learn from our own Biosphere? By Gerda Horneck (With 5 Figures). GQ Lup and its companion By E.W. Guenther (With 7 Figures). Progress and Perspectives in Solid State Astrophysics - From ISO to Herschel By Thomas Posch et al. (With 11 Figures). German LOFAR - A New Era in Radio Astronomy By Marcus Bruggen, Rainer Beck and Heino Falcke (With 6 Figures). SOFIA: The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy By Jurgen Stutzki (With 11 Figures). Astronomy with CARMA - Raising Our Sites By Anneila Sargent and Douglas Bock (With 8 Figures). Index of Contributors. General Table of Contents.

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GOR010496331
Reviews in Modern Astronomy: The Many Facets of the Universe - Revelations by New Instruments: 19 by Siegfried Roser
Siegfried Roser
Used - Good
Hardback
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
2006-07-21
353
352740662X
9783527406623
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