From Dust To Stars: Studies of the Formation and Early Evolution of Stars / Edition 1

From Dust To Stars: Studies of the Formation and Early Evolution of Stars / Edition 1

by Norbert S. Schulz
     
 

ISBN-10: 3642062628

ISBN-13: 9783642062629

Pub. Date: 12/15/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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, with special

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Overview

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, with special reference towards high energy signatures. Several sections devoted to key analysis techniques demonstrate how modern research in this field is pursued.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642062629
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Series:
Springer Praxis Books / Astronomy and Planetary Sciences Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
0.86(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

About the Book.- Historical Background.- Studies of Interstellar Matter.- Molecular Clouds and Cores.- Concepts of Stellar Collapse.- Evolution of Young Stellar Objects.- Accretion Phenomena and Magnetic Activity in YSOs.- High-energy Signatures in YSOs.- Star-forming Regions.- Proto-solar Systems and the Sun.

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