The Local Group as an Astrophysical Laboratory: Proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium, held in Baltimore, Maryland May 5-8, 2003by Mario Livio
Pub. Date: 04/30/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A collection of review papers on important aspects of Local Group Astrophysics. See more details below
A collection of review papers on important aspects of Local Group Astrophysics.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium Series, #17
- Product dimensions:
- 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)
Table of Contents
1. History of the Local Group S. van den Bergh; 2. Primordial nucleosynthesis G. Steigman; 3. Galactic structure R. F. G. Wyse; 4. The Large Magellanic Cloud: structure and kinematics R. P. van der Marel; 5. The Local Group as an astrophysical laboratory for massive star feedback M. S. Oey; 6. Hot gas in the Local Group and low-redshift intergalactic medium K. R. Sembach; 7. Stages of satellite accretion M. E. Putman; 8. The star formation history in the Andromeda halo T. M. Brown; 9. Bulge populations in the Local Group R. M. Rich; 10. The Local Group as a laboratory for the chemical evolution of galaxies D. R. Garnett; 11. Massive stars in the Local Group: Star formation and stellar evolution P. Massey; 12. Massive young clusters in the Local Group J. Maíz-Apellániz; 13. Magellanic Cloud planetary nebulae as probes of stellar evolution and populations L. Stanghellini; 14. The old globular clusters: or, life among the ruins W. E. Harris; 15. Chemical evolution models of Local Group galaxies M. Tosi.
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