One-Hundred Billion Suns: The Birth, Life, and Death of the Stars

One-Hundred Billion Suns: The Birth, Life, and Death of the Stars

by Rudolf Kippenhahn
     
 

How are the nuclear power plants we call "stars" formed? Where do they get their energy and how do they die-- and what does this suggest about the future of the universe? One of the most popular books written on astrophysics, 100 Billion Suns provides an exhilarating and authoritative life history of the stars.How are the nuclear power plants we call "stars" formed?…  See more details below

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How are the nuclear power plants we call "stars" formed? Where do they get their energy and how do they die-- and what does this suggest about the future of the universe? One of the most popular books written on astrophysics, 100 Billion Suns provides an exhilarating and authoritative life history of the stars.How are the nuclear power plants we call "stars" formed? Where do they get their energy and how do they die-- and what does this suggest about the future of the universe? One of the most popular books written on astrophysics, 100 Billion Suns provides an exhilarating and authoritative life history of the stars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465052622
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
06/01/1986
Series:
Science Library
Pages:
224

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