Reviews in Modern Astronomy, From Cosmological Structures to the Milky Way / Edition 1

Reviews in Modern Astronomy, From Cosmological Structures to the Milky Way / Edition 1

by Siegfried Roser
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527406085

ISBN-13: 9783527406081

Pub. Date: 10/21/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Volume 18 continues the Reviews in Modern Astronomy with twelve invited reviews and highlight contributions which were presented during the International Scientific Conference of the Astronomical Society on the topic "From Cosmological Structures to the Milky Way", held in Prague, Czech Republic, September 20 to 25, 2004.

The contributions to the meeting

Overview

Volume 18 continues the Reviews in Modern Astronomy with twelve invited reviews and highlight contributions which were presented during the International Scientific Conference of the Astronomical Society on the topic "From Cosmological Structures to the Milky Way", held in Prague, Czech Republic, September 20 to 25, 2004.

The contributions to the meeting published in this volume discuss, among other subjects, X-ray astronomy, cosmology, star formation and the Galactic Centre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527406081
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/21/2005
Series:
Reviews in Modern Astronomy Series , #3
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
6.95(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Karl Schwarzschild Lecture: The Dawn of X-Ray Astronomy
By Riccardo Giacconi (With 21 Figures).

Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture: The Second Stars
By Falk Herwig (With 8 Figures).

Cosmological Structures behind the Milky Way
By Renée Kraan-Korteweg (With 16 Figures).

New Cosmology with Clusters of Galaxies
By Peter Schuecker (With 10 Figures).

The Evolution of Field Spiral Galaxies over the Past 8 Gyrs
By Asmus Böhmand Bodo L. Ziegler (With 9 Figures).

Galaxy Collisions, Gas Striping and Star Formation in the Evolution of Galaxies
By Jan Palouš (With 8 Figures).

Star Formation in Merging Galaxy Clusters
By Chiara Ferrari (With 7 Figures).

Continuous Star Formation in Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxies
By Simone Recchi and Gerhard Hensler (With 6 Figures).

The Proper Motion and Geometric Distance of M33
By Andreas Brunthaler (With 9 Figures).

NIR Observations of the Galactic Center
By R. Schödel, A. Eckart, C. Straubmeier and J.-U. Pott (With 6 Figures).

Structures in the Interstellar Medium
By Sona Ehlerová (With 6 Figures).

Origins of Brown Dwarfs
By Viki Joergens (With 9 Figures).

Index of Contributors.

General Table of Contents.

General Index of Contributors.

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