New Windows to the Universe: XIth European Meeting of the International Astronomical Union

New Windows to the Universe: XIth European Meeting of the International Astronomical Union

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New Windows to the Universe: XIth European Meeting of the International Astronomical Union by F. Sanchez

New windows to the universe presents a timely and stimulating exposition of six major areas in astrophysics. Volume one contains the sun and solar like stars, stellar structure and evolution, and, astronomical instrumentation. Volume two contains structure and evolution of galaxies, active galaxies and cosmology, and a section on interstellar and intergalactic medium. Scientists from all over the world met in Tenerife to give their perspective on their area of expertise. The resulting volumes will be of lasting value to the astrophysical community.

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ISBN-13: 9780521384292
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/13/1990
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 6.97(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Structure and Evolution of Galaxies: 1. Structure of the galaxy G. Gilmore; 2. Properties of normal galaxies R. I. Jedzejewski; 3. Field galaxy evolution T. J. Broadhurst; 4. HII regions, morphology and star formation in disc galaxies J. E. Beckman and J. Cepa; 5. Photo-chemical evolution of galaxies N. Arimoto; 6. Activity in the nuclei of normal galaxies R. D. Davies; 7. Star information in distant galaxies B. Rocca Volmerange; 8. Morphology of high redshift galaxies F. Hammer; 9. High redshift quasars and the evolution of the luminosity function P. C. Hewett and S. J. Warren; Part II. Active Galaxies and Cosmology: 10. Birth of the myth of the birth of the universe H. Reeves; 11. Cosmic microwave background: The state of the art J. L. Sanz and E. Martinez-Gonzalez; 12. The extragalactic extended narrow line region C. Tadhunter; 13. The infrared properties of the broad line region A. G. de Bruyn; 14. Theory of the broad line region (BLR) S. Collin-Souffrin; 15. High-energy emission from active galactic nuclei G. F. Bignami; 16. X-ray spectroscopy of AGN K. A. Pounds; 17. The non-thermal continuum of compact sources G. Ghisellini; Part III. Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium: 18. The nature of post-main-sequence bipolar outflows J. P. Phillips; 19. Activity in young stars: stellar winds and bipolar outflows A. Natta; 20. Composition of dust in the ISM. Observations P. Wesselius; 21. Composition of the dust in the interstellar medium. Interpretation A. Léger, L. d'Hendecourt, L. Verstraete and P. Ehrenfreund; 22. Chemical processes in interstellar clouds Y. P. Viala; 23. High velocity clouds, and their interaction with the galactic disc U. Mebold, K. S. de Boer and A. Wennmacher; 24. The local interstellar medium R. Génova; 25. Wolf-Rayet stars and ring nebulae L. J. Smith; 26. Supernova remnants R. G. Strom.

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