ISBN-10:
0521789079
ISBN-13:
9780521789073
Pub. Date:
03/28/2001
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Our Universe: The Thrill of Extragalactic Exploration

Our Universe: The Thrill of Extragalactic Exploration

by Alan Stern, S. Alan Stern

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ISBN-13: 9780521789073
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/28/2001
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction A. Stern; The frontier universe: at the edge of night A. Stern; Part I. Revealing A Universe: Mapmaker, mapmaker make me a map: probing the universe's large scale structure John Huchra; Looking back in time: searching for the highest redshift galaxies Esther Hu; COBE probes the cosmic microwave background John Mather; Computational adventures in large scale structure Nick Gnedin; Part II. Denizens of the Deep: The discovery of massive black holes Doug Richstone; Gamma ray bursters revealed Bohdan Paczynski; Galaxy clusters, cathedrals, and the fate of the universe Megan Donahue; Courier new, courier: dark matter and the discovery of galactic halos Jerry Ostriker; Galaxy hunting: discovering low surface brightness galaxies Gregory Botham.

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