The Interstellar Medium in Galaxies

The Interstellar Medium in Galaxies

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792307600
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/30/1990
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library , #161
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 568
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. The Interstellar Medium in Galaxies -- An Overview; G.R. Knapp. The Cool Phase of the Interstellar Medium: Atomic Gas; E. Brinks. Molecular Clouds in Spiral Galaxies; J. Young. Interstellar Dust in Galaxies; M. Rowan-Robinson. The Effects of Environment on the Cool Phase of the Interstellar Medium in Galaxies; J.D.P. Kenney. The Diffuse Interstellar Medium; D.P. Cox. Cooling Flows and X-Ray Emission in Early-Type Galaxies; C.L. Sarazin. The Interstellar Medium in Active Galaxies; J.H. Krolik. Abundances in Extragalactic HII Regions; H.L. Dinerstein. Thermal Phases of the Interstellar Medium in Galaxies; M.C. Begelman. Large Scale Interstellar Gasdynamics in Disk Galaxies; S.A. Balbus. Gas During Mergers/Collisions; M. Noguchi. Magnetic Fields in Galaxies; R. Wielebinski. The Early ISM and Galaxy Formation; S.D.M. White. Gaseous Halos and Disks of Galaxies at Large Redshift; A.M. Wolfe. Large Scale Star Formation and the Interstellar Medium; R.C. Kennicutt. The Star-Gas Cycle in Galaxies; M.A. Dopita. Measuring Atomic Hydrogen Masses Using the 21-CM Line; J.M. Dickey. Mass Determinations from Far-Infrared Observations; B.T. Draine. Mass Determinations from CO Observations; P. Maloney. The M51 System: Review of the Interstellar Medium; R.J. Rand, R.P.J. Tilanus. Interstellar Medium in External Galaxies; J.P. Ostriker. Index.

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