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Essays in nuclear astrophysics : presented to William A. Fowler, on the occasion of his seventieth birthday

Author: C A Barnes; Donald D Clayton; David N Schramm; William A Fowler
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1982, this collection of essays provides an integrated overview of the application of nuclear science to astronomy.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: William A Fowler; William A Fowler; William A Fowler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C A Barnes; Donald D Clayton; David N Schramm; William A Fowler
ISBN: 0521244102 9780521244107 0521288762 9780521288767
OCLC Number: 7577976
Description: xiii, 562 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of contributors; Preface; 1. Two decades of collaboration with Willy Fowler Fred Hoyle; 2. Nucleosynthesis in galaxies E. M. Burbidge and G. R. Burbidge; 3. Elemental and nuclidic abundances in the solar system A. G. W. Cameron; 4. A comparison of stellar observations and the theory of nucleosynthesis Jesse L. Greenstein; 5. Improving the reliability of experimental atomic transition probabilities Ward Whaling; 6. Some short-lived nuclides in the early solar system - a connection with the placental ISM G. J. Wasserburg and D. A. Papanastassiou; 7. Meteorite actinide chemistry and cosmochronology D. S. Burnett, M. I. Stapanian and J. H. Jones; 8. Solar power R. W. Kavanagh; 9. Hydrogen burning in massive stars W. S. Rodney and C. Rolfs; 10. Nuclear reactions in highly evolved stars C. A. Barnes; 11. The rate of the 12C(α, γ)16O reaction in stellar helium burning T. A. Tombrello, S. E. Koonin and B. A. Flanders; 12. An account of the development of the solar neutrino problem John N. Bahcall and Raymond Davis Jr; 13. 3He, red dwarfs, and our next trillion years E. E. Salpeter; 14. The s-process R. K. Ulrich; 15. The r-process and nucleocosmochronology David N. Schramm; 16. The origin of the light elements Jean Audouze and Hubert Reeves; 17. Nucleosynthesis in two 25 M stars of different population S. E. Woosley and Thomas A. Weaver; 18. Cosmic radioactivity: a gamma-ray search for the origins of atomic nuclei Donald D. Clayton; 19. On the nature of supernovae W. D. Arnett; 20. Supernova theory H. A. Bethe; 21. Nuclear theory of novae James W. Truran; 22. Free and bound quarks - accelerators and the early universe Robert V. Wagoner; 23. Particle physics and cosmology Gary Steigman; Publications and research papers of William A. Fowler; Author index; Subject index.
Responsibility: edited by C.A. Barnes, D.D. Clayton, D.N. Schramm.
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