skip to content
The life of stars : the controversial inception and emergence of the theory of stellar structure Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The life of stars : the controversial inception and emergence of the theory of stellar structure

Author: Giora Shaviv
Publisher: [Jerusalem] : Magnes ; Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

The Life of Stars delivers fascinating insights into the development of modern stellar theory. Beautifully illustrated, this volume critically analyses previous scientific results to explain how the  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shaviv, Giora, 1937-
Life of stars.
Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2009
(OCoLC)567353146
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giora Shaviv
ISBN: 9783642020872 3642020879 9783642020889 3642020887
OCLC Number: 401158945
Description: xiv, 504 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The Controversy about the Age of the Earth.- What Stellar Classification Tells Us.- The Dawn of a New Era.- Towards a Complete Theory of Stellar Structure.- From Chemistry to Dying Stars.- The Solution to the Stellar Energy Problem.- How the Low Mass Stars Perish.- The Life and Death of Massive Stars.- The Sun.
Responsibility: Giora Shaviv.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

From the reviews:"The story of stellar structure is interwoven with the development of quantum mechanics and the determination that nuclear fusion reactions produce the energy emitted by stars. The Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/401158945> # The life of stars : the controversial inception and emergence of the theory of stellar structure
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "401158945" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/is> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/423428092#Place/heidelberg> ; # Heidelberg
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/423428092#Place/jerusalem> ; # Jerusalem
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1131712> ; # Stars--Structure
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/523/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85127452> ; # Stars--Structure
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85127430> ; # Stars--Evolution
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1131672> ; # Stars--Evolution
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/8758375> ; # Giora Shaviv
   schema:datePublished "2009" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/423428092> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/567353146> ;
   schema:name "The life of stars : the controversial inception and emergence of the theory of stellar structure"@en ;
   schema:productID "401158945" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/401158945#PublicationEvent/jerusalem_magnes_heidelberg_new_york_springer_2009> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/423428092#Agent/magnes> ; # Magnes
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/423428092#Agent/springer> ; # Springer
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1102/2009935999-t.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783642020872> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783642020889> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/401158945> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85127430> # Stars--Evolution
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Stars--Evolution"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85127452> # Stars--Structure
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Stars--Structure"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1131672> # Stars--Evolution
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Stars--Evolution"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1131712> # Stars--Structure
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Stars--Structure"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/8758375> # Giora Shaviv
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1937" ;
   schema:familyName "Shaviv" ;
   schema:givenName "Giora" ;
   schema:name "Giora Shaviv" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783642020872>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "3642020879" ;
   schema:isbn "9783642020872" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783642020889>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "3642020887" ;
   schema:isbn "9783642020889" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/567353146>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Life of stars." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/401158945> ; # The life of stars : the controversial inception and emergence of the theory of stellar structure
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/401158945>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/401158945> ; # The life of stars : the controversial inception and emergence of the theory of stellar structure
   schema:dateModified "2017-10-23" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.