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Supernovae and nucleosynthesis : an investigation of the history of matter, from the big bang to the present

Author: David Arnett
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1996.
Series: Princeton series in astrophysics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Attempts to investigate the question of how matter has evolved since its origin in the Big Bang, from the cosmological synthesis of hydrogen and helium to the generation of the complex set of nuclei  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Arnett
ISBN: 0691011486 9780691011486 0691011478 9780691011479
OCLC Number: 33162440
Description: xviii, 598 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Abundances of Nuclei --
3. Some Aspects of Nuclear Physics --
4. Nuclear Reaction Networks --
5. Cosmological Nucleosynthesis --
6. Some Properties of Stars --
7. Hydrogen-Burning Stars --
8. Helium-Burning Stars --
9. Explosive Nucleosynthesis --
10. Neutrino-Cooled Stars --
11. Thermonuclear Explosions --
12. Gravitational Collapse --
13. Supernovae --
14. Galactic Evolution --
App. A Solar System Abundances --
App. B Equations of State --
App. C Stellar Structure --
App. D Supernova Light Curves.
Series Title: Princeton series in astrophysics.
Responsibility: David Arnett.
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"The book is delightful reading... the best available source of material on supernova physics for the graduate student."--A.G.W. Cameron, Nature "This well-illustrated and well-referenced volume is Read more...

 
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