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Unsolved problems in stellar evolution : proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium held in Baltimore, Maryland, May 4-7, 1998

Author: Mario Livio; Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.)
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Space Telescope Science Institute symposium series, 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive and up-to-date survey available on stellar structure and evolution, with a special emphasis on currently unsolved problems.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Livio; Space Telescope Science Institute (U.S.)
ISBN: 0521780918 9780521780919
OCLC Number: 42968131
Notes: "Published for the Space Telescope Science Institute."
Description: xiii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Pre-main-sequence evolution / S.W. Stahler --
Low-mass young stellar objects / J. Najita --
Massive star formation : the role of bipolar outflows / E. Churchwell --
Observation and theory of the initial stellar mass function / B.G. Elmegreen --
Brown dwarfs : from mythical to ubiquitous / J. Liebert --
Applications of accurate masses, radii and luminosities / J. Andersen --
Science results for stellar structure and evolution from Hipparcos / Y. Lebreton --
Solar neutrinos / J.N. Bahcall --
Asteroseismology / T.M. Brown --
Input physics and parameters : accretion and losses of mass and angular momentum / A. Maeder --
Why stars evolve too giant radii / P.P. Eggleton --
Abundance anomalies in stars : a 30-minute tour of the HR diagram / C.A. Pilachowski. Winds and mass-loss of hot stars / R.-P. Kudritzki --
Mass loss from cool stars / L.A. Willson --
Selected problems in binary stellar-evolution theory / P. Podsiadlowski --
White dwarf stars / D.E. Winget --
Pistol Star and massive stars in the Galactic Center / D.F. Figer, F. Najarro, & N. Langer --
FG Sge--
an update / G. Gonzalez --
In memory of Chris Skinner : the nebula around the carbon star IRC+10216 / M. Bobrowski [and others] --
Concluding remarks / I. Iben, Jr.
Series Title: Space Telescope Science Institute symposium series, 12.
Responsibility: edited by Mario Livio.
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