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X-Ray Astronomy.

Author: Joachim E Trümper; Günther Hasinger
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2008.
Series: Astronomy and astrophysics library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the years X-ray astronomy has become an integral part of modern astrophysics and cosmology. This book summarizes the status of X-ray astronomy in terms of observational results and their astrophysical interpretation. It is written for students, astrophysicists, as well as physicists interested in the field.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joachim E Trümper; Günther Hasinger
ISBN: 9783540344124 3540344128
OCLC Number: 437240789
Description: 1 online resource (498 pages).
Contents: Front Matter; Overview; Proportional Counters; Scintillation Counters; Imaging Proportional Counters; Aperture Modulation Telescopes; Wolter Optics; CCD Detectors; High Resolution Spectroscopy; Solar System Objects; Nuclear Burning Stars; White Dwarfs; X-Ray Emission of Cataclysmic Variables and Related Objects; Classical Novae; Pulsars and Isolated Neutron Stars; Accreting Neutron Stars; Black-Hole Binaries; X-Ray Studies of Supernovae and Supernova Remnants; The Interstellar Medium; The Galactic Center; X-Rays from Nearby Galaxies; X-Ray Flares in the Cores of Galaxies. Active Galactic NucleiX-Ray Studies of Clusters of Galaxies; Gamma-Ray Bursts; Cosmic X-Ray Background; The Future; Back Matter.
Series Title: Astronomy and astrophysics library.

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Over the years X-ray astronomy has become an integral part of modern astrophysics and cosmology. This book summarizes the status of X-ray astronomy in terms of observational results and their astrophysical interpretation. It is written for students, astrophysicists, as well as physicists interested in the field.

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