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Astrophysics with radioactive isotopes

Author: Roland Diehl; Dieter H Hartmann; Nikos Prantzos
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2018]
Series: Astrophysics and space science library, 453
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

A new chapter now provides a description of interstellar processes often called 'chemical evolution', thus linking the creation of new nuclei to their abundance observations in gas and stars.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Diehl; Dieter H Hartmann; Nikos Prantzos
ISBN: 9783319919287 3319919288
OCLC Number: 1085863978
Description: XVII, 674 p. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I The Role of Radioactivities in Astrophysics.- Introduction to Astronomy With Radioactivity.- The Role of Radioactive Isotopes in Astrophysics.- Part II Specific Sources of Cosmic Isotopes.- Radioactivities in Low-and Intermediate-Mass Stars.- Massive Stars and their Supernovae.- Binary Systems and Their Nuclear Explosions.- Part III Special Places to Observe Cosmic Isotopes.- Distributed Radioactivities.- Part IV Tools for the Study of Radioactivities in Astrophysics.- Nuclear Reactions.- Instruments for Observations of Radioactivities.- Part V Epilogue.- Perspectives.- Annotations on Chemical Evolution.- Radionuclides and Their Stellar Origins.- Milestones in the Science of Cosmic Radioactivities.- Glossary: Key Terms in Astronomy With Radioactivities.- Index.
Series Title: Astrophysics and space science library, 453
Responsibility: Roland Diehl, Dieter H. Hartmann, Nikos Prantzos, editors.


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