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The characteristics and the life cycle of stars : an anthology of current thought

Author: Larry Krumenaker
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2006.
Series: Contemporary discourse in the field of astronomy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of essays that examines the characteristics and life cycles of stars, and analyzes how stars are formed, what goes on during the life of a star, and what happens when stars die.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Krumenaker
ISBN: 1404203958 9781404203952
OCLC Number: 56880140
Description: 184 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Stare Formation. Style and Substance/Ray Jayawardhana --
Rethinking an Astronomical Icon/Ron Cowen --
Space Invaders/Alexandra Goho --
Gorgeous Gas/Ron Cowen --
A Stellar Relic from the Early Milky Way/N. Christlieb, M. S. Bessell, T. C. Beers, B. Gustafsson, A. Korn, P. S. Barklem, T. Karlsson, M. Mizuno-Wiedner, and S. Rossi --
2. The Lives and Characteristics of Stars and Their Planetary Systems. Solar System Like Ours is Called 'Missing Link'/Lee McFarling --
Solving the Solar Neutrino Problem/Arthur B. McDonald, Joshua R. Klein, and David L. Wark --
Keep an Eye on Hypergiant Rho Cassiopaiae/Alex Lobel --
Peering Into Stardust/A. G. Tielens --
3. The End of Life for a Solar Mass Star. When Stars Collide/Michael Shara --
Butterflies and Crabs of the Southern Sky/Sun Kwok --
Fluorine/Ken Croswell --
Gems from the Stars/Sun Kwok --
When a White Dwarf Explodes/David Branch --
4. The End of Life for a High Mass Star. A Millenium of Shattered Stars/F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green --
Black Holes Reveal Their Innermost Secrets/A. C. Fabian and J. M. Miller --
Black Hole's Velocity Links it to Supernova/William Harwood --
Astronomers Link Gamma-Ray Bursts to Supernovas/Dennis Overbye --
In the Line of Fire/Steve Nadis
Series Title: Contemporary discourse in the field of astronomy.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Krumenaker.
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Presents a collection of essays that examines the characteristics and life cycles of stars, and analyzes how stars are formed, what goes on during the life of a star, and what happens when stars die.

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