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The life & death of stars

Author: Donald A Cooke
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a coherent picture of the birth, growth, middle age, and sometimes violent death of stars, showing that these different manifestations represent stars in different stages of their life cycles. This is also the story of the new techniques and instruments astronomers have devised to extend our knowlendge of the cosmos.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooke, Donald A.
Life & death of stars.
New York : Crown, ©1985
(OCoLC)624476343
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Cooke
ISBN: 051755268X 9780517552681
OCLC Number: 10483553
Description: viii, 193 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to the stars --
Stellar groupings and variable stars --
Space between the stars --
Birth of stars --
Stars in the prime of life --
Sun: average star --
Death of stars like our sun --
Supernovae --
Black holes --
Stars: where life begins --
Future of the universe.
Other Titles: Life and death of stars.
Responsibility: by Donald A. Cooke ; introduction by Patrick Moore.

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Presents a coherent picture of the birth, growth, middle age, and sometimes violent death of stars, showing that these different manifestations represent stars in different stages of their life cycles. This is also the story of the new techniques and instruments astronomers have devised to extend our knowlendge of the cosmos.

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