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Supernovae

Author: Paul Murdin; Lesley Murdin
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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This revised 1985 edition captures the flavour of ancient astronomy and lays out the accidents, coincidences, false leads and flashes of inspiration that followed as astronomers grasped the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Murdin; Lesley Murdin
ISBN: 9780521189798 0521189799
OCLC Number: 671710631
Notes: Rev. (hardcover) ed. published 1985.
Description: 185 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Supernovae in space and time --
Guest stars --
The Renaissance supernovae --
Supernovae in other galaxies --
The crab and its mysteries --
Discovering pulsars --
Supernova remnants --
Types of supernovae --
The making of a neutron star --
Supernovae in binary stars --
Creation of the elements --
Cosmic rays --
Black holes from supernovae --
Final chapter.
Responsibility: Paul Murdin, Leslie Murdin.

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