Logo

Protostars and Planets

Large book cover: Protostars and Planets

Protostars and Planets

Publisher: Rice University
ISBN-13: 9780816520596
Number of pages: 422

Description:
The book describes the very rapidly growing area of star-and-planet formation and evolution. The text covers everything from astrophysics to planetary science, spanning the parsec-sized molecular clouds down to the formation of microscopic inclusions in meteorites in the early solar system. It is most useful for researchers, graduate students, and some undergraduate students.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple PDF files)

Similar books

Book cover: Stellar AtmospheresStellar Atmospheres
by
A course on stellar atmospheres: radiation theory, blackbody radiation, flux, specific intensity and other astrophysical terms, absorption, scattering, extinction, the equation of transfer, limb darkening, atomic spectroscopy, and more.
(10335 views)
Book cover: The Birth and Death of StarsThe Birth and Death of Stars
by - University of Oregon
This course studies the birth, evolution and death of stars in our galaxy, emphasizing the underlying science behind stellar and galactic evolution, the observational aspect and our knowledge of how the Universe operates on the stellar scale.
(10452 views)
Book cover: SupernovaeSupernovae
- Wikipedia
A supernova is a stellar explosion that briefly outshines an entire galaxy, radiating as much energy as the Sun or any ordinary star is expected to emit over its entire life span, before fading from view over several weeks or months.
(6526 views)
Book cover: Dense Matter in Compact StarsDense Matter in Compact Stars
by - arXiv
Cold and dense nuclear and quark matter can be found in the interior of compact stars. The author gives a pedagogical introduction to microscopic calculations based on phenomenological models, effective theories, and perturbative QCD.
(11360 views)