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Protostars and Planets

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Protostars and Planets

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

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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.

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