Massive Stars and their Supernovae
by F. Thielemann, R. Hirschi, M. Liebendorfer, R. Diehl
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 81
The authors focus on the astrophysical aspects, i.e. a description of the evolution of massive stars and their endpoints, with a special emphasis on the composition of their ejecta (in form of stellar winds during the evolution or of explosive ejecta).
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