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Astronomy in Focus XXIXB

Astronomy in Focus XXIXB
As Presented at the IAU XXIX General Assembly, 2015

Volume 2

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Part of Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia and Colloquia

P. Benvenuti, J. Tauber, A. Comastri, C. Leitherer, Ch. Thoene, J. Lazio, S. Kwok, B. Davies, S. Jeery, E. Falgarone, H. Ebeling
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  • Date Published: January 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107169838

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  • At the XXIX IAU General Assembly held in Honolulu from 3–14 August 2015, the meetings known as Special Sessions and Joint Discussions were replaced by new 'Focus Meetings'. Astronomy in Focus XXIXB presents the most relevant contributions from the Focus Meetings together with summaries of all the accepted papers and posters. It covers the following topics: the legacy of Planck; x-ray surveys of the hot and energetic cosmos; stellar physics in galaxies; stellar explosions; gravitational waves and structure formation; the search for water and life's building blocks; red supergiants in the local Universe; advances in stellar physics from asteroseismology; scale-free processes in the Universe; and the frontiers of our understanding of cluster and galaxy evolution. The publications Astronomy in Focus XXIXB (together with its companion, XXIXA), the proceedings of the six main Scientific Symposia and Reports on Astronomy: Commission Legacy Reports, fully cover the XXIX IAU General Assembly.

    • Provides an up-to-date compendium of current research in a variety of astronomical disciplines, giving concise yet authoritative reviews of contemporary astronomy and astrophysics
    • Reports the presentations made in a number of Focus Meetings held at the IAU XXIX General Assembly 2015, which had record levels of participation
    • Each Focus Meeting chapter offers comprehensive reviews, contributed papers and posters, with additional material available online, presenting most recent advancements in each field
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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107169838
    • length: 356 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 180 x 33 mm
    • weight: 1.45kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface P. Benvenuti
    FM 5. The legacy of Planck J. Tauber
    FM 6. X-ray surveys of the hot and energetic cosmos A. Comastri
    FM 7. Stellar physics in galaxies throughout the Universe C. Leitherer
    FM 10. Stellar explosions in an ever-changing environment Ch. Thoene
    FM 14. The gravitational wave symphony of structure formation J. Lazio
    FM 15. Search for water and life's building blocks in the Universe S. Kwok
    FM 16. Stellar behemoths – red supergiants across the local Universe B. Davies
    FM 17. Advances in stellar physics from asteroseismology S. Jeery
    FM 18. Scale-free processes in the Universe E. Falgarone
    FM 22. The frontier fields: transforming our understanding of cluster and galaxy evolution H. Ebeling.

  • Editor

    Piero Benvenuti, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy


    P. Benvenuti, J. Tauber, A. Comastri, C. Leitherer, Ch. Thoene, J. Lazio, S. Kwok, B. Davies, S. Jeery, E. Falgarone, H. Ebeling

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