Blowing bubbles in the cosmos [electronic resource] : astronomical winds, jets, and explosions / T.W. Hartquist, J.E. Dyson, and D.P. Ruffle.

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Hartquist, T. W. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Oxford University Press, c2004.
Description
1 online resource (188 p.)

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Many astrophysical bodies produce winds, jets or explosions, which blow bubbles. From a nonmathematical perspective, based on the understanding of bubbles, this book addresses various topics in astrophysics including supernovae, the production of structure in the Early Universe, the environments of supermassive black holes and gamma-ray bursts.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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English
Contents
Contents; 1. The First Discoveries of Astronomical Winds; 2. The Magnitudes of Astronomical Quantities; 3. Stellar Evolution; 4. Basic Structures of Winds and Windblown Bubbles; 5. Star Formation and Low-Mass Young Stellar Objects; 6. Regions of High-Mass Star Formation; 7. Winds from Main-Sequence and Post-Main-Sequence Stars; 8. Supernovae and Their Remnants; 9. Galactic Winds, Starburst Superwinds, and the Epoch of Galaxy Formation; 10. Active Galaxies and Their Nuclei; 11. Some Other Windy and Explosive Sources; Epilogue; Glossary; Mathematical Appendix; Index
ISBN
  • 1-280-47255-3
  • 0-19-535143-6
  • 0-19-518615-X
OCLC
  • 191924445
  • 936849741
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