Life and Death of the Stars

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This volume is devoted to one of the fascinating things about stars: how they evolve as they age. This evolution is different for stars of different masses. How stars end their lives when their supply of energy is exhausted also depends on their masses. Interestingly, astronomers conjectured about the ultimate fate of the stars even before the details of their evolution became clear. Part I of this book gives an account of the remarkable predictions made during the 1920s and 1930s concerning the ultimate fate of stars. ...

Life and Death of the Stars 2014, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K, Berlin

ISBN-13: 9783642453830

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