The Formation and Early Evolution of Stars : From Dust to Stars and Planets

Starburst regions in nearby and distant galaxies have a profound impact on our understanding of the early universe. This new, substantially updated and extended edition of Norbert Schulz’s unique book "From Dust to Stars" describes complex physical processes involved in the creation and ea...

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Main Author: Schulz, Norbert S.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012, 2012
Edition:2nd ed. 2012
Series:Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • About the Book
  • Historical Background
  • Studies of Interstellar Matter
  • Molecular Clouds and Cores
  • Concepts of Stellar Collapse
  • Evolution of Young Stellar Objects
  • Multiplicity in Star Formation
  • Accretion Phenomena and Magnetic Activity in YSOs
  • Massive Star Formation
  • High-energy Signatures in YSOs
  • Star-Forming Regions
  • Proto-solar Systems and the Sun
  • Proto- and Exoplanets
  • Gas Dynamics
  • Magnetic Fields and Plasmas
  • Radiative Interactions with Matter
  • Spectroscopy
  • Abbreviations
  • Institutes, Observatories, and Instruments
  • Variables, Constants, and Units