Fifty Years of Quasars : From Early Observations and Ideas to Future Research

The 50th anniversary of the discovery of quasars in 1963 presents an interesting opportunity to ask questions about the current state of quasar research. Formatted as a series of interviews with noted researchers in the field, each of them asked to address a specific set of questions covering topics...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: D'Onofrio, Mauro (Editor), Marziani, Paola (Editor), Sulentic, Jack W. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • An introduction to fifty years of research on quasars
  • Quasars in the life of astronomers
  • Quasars: the observational perspectives
  • Quasars classes and their relationships
  • From observations to physical parameters
  • Models of quasars
  • Quasars in the Cosmic Environment
  • The future of quasar studies
  • Fifty years of quasars: current impressions and future perspectives