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Star Formation - (World Scientific Series in Astrophysics) by Mark R. Krumholz (Hardcover)
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This book provides a modern introduction to the study of star formation, at a level suitable for graduate students or advanced undergraduates in astrophysics. The first third of the book provides a review of the observational phenomenology and then the basic physical processes that are important for star formation. The remainder then discusses the major observational results and theoretical models for star formation on scales from galactic down to planetary. The book includes recommendations for complementary reading from the research literature, as well as five problem sets with solutions.
Number of Pages: 507
Series Title: World Scientific Series in Astrophysics
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Author: Mark R. Krumholz
Street Date: July 30, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-0528
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