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Supernova : the violent death of a star

Author: Donald Goldsmith
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The brightest supernova in four centuries occurred in February 1987, and was one of the most significant discoveries of 20th-century astronomy. The results astronomers obtained, and the basic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Goldsmith
ISBN: 0192861166 9780192861160
OCLC Number: 21596555
Description: xvi, 221 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Discovery; the hidden messages of starlight; the observers - the early days of Sn 1987A; the growth of neutrino astronomy; Supernovae in history; the lives of the stars; the theorists; stars at the ends of their lives; what makes a Supernova shine?; neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes; Supernova 1987A - x rays and gamma rays; Supernovae as probes of the universe.
Responsibility: Donald Goldsmith.

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