Formation and Evolution of Cosmic Structures: Reviews in Modern Astronomy

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Siegfried Röser
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 19, 2009 - Science - 295 pages
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This 21st volume in the series contains 15 invited reviews and highlight contributions presented during the 2008 International Scientific Conference of the German Astronomical Society on the topic of "New Challenges to European Astronomy", held in Vienna, Austria.

The papers discuss a wide range of hot topics, including cosmology, high-energy astrophysics, astroparticle physics gravitational waves, extragalactic and stellar astronomy -- together representing the roadmap for modern astrophysical research.

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Dr. Siegfried Roser is staff scientist at the Centre for Astronomy, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
His research focuses on galactical structures and star populations. He is serving as editor-in-chief of the Reviews volumes on behalf of the German Astronomische Gesellschaft.

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