Zooming in: The Cosmos at High Resolution

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Regina von Berlepsch
Wiley, Oct 24, 2011 - Science - 276 pages
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High resolution is a key element in research in astronomy and cosmology.
Advances in instrumentation and new methods are enabling us to constantly make new exciting discoveries, and progress in theoretical modelling allows us to gain a deeper understanding of cosmic physics.
One example of this progress in instrumentation and observing strategy have made possible the discovery of a rich population of low-mass planets orbiting solar-type stars (Michel Mayor et al., Karl Schwarzschild Lecture 2010).
This 23rd volume in the series Reviews of Modern Astronomy contains 14 invited reviews and highlight contributions presented during the 2010 annual meeting of the Astronomical Society on the topic "Zooming in: The cosmos at high resolution", held in Bonn, Germany, in September 2010.

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About the author (2011)

Regina v. Berlepsch studied Physics at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena. After finishing her studies, she worked as scientific assistant at the central institute for astrophysics (ZIAP) in Potsdam.
Since 1992, she is leading the scientific documentation center of the Astrophysical Institute in Potsdam (AIP).

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