Deciphering the Universe through Spectroscopy

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Regina von Berlepsch
Wiley, Oct 11, 2010 - Science - 274 pages
This 22nd volume in the series contains 15 invited reviews and highlight contributions from outstanding speakers presented during the 2009 annual meeting of the Astronomical Society on the subject of "Deciphering the Universe through Spectroscopy", held in Potsdam, Germany.
Topics range from the measurements of magnetic fields on the surface of the sun via detailed measurements of abundances in stellar atmospheres to the kinematics of the universe at its largest scales.
The result is a systematic overview of the latest astronomical and cosmological research.

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About the author (2010)

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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