The Resource Galaxy formation and evolution, Houjun Mo, Frank van den Bosch, Simon White

Galaxy formation and evolution, Houjun Mo, Frank van den Bosch, Simon White

Label
Galaxy formation and evolution
Title
Galaxy formation and evolution
Statement of responsibility
Houjun Mo, Frank van den Bosch, Simon White
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The rapidly expanding field of galaxy formation lies at the interface between astronomy, particle physics, and cosmology. Covering diverse topics from these disciplines, all of which are needed to understand how galaxies form and evolve, this book is ideal for researchers entering the field. Individual chapters explore the evolution of the Universe as a whole and its particle and radiation content; linear and nonlinear growth of cosmic structure; processes affecting the gaseous and dark matter components of galaxies and their stellar populations; the formation of spiral and elliptical galaxies; central supermassive black holes and the activity associated with them; galaxy interactions; and the intergalactic medium. Emphasizing both observational and theoretical aspects, this book provides a coherent introduction for astronomers, cosmologists, and astroparticle physicists to the broad range of science underlying the formation and evolution of galaxies"--Provided by publisher
  • "This book is concerned with the physical processes related to the formation and evolution of galaxies. Simply put, a galaxy is a dynamically bound system that consists of many stars"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mo, Houjun
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB857
LC item number
.M63 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Van den Bosch, Frank
  • White, S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galaxies
  • Galaxies
  • Galaxies
  • Galaxies
  • Galaxie
  • Sternsystem
  • Astrophysik
  • Kosmologie
Label
Galaxy formation and evolution, Houjun Mo, Frank van den Bosch, Simon White
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Observational facts; 3. Cosmological background; 4. Cosmological perturbations; 5. Gravitational collapse and collisionless dynamics; 6. Probing the cosmic density field; 7. Formation and structure of dark matter halos; 8. Formation and evolution of gaseous halos; 9. Star formation in galaxies; 10. Stellar populations and chemical evolution; 11. Disk galaxies; 12. Galaxy interactions and transformations; 13. Elliptical galaxies; 14. Active galaxies; 15. Statistical properties of the galaxy population; 16. The intergalactic medium; Appendices; References; Index
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xix, 820 pages
Isbn
9780521857932
Lccn
2009054020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)460059772
  • (OCoLC)ocn460059772
Label
Galaxy formation and evolution, Houjun Mo, Frank van den Bosch, Simon White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Observational facts; 3. Cosmological background; 4. Cosmological perturbations; 5. Gravitational collapse and collisionless dynamics; 6. Probing the cosmic density field; 7. Formation and structure of dark matter halos; 8. Formation and evolution of gaseous halos; 9. Star formation in galaxies; 10. Stellar populations and chemical evolution; 11. Disk galaxies; 12. Galaxy interactions and transformations; 13. Elliptical galaxies; 14. Active galaxies; 15. Statistical properties of the galaxy population; 16. The intergalactic medium; Appendices; References; Index
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xix, 820 pages
Isbn
9780521857932
Lccn
2009054020
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)460059772
  • (OCoLC)ocn460059772

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