The Resource The new cosmos

The new cosmos

Label
The new cosmos
Title
The new cosmos
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1905-
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Unsöld, Albrecht
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translation of: Der neue Kosmos
LC call number
QB43.2
LC item number
.U5713 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baschek, B.
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  • Astronomy
  • Astronomie
  • Astronomie
  • Astronomy
  • Sterrenkunde
  • Kosmologie
  • Astronomia
  • Univers
  • Astronomie
  • Astrophysique
  • Astrophysik
  • Astronomie
Label
The new cosmos
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Der neue Kosmos
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [397]-408) 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
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Classical Astronomy. The Solar System. 2.1. Humanity and the Stars -- Observing and Thinking. A Historical Introduction to Classical Astronomy. 2.2. The Celestial Sphere. Astronomical Coordinate Systems. Geographic Latitude and Longitude. 2.3. The Motions of the Earth. Seasons and the Zodiac. Time: The Day, the Year, and the Calendar. 2.4. The Moon. Eclipses of the Moon and the Sun. 2.5. Orbital Motions and Distances in the Planetary System. 2.6. Mechanics and the Theory of Gravitation. 2.7. Artificial Satellites and Spacecraft. Space Research. 2.8. The Physical Structure of the Planets and Their Moons. 2.9. The Physical Properties of the Comets, Meteors, and Meteorites. The Interplanetary Medium -- 3. Astronomical and Astrophysical Instruments. 3.1. The Development of Astronomical Observation Methods. A Historical Introduction and Overview of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. 3.2. Telescopes and Detectors in the Optical and Ultraviolet Regions
  • 3.3. Telescopes and Detectors for the Radio-Frequency and Infrared Spectral Regions. 3.4. Instruments for High-Energy Astronomy. 3.5. X-Ray Telescopes and Detectors -- 4. The Sun and Stars. Astrophysics of Individual Stars. 4.1. Astronomy + Physics = Astrophysics. Historical Introduction. 4.2. The Theory of Radiation. 4.3. The Sun: Radiation and Velocity Fields in the Photosphere. 4.4. Magnitudes and Colors, Distances and Radii of the Stars. 4.5. Classification of Stellar Spectra; the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram and the Color-Magnitude Diagram. 4.6. Binary Stars and Stellar Masses. 4.7. Spectra and Atoms. Excitation and Ionization. 4.8. The Physics of Stellar Atmospheres. 4.9. Theory of the Fraunhofer Lines. The Chemical Compositions of Stellar Atmospheres. 4.10. The Sun: The Chromosphere and the Corona. Flow Fields, Magnetic Fields, and Solar Activity. 4.11. Variable Stars. Flow Fields, Magnetic Fields, and Activity in Stars. 4.12. Stellar Structure and Energy Production in Stars
  • 5. Stellar Systems: The Milky Way and Other Galaxies. Cosmogony and Cosmology. 5.1. The Advance into the Universe. A Historical Introduction to the Astronomy of the 20th Century. 5.2. The Structure and Dynamics of the Milky Way Galaxy. 5.3. Interstellar Matter. Cosmic Radiation. 5.4. Color-Magnitude Diagrams of Star Clusters. Stellar Evolution. 5.5. Normal Galaxies. Infrared Galaxies. 5.6. Radio Galaxies, Quasars, and Activity in Galactic Nuclei. 5.7. Clusters of Galaxies and Superclusters. 5.8. Galactic Evolution. 5.9. Cosmology -- 6. The Origin of the Solar System. The Evolution of the Earth and of Life. 6.1. The Origin of the Sun and the Solar System. 6.2. The Origin of the Meteorites. 6.3. The Earth-Moon System. 6.4. The Evolution of the Earth and of Life -- App. A.1 Various Units in the International System of Units (SI) and the Gaussian System -- App. A.2 Names of the Constellations
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
  • 4th completely rev. ed. /
  • Albrecht Unsöld, Bodo Baschek ; translated by William D. Brewer.
Extent
xvi, 438 pages
Isbn
9783540525936
Lccn
91026110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24175016
  • (OCoLC)ocm24175016
Label
The new cosmos
Publication
Note
Translation of: Der neue Kosmos
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [397]-408) 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
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Classical Astronomy. The Solar System. 2.1. Humanity and the Stars -- Observing and Thinking. A Historical Introduction to Classical Astronomy. 2.2. The Celestial Sphere. Astronomical Coordinate Systems. Geographic Latitude and Longitude. 2.3. The Motions of the Earth. Seasons and the Zodiac. Time: The Day, the Year, and the Calendar. 2.4. The Moon. Eclipses of the Moon and the Sun. 2.5. Orbital Motions and Distances in the Planetary System. 2.6. Mechanics and the Theory of Gravitation. 2.7. Artificial Satellites and Spacecraft. Space Research. 2.8. The Physical Structure of the Planets and Their Moons. 2.9. The Physical Properties of the Comets, Meteors, and Meteorites. The Interplanetary Medium -- 3. Astronomical and Astrophysical Instruments. 3.1. The Development of Astronomical Observation Methods. A Historical Introduction and Overview of the Electromagnetic Spectrum. 3.2. Telescopes and Detectors in the Optical and Ultraviolet Regions
  • 3.3. Telescopes and Detectors for the Radio-Frequency and Infrared Spectral Regions. 3.4. Instruments for High-Energy Astronomy. 3.5. X-Ray Telescopes and Detectors -- 4. The Sun and Stars. Astrophysics of Individual Stars. 4.1. Astronomy + Physics = Astrophysics. Historical Introduction. 4.2. The Theory of Radiation. 4.3. The Sun: Radiation and Velocity Fields in the Photosphere. 4.4. Magnitudes and Colors, Distances and Radii of the Stars. 4.5. Classification of Stellar Spectra; the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram and the Color-Magnitude Diagram. 4.6. Binary Stars and Stellar Masses. 4.7. Spectra and Atoms. Excitation and Ionization. 4.8. The Physics of Stellar Atmospheres. 4.9. Theory of the Fraunhofer Lines. The Chemical Compositions of Stellar Atmospheres. 4.10. The Sun: The Chromosphere and the Corona. Flow Fields, Magnetic Fields, and Solar Activity. 4.11. Variable Stars. Flow Fields, Magnetic Fields, and Activity in Stars. 4.12. Stellar Structure and Energy Production in Stars
  • 5. Stellar Systems: The Milky Way and Other Galaxies. Cosmogony and Cosmology. 5.1. The Advance into the Universe. A Historical Introduction to the Astronomy of the 20th Century. 5.2. The Structure and Dynamics of the Milky Way Galaxy. 5.3. Interstellar Matter. Cosmic Radiation. 5.4. Color-Magnitude Diagrams of Star Clusters. Stellar Evolution. 5.5. Normal Galaxies. Infrared Galaxies. 5.6. Radio Galaxies, Quasars, and Activity in Galactic Nuclei. 5.7. Clusters of Galaxies and Superclusters. 5.8. Galactic Evolution. 5.9. Cosmology -- 6. The Origin of the Solar System. The Evolution of the Earth and of Life. 6.1. The Origin of the Sun and the Solar System. 6.2. The Origin of the Meteorites. 6.3. The Earth-Moon System. 6.4. The Evolution of the Earth and of Life -- App. A.1 Various Units in the International System of Units (SI) and the Gaussian System -- App. A.2 Names of the Constellations
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
  • 4th completely rev. ed. /
  • Albrecht Unsöld, Bodo Baschek ; translated by William D. Brewer.
Extent
xvi, 438 pages
Isbn
9783540525936
Lccn
91026110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24175016
  • (OCoLC)ocm24175016

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