Item description for Starburst Galaxies: Near and Far (Springer Proceedings in Physics) by L. Tacconi...
A major fraction of star formation in the universe occurs in starbursts. These regions of particularly rapid star formation are often located towards the centers of host galaxies. Studies of this kind of star formation at high redshift have produced astonishing results over recent years that were only possible with the latest generation of large ground-based and space telescopes. The papers collected in this volume present these results in the context of the much firmer foundation of star formation in the local universe, and they emphasize all the important topics, from star formation in different environments to the cosmic star formation history.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.54" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.69" Weight: 1.41 lbs.
Release Date Dec 15, 2001
ISBN 354041472X ISBN13 9783540414728