Planets to Cosmology (Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium #18) (Hardcover)

Planets to Cosmology (Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium #18) By Mario Livio (Editor), Stefano Casertano (Editor) Cover Image
By Mario Livio (Editor), Stefano Casertano (Editor)
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This book acknowledges the importance of identifying the most crucial science to be performed by the superb Hubble Telescope. With this goal in mind, the book presents a review of some of the most important open questions in astronomy. World experts examine topics ranging from extrasolar planets and star formation to supermassive black holes and the reionization of the universe. Special emphasis is placed on what astronomical observations should be carried out during the next few years to enable breakthroughs in our understanding of a complex and dynamic universe. In particular, the reviewers attempt to identify those topics to which the Hubble Space Telescope can uniquely contribute. The special emphasis on future research makes this book an essential resource for both professional researchers and graduate students in astronomy and astrophysics.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521847582
ISBN-10: 0521847583
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2006
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium