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Massive stars as cosmic engines

International Astronomical Union. Symposium

Massive stars as cosmic engines

proceedings of the 250th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union held in Kauai, Hawaii, USA, December 10-14, 2007

by International Astronomical Union. Symposium

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U. K, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Supergiant stars -- Congresses,
  • Astrophysics -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and author index.

    Other titlesCosmic engines, Proceedings of the 250th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union
    Statementedited by Fabio Bresolin, Paul A. Crowther, and Joachim Puls.
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesIAU symposium proceedings series, IAU symposium and colloquium proceedings series
    ContributionsBresolin, Fabio., Crowther, Paul A., Puls, Joachim, Priv.-Doz. Dr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB843.S9 I58 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 590 p. :
    Number of Pages590
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23222302M
    ISBN 100521874726
    ISBN 109780521874724
    LC Control Number2008301361

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