Eta Carinae and the Supernova Impostors

Author:   Kris Davidson ,  Roberta M Humphreys
Publisher:   Springer New York
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Pages:   333
Publication Date:   01 January 2012
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Author:   Kris Davidson ,  Roberta M Humphreys
Publisher:   Springer New York
Imprint:   Springer New York
ISBN:  

9781461422754


ISBN 10:   1461422752
Pages:   333
Publication Date:   01 January 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Electronic book text
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Kris Davidson is Professor of Astronomy at the University of Minnesota. He received his university degrees from the California Institute of Technology and Cornell University. His research has covered a diverse group of objects distinguished by their special characteristics -- QSO s, the Crab Nebula supernova remnant, X-ray sources and pulsars, and of course eta Carinae. He is the Principal Investigator on the Hubble Space Telescope Treasury Project on eta Carinae. Roberta Humphreys is an Institute of Technology Distinguished Professor of Astronomy at the University of Minnesota. She received her degrees from Indiana University and the University of Michigan. She has received the George W. Taylor award for distinguished research at the University of Minnesota and the Alexander von Humboldt distinguished Senior Scientist Award from Germany. Her research has focused on observational studies of the most luminous and most massive stars in our Milky Way galaxy, stellar populations in nearby galaxies, and the structure of the Milky Way.

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