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100 Billion Suns : The Birth, Life, and Death of the Stars

100 Billion Suns : The Birth, Life, and Death of the Stars - 83 edition

100 Billion Suns : The Birth, Life, and Death of the Stars - 83 edition

ISBN13: 9780691087818

ISBN10: 0691087814

100 Billion Suns : The Birth, Life, and Death of the Stars by Rudolf Kippenhahn and Jean  Translator Steinberg - ISBN 9780691087818
Edition: 83
Copyright: 1983
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Published: 1983
International: No
100 Billion Suns : The Birth, Life, and Death of the Stars by Rudolf Kippenhahn and Jean  Translator Steinberg - ISBN 9780691087818

ISBN13: 9780691087818

ISBN10: 0691087814

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface to the First Paperback Edition
Introduction

1 The Long Life of Stars
2 The Astrophysicist's Most Important Diagram
3 Stars As Nuclear Power Plants
4 Stars and Stellar Models
5 The Life Story of the Sun
6 The Life Story of Massive Stars
7 Highly Evolved Stars
8 Pulsars Do Not Pulsate
9 When Stars Steal Mass from Other Stars
10 X-ray Stars
11 The End of Stars
12 How Stars Are Born
13 Planets and Their Inhabitants

Appendix A: The Velocities of Stars
Appendix B: How the Universe Is Measured
Appendix C: Weighing the Stars
Afterword to the Princeton Science Library Edition
Index

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