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Author Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995.

Title Stellar structure and stellar atmospheres.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989.

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 UniM ERC  523.8 CHAN  v.1    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 515 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Series Selected papers / S. Chandrasekhar ; v. 1.
Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995. Works. Selections. 1989 ; v. 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This is the first of six volumes collecting significant papers of the distinguished astrophysicist and Nobel laureate S. Chandrasekhar. His work is notable for its breadth as well as for its brilliance; his practice has been to change his focus from time to time to pursue new areas of research. The result has been a prolific career full of discoveries and insights, some of which are only now being fully appreciated. Chandrasekhar has selected papers that trace the development of his ideas and that present aspects of his work not fully covered in the books he has periodically published to summarize his research in each area. Volume 1, "Stellar Structure and Stellar Atmospheres," covers primarily the period 1930-40 and includes early papers on the theory of white dwarfs. In the Preface, Chandrasekhar explains the criteria for selection and provides historical background. Each subsequent volume will include a foreword by an authority on the topics covered.
Subject Stars -- Structure.
Stars -- Atmospheres.
ISBN 0226100898 $65.00
0226100901 (paperback) $28.00