Astronomy and Astrophysics

Edited by : Oddbjorn Engvold,

Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics University of Oslo, Norway

John Lattanzio,

Centre for Stellar and Planetary Astrophysics, Monash University, Victoria Australia

Bozena Czerny,

Copernicus Astronomical Center,Bartycka 18, 00-716 Warsaw, Poland

Rolf Stabell,

Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics University of Oslo, Norway

History of Astronomy (Fundamentals of Astronomy and Astrophysics)

1. History of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology

Malcolm Sim Longair, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK

2. Ultraviolet, Optical and Infrared Astronomy


3. Radio Astronomy

Richard Wielebinski

4. High Energy Astronomy from the Ground

Felix Aharonian, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies,Dublin,Ireland and Max Planck Institut fur Kernphysik, Germany

5. Observatories in Space

Catherine Turon, ,

6. Explorations in Space Astronomy in the Space Age

Erik Tandberg,, Sondreveien 4 K, 0378 Oslo, Norway

7. The motion of celestial bodies

Kaare Aksnes, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, Norway

8. Our Sun - the nearest star

Jack B. Zirker, NOAO, NSO, USA, ,

9. Planets of our Solar System

Iwan P. Williams, Astronomy Unit, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

10. Small Solar System Bodies


11. Extra-Solar Planetary Systems

Alfred Vidal-Madjar, Institut d Astrophysique de Paris,UMR7095 CNRS,Universite Pierre & Marie Curie, France

12. The Physics of Stars

Christopher Tout, ,

13. Single Stars

Sylvie Vauclair, ,

14. Binary Stars

Peter Eggleton, ,

15. Stellar Populations

Cesare S. Chiosi, ,

16. Interstellar Medium

17. The Milky Way Galaxy

James Binney, Physics Department, Oxford University, UK ,

18. Galaxies

Ken Freeman, ,

19. Active Galactic Nuclei

Suzy Collin, Universite Paris Dederot , France

20. Dark Matter

Jaan Einasto, Tartu observatory, Estonia

21. Expansion of the Universe - Standard Big Bang Model

Matts Roos, Department of Physical Sciences and Department of Astronomy,University of Helsinki, Finland

22. "Let There be Light":The Emergence of Structures out of the Dark Ages in the Early Universe

Abraham (Avi) Loeb, Department of Astronomy,Harvard University, USA

23. Cosmic Microwave Background


24. Nucleosynthesis

Marco Limongi, ,

25. Chemical Enrichment of the Universe by Stars

John Lattanzio, Centre for Stellar and Planetary Astrophysics,School of Mathematical Sciences,Monash University, Australia

26. Beyond the Standard Model - Dark Energy and Inflation

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27. Environmental Challenges in Astronomy

Paul Murdin, Institute of Astronomy,Cambridge, UK

28. Cultural Impacts of Astronomy

Stanislaw Iwaniszewski, ,