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

1. History of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology

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

2. High Energy Astronomy from the Ground

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

3. Observatories in Space

Catherine Turon, GEPI-UMR CNRS 8111, Observatoire de Paris, Section de Meudon, 92195 Meudon,France

4. Explorations in Space Astronomy in the Space Age

Erik Tandberg, Sondreveien 4 K, 0378 Oslo, Norway

5. The motion of celestial bodies

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

6. Our Sun - the nearest star

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

7. Planets of our Solar System

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

8. Extra-Solar Planetary Systems

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

9. The Physics of Stars

Christopher A. Tout, University of Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy, The Observatories, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0HA, England.

10. Single Stars

Sylvie D. Vauclair, Institut de Recherches en Astronomie et Planétologie, Université de Toulouse, Institut Universitaire de France, 14 avenue Edouard Belin, 31400 Toulouse, France

Gérard P. Vauclair, Institut de Recherches en Astronomie et Planétologie, Université de Toulouse, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 14 avenue Edouard Belin, 31400 Toulouse, France

11. The Milky Way Galaxy

James Binney, Physics Department, Oxford University, UK

12. Galaxies

K.C. Freeman, Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, The Australian National University, Australia.

13. Active Galactic Nuclei

Suzy Collin, LUTH, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, Université Paris Diderot; 5 Place Jules Janssen, 92190 Meudon, France

Bożena Czerny, N. Copernicus Astronomical Centre, Bartycka 18, 00-716 Warsaw, Poland

14. Dark Matter

Jaan Einasto, Tartu observatory, Estonia

15. Expansion of the Universe - Standard Big Bang Model

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

16. "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

17. Big Bang Nucleosynthesis

Marco Limongi, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica – Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, ITALY

18. Chemical Enrichment of the Universe by Stars

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

19. Environmental Challenges in Astronomy

Paul Murdin, Institute of Astronomy,Cambridge, UK

20. Climate and Weather of the Sun - Earth System

Ilya Usoskin, Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory and Department of Physical Sciences, University, of Oulu, Finland

Natalie Krivova, Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany