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Stevenson, David S.

Extreme Explosions

Stevenson, David S. - Extreme Explosions, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. An Overview of Stellar Evolution

1. The Biology of Supernovae
David S. Stevenson

2. The Anatomy of Stellar Life and Death
David S. Stevenson

Part II. A Walk Across the Rooftops

3. Stellar Evolution at the Summit of the Main Sequence
David S. Stevenson

4. Collapsars, Hypernovae and Long Gamma Ray Bursts
David S. Stevenson

5. Death by Fallback
David S. Stevenson

6. The Formation of Massive Stars by Collision and Their Fate
David S. Stevenson

7. Electron-Capture Supernovae
David S. Stevenson

8. Ultra-luminous Type IIn Supernovae
David S. Stevenson

9. The Magnetar Model for Ultra-Luminous Supernovae
David S. Stevenson

10. The Mysterious SN 2005ap and Luminous Blue Flashes
David S. Stevenson

Part III. Thermonuclear Supernovae

11. Hypotheses and an Oxymoron
David S. Stevenson

12. Are there Super-Chandrasekhar Supernovae?
David S. Stevenson

13. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Thermonuclear Supernovae
David S. Stevenson

Part IV. In Flagrante Delicto

14. The Mysterious Case of V838 Monocerotis and the Red Novae
David S. Stevenson

15. Between Scylla and Charybdis
David S. Stevenson

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Popular Science in Astronomy, Particle and Nuclear Physics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Astronomers' Universe
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461481362

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