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50 Years of Brown Dwarfs: From Prediction to Discovery to by Viki Joergens (Ed.),Viki Joergens PDF

By Viki Joergens (Ed.),Viki Joergens

ISBN-10: 3319011618

ISBN-13: 9783319011615

ISBN-10: 3319375237

ISBN-13: 9783319375236

The years 2012/2013 mark the fiftieth anniversary of the theoretical prediction that Brown Dwarfs, i.e. degenerate gadgets that are simply no longer titanic sufficient to maintain sturdy hydrogen fusion, exist. a few two decades after their discovery, how Brown Dwarfs shape remains to be one of many major open questions within the conception of celebrity formation.

In this quantity, the pioneers of Brown Dwarf study overview the historical past of the theoretical prediction and the next discovery of Brown Dwarfs. After an creation, written via Viki Joergens, reviewing Shiv Kumar's theoretical prediction of the lifestyles of brown dwarfs, Takenori Nakano stories his and Hayashi's calculation of the Hydrogen Burning minimal Mass. either predictions occurred within the early Sixties. Jill Tarter then writes at the creation of the time period 'Brown Dwarf', ahead of Ben Oppenheimer, Rafael Rebolo and Gibor Basri describe their first discovery of Brown Dwarfs within the Nineteen Nineties. finally, Michael Cushing and Isabelle Baraffe describe the improvement of the sector to the present state-of-the-art.

While the booklet is principally geared toward the Brown Dwarf study neighborhood, the outline of the pioneering interval in a systematic box will allure basic readers drawn to astronomy as well.

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