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XXI Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics, Florence, Italy, 9-13 December 2002eBook - 2003
This invaluable proceedings contains contributions from leading scientists in astrophysics, cosmology and related fields such as gravitation and elementary particles physics. It provides a general review of the status and the prospects of research in these fields for an audience of astrophysicists and physicists. The book includes both in depth reviews of various fields of relativistic astrophysics and shorter contributions on the latest results and developments in more specific areas. Some of the topics discussed are: physics of the early universe, cosmological parameters, formation of galaxies, black holes and compact objects, gravitational waves, cosmic rays, high energy radiation, dark matter, cosmic background, active galactic nuclei, supernovae and gravitational lensing.
Publisher: Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, ©2003
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 413 pages) : illustrations