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Stellar Evolution, Nuclear Astrophysics, and Nucleogenesis

Stellar Evolution, Nuclear Astrophysics, and Nucleogenesis

By: Jordi Jose, A.G.W. Cameron, David Miles Kahl

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"The content of this work, which was independently presented by Burbidge, Burbidge, Fowler, and Hoyle in 1957, represents one of the major advances in the natural sciences in the twentieth century. It effectively answered, in one fell swoop, several interrelated questions that humans have been asking since the beginning of inquiry, such as 'What are stars?' 'How does the sun shine?' 'Why is gold so rare?' 'Where did the elements in our world and in our bodies come from?'" — Alan A. Chen, Associate Professor, McMaster University
Harvard professor A. G. W. Cameron — who helped develop the Giant Impact Theory, a revolutionary concept concerning the formation of the moon — originally published this survey in a technical report of Canada's Chalk River Laboratories. Nuclear astrophysics has come of age in the decades since, during which the paper by Burbidge et al. was widely available while Cameron's study remained inaccessible. Long out of print and very hard to find, this remarkable work is now available in an affordable paperback edition for the very first time. Newly edited and retypeset by an expert in atomic physics, it provides a valuable resource to cosmologists, astrophysicists, and graduate students of nuclear astrophysics.

Dover (2013) edited and retypeset republication of the edition originally published by Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd., 1957. With a New Introduction by Jordi José, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Polytechnic University at Catalina.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486498557
ISBN 139780486498553
Author/EditorJordi Jose, A.G.W. Cameron, David Miles Kahl
Page Count206
Dimensions6 1/8 x 9 1/4

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