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Cosmic Matter

Cosmic Matter

Siegfried Röser (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-62300-6

Sep 2008

426 pages



This 20th volume in the series contains 16 invited reviews and highlight contributions presented during the 2007 International Scientific Conference of the German Astronomical Society on the topic of "Cosmic Matter", held in Würzburg, Germany.
The papers published here discuss a wide range of hot topics, including cosmology, high-energy astrophysics, astroparticle physics gravitational waves, extragalactic and stellar astronomy -- together representing the roadmap for astroparticle physics in Europe.
Karl Schwarzschild Lecture:
Als die Computer die Astronomie eroberten (in German)
Rudolf Kippenhahn

Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture I
Massive Star Formation: The Power of Interferometry
Henrik Beuther

Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture II
At the Bottom of the Main Sequence
Activity and Magnetic Fields Beyond the Threshold to Complete Convection
Ansgar Reiners

Thirty Years of Research in Cosmology, Particle Physics and Astrophysics and how Many More to Discover Dark Matter?
Celine Boehm

Structure Formation in the Expanding Universe: Dark and Bright Sides
Anatoly Klypin and Daniel Ceverino

From COBE to Planck
Matthias Bartelmann

Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Konstantinos D. Kokkotas

High-(Energy)-Lights -
The Very High Energy Gamma-Ray Sky
Dieter Horns

Astronomy with Ultra High-energy Particles
Jörg R. Hörandel

The Assembly of Present-Day Galaxies as Witnessed by Deep Surveys
Klaus Meisenheimer

The First Stars
Volker Bromm

Pulsar Timing -
From Astrophysics to Fundamental Physics
Michael Kramer

Hydrodynamical Simulations of the Bullet Cluster
Chiara Mastropietro and Andreas Burkert

Massive Stars as Tracers for Stellar and Galactochemical Evolution
Norbert Przybilla

Formation and Evolution of Brown Dwarfs
Alexander Scholz

Status and Perspectives of Astroparticle Physics in Europe
Christian Spiering