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Stellar Populations: A User Guide from Low to High Redshift

Stellar Populations: A User Guide from Low to High Redshift

Alvio Renzini, Laura Greggio

ISBN: 978-3-527-40918-1

Oct 2011

317 pages

In Stock

$165.00

Description

This up-to-date reference on stellar populations and development models includes coverage of distant galaxies, chemical evolution and supernovae. Written by highly acclaimed authorities in the field, the book makes use of specific problems to reveal the "kitchen secrets."
Firm and less firm outcomes of stellar evolution theory
The fundamentals of evolutionary population synthesis
Resolving stellar populations
Age dating resolved stellar populations
The evolutionary synthesis of stellar populations
Stellar populations diagnostics of galaxies
Supernovae
The IMF from low to high redshift
Evolutionary links across cosmic time: an empirical history of galaxies
The chemical evolution of galaxies, clusters and the whole universe