From white dwarfs to black holes : the legacy of S. Chandrasekhar

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Other titles
  • Journal of astrophysics and astronomy.
Published
  • Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press 1999
Physical description
xiii, 240p. : ill. ; 24cm.
ISBN
  • 0226769968
Notes
  • "The essays in this book were originally published by the Indian Academy of Sciences in 1996 as a special issue of the Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy."-t.p. verso
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Stars: their structure and evolution / G. Srinivasan -- Neutron stars before 1967 and my debt to Chandra / E.E. Salpeter -- The stellar-dynamical oeuvre / James Binney -- Radiative transfer / George B. Rybicki -- The negative ion of hydrogen / A.R.P. Rau -- S. Chandrasekhar and magnetohydrodynamics / E.N. Parker -- The virial method and the classical ellipsoids / Norman R. Lebovitz -- Making the transition from Newton to Einstein: Chandrasekhar's work on the post-Newtonian approximation and radiation reaction / Bernard F. Schutz -- Stability theory of relativistic stars / John L. Friedman -- Chandrasekhar, black holes, and singularities / Roger Penrose -- Chandra and his students at Yerkes Observatory.
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Genre
  • Biography.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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University of Bristol Libraries: Research Reserve (contact University of Bristol Library staff) Store 571419 7 day loan (Research Reserve)
British Library: Document Supply Services 99/26861
British Library: Science, Technology and Business, St Pancras Reading Rooms (B) OX 97
University of Cambridge Libraries: Institute of Astronomy Library: Main Library 117/SRI
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: South Front, Floor 4 342:25.c.95.72
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Murray Library, King's Buildings (STANDARD LOAN) QB51 Fro.
University of Glasgow Library: University Library Level 5 Astronomy A4 1999-C
The London Library: London Library S. Astronomy, Chandrasekhar
University of Manchester Library: Contact the Main Library 523.03
University of Oxford Libraries: Radcliffe Science Library 00.E03797 (Box B000001053998)
Royal Observatory of Edinburgh: Royal Observatory of Edinburgh 52(049.32)
Royal Society Library: Royal Society Library Biog.CHA
Science Museum Library: Science Museum Library, Wroughton 92 CHA FROM

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