The State of the Universe annuals provide an annual astronomy review suitable for the popular science-level reader. The 2008 annual covers the yearas astronomical news on topics beyond the Solar System, placing them in the context of the longer-term goals of astronomers and astrophysicists around the world. The book also includes web links for all major news stories, providing a bridge between the public news stories and the actual research web sites.11 December, 2006 Heavyweight Stars Light Up Nebula NGC 6357 In the star cluster Pismis 24, a star previously ... This discovery does resolve the problem of a more massive star, because the theoretical upper limit for a single star is about 150 solar masses. ... aWe then hope to start construction and have it ready by 2017, when we can install instruments and use it! ... located about 450 light-years away in the direction of Taurus, has revealed new details about massive star formationanbsp;...
|Title||:||State of the Universe 2008|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-02-01|