State of the Universe 2008

State of the Universe 2008

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The State of the Universe annuals provide an annual astronomy review suitable for the popular science-level reader. The 2008 annual covers the yeara€™s 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. ... a€œWe 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
Author:Martin Ratcliffe
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-02-01


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