Reviews in Modern Astronomy 10


Edited by Reinhard E. Schielicke on behalf of the Astronomische Gesellschaft, 1997.
XII+354 pages / 158 figures / Hard cover / ISBN 3-9805176-0-8

The yearbook series Reviews in Modern Astronomy of the Astronomische Gesellschaft (AG) was established in 1988 in order to bring the scientific events of the meetings of the society to the attention of the worldwide astronomical community.
Reviews in Modern Astronomy is devoted exclusively to the invited Reviews, the Karl Schwarzschild Lectures, the Ludwig Biermann Award Lectures, and the highlight contributions from leading scientists reporting on recent progress and scientific achievements at their respective research institutes.

Volume 10 continues the yearbook series with 17 contributions which were presented during the International Scientific Conference of the AG on "Gravitation" at Tübingen from September 16 to 21, 1996.


  • Karl Schwarzschild Lecture:
    Gravitational Radiation - a New Window Onto the Universe
    By Kip Thorne

  • Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture:
    Star Formation Histories of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies
    By Eva K. Grebel

  • Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture:
    On Arcs in X-ray Clusters
    By Matthias L. Bartelmann

  • 80 Years of General Relativity
    By Jürgen Ehlers

  • The Distance Scale To Gamma-Ray Bursts
    By Don Q. Lamb

  • Gamma Ray Burst Models
    By Peter Mészáros

  • Massive Stars - Near and Far
    By Regina E. Schulte-Ladbeck

  • The Great Wall and Beyond -
    Surveys of the Universe to z < 0.1
    By Margaret J. Geller

  • Black Holes in Galactic Nuclei
    By Martin J. Rees

  • Experimental Gravity and Lunar Laser Ranging
    By J. Müller and Michael H. Soffel

  • Merging Neutron Stars
    By Maximilian Ruffert and H.-Thomas Janka

  • Ultraviolet Spectroscopy of Hot Compact Stars
    By Klaus Werner, S. Dreizler, U. Heber, N. Kappelmann, J. Kruk, T. Rauch, B. Wolff

  • The Jet of the Quasar 3C273 at High Resolution
    By Hermann Josef Röser, Klaus Meisenheimer, Martin Neumann, R.G. Conway, J.R. Davis, R.A. Perlay

  • ISO: The First 10 Months of the Mission
    By Dietrich Lemke

  • First Results from SOHO
    By Bernhard Fleck

  • Search for Primeval Galaxies with the Calar Alto Deep Imaging Survey (CADIS)
    By Eduard Thommes, K. Meisenheimer, R. Fockenbrock, H. Hippelein, H.-J. Röser

  • The New Pre-main Sequence Population South of the Taurus-Auriga Molecular Clouds
    By Ralph Neuhäuser

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