Reviews in Modern Astronomy 13

New Astrophysical Horizons

Edited by Reinhard E. Schielicke on behalf of the Astronomische Gesellschaft, 2000.
IIX+269 pages / 91 figures / Hard cover / ISBN 3-9805176-3-2

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 13 continues the yearbook series with 15 contributions which were presented during the International Scientific Conference of the AG on "New Astrophysical Horizons" at Göttingen from September 20 to 25, 1999.


  • Karl Schwarzschild Lecture:
    Historical Reflections on the Role of Numerical Modeling in Astrophysics
    By Jeremiah P. Ostriker

  • Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture:
    Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems: A new Perspective on Galaxy Formation and Evolution
    By Markus Kissler-Patig

  • Dynamics of Solar Magnetic Fields - A Spectroscopic Investigation
    By Michael Sigwarth

  • Models of Experimental Fluid Dynamos
    By Andreas Tilgner

  • Morphology and Kinematics of Jets from Young Stars
    By Jochen Eislöffel

  • Gas Streams and Spiral Structure in the Milky Way
    By Peter Englmaier

  • Stellar X-Ray Astronomy: Results and Perspectives for the New Millenium
    By Jürgen H. M. M. Schmitt

  • Gamma Ray Bursts in the 1990's - A Multi-wavelength Scientific Adventure
    By Sylvio Klose

  • Evolution of White Dwarfs in Cataclysmic Variables
    By Boris T. Gänsicke

  • Exploring Distant Galaxy Evolution: Highlights with Keck
    By David Koo

  • Galaxy Evolution over Cosmological Timescales
    By Uta Fritze-von Alvensleben

  • Evolution of Early-Type Galaxies in Clusters
    By Bodo L. Ziegler

  • Extragalactic (Sub)millimeter Astronomy - Today and Tomorrow
    By Karl Menten and Frank Bertoldi

  • In Search of the Low Surface Brightness Universe
    By Jonathan I. Davies

  • The Hexapod Telescope - A Neverending Story
    By Rolf Chini

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