Reviews in Modern Astronomy 15

JENAM 2001: Astronomy with Large Telescopes from Ground and Space

Edited by Reinhard E. Schielicke on behalf of the Astronomische Gesellschaft.
X+294 pages. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2002. ISBN 3-527-40404-X

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 15 continues the yearbook series with 14 contributions which were presented during JENAM 2001 - the Joint European and National Astronomical Meeting of the AG and the EAS on "Astronomy with Large Telescopes from Ground and Space" at Munich, Germany, from September 10 to 15, 2001.

Contents

  • Karl Schwarzschild Lecture:
    Macro- and Microscopic Views of Nearby Galaxies
    By Keiichi Kodaira

  • Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture:
    X-ray Evidence for Supermassive Black Holes at the Centers of Nearby, Non-active Galaxies
    By Stefanie Komossa

  • Supermassive Black Holes
    By Douglas O. Richstone

  • The Distant Universe Seen with Chandra and XMM-Newton
    By Günther Hasinger

  • Seeing the Universe in the Light of Gravitational Waves
    By Karsten Danzmann and Albrecht Rüdiger

  • Observations of Weak Polarisation Signals from the Sun
    By Achim Gandorfer

  • A Statistical Analysis of the Extrasolar Planets and the Low-mass Secondaries
    By Tsevi Mazeh and Shay Zucker

  • Radiative Transfer in Turbulent Molecular Clouds
    By Michael Hegmann

  • Seeing the Light Through the Dark: the Initial Conditions to Star Formation
    By João Alves

  • Obscured Active Galactic Nuclei
    By Roberto Maiolino

  • Cosmological Evolution of AGN - A Radioastronomer's View
    By Silke Britzen

  • The Epoch(s) of Early Type Galaxy Formation in Clusters and in the Field
    By Daniel Thomas, Claudia Maraston. and Ralf Bender

  • Modelling the Spectral Energy Distribution of Galaxies from the Ultraviolet to Submillimeter
    By Cristina C. Popescu and Richard J. Tuffs

  • Nature of the Cosmic Infrared Background and Cosmic Star Formation History: Are Galaxies Shy?
    By David Elbaz


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