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Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Astrophysik und Astronomie

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Works: 82 works in 212 publications in 2 languages and 3,714 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: QB465, 523.7
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High-energy spectroscopic astrophysics by Steven Michael Kahn ( )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After three decades of intense research in X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy, the time was ripe to summarize basic knowledge on X-ray and gamma-ray spectroscopy for interested students and researchers ready to become involved in new high-energy missions. This volume exposes both the scientific basics and modern methods of high-energy spectroscopic astrophysics. The emphasis is on physical principles and observing methods rather than a discussion of particular classes of high-energy objects, but many examples and new results are included in the three chapters as well."--Jacket
The sun, solar analogs and the climate by Joanna D Haigh ( )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book presents the lecture notes of the 34th Saas-Fee Advanced Course "The Sun, Solar Analogs and the Climate" given by leading scientists in the field. Emphasis is on the observed variability of the Sun and the present understanding of the variability's origin as well as its impact on the Earth's climate. The solar variability is then studied in the broader context of solar-type stars, allowing for better understanding of the solar-activity cycle and the magnetic activity in general." "This book provides an accessible and up-to-date introduction to the field for graduate students and serves as a modern source of reference for active researchers in this field."--Jacket
Solar and stellar dynamos by Paul Charbonneau ( )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book presents a thorough, step-by-step introduction to solar and stellar dynamos. It offers an overview of the major challenges in understanding stellar magnetic fields and their evolution in terms of various dynamo models
The origin of the galaxy and local group : Saas-Fee Advanced Course 37 by J Bland-Hawthorn ( )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains the updated and expanded lecture notes of the 37th Saas-Fee Advanced Course organised by the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy. It offers the most comprehensive and up to date review of one of the hottest research topics in astrophysics - how our Milky Way galaxy formed
Computational methods for astrophysical fluid flow by Randall J LeVeque ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and German and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four lectures lead the reader from basic numerical methods for solving hyperbolic partial differential equations to the application of complex simulation codes to selected astrophysical problems. The text highlights the powerful capabilities, the use, and the pitfalls of computational astrophysics. Difficult topics pertaining to astrophysical problem solving, such as gravitation, magnetic fields, reactive flow, and relativity, are addressed. Two lectures are devoted to radiation hydrodynamics. They treat the derivation of the basic equations and numerical methods. This book will be useful to students and researchers in astrophysics and applied mathematics
The Deep universe : Saas-Fee Advanced Course 23, lecture notes 1993, Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy by Allan Sandage ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides a first-hand account of modern cosmology, written by three celebrated astronomers renowned for their excellence in both research and teaching. The central theme of the book, the deep Universe, is approached in three truly complementary ways: as a coherent and smooth theory embracing the evolution of the Universe from its original radiations emerging from the hot Big Bang to the present structures of matter; as a meandering, rough road paved by our observations of stars, galaxies, and clusters; and in terms of how these approaches have been gradually developed and intertwined in the historical process that led to the modern science of cosmology. The book is written for graduate students in astrophysics but is also of interest to professional astronomers and particle physicists
Galaxies : interactions and induced star formation by R. C Kennicutt ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume contains the written versions of the lectures given at the 26th course of the renowned Saas-Fee series. The book represents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the field of galaxy interaction. Nowadays, galaxies are no longer seen as immutable objects: they evolve, interact, merge, blaze, and reshape. Dynamic forces can induce powerful stellar activity able to transform the matter composition and morphology of galaxies. The lectures included in this book aim at a better understanding of these remarkable and fascinating phenomena. Though the book is intended for graduate students and young post-docs in astrophysics, it contains more advanced and original material, as well as historical perspectives, which will be of great interest to experts and astronomy teachers also
Physics of star formation in galaxies by F Palla ( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book begins with a historical introduction, "Star Formation: The Early History", that presents new material of interest for students and historians of science. This is followed by two long articles on "Pre-Main-Sequence Evolution of Stars and Young Clusters" and "Observations of Young Stellar Objects". These articles on the fascinating problem of star formation from interstellar matter give a thorough overview of present-day theories and observations. The articles contain material so far unpublished in the astronomical literature. The book addresses graduate students and can be used as a textbook for advanced courses in stellar astrophysics
Observational cosmology : eight [sic] advanced course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics by J. E Gunn ( Book )
5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Star formation : tenth advanced course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics by I Appenzeller ( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morphology and dynamics of galaxies : twelfth advanced course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics (member society of the Swiss National Academy of Science) by James Binney ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astrophysical processes in upper main sequence stars : thirteenth advanced course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics by Arthur N Cox ( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnetohydrodynamics : Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics, fourth advanced course by Leon Mestel ( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Galaxies by Advanced Course in Astrophysics ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Large scale structures in the universe : Seventeenth Advanced Course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics by A. C Fabian ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extragalactic high energy astrophysics : ninth Advanced Course of the Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics by F Pacini ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dynamical structure and evolution of steller systems by 3d Advanced Course in Astrophysics ( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radiation in moving gaseous media : eighteenth advanced course of the Swiss Society of Astrophysics and Astronomy by R. P Kudritzki ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gesellschaft für Astrophysik und Astronomie
Société suisse d’astrophysique et d’astronomie
Société suisse d'astrophysique et d'astronomie
Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy
Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy
Swiss Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Swiss Society of Astrophysics and Astronomy
Languages
English (93)
German (3)
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