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Gesammelte Werke - Collected Works 9783540638667

Gesammelte Werke - Collected Works

ISBN-10: 3540638660
ISBN-13: 9783540638667
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Product Description: Der bekannte Astronom Karl Schwarzschild (1873-1916) gilt als der Begr#65533;nder der Astrophysik und als hervorragender Forscher mit einer erstaunlichen Bandbreite seiner Interessen. Arbeiten zur Himmelsmechanik, Elektrodynamik und Relativit#65533;tstheorie weisen ihn als vorz#65533;glichen Mathematiker und Physiker auf der H#65533;he seiner Zeit aus. Untersuchungen zur Photographischen Photometrie, Optik und Spektroskopie zeigen den versierten Beobachter, der sein Me#65533;instrumentarium beherrscht, und schlie#65533;lich arbeitete Schwarzschild als Astrophysiker an Sternatmosph#65533;ren, Kometen, Struktur und Dynamik von Sternsystemen. Die in seinem kurzen Leben entstandene F#65533;lle an wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten ist in drei B#65533;nden der Gesamtausgabe gesammelt, erg#65533;nzt durch biographisches Material, Annotationen von Fachleuten und einen Essay des Nobelpreistr#65533;gers S. Chandrasekhar. The well-known astronomer Karl Schwarzschild (1873-1916) is regarded as the founder of astrophysics and as an exceptionally talented researcher whose interests spanned a remarkably broad spectrum. His work on celestial mechanics, electrodynamics, and relativity theory demonstrates his great abilities as a mathematician and physicist who significantly influenced the science of his times. His investigations of photographic photometry, optics, and spectroscopy display his strengths as an observer who knew his instruments. But above all Schwarzschild pursued questions of astrophysics, addressing in particular stellar atmospheres, comets, and the structure and dynamics of stellar systems. The host of scientific works that he authored in his short life is now collected in the form of this three-volume complete works; it is supplemented by biographical material, notes from some of todays experts, and an essay by the Nobel Laureate S. Chandrasekhar.

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