Chapter 2. The Scientific Issues

  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626311.ch2

Status and Perspectives of Astronomy in Germany 2003-2016: Memorandum

Status and Perspectives of Astronomy in Germany 2003-2016: Memorandum

How to Cite

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (ed) (2008) The Scientific Issues, in Status and Perspectives of Astronomy in Germany 2003-2016: Memorandum, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626311.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 21 MAY 2008

Book Series:

  1. Denkschrift (DFG)

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319107

Online ISBN: 9783527626311

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Keywords:

  • scientific issues;
  • universe;
  • galaxies;
  • massive black holes;
  • interstellar medium;
  • stellar formation;
  • planetary formation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The universe – its origin, evolution and large-scale structure

  • Galaxies and massive black holes

  • The matter cycle and stellar evolution

  • Stellar and planetary formation: protostars, circumstellar disks and extrasolar planetary systems