The First Stars
by Simon C. O. Glover
Publisher: arXiv 2012
Number of pages: 72
The author discusses our current understanding of the physical processes involved in the formation of Population III stars. He shows how we can identify the mass scale of the first dark matter halos to host Population III star formation, and discusses how gas undergoes gravitational collapse within these halos, eventually reaching protostellar densities.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by George Gamow - Dover Publications
In this fascinating book, a renowned physicist outlines the theories that illuminate the evolution of our world. Gamow employs language that's both scientifically accurate and easy to understand as he traces the development of atomic theory.
by James Schombert - University of Oregon
This course studies the birth, evolution and death of stars in our galaxy, emphasizing the underlying science behind stellar and galactic evolution, the observational aspect and our knowledge of how the Universe operates on the stellar scale.
by Andreas Schmitt - arXiv
Cold and dense nuclear and quark matter can be found in the interior of compact stars. The author gives a pedagogical introduction to microscopic calculations based on phenomenological models, effective theories, and perturbative QCD.
by P.K. Townsend - arXiv
Notes for a course taught in part III of the Cambridge University Mathematical Tripos: gravitational collapse, Schwarzschild black hole, charged black holes; rotating black holes; energy and angular momentum; black hole mechanics; Hawking radiation.