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By Henny J. G. L. M. Lamers

This long-awaited graduate textbook, written through pioneers within the box, offers a accomplished advent to the observations, theories, and outcomes of stellar winds. The premiums of mass loss and the wind velocities are defined from uncomplicated actual rules. This textbook additionally contains chapters in actual fact explaining the formation and evolution of interstellar bubbles and the results of mass loss at the evolution of excessive- and low-mass stars. every one subject is brought just to clarify the elemental strategies after which built to supply a fantastic starting place for realizing present study. This authoritative textbook is designed for complex undergraduate and graduate scholars and researchers looking an realizing of stellar winds and, extra commonly, supersonic flows from astrophysical items. it's in response to classes taught in Europe and the U.S. during the last 20 years and comprises seventy difficulties for coursework or self-study.

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