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The Star Splitters: The High Energy Astronomy ObservatoriesThe nature of the high energy universe and the design of instruments to analyze stellar and galactic radiation are described in this history of the HEAO program and its scientific and technical accomplishments. Topics covered include: creative violence, stellar explosions, cosmic rays, superbubbles, stellar coronas, collapsed stars, neutron stars, degenerate dwarf stars, black holes, X-ray images of galaxies, galactic nuclei, spiral galaxies, galactic clusters, the mystery of the missing mass, and cosmic fire.
Document ID
19840014448
Acquisition Source
Headquarters
Document Type
Special Publication (SP)
Authors
Tucker, W. H.
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Cambridge, MA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1984
Subject Category
Astronomy
Report/Patent Number
NAS 1.21:466
LC-83-16349
NASA-SP-466
Accession Number
84N22516
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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