The Impact of HST on European Astronomy

  • F. Duccio Macchetto

Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings book series (ASSSP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIV
  2. Stars, Star Formation, Stellar Populations and Planets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Paul A. Crowther
      Pages 3-10
    3. Thomas Rauch, Klaus Werner
      Pages 11-14
    4. M. Heydari-Malayeri, M. R. Rosa, V. Charmandaris, L. Deharveng, F. Martins, F. Meynadier et al.
      Pages 31-36
    5. Eva Villaver, Letizia Stanghellini, Richard A. Shaw
      Pages 37-40
    6. Roberto P. Mignani
      Pages 47-50
    7. Francesco R. Ferraro
      Pages 51-54
    8. Deirdre Coffey, Francesca Bacciotti, Thomas P. Ray, Jochen Eislöffel
      Pages 65-69
    9. Dimitrios A. Gouliermis, Thomas Henning, Wolfgang Brandner, Michael R. Rosa, Andrew E. Dolphin, Markus Schmalzl et al.
      Pages 71-75
    10. Leonel Gutiérrez, John Beckman
      Pages 77-79
  3. Nearby Galaxies, Bulges, Spheroids and Galaxy Formation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Alvio Renzini
      Pages 83-90

About these proceedings

Introduction

The Hubble Space Telescope has facilitated major contributions to a wide range of topics in astronomy:

  • The study of nearby planets
  • The processes of star and planet formation
  • The stellar and interstellar components of galaxies
  • The discovery that most, if not all, galactic nuclei harbor a massive black hole that profoundly affects their evolution
  • The realisation that the universe as a whole is undergoing acceleration as a result of a yet unknown form of "dark energy".

This volume offers a broad perspective of the advancements made possible by the HST over its almost two decades of operation and emphasises their impact on European astronomical research. These proceedings of 41st symposium in the ESLAB series of the European Space Agency collect the oral and poster papers that were presented and discussed during the meeting.

Keywords

Dark energy Deep fields Duccio Macchetto European Astronomy Galaxies Galaxy formation HST Hubble Space Telescope Hubble constant Planets Quasar Redshift Star formation Stars Stellar populations

Editors and affiliations

  • F. Duccio Macchetto
    • 1
  1. 1.(STSCI)Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimoreU.S.A.

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3400-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-3399-4
  • Online ISBN 978-90-481-3400-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1570-6591
  • Series Online ISSN 1570-6605
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