This volume contains working papers on astronomy and astrophysics prepared by 15 non-National Research Council panels in areas ranging from radio astronomy to the status of the profession.I - INTRODUCTION For traditional reasons Theory and Laboratory Astrophysics have been coupled together in this report. ... The success of modern astrophysics illustrates the close interdependence of observation, experiment and theory. ... of the growing maturity of our subject that there is a considerable catalog of puzzles that we know how to address and whose answers will teach us something new.
|Author||:||Astronomy and Astrophysics Survey Committee, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1991-01-15|