By F. Matteucci (auth.), Francesca Matteucci, Franco Giovannelli (eds.)

This booklet is a evaluation of the main updated observational and theoretical info in regards to the chemical evolution of the Milky manner. A comparability among the abundances derived from box stars and clusters is gifted including details at the abundances and dynamics of gasoline. The function of supernovae and novae at the chemical enrichment historical past of our Galaxy is mentioned within the framework of the main complicated and specific chemical evolution versions. The problems in acquiring trustworthy abundance measurements in addition to specific predictions approximately stellar nucleosynthesis and chemical abundances within the interstellar medium are severely mentioned through experts within the box. attainable mechanisms for the formation and evolution of the Milky means are urged at the foundation of comparability among thought and observations.

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