This second edition has been updated and revised and contains contributions covering important developments in this field, and reflecting on interesting insights into classical novae. The book examines thermonuclear processes, the evolution of nova systems, nova atmospheres and winds, the evolution of dust and molecules in novae, nova remnants and observations of novae in other galaxies. It includes observations across the electromagnetic spectrum, from radio to gamma rays, and discusses some of the most important outstanding problems in classical nova research.
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Author Biography - Michael F. Bode
Michael Bode is Professor of Astrophysics at Liverpool John Moores University. He is a Senior Fellow of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council and Director of the Liverpool Telescope Project. He has served on many research councils and committees and has been Secretary and Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society. Aneurin Evans is Professor of Astrophysics at Keele University. His research interests include the study of novae, 'born-again' systems like 'Sakurai's Object', the interstellar medium in globular clusters, and mapping the Galactic plane at sub-mm wavelengths.