Title: Astrophysical Ages and Time Scales
Volume: 245 Year: 2001 View Volume 245 on ADS
Editors: von Hippel, Ted; Simpson, Chris; Manset, Nadine
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Paper Title Page Authors
Time Since the Beginning 3 Guth, Alan H.
Time and Modern Physics 18 Unruh, W. G.
Implications of Spacetime Structure for Transience 24 Savitt, Steven F.
Lessons Learned From Solar Oscillations 31 Gough, D. O.
Precision Pulsar Timing 44 Kaspi, V. M.
Dwarf Nova and Accretion Disks 57 Osaki, Yoji
The Most Stable Optical Clocks Known 65 Mukadam, Anjum; Kepler, S. O.; Winget, D. E.
Time Scale Invariant High-Low Transitions in Neutron Star/Black Hole Systems 74 Inoue, H.
On the Relationship Between Dynamical Time and Atomic Time 83 Kolesnik, Y. B.
Time Scale of Disk and Planet Formation 89 Shu, Frank H.
The Epoch of Planet Formation 90 Lin, Douglas
Solar System Formation Time Scales From Oligarchic Growth 91 Thommes, Edward W.; Duncan, Martin J.; Levison, Harold F.
Lunar Formation From a Circumterrestrial Disk 101 Korkubo, E.; Ida, S.
Radioactivity and Solar System Formation Time Scales 110 Lee, Typhoon
On the Accretion of Distant Planets 111 Ward, William R.; Agnor, Craig B.; Tanaka, Hidekazu
Dust to Dust: Evidence for Planet Formation? 121 Schneider, Glenn; Hines, Dean C.; Silverstone, Murray D.; Weinberger, Alycia J.; Becklin, Eric E.; Smith, Bradford A.
Recent Solar Heavy Element Abundance Determinations and Implications for the History of the Solar System 130 Biémont, E.
Ages and Abundances Among β Pictoris Stars 133 Edwards, Michael L.; Stencel, Robert E.
Outer Solar System Survey 135 Fuse, T.; Kinoshita, D.; Yamamoto, N.; Watanabe, J.
The Formation of the Planetary Sequence in a Rotating, Self-Gravitating Disk of Randomly Colliding Planetesimals 138 Griv, E.; Gedalin, M.; Eichler, D.; Liverts, E.
Star Formation Studies With the Sloan Digital Sky Survey 141 McGehee, P. M.
Observing the Planet Formation Time Scale by Ground-Based Direct Imaging of Planetary Companions to Young Nearby Stars: Gemini/Hokupaa Image of TWA-5 144 Neuchäuser, Ralph; Potter, Dan; Brandner, Wolfgang
Galaxy Formation One Star at a Time: New Information From the Kinematics of Field Stars in the Galaxy 149 Beers, Timothy C.; Chiba, Masashi
Globular Cluster Age Dating 162 Chaboyer, Brian
White Dwarf Stars as Cosmochronometers 173 Fontaine, G.
Relative Ages of Galactic Globular Clusters: Clues to the Milkey Way Formation Time Scale 182 Aparicio, A.; Rosenberg, A.; Saviane, I.; Piotto, G.; Zoccali, M.
White Dwarfs in Opern Clusters: New Tests of Stellar Evolution and the Age of the Galaxy 190 von Hippel, Ted
Stellar Seismology, Stellar Ages, and the Cosmological Constant 199 Isaak, G. R.; Isaak, K. G.
The Dark Side of the Milky Way 207 Bernkopf, Jan; Fidler, Alex; Fuhrmann, Klaus
The Age of the Galactic Bulge 216 Rich, R. Michael
Nucleosynthesis Clocks and the Age of the Galaxy 226 Truran, James W.; Burles, Scott; Cowan, John J.; Sneden, Christopher
Neutron-Capture Element Abundances and Cosmochronometry 235 Sneden, Christopher; Cowan, John J.; Beers, Timothy C.; Truran, James W.; Lawler, James E.; Fuller, George
First Measurement of the Uranium/Thorium Ratio in a Very Old Star: Implications for the Age of the Galaxy 244 Cayrel, R.; Spite, M.; Spite, F.; Hill, V.; Primas, F.; François, P.; Beers, T. C.; Plez, B.; Barbuy, B.; Andersen, J.; Nordström, B.; Molaro, P.; Bonifacio, P.
Hope and Inquietudes in Nucleocosmochronology 252 Arnould, M.; Goriely, S.
The Oldest Stars: Diffusion and the Spite Plateau 262 Weiss, A.; Salaris, M.
How Good Are New Ages for Old Stars? 271 Gustafsson, Bengt; Mizuno-Wiedner, Michelle
The Dynamical Relaxation Time Scale of the Milky Way 280 Griv, E.; Gedalin, M.; Eichler, D.; Yuan, C.
Dating and Reconstructing Star Formation Episodes in the Local Group 289 Valls-Gabaud, David; Hernandez, Xavier; Gilmore, Gerard
New Searches for R-Process Enhanced Stars 298 Christlieb, N.; Beers, T. C.; Hill, V.; Primas, F.; Rhee, J.; Ryan, S. G.; Bessell, M.; Norris, J. E.; Sneden, C.; Edvardsson, B.; Gustafsson, B.; Karlsson, T.; Mizuno-Wiedner, M.
Determination of Accurate Stellar Ages Using Detached Eclipsing Binaries 301 Giménez, A.; Ribas, I.; Guinan, E. F.
Eddington: A European Space Mission That Will Measure the Age of the Stars 304 Giménez, A.; Favata, F.
The Light Elements in TO and SGB Stars of Two Globular Clusters: Implications for Photometric Age Determinations 307 VLT Globular Cluster Team; Gratton, R. G.; Bonifacio, P.; Bragaglia, A.; Carretta, E.; Castellani, V.; Centurion, M.; Chieffi, A.; Claudi, R.; Clementini, G.; D'Antona, F.; Desidera, S.; Francois, P.; Grundahl, F.; Lucatello, S.; Molaro, P.; Pasquini, L.; Sneden, C.; Spite, F.; Straniero, O.
Cosmochronometry and New Constraints on R-Process Nucleosynthesis 310 Hannawald, M.; Pfeiffer, B.; Kratz, K.-L.
Luminosity Function and Age of White Dwarfs in the Disk 313 Harris, Hugh C.; Dahn, Conard C.; Leggett, S. K.; Liebert, James
R-Process Pattern in the Very-Metal-Poor Halo Star CS 31802-001 316 Hill, Vanessa; Plez, Bertrand; Cayrel, Roger; Beers, Timothy C.
Multi-Color Observations of Evolved Stars in ω Centauri 319 Hughes, Joanne; Wallerstein, George; van Leeuwen, Floor
Age Gradients in the Scluptor and Carina Dwarf Spheroidals 322 Hurley-Keller, Denise; Mateo, Mario
Planetary Nebulae in the Outer Spheroid of M 31 325 Hurley-Keller, Denise; Morrison, Heather; Harding, Paul; Jacoby, George
What Are White Dwarfs Telling Us About the Galactic Disk and Halo? 328 Isern, J.; García-Berro, E.; Salaris, M.
Nucleosynthesis of Heavy Elements in the First Generation Stars 331 Iwamoto, Nobuyuki; Kajino, Toshitaka; Aoki, Wako
Addressing Ambiguities in the Evolutionary Status of Solar-Mass Stars 334 Koktay, Tuba
New Gravities for Old Stars 337 Korn, A. J.; Gehren, T.
Did the Inner Halo Globular Clusters Form Earlier Than Those in the Outer Halo? 340 Lee, Jae-Woo; Carney, Bruce W.; Fullton, Laura K.; Stetson, Peter B.
Horizontal Branch Morphology as an Age Indicator 343 Lee, Young-Wook; Yoon, Suk-Jin; Rey, Soo-Chang; Chaboyer, Brian
Ages of Cool White Dwarfs From Photometric and Spectroscopic Analyses 346 Leggett, S. K.; Bergeron, P.; Ruiz, María Teresa
Revised Ages for the Alpha Persei and Pleiades Clusters 349 Martín, Eduardo L.; Dahm, Scott; Pavlenko, Yakiv
Tidal Streams in the Galactic Halo: Evidence for the Sagittarius Northern Stream or Traces of a New Nearby Dwarf Galaxy 352 Martínez-Delgado, D.; Aparicio, A.; Carrera, R.; Gómez-Flechoso, M. A.
Dwarf Spheroidals With Tidal Tails and Structure Formation 355 Mayer, Lucio
MACHO Project Analysis of the Galactic Bulge Microlensing Events With Clump Giants as Sources 358 Popowski, P.; Vandehei, T.; Griest, K.; Alcock, C.; Allsman, R. A.; Alves, D. R.; Axelord, T. S.; Becker, A. C.; Bennett, D. P.; Cook, K. H.; Drake, A. J.; Freeman, K. C.; Geha, M.; Lehner, M. J.; Marshall, S. L.; Minniti, D.; Nelson, C. A.; Peterson, B. A.; Quinn, P. J.; Stubbs, C. W.; Sutherland, W.; Welch, D.; The MACHO Collaboration
Is the Short Distance Scale a Result of a Problem With the LMC Photometric Zero Point? 361 Popowski, Piotr
Chromospherically Young, Kinematically Old Stars 364 Rocha-Pinto, Helio J.; Maciel, Walter J.; Castilho, Bruno V.
Atomic Diffusion in Stellar Interiors and Field Halo Subdwarfs Ages 367 Salaris, M.; Weiss, A.
Is the Universe Younger Than the Galaxy? The Lesson of the Globular Clusters 370 Straniero, Oscar; Chieffi, Alessandro; Dominguez, Inmaculata; Imbriani, Gianluca; Limongi, Marco
Time Scales and Transitions During Stellar Pulsation and Evolution 373 Szabó, R.; Kolláth, Z.; Csubry, Z.; Buchler, J. R.
Tuning the Clock: Uranium and Thorium Chronometers Applied to CS 31802-001 376 Toenjes, R.; Schatz, H.; Kratz, K.-L.; Pfeiffer, B.; Beers, T. C.; Cowan, J.; Hill, V.
Formation Histories Expected From Cosmological Simulations 381 Kauffmann, Guinevere
Merger Time Scales 382 Barnes, Joshua E.
Time Scales in Starbursts 390 Leitherer, Claus
Evolutionary Time Scales of Dwarf Irregular Galaxies 401 Hensler, Gerhard
The Formation and Evolution of Gloublar Clusters in the Antennae Galaxies 411 Whitmore, Bradley C.
Galaxy Deconstruction: Clues From Globular Clusters 420 West, Michael J.
The Formation Time Scales of Giant Spheroids 429 Trager, S. C.; Faber, S. M.; Dressler, A.
Time Scale of Chemical Enrichment, Transport, and Mixing 438 Roy, Jean-René
Dating Stellar Populations in Dwarf Starbursting Galaxies 439 Aloisi, A.; Leitherer, C.
The Ages of Early-Type Galaxies From Infrared Surface Brightness Fluctuations 442 Jensen, Joseph B.; Tonry, John L.; Barris, Brian J.; Liu, Michael C.
Age Estimation of Extragalactic Globular Cluster Systems Using Hβ Index 445 Lee, Hyun-Chul; Yoon, Suk-Jin; Lee, Young-Wook
An Infrared View of Galactic Spheroid Formation 448 Masci, F. J.; Lonsdale, C. J.; Carlberg, R. C.
Time Scales of Dynamical Processes in the Intergalactic Medium 451 Rauch, M.; Sargent, W. L. W.; Barlow, T. A.
Near IR Imaging and Spectroscopy of an Intermediate Mass Black Hole Candidate in M 82 454 Usuda, T.; Kobayashi, N.; Terada, H.; Matsushita, S.; Tsuru, T. G.; Harashima, T.; Matsumoto, T.; Kawabe, R.; Goto, M.; Tokunaga, A.
Spectro-Chemical Evolution of Low Surface Brightness Galaxies 457 Vázquez, Gerardo A.; González, J. Jesús; Carigi, Leticia
Time Scales and the Formation of Low Surface Brightness Galaxies 460 Williams, P. R.; Nelson, A. H.
Potogalaxies and the Hubble Sequence 463 Williams, P. R.; Nelson, A. H.
Is Cold Dark Matter Still a Strong Buy? The Lesson From Galaxy Clusters 469 Governato, Fabio; Ghigna, Sebastiano; Moore, Ben
Observational Constraints on Cluster Formation at Low Redshift 481 Lubin, Lori M.
Ages and Metal Contents of Early-Type Galaxies 491 Jørgensen, Inger
Time Scales in X-ray Clusters of Galaxies 500 Ettori, Stefano
Faint End of the Galaxy Luminosity Function: A Chronometer for Structure Formation 509 Tully, R. Brent
The Oldest Stellar Populations at z ~ 1.5 517 Stockton, Alan
Time at the Beginning 529 Turner, Michael S.
The Hubble Constant and the Expansion Age of the Universe 542 Freedman, Wendy L.
Tunable Filter Surveys for Star Formation Across Different Lookback Times 552 Jones, Heath; Bland-Hawthron, Joss
The Evolution of the Lyman Alpha Forest from z ~ 3 --> 0 561 Davé, Romeel
Old Galaxies at High Redshift 569 Dalton, G. B.
High Redshift Quasars and Star Formation History 575 Dietrich, M.; Hamann, F.
Cosmic Flows: A Status Report 584 Courteau, S.; Dekel, A.
Type Ia Supernovae, the Hubble Constant, the Cosmological Constant and the Age of the Universe 593 Tonry, John L.; The High-Z Supernova Search Team
Time Scales of Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation: Gold Mine in the Universe 603 Sugiyama, Naoshi
Cosmic Age in a Lepton-Asymmetric Unvierse: New Constraints From Primordical Nucleosynthesis and Cosmic Microwave Background Fluctuations 611 Kajino, T.; Orito, M.; Ichiki, K.; Kawanomoto, S.; Ando, H.; Mathews, G. J.; Boyd, R. N.
The Age of the Universe From Joint Analysis of Cosmological Probes 617 Lahav, Ofer
The Static Universe Hypothesis and Observational Proof 627 Andrews, Thomas B.
Lengths of the First Days of the Unvierse 628 Carmeli, Moshe
The Scale Expanding Cosmos Theory and a New Conception of the Progression of Time 631 Masreliez, C. Johan
JHK Spectroscopy of the z = 2.39 Radio Galaxy 53W002 and Its Companions 634 Motohara, K.; Yamada, T.; Iwamuro, F.; Maihara, T.