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Near-Infrared Extinction and Molecular Cloud Structure (pp. 3–15)
C. J. Lada, J. F. Alves, and M. Lombardi
8018.pdf (922 K)

An Observational Perspective of Low-Mass Dense Cores I:  Internal Physical and Chemical Properties (pp. 17–32)
J. Di Francesco, N. J. Evans II, P. Caselli, P. C. Myers, Y. Shirley, Y. Aikawa, and M. Tafalla
8003.pdf (515 K)

An Observational Perspective of Low-Mass Dense Cores II:  Evolution Toward the Initial Mass Function (pp. 33–46)
D. Ward-Thompson, P. André, R. Crutcher, D. Johnstone, T. Onishi, and C. Wilson
8019.pdf (569 K)

Extreme Deuteration and Hot Corinos:  The Earliest Chemical Signatures of Low-Mass Star Formation (pp. 47–62)
C. Ceccarelli, P. Caselli, E. Herbst, A. G. G. M. Tielens, and E. Caux
8020.pdf (281 K)

Molecular Cloud Turbulence and Star Formation (pp. 63–80)
J. Ballesteros-Paredes, R. S. Klessen, M.-M. Mac Low, and E. Vázquez-Semadeni
8052.pdf (423 K)

Giant Molecular Clouds in Local Group Galaxies (pp. 81–96)
L. Blitz, Y. Fukui, A. Kawamura, A. Leroy, N. Mizuno, and E. Rosolowsky
8012.pdf (1.4 MB)


Current Advances in the Methodology and Computational Simulation of the Formation of Low-Mass Stars (pp. 99–116)
R. I. Klein, S.-I. Inutsuka, P. Padoan, and K. Tomisaka
8023.pdf (564 K)

Stellar Properties of Embedded Protostars (pp. 117–132)
R. J. White, T. P. Greene, G. W. Doppmann, K. R. Covey, and L. A. Hillenbrand
8021.pdf (558 K)

The Fragmentation of Cores and the Initial Binary Population (pp. 133–147)
S. P. Goodwin, P. Kroupa, A. Goodman, and A. Burkert
8022.pdf (641 K)

The Origin of the Initial Mass Function (pp. 149–164)
I. A. Bonnell, R. B. Larson, and H. Zinnecker
8013.pdf (549 K)

The Formation of Massive Stars (pp. 165–180)
H. Beuther, E. B. Churchwell, C. F. McKee, and J. C. Tan
8001.pdf (682 K)

Ultracompact HII Regions and the Early Lives of Massive Stars (pp. 181–196)
M. G. Hoare, S. E. Kurtz, S. Lizano, E. Keto, and P. Hofner
8024.pdf (712 K)

Disks Around Young O-B (Proto)Stars:  Observations and Theory (pp. 197–212)
R. Cesaroni, D. Galli, G. Lodato, C. M. Walmsley, and Q. Zhang
8025.pdf (456 K)


Observations of Jets and Outflows from Young Stars (pp. 215–230)
J. Bally, B. Reipurth, and C. J. Davis
8008.pdf (885 K)

Toward Resolving the Outflow Engine:  An Observational Perspective (pp. 231–244)
T. Ray, C. Dougados, F. Bacciotti, J. Eislöffel, and A. Chrysostomou
8026.pdf (965 K)

Molecular Outflows in Low- and High-Mass Star-forming Regions (pp. 245–260)
H. G. Arce, D. Shepherd, F. Gueth, C.-F. Lee, R. Bachiller, A. Rosen, and H. Beuther
8007.pdf (329 K)

Jets and Bipolar Outflows from Young Stars:  Theory and Observational Tests (pp. 261–276)
H. Shang, Z.-Y. Li, and N. Hirano
8027.pdf (1 MB)

Disk Winds, Jets, and Outflows:  Theoretical and Computational Foundations (pp. 277–294)
R. E. Pudritz, R. Ouyed, Ch. Fendt, and A. Brandenburg
8028.pdf (1.1 MB)


The Rotation of Young Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs (pp. 297–311)
W. Herbst, J. Eislöffel, R. Mundt, and A. Scholz
8029.pdf (588 K)

X-Ray Properties of Young Stars and Stellar Clusters (pp. 313–328)
E. Feigelson, L. Townsley, M. Güdel, and K. Stassun
8030.pdf (684 K)

The Taurus Molecular Cloud:  Multiwavelength Surveys with XMM-Newton, the Spitzer Space Telescope, and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (pp. 329–344)
M. Güdel, D. L. Padgett, and C. Dougados
8031.pdf (870 K)

The Low-Mass Populations in OB Associations (pp. 345–360)
C. Briceño, T. Preibisch, W. H. Sherry, E. A. Mamajek, R. D. Mathieu, F. M. Walter, and H. Zinnecker
8015.pdf (905 K)

The Structure and Evolution of Young Stellar Clusters (pp. 361–376)
L. Allen, S. T. Megeath, R. Gutermuth, P. C. Myers, S. Wolk, F. C. Adams, J. Muzerolle, E. Young, and J. L. Pipher
8006.pdf (2.9 MB)


New Observational Frontiers in the Multiplicity of Young Stars (pp. 379–394)
G. Duchêne, E. Delgado-Donate, K. E. Haisch Jr., L. Loinard, and L. F. Rodríguez
8032.pdf (334 K)

Disk Evolution in Young Binaries:  From Observations to Theory (pp. 395–409)
J.-L. Monin, C. J. Clarke, L. Prato, and C. McCabe
8033.pdf (323 K)

Dynamical Mass Measurements of Pre-Main-Sequence Stars:  Fundamental Tests of the Physics of Young Stars (pp. 411–425)
R. D. Mathieu, I. Baraffe, M. Simon, K. G. Stassun, and R. White
8034.pdf (583 K)

Not Alone:  Tracing the Origins of Very-Low-Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs Through Multiplicity Studies (pp. 427–441)
A. J. Burgasser, I. N. Reid, N. Siegler, L. Close, P. Allen, P. Lowrance, and J. Gizis
8016.pdf (397 K)

The Formation of Brown Dwarfs:  Observations (pp. 443–457)
K. L. Luhman, V. Joergens, C. Lada, J. Muzerolle, I. Pascucci, and R. White
8035.pdf (461 K)

The Formation of Brown Dwarfs:  Theory (pp. 459–476)
A. Whitworth, M. R. Bate, Å. Nordlund, B. Reipurth, and H. Zinnecker
8036.pdf (656 K)


Magnetospheric Accretion in Classical T Tauri Stars (pp. 479–494)
J. Bouvier, S. H. P. Alencar, T. J. Harries, C. M. Johns-Krull, and M. M. Romanova
8014.pdf (891 K)

Interferometric Spectroimaging of Molecular Gas in Protoplanetary Disks (pp. 495–506)
A. Dutrey, S. Guilloteau, and P. Ho
8037.pdf (1.1 MB)

Gaseous Inner Disks (pp. 507–522)
J. R. Najita, J. S. Carr, A. E. Glassgold, and J. A. Valenti
8038.pdf (349 K)

Multiwavelength Imaging of Young Stellar Object Disks:  Toward an Understanding of Disk Structure and Dust Evolution (pp. 523–538)
A. M. Watson, K. R. Stapelfeldt, K. Wood, and F. Ménard
8039.pdf (540 K)

The Circumstellar Environments of Young Stars at AU Scales (pp. 539–554)
R. Millan-Gabet, F. Malbet, R. Akeson, C. Leinert, J. Monnier, and R. Waters
8040.pdf (758 K)

Models of the Structure and Evolution of Protoplanetary Disks (pp. 555–572)
C. P. Dullemond, D. Hollenbach, I. Kamp, and P. D’Alessio
8041.pdf (801 K)

Evolution of Circumstellar Disks Around Normal Stars:  Placing Our Solar System in Context (pp. 573–588)
M. R. Meyer, D. E. Backman, A. J. Weinberger, and M. C. Wyatt
8053.pdf (517 K)


Formation of Giant Planets (pp. 591–606)
J. J. Lissauer and D. J. Stevenson
8056.pdf (531 K)

Gravitational Instabilities in Gaseous Protoplanetary Disks and Implications for Giant Planet Formation (pp. 607–622)
R. H. Durisen, A. P. Boss, L. Mayer, A. F. Nelson, T. Quinn, and W. K. M. Rice
8042.pdf (710 K)

Gaseous Planets, Protostars, and Young Brown Dwarfs:  Birth and Fate (pp. 623–638)
G. Chabrier, I. Baraffe, F. Selsis, T. S. Barman, P. Hennebelle, and Y. Alibert
8055.pdf (674 K)

The Diverse Origins of Terrestrial-Planet Systems (pp. 639–654)
M. Nagasawa, E. W. Thommes, S. J. Kenyon, B. C. Bromley, and D. N. C. Lin
8043.pdf (1.2 MB)

Disk-Planet Interactions During Planet Formation (pp. 655–668)
J. C. B. Papaloizou, R. P. Nelson, W. Kley, F. S. Masset, and P. Artymowicz
8044.pdf (2.9 MB)

Planet Migration in Planetesimal Disks (pp. 669–684)
H. F. Levison, A. Morbidelli, R. Gomes, and D. Backman
8045.pdf (964 K)

A Decade of Radial-Velocity Discoveries in the Exoplanet Domain (pp. 685–699)
S. Udry, D. Fischer, and D. Queloz
8058.pdf (537 K)

When Extrasolar Planets Transit Their Parent Stars (pp. 701–716)
D. Charbonneau, T. M. Brown, A. Burrows, and G. Laughlin
8017.pdf (479 K)

Direct Detection of Exoplanets (pp. 717–732)
J.-L. Beuzit, D. Mouillet, B. R. Oppenheimer, and J. D. Monnier
8011.pdf (606 K)

Atmospheres of Extrasolar Giant Planets (pp. 733–747)
M. S. Marley, J. Fortney, S. Seager, and T. Barman
8046.pdf (600 K)


The Chemical Evolution of Protoplanetary Disks (pp. 751–766)
E. A. Bergin, Y. Aikawa, G. A. Blake, and E. F. van Dishoeck
8010.pdf (939 K)

Dust in Protoplanetary Disks:  Properties and Evolution (pp. 767–781)
A. Natta, L. Testi, N. Calvet, Th. Henning, R. Waters, and D. Wilner
8002.pdf (483 K)

Growth of Dust as the Initial Step Toward Planet Formation (pp. 783–800)
C. Dominik, J. Blum, J. N. Cuzzi, and G. Wurm
8047.pdf (479 K)

Astronomical and Meteoritic Evidence for the Nature of Interstellar Dust and Its Processing in Protoplanetary Disks (pp. 801–813)
C. M. O’D. Alexander, A. P. Boss, L. P. Keller, J. A. Nuth, and A. Weinberger
8005.pdf (325 K)

Comet Grains and Implications for Heating and Radial Mixing in the Protoplanetary Disk (pp. 815–833)
D. Wooden, S. Desch, D. Harker, H.-P. Gail, and L. Keller
8048.pdf (917 K)

From Dust to Planetesimals:  Implications for the Solar Protoplanetary Disk from Short-lived Radionuclides (pp. 835–848)
M. Wadhwa, Y. Amelin, A. M. Davis, G. W. Lugmair, B. Meyer, M. Gounelle, and S. J. Desch
8049.pdf (333 K)

Origin and Evolution of Oxygen-Isotopic Compositions of the Solar System (pp. 849–862)
H. Yurimoto, K. Kuramoto, A. N. Krot, E. R. D. Scott, J. N. Cuzzi, M. H. Thiemens, and J. R. Lyons
8057.pdf (1 MB)

Water in the Small Bodies of the Solar System (pp. 863–878)
D. Jewitt, L. Chizmadia, R. Grimm, and D. Prialnik
8051.pdf (1.3 MB)

Physical Properties of Transneptunian Objects (pp. 879–893)
D. P. Cruikshank, M. A. Barucci, J. P. Emery, Y. R. Fernández, W. M. Grundy, K. S. Noll, and J. A. Stansberry
8050.pdf (444 K)

A Brief History of Transneptunian Space (pp. 895–911)
E. Chiang, Y. Lithwick, R. Murray-Clay, M. Buie, W. Grundy, and M. Holman
8054.pdf (683 K)


Comparative Planetology and the Search for Life Beyond the Solar System (pp. 915–928)
C. A. Beichman, M. Fridlund, W. A. Traub, K. R. Stapelfeldt, A. Quirrenbach, and S. Seager
8009.pdf (234 K)

From Protoplanets to Protolife:  The Emergence and Maintenance of Life (pp. 929–944)
E. Gaidos and F. Selsis
8004.pdf (273 K)


Plates 1–4 (accompanies chapter #8030 by Feigelson et al.)
  Medium-resolution version (5.4 MB)
  High-resolution version (16 MB)

Plates 5–6 (accompanies chapter #8045 by Levison et al.)
  Medium-resolution version (5.4 MB)
  High-resolution version (16 MB)

Plates 7–9 (accompanies chapter #8009 by Beichman et al.)
  Medium-resolution version (5.4 MB)
  High-resolution version (16 MB)