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Nuclear astrophysics

  • Rekonstruktion und Reduktion physikalischer Theorienby Raphael Bolinger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Astroparticle physics employs a range of theories to model the sources of cosmic radiation ? but until now, it has not fully captured the relevant connections between these theories. Using Scheibe?s method for the reconstruction and reduction of physical theories, Raphael Bolinger demonstrates the uses and limitations of formal strategies... more...

  • Nuclear Physics of Starsby Christian Iliadis

    Wiley 2015; US$ 103.95

    Most elements are synthesized, or "cooked", by thermonuclear reactions in stars. The newly formed elements are released into the interstellar medium during a star's lifetime, and are subsequently incorporated into a new generation of stars, into the planets that form around the stars, and into the life forms that originate on the planets. Moreover,... more...

  • The Neutrino Huntersby Ray Jayawardhana

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.99

    Before the Higgs boson, there was a maddening search for another particle the ghostly neutrino. First detected in 1956, its fleeting appearances have teased answers to many mysteries: How did the Big Bang happen? Why is antimatter so rare? What might dark matter be made of? And could faster-than-light travel be possible, overturning Einstein?s theory... more...

  • Neutrino Huntersby Ray Jayawardhana

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 14.99

    The incredibly small bits of matter we call neutrinos may hold the secret to why antimatter is so rare, how mighty stars explode as supernovas and what the universe was like just seconds after the big bang. They even illuminate the inner workings of our own planet. For more than eighty years, adventurous minds from around the world have been chasing... more...

  • Magnetic Processes in Astrophysicsby ; Gü diger; nther; Rainer Hollerbach; Leonid L. Kitchatinov

    Wiley 2013; US$ 170.00

    In this work the authors draw upon their expertise in geophysical and astrophysical MHD to explore the motion of electrically conducting fluids, the so-called dynamo effect, and describe the similarities and differences between different magnetized objects. They also explain why magnetic fields are crucial to the formation of the stars, and discuss... more...

  • Exotic Nucleiby Yu E. Penionzhkevich; Yu G. Sobolev

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 231.00

    The production and the properties of nuclei in extreme conditions, such as high isospin, temperature, angular momenta, large deformations etc., have become the subject of detailed investigations in all scientific centers. The main topics discussed at the Symposium were: Synthesis and Properties of Exotic Nuclei; Superheavy Elements; Rare Processes... more...

  • Fundamentals of Cosmic Particle Physicsby Maxim Khlopov

    Cambridge International Science Publishing Ltd. 2012; US$ 179.00

    This current updated and expanded text reflects the large number of scientific advances, both theoretically and experimentally, within the discipline of cosmoparticle physics in the last 10 years. Some of the topics that have been added, updated include but are not limited to; HND or CMD+HND scenarios being implemented into sterile neutrino scenarios,... more...

  • High Energy Astrophysicsby Malcolm S. Longair

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 80.00

    The third edition of this well-established textbook is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in high energy astrophysics. more...

  • Particle Astrophysicsby D.H. Perkins

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 54.99

    How did our universe begin? An understanding of the development of the early universe brings together the subjects of particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology. This text involves the student in this rapidly growing field of research. - ;The last years have seen a symbiosis of the fields of elementary particle physics and the astrophysics of the... more...

  • Nuclear Physics of Starsby Christian Iliadis

    Wiley 2008; US$ 130.00

    Thermonuclear reactions in stars is a major topic in the field of nuclear astrophysics, and deals with the topics of how precisely stars generate their energy through nuclear reactions, and how these nuclear reactions create the elements the stars, planets and - ultimately - we humans consist of. The present book treats these topics in detail. It also... more...