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  • Numerical Methods in Astrophysicsby Peter Bodenheimer; Gregory P. Laughlin; Michal Rozyczka; Tomasz Plewa; Harold. W Yorke; Harold W. Yorke

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 104.95

    Numerical Methods in Astrophysics: An Introduction outlines various fundamental numerical methods that can solve gravitational dynamics, hydrodynamics, and radiation transport equations. This resource indicates which methods are most suitable for particular problems, demonstrates what the accuracy requirements are in numerical simulations, and suggests... more...

  • Neutrino Physicsby E. Bellotti; Y. Declais; P. Strolin

    IOS Press 2003; US$ 191.00

    Neutrino physics contributed in an fundamental way to the progress of science, opening important windows of knowledge in elementary particle physics, as well in astrophysics and cosmology. Substantial experimental efforts are presently dedicated to improve our knowledge on neutrino properties as, in fact, we don't know yet some of the basic ones. Although... more...

  • Relaxation Dynamics in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmasby Patrick H. Diamond; Xavier Garbet; Philippe Ghendrih; Yanick Sarazin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 152.00

    This invaluable book provides a unique opportunity to embrace the complex and fascinating theory of relaxation processes in magnetized plasmas, both in astrophysics and in controlled fusion plasmas. The subjects range from dynamo and reconnection processes in magneto-hydrodynamics and electromagnetic turbulence to fast transport events in self-organized... more...

  • Double Layersby Sendai ?Plasma Forum?

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 199.00

    This book deals with modern plasma physics and engineering, focusing on space, laboratory and fusion-oriented plasmas. It is topical and pedagogical in nature. Contents: Double Layers, Sheaths, and Potential Structures: Double Layers; Sheaths; Potential Structures and Oscillations; Field-Aligned Electric Fields and Related Particle Accelerations: Field-Aligned... 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...

  • Introduction to Stellar Statisticsby Rudolf Kurth; D. ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Introduction to Stellar Statistics discusses the fundamental concepts that are essential in utilizing statistical methods in quantifying the variables present in celestial bodies. The title emphasizes detailing a conceptual system that aids in the organization of collected data. The text first introduces stellar statistics, and then proceeds to covering... more...

  • Plasma Astrophysicsby S. A. Kaplan; V. N. Tsytovich; D. ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Plasma Astrophysics is a translation from the Russian language; the topics discussed are based on lectures given by V.N. Tsytovich at several universities. The book describes the physics of the various phenomena and their mathematical formulation connected with plasma astrophysics. This book also explains the theory of the interaction of fast particles... more...

  • Spectral Evolution in Blazarsby Christian Fromm

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This prize-winning thesis deals with the observation and modeling of the spectral evolution of blazars. Based on single-dish light curves, a model of shock-shock interaction is tested and confirmed using multi-frequency high resolution Very Long Baseline Observations. He presents state-of-the art numerical relativistic hydrodynamic simulations and... 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...

  • Geburt, Leben und Sterben der Sterneby Hanns Ruder

    Komplett Media GmbH 2011; US$ 5.60

    Sterne werden seit 13 Milliarden Jahren kontinuierlich in Molekülwolken durch Gravitationsinstabilitäten geboren. Wenn im Inneren dieser kollabierenden Gaskugeln Druck und Temperatur hoch genug sind, setzt Energieproduktion durch Kernfusion ein - das normale Leben der Sterne beginnt. Je größer die Sterne sind, desto kürzer leben sie. Wenn durch Fusion... more...