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  • Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysicsby Gé Belmont; rard; Roland Grappin; Fabrice Mottez; Filippo Pantellini; Guy Pelletier

    Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00

    Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics examines the unique properties of media without collisions in plasma physics. Experts in this field, the authors present the first book to concentrate on collisionless conditions in plasmas, whether close or not to thermal equilibrium. Filling a void in scientific literature, Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics... 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...

  • Astrophysical Techniques, Sixth Editionby C.R. Kitchin

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 83.95

    Long used in undergraduate and introductory graduate courses, Astrophysical Techniques, Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive account of the instruments, detectors, and techniques employed in astronomy and astrophysics. Emphasizing the underlying unity of all astronomical observations, this popular text provides a coherent state-of-the-art account... more...

  • Plasmas in the Universeby B. Coppi; A. Ferrari; E. Sindoni

    IOS Press 2000; US$ 167.00

    This book illustrates new developments in the fields of space and solar physics, stellar physics, extragalactic physics and cosmology. It also elaborates upon the progress of laboratory plasma physics. One of the topics discussed is the existence of collective processes, both linear and non-linear, that can explain key elements of accretion physics,... more...

  • Science and Spectacleby John Agar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Science and Spectacle relates the construction of the telescope to the politics and culture of post-war Britain. From radar and atomic weapons, to the Festival of Britain and, later, Harold Wilson's rhetoric of scientific revolution, science formed a cultural resource from which post-war careers and a national identity could be built. The Jodrell... more...

  • 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...

  • Science with the New Generation of High Energy Gamma-Ray Experimentsby Alessandro De Angelis; Oriana Mansutti

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 193.00

    The contributions in this volume provide a snapshot of the latest research and future plans for space-borne and ground-based experiments dedicated to the observation of the gamma-ray sky. The articles are authored by both seasoned veterans of the first dedicated gamma-ray missions, and young scientists entering the fascinating field of gamma-ray astrophysics.... 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...