Item description for From the Sun to the Great Attractor: 1999 Guanajuato Lectures on Astrophysics (Lecture Notes in Physics) by Dany Page...
The enormous advances in observational techniques over the last two decades has produced a wealth of data and unexpected discoveries which have helped to reshape astrophysics as a field with well-formulated theories and sophisticated numerical calculations. In nuclear particle physics, plasma physics, as well as in general relativity, the Universe has become a laboratory for cutting-edge research. The courses collected in the book are intended to provide students with this insight, giving a general background on each topic such as cosmic rays, nuclear and neutrino astrophysics, solar physics and strong fields, as well as a presentation of the current research and open problems. The book is aimed at graduate students in physics and astrophysics, as well as researchers, bridging a gap between the specialized reviews and the comprehensive books.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.81" Weight: 1.51 lbs.
Release Date Jan 12, 2001
ISBN 3540410643 ISBN13 9783540410645
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