Item description for Accretion Disks, Jets and High-Energy Phenomena in Astrophysics (Les Houches - Ecole d'Ete de Physique Theorique) by V. Beskin, G. Henri, F. Menard, G. Pelletier & J. Dalibard...
The accretion process is thought to play a key role in the Universe. This book explains, in a form intelligible to graduate students, its relation to the formation of new stars, to the energy release in compact objects and to the formation of black holes.The monographdescribes howaccretion processes are related to the presence of jets in stellar objects and active galactic nuclei and to jet formation. The authors treat theoretical work as well as current observational facts. This volume of the highly esteemed Les Houches series is meant as an advanced text thatcan serve to attract students to exciting new research work in astrophysics.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.1" Width: 6.25" Height: 8.75" Weight: 2.5 lbs.
Release Date Feb 25, 2004
ISBN 3540201718 ISBN13 9783540201717
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