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Cosmic Magnetic Fields

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Publisher Comments:

While magnetic fields permeate the universe on all scales,the present book is dedicated to their investigation on the largest scales and affordsa balanced account of both theoretical and observational aspects. Written as a set of advanced lectures and tutorial reviews that lead up to the forefront of research, this bookoffersboth a modern source of reference for the experienced researchers as well as a high-level introductory text for postgraduate students and nonspecialist researchers working in related areas.

Table of Contents

Magnetic fields in the early universe / Martin J. Rees — Magnetic fields in galaxy systems, clusters and beyond / Philipp P. Kronberg — Magnetic fields in galaxies / Rainer Beck — The origin of galactic magnetic fields / Russell M. Kulsrud — Magnetic fields in the Milky Way, derived from radio continuum observations and Faraday rotation studies / Richard Wielebinski — Mesoscale magnetic structures in spiral galaxies / Anvar Shukurov — Magnetic fields in Diffuse H 1 and molecular clouds / Carl Heiles, Richard Crutcher — Stellar magnetic fields / Leon Mestel, John D. Landstreet — Importance of magnetic helicity in dynamos / Azel Brandenburg — Numerical Magnetohydrodynamics in astrophysics / Max Camenzind.

Product Details

ISBN:
3330000233403
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Astronomy
Author:
Beck, Rainer
Author:
Wielebinski, R.
Subject:
Cosmic magnetic fields.
Subject:
Magnetohydrodynamics
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
Subject:
Astrophysics and Astroparticles
Subject:
Computational science and engineering
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2005
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
279

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Science and Mathematics » Physics » Astrophysics
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Electricity and Magnetism

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