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Astrophysical work

by John Stanley Plaskett

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Published by Govt. Prtg. Bureau in Ottawa .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination143-554 p.
Number of Pages554
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26433332M
OCLC/WorldCa978239259

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An astrophysical plasma is a plasma (an ionised gas) found in astronomy whose physical properties are studied in the science of astrophysics. The vast majority of the volume of the universe is thought to consist of plasma, a state of matter in which atoms and molecules are so hot, that they have ionized by breaking up into their constituent parts, negatively charged electrons and positively. Title: The pioneering astrophysical work of Miklós Konkoly Thege: Authors: Wolfschmidt, Gudrun: Publication: Miklós Konkoly Thege (). Years of Observational Astronomy and Astrophysics - A collection of papers on the history of Observational Astrophysics.

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Ostriker‭). ‬At the smallest scales‭, ‬particle-in-cell‭ (‬PIC‭) ‬methods are used to follow particle acceleration, kinetic turbulence, and microscale instabilities in dilute astrophysical plasmas‭ (‬Spitkovsky, Kunz‭).