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The theory of cosmic grains

Author: Fred Hoyle; Chandra Wickramasinghe
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©1991.
Series: Astrophysics and space science library, v. 168.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Develops a theory of Cosmic Grains starting logically from basic mathematical and astronomical premises. This book guides the reader through a historical progression of ideas on the nature of grains,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hoyle; Chandra Wickramasinghe
ISBN: 0792311892 9780792311898
OCLC Number: 23253863
Description: vi, 307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Electromagnetic Properties of Small Particles. 3. Interstellar Extinction and Polarisation. 4. Reflection Nebulae and the Diffuse Galactic Light. 5. Interactions between Dust, Gas and Radiation. 6. Inorganic Theories of Grain Formation. 7. The Organic Grain Model. 8. Models of the Extinction and Polarisation of Starlight. 9. Spectroscopic Identifications. 10. Dust in External Galaxies. Index.
Series Title: Astrophysics and space science library, v. 168.
Responsibility: by F. Hoyle and N.C. Wickramasinghe.
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