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Solar and Astrophysical Magnetohydrodynamic Flows - NATO Science Series C 481 (Hardback)
  • Solar and Astrophysical Magnetohydrodynamic Flows - NATO Science Series C 481 (Hardback)
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Solar and Astrophysical Magnetohydrodynamic Flows - NATO Science Series C 481 (Hardback)

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Hardback 742 Pages / Published: 31/05/1996
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Modern observations, including recent ones with the Hubble Space Telescope, have revealed that the Universe is replete with plasma outflows from all kinds of objects, ranging from stars in all their variety to galaxies. In this masterly survey of plasma astrophysics, written by leading practitioners, the first 15 articles in Part I deal with the use of the MHD approach in several key problems of solar plasma, such as magnetoconvection and magnetic field generation, sunspots and coronal loops, magnetic nonequilibrium and coronal heating, coronal mass ejections, the acceleration of the solar wind, and stellar winds across the Main Sequence. The following 16 articles of Part II deal with the use of the same MHD approach in several central and puzzling aspects of more distant astrophysical plasmas, such as the dynamics of the interstellar medium, collimated outflows from young stellar objects and accretion disks, molecular outflows and jets associated with enigmatic binaries and symbiotic stars, relativistic flows associated with superluminal microquasars in our own galaxy, astrophysical jets from nearby galaxies, or remote active galactic nuclei and quasars, probably fuelled by supermassive black holes. The emphasis throughout is on the striking underlying similarities in the physics of all these problems.
Audience: Indispensable for solar physicists and astrophysics alike. An ideal textbook for graduate students in physics and astrophysics.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780792340546
Number of pages: 742
Weight: 1492 g
Dimensions: 240 x 160 mm
Edition: 1996 ed.


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`It will be for this, surely for the coming years, one of the major reference books on this topic. For this the book is absolutely necessary for every library of institutes, that work on the observational and theoretical side of MHD, in both parts, the solar one and the general astrophysical one.'
Reviews of Astronomical Tools, 4:2 (1996)

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