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Basics of the solar wind

Author: Nicole Meyer-Vernet
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge atmospheric and space science series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback edView all editions and formats
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This 2007 book is an introduction to the solar wind, and it discusses the structure of the solar interior and atmosphere, the production of solar wind and its perturbations. The book will appeal to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Meyer-Vernet
ISBN: 9780521814201 0521814200 9781107407459 1107407451
OCLC Number: 856793881
Description: XIV, 463 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Preface; 1. The wind from the sun: an introduction; 2. Toolkit for space plasma physics; 3. Anatomy of the sun; 4. The outer solar atmosphere; 5. How does the solar wind blow?; 6. Structure and perturbations; 7. Bodies in the wind: dust, asteroids, planets and comets; 8. The solar wind in the universe; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge atmospheric and space science series
Responsibility: Nicole Meyer-Vernet.
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Review of the hardback: 'The author has an easy style and a knack for clarity, picking out questions to answer and summarising key points without dull repetition. There are plenty of illustrations, Read more...

 
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