On 14 March 1964 Richard Feynman, one of the greatest scientific thinkers of the 20th Century, delivered a lecture entitled... Læs mere
Describes what the study of stars reveals about fundamental particle interactions, presenting the many uses of stellar astrophysics for research in basic particle physics. The text focuses primarily on the properties and nongravitational interactions of elementary particles.
The Space Communications Office (SCO) at NASA has two primary roles. The first is to manage two... Læs mere
Covers the basic concepts in cosmology, drawing on insights from an astronomer who has pioneered much of this research over the years. This book... Læs mere
Provides an orientation in the field of astroparticle physics that many beginners might seek and appreciate because the underlying physics fundamentals are presented with little mathematics, and the results are illustrated by many diagrams.
This work contains 23 papers on astrophysics, chiefly on compact objects, written over a period of 23 years by H.A. Bethe, G.E. Brown and C.J. Lee. The papers are accompanied by an explanatory commentary. In addition there is an appendix on kaon condensation.
Discusses the principles of the astronomical instruments involved in the construction of radio telescopes and the analysis... Læs mere
NASA had requested the NRC to review the progress the Planetary Exploration Division has made in implementing... Læs mere