Cosmic Ray Astrophysics (Astronomy and Astrophysics Library) by Reinhard Schlickeiser

By Reinhard Schlickeiser

In the 1st half, the ebook provides an up to date precis of the observational info. within the moment half, it offers with the kinetic description of cosmic ray plasma. The underlying diffusion-convection delivery equation, which governs the coupling among cosmic rays and the historical past plasma, is derived and analyzed intimately. within the 3rd half, numerous functions of the suggestions of the shipping equation are awarded and the way key observations in cosmic ray physics will be accounted for is demonstrated.

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