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Nuclear astrophysics.

Fowler, William A.

Nuclear astrophysics.

by Fowler, William A.

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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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SeriesJayne lectures -- 1965, Memoirs / American Philosophical Society -- 67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13932290M

nuclear astrophysics One of the great scientific challenges is understanding how elements form. This process, called nucleosynthesis, occurs at extreme stellar temperatures and pressures, making it difficult to simulate in the laboratory. Nuclear Astrophysics Data. Nuclear astrophysics calculations of nucleosynthesis in stars or the Big Bang, stellar evolution, and super-nova dynamics require good nuclear cross section information and nuclear properties, such as masses and lifetimes, for a very large number of nuclides.

Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics probes questions of fundamental importance, but still takes place in relatively small collaborations. It is a wonderful research opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students, who are involved in both hardware development and data analysis. Nuclear Reactions for Nuclear Astrophysics. Nuclear Reactions for Nuclear Astrophysics Weak Interactions and Fission in Stellar Nucleosynthesis Nikolaj Thomas Zinner Department of Physics and Astronomy University of Aarhus Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy October File Size: 5MB.

Nuclear Astrophysics K. E. Rehm Physics Division. Argonne National Laboratory. 2x50 minutes for (±)x 9. years (a ratio of x10File Size: 8MB. Nuclear astrophysics has come of age in the decades since, during which the paper by Burbidge et al. was widely available while Cameron's study remained inaccessible. Long out of print and very hard to find, this remarkable work is now available in an affordable paperback edition for the very first time.


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