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Physics of the interstellar medium

J. E. Dyson

Physics of the interstellar medium

by J. E. Dyson

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interstellar matter.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. E. Dyson, D. A. Williams.
    ContributionsWilliams, D. A. 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB790 .D97
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4099341M
    ISBN 100470269839
    LC Control Number80013713

    Physics and chemistry of the interstellar medium are treated, with frequent references to observational results. The overall equilibrium and dynamical state of the interstellar gas are described, with discussions of explosions produced by star birth and star death and the initial phases of cloud collapse leading to star formation. "Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium" is a graduate-level textbook on physical processes in the interstellar and intergalactic medium. It is available in both paperback and hardcover editions from Princeton Univ. Press as well as other booksellers (e.g., Barnes & .

    In astronomy, the interstellar medium (ISM) is the matter and radiation that exists in the space between the star systems in a matter includes gas in ionic, atomic, and molecular form, as well as dust and cosmic fills interstellar space and blends smoothly into the surrounding intergalactic energy that occupies the same volume, in the form of . The Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium by Bruce Draine We will not cover everything in the book. Suggested reading for each lecture is listed in the syllabus. Try to read through the suggested chapters before lecture.

      The Paperback of the Studyguide for Physics and Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium by Kwok, Sun, ISBN by Cram Textbook Reviews at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : The organization of this book has been altered in various respects from that of the earlier text. In particular, observational results on all phases of the interstellar medium have been summarized in Chapter 1, to indicate the general nature of the physical system which is subject to the various processes discussed in the following chapters.


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The book leads the advanced undergraduate through the wide range of disciplines related to an understanding of the interstellar medium and is suitable for any student studying either physics or Cited by: This work provides a comprehensive overview of our theoretical and observational understanding of the interstellar medium of galaxies.

With emphasis on the microscopic physical and chemical processes in space, and their influence on the macroscopic structure of the interstellar medium of galaxies, the book includes developments in this area of molecular : A.

Tielens. Book Description. The book leads the advanced undergraduate through the wide range of disciplines related to an understanding of the interstellar medium and is suitable for any student studying either physics or astrophysics.

This is a comprehensive and richly illustrated textbook on the astrophysics of the interstellar and intergalactic medium--the gas and dust, as well as the electromagnetic radiation, cosmic rays, and magnetic and gravitational fields, present between the stars in a galaxy and also between galaxies by: The Physics of the Interstellar Medium book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The book leads the advanced undergraduate through t /5(7). "This is the book that I have been waiting for for twenty years. With exceptional clarity, Draine introduces the underlying physics and brings the basic pieces together to describe the multiphase structure of the interstellar and intergalactic medium.

Emphasizing microscopic physical and chemical processes in space, and their influence on the macroscopic structure of the interstellar medium of galaxies, this book includes the latest developments in an exciting area of molecular astrophysics/5(7).

The book leads the advanced undergraduate through the wide range of disciplines related to an understanding of the interstellar medium and is suitable for any student studying either physics or astrophysics/5(7).

I have assembled this collection of problems to accompany Physics of the Interstellar and Inter-galactic Medium. Although these problems do not cover all topics in the text, I hope that they will prove useful to both students and instructors.

From time to time the problem collection will be updated with new problems, and with corrections as needed. This graduate-level textbook includes references for further reading, and serves as an invaluable resource for working ial textbook on the physics of the interstellar and intergalactic medium Based on a course taught by the author for more than twenty years at Princeton University Covers radiative processes, fluid dynamics.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dyson, J.E. (John Edward), Physics of the interstellar medium. New York: Wiley, © (OCoLC) Physical Processes in the Interstellar Medium discusses the nature of interstellar matter, with a strong emphasis on basic physical principles, and summarizes the present state of knowledge about the interstellar medium by providing the latest observational data.

Physics and chemistry of the interstellar medium are treated, with frequent references to observational results. Book Description.

This third edition of The Physics of the Interstellar Medium continues to introduce advanced undergraduates to the fundamental processes and the wide range of disciplines needed to understand observations of the interstellar medium and its role in the Milky Way galaxy.

The book is suitable for undergraduate students studying physics, astronomy. If all the interstellar gas within the Galaxy were spread out smoothly, there would be only about one atom of gas per cm 3 in interstellar space. (In contrast, the air in the room where you are reading this book has roughly 10 19 atoms per cm 3.)The dust grains are even scarcer.

Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium - Ebook written by Bruce T. Draine. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium.5/5(1). ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages). Responsibility: J.E. Dyson, D.A. Williams. The physical and chemical properties of large polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon molecules and their role in the interstellar medium are highlighted, and the physics and chemistry of warm and dense photodissociation regions are discussed.

This is an invaluable reference source for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and research scientists. This book is a graduate-level text covering the fundamental physics and chemistry required for a modern understanding of the interstellar medium.

Radiation mechanisms are comprehensively presented, and extensive examples are drawn from observations in the X-ray, ultraviolet, optical, infrared, mm/sub mm, and radio observations. This book goes beyond a 1/5(1). The physics of various significant processes in the interstellar medium is treated.

Following a brief review of galactic evolution and the role of interstellar matter, the means by which information is obtained about the interstellar medium are examined, with particular attention given to the physics of spectral line formation and the emission and absorption of interstellar by:   1.

The galactic ecosystem; 2. Cooling processes; 3. Heating processes; 4. Chemical processes; 5. Interstellar dust; 6. Interstellar polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon Cited by:. "This is the book that I have been waiting for for twenty years.

With exceptional clarity, Draine introduces the underlying physics and brings the basic pieces together to describe the multiphase structure of the interstellar and intergalactic : Princeton University Press.Summary.

The book leads the advanced undergraduate through the wide range of disciplines related to an understanding of the interstellar medium and is suitable for any student studying either physics or astrophysics.This book is a graduate-level text covering the fundamental physics and chemistry required for a modern understanding of the interstellar medium.

Radiation mechanisms are comprehensively presented, and extensive examples are drawn from observations in the X-ray, ultraviolet, optical, infrared, mm/sub mm, and radio observations.