The High Energy Universe: Ultra-High Energy Events in Astrophysics and Cosmology

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September 2010



An up-to-date overview of high energy, particle and gravitational astrophysics, suitable for undergraduate and graduate students and the general reader.


1. Introduction; 2. The nuts and bolts of the Universe; 3. Cosmology; 4. Cosmic structure formation; 5. Active galaxies; 6. Stellar cataclysms; 7. Gamma ray bursts; 8. GeV and TeV gamma rays; 9. Gravitational waves; 10. Cosmic rays; 11. Neutrinos; 12. Dark dreams, Higgs and beyond.


Peter Meszaros is Eberly Chair of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Professor of Physics at Pennsylvania State University, where he is also Director of the Center for Particle Astrophysics. His main research interests are high energy astrophysics and cosmology. He has been a co-recipient of the Rossi Prize of the American Astronomical Society and the First Prize of the Gravity Research Foundation.


'Whatever branch of astronomy or physics you are engaged in, at whatever level and whether you are playing with spanners, software packages, or mathematics on a blackboard, you are likely to find something new and stimulating in The High Energy Universe.' The Observatory
EAN: 9780521517003
ISBN: 0521517001
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2010
Seitenanzahl: 209 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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