Accession Number : AD0621241

Title :   PROBLEMS RELATED TO INTERPLANETARY MATTER.

Descriptive Note : Nuclear Science Series.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C COMMITTEE ON NUCLEAR SCIENCE

Report Date : 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 115

Abstract : CONTENTS: The origin of the solar system; Comments on the time dependence of nucleo-synthesis; Xenon in stone meteorites; Primordial argon and neon in stone meteorites; Cosmic ray ages of iron meteorites; Argon-37, Argon-39 and tritium in recent meteorite falls; The distribution of rare gases in iron meteorites; Cosmic ray production of radioactive nuclides in iron meteorites; Cosmogenic nuclides in the hamlet meteorite; The high energy cosmic ray spectrum; Lower energy cosmic rays and the solar cycle; On the geophysical and geonuclear significance of the earth's radiation belts; Micrometeorite studies from earth satellites; Exploration of the moon and planets; Diamonds in meteorites; Heavy-element activation analyses of meteorites; Strontium and rubidium in stone meteorites; Secular changes in the concentration of atmospheric radiocarbon; Radium-uranium age determinations on marine shells; and Oxygen isotope measurements in glacial ice.

Descriptors :   (*SOLAR SYSTEM, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS), (*SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, NUCLEAR PHYSICS), (*ASTROPHYSICS, SYMPOSIA), (*NUCLEAR PHYSICS, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS), RARE GASES, METEORITES, COSMIC RAYS, SPACE PROBES, GEOLOGIC AGE DETERMINATION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE