Accession Number : AD0721300

Title :   Topics in High Energy Astrophysics Based on Lecture by Peter Goldreich at the RAND Corporation during June-July 1969,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Gilinsky,V. ; Hubbard,H. ; Modesitt,G. ; Collas,P.

Report Date : NOV 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 215

Abstract : The document contains reports on the Propagation of electromagnetic radiation in the galaxy; Scintillations of radio sources; Quasi-stellar sources; Synchrotron radiation and inverse compton scattering; Cosmology: introduction, newtonian theory and relativistic theory; Tests of cosmological models with Lambda = 0; Existence of horizons in cosmology; Universal blackbody radiation; Nucleosynthesis in the first 1001 seconds; Galaxy formation and Pulsar electrodynamics: The Goldreich-Julian model. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXTRATERRESTRIAL RADIO WAVES, REPORTS), (*ASTROPHYSICS, REPORTS), THERMONUCLEAR REACTIONS, INTERSTELLAR MATTER, DOPPLER EFFECT, SCINTILLATION, BLACKBODY RADIATION, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MAGNETOSPHERE, SOLAR WIND

Subject Categories : Astrophysics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE