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Genesis and Propagation of Cosmic Rays : NATO SCIENCE SERIES SERIES C: MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES - Maurice M. Shapiro

Genesis and Propagation of Cosmic Rays

NATO SCIENCE SERIES SERIES C: MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

By: Maurice M. Shapiro (Editor), John P. Wefel (Editor)

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M. M. Shapiro and J. P. Wefel AN OVERVIEW OF COSMIC RAY RESEARCH: COMPOSITION, ACCELERATION AND PROPAGATION J. P. Wefel PROPAGATION AND TRANSFOR'1ATIONS OF cosme RAYS: 41 FROM SOURCES TO EARTH R. Silberberg, C. H. Tsao, J. R. Letaw and M. M. Shapiro 71 ULTRA HEAVY NUCLEI IN THE COSMIC RADIATION W. R. Binns GALACTIC COSMIC RAY HYDROGEN AND HELIUM 91 J. J. Beatty COSMIC RAYS OF THE HIGHEST ENERGIES 97 J. Szabelski STARS AND COSMIC RAYS 105 I. COOL STARS T. Montmerle STARS AND COSMIC RAYS 131 II. HOT STARS T. Montmerle ON THE POSSIBLE CONTRIBUTION OF WC STARS TO ISOTOPIC 153 ANOMALIES IN COSMIC RAYS AND METEORITES J. B. Blake and D. S. P. Dearborn GAMMA-RAY VIEWS ON THE GALACTIC COSMIC-RAY DISTRIBUTION 163 H. Bloemen VlIl RADIO ASTRONOMY AND COSMIC RAYS 175 K. W. Weiler PARTICLE ACCELERATION IN GALACTIC SUPERNOVA REMNANTS 205 D. A. Green PULSARS AS COSMIC RAY PARTICLE ACCELERATORS -- NEW RESULTS 215 ON THE DYNAMICS OF PROTONS IN VACUUM FIELDS K. o. Thie1heim CONDITIONS FOR ACCELERATION OF SUPER-HIGH ENERGY COSMIC RAYS 227 IN ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI W. H. Sorrell COSMIC RAYS AND A STABLE HYDROSTATIC EQUILIBRIUM OF THE GALAXY 235 H. B10emen VRE AND URE GAMMA P~Y OBSERVATIONS BY GROUND BASED 241 DETECTORS W. Stamm 15 HADRON AND MUON COMPONENTS IN PHOTON SHOWERS AT 10 eV 255 Ch. P. Vankov and J. N. Stamenov MONOPOLES, MUONS, NEUTRINOS AND CYGNUS X-3 261 M. L. Cherry, S. Corbato, D. Kieda, K. Lande, and C. K.

An Overview of Cosmic Ray Research: Composition, Acceleration and Propagation.- Propagation and Transformations of Cosmic Rays: from Sources to Earth.- Ultra Heavy Nuclei in the Cosmic Radiation.- Galactic Cosmic Ray Hydrogen and Helium.- Cosmic Rays of the Highest Energies.- Stars and Cosmic Rays I. Cool Stars.- Stars and Cosmic Rays II. Hot Stars.- On the Possible Contribution of WC Stars to Isotopic Anomalies in Cosmic Rays and Meteorites.- Gamma-Ray Views on the Galactic Cosmic-Ray Distribution.- Radio Astronomy and Cosmic Rays.- Particle Acceleration in Galactic Supernova Remnants.- Pulsars as Cosmic Ray Particle Accelerators - New Results on the Dynamics of Protons in Vacuum Fields.- Conditions for Acceleration of Super-High Energy Cosmic Rays in Active Galactic Nuclei.- Cosmic Rays and a Stable Hydrostatic Equilibrium of the Galaxy.- VHE and UHE Gamma Ray Observations by Ground Based Detectors.- Hadron and Muon Components in Photon Showers AT 1015 eV.- Monopoles, Muons, Neutrinos and Cygnus X-3.- Magnetic Monopoles.- Cosmic Ray Bombardment of Solids in Space.- Solar Cycle Modulation of Galactic Cosmic Rays.- Particle Propagation and Acceleration in the Heliosphere.- Phoenix-1 Observations of Equatorial Zone Particle Precipitation.- Recent Improvement of Spallation Cross Section Calculations, Applicable to Cosmic Ray Physics.- Measurements of Cross Sections Relevant to ?-Ray Line Astronomy.- The Cosmic Ray Nuclei Experiment on the Spacelab-II Mission.- The Scintillating Optical Fiber Isotope Experiment.- Cygnus Experiment AT Los Alamos.- Macro: The Monopole, Astrophysics, and Cosmic Ray Observatory.- Invisible Cosmic Rays.- List of Participants.- Author Index.

ISBN: 9789027726285
ISBN-10: 9027726280
Series: NATO SCIENCE SERIES SERIES C: MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 476
Published: 31st December 1987
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 1.92