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Radio Astronomy and Cosmology : International Astronomical Union Symposia - David  L. Jauncey

Radio Astronomy and Cosmology

International Astronomical Union Symposia

By: David L. Jauncey (Editor)

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Published: 1976
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Proceedings of IAU Symposium No. 74, held in Cambridge, England, 16-20 August 1976

I. Surveys of Radio Sources, Source Counts and Anisotropies.- The 6C Survey.- Survey of Data for Determining Scales of the Absolute Flux Densities in 10-180 MHz Range and Source Spectra in the Declination Strip 10 -20 (Not presented at Symposium).- Interim Report on the Texas Survey.- The Bologna Survey of Radio Sources at 408 MHz.- The Molonglo Radio Source Surveys at 408 MHz.- Westerbork Surveys of Radio Sources at 610 and 1415 MHz.- The Green Bank Surveys at 1400 MHz.- The Parkes 2700 MHz Survey: Counts of the Sources and their Distribution on the Sky.- Surveys of Radio Sources at 5 GHz.- The Statistical Analysis of Anisotropics.- II. Spectral Index Distributions.- Spectra of Southern Radio Sources.- Spectral Index Studies of Extragalactic Radio Sources.- III. Angular Diameter-Redshift and Flux Density Tests.- Radio Source Angular Sizes and Cosmology.- The Angular Size - Flux Density Relation.- The Flux Density - Angular Size Distribution for Extragalactic Radio Sources.- The Angular Diameter-Redshift Test for Large Redshift Quasars.- The Angular Diameter-Redshift Relation for Scintillating Radio Sources.- IV. Optical Spectra and Identifications.- The Present Status of 3CR Identifications.- QSO Identifications from a Molonglo Radio Survey.- Identifications from the WSRT Deep Surveys.- Luminosity Functions for Extragalactic Radio Sources.- Physical Conditions in Radio Galaxies and Quasars.- Absorption Systems in High Redshift QSO's.- Relations between the Optical and Radio Properties of Extragalactic Radio Sources.- Relations between Radio and Optical Properties of Radio Sources - Radio Astronomer's Point of View.- V. Interpretation of Cosmological Information on Radio Sources.- Interpretation of Cosmological Information on Radio Sources.- Cosmological Interpretation of Redshift Data on Quasars through the V/Vmax Test.- Interpretation of Source Counts and Redshift Data in Evolutionary Universes.- The Redshift-Magnitude Relation for Radio Galaxies.- The Hubble Diagrams for Quasars.- Clusters of Galaxies and Radio Sources.- VI. Microwave Background Radiation.- Microwave Background Spectrum - Survey of Recent Results.- Small Scale Fluctuations in the Microwave Background Radiation Associated with the Formation of Galaxies.- Fluctuations in the Microwave Background Caused by Anisotropy of the Universe and Gravitational Waves.- VII. More Interpretation of Cosmological Information on Radio Sources.- The Physics of Radio Sources and Cosmology.- Young Galaxies, Quasars and the Cosmological Evolution of Extragalactic Radio Sources.- Polarization Measurements of Distant Sources.- Rotation Measures and Cosmology.- Cosmological Information from New Types of Radio Observations.- Progress, Problems and Priorities: A Personal View.- Appendix: The Complete Sample of 166 3CR Sources.

ISBN: 9789027708397
ISBN-10: 9027708398
Series: International Astronomical Union Symposia
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1976
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 2.18
Weight (kg): 0.67