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Rejuvenating the sun and avoiding other global catastrophes / Martin Beech
Rejuvenating the sun and avoiding other global catastrophes / Martin Beech
Creatore [Beech, Martin, 1959-]
Estensione 1 online resource (xi, 225 pages) : illustrations.
Disciplina 523.2 22
Genere/Forma Electronic books
ISBN 9780387681283
0387681280
9780387681290
0387681299
Classificazione P181
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto A Universal Problem -- It{u2019}s a Matter of Time -- The Sun, Inside and Out -- The Price of Doing Nothing -- Rejuvenating the Sun -- Stars Transformed -- Between Now and Then.
Record Nr. NYU-004346514
[Beech, Martin, 1959-]  
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A guide to the solar corona / Donald E. Billings
A guide to the solar corona / Donald E. Billings
Creatore [Billings, Donald E.]
Estensione 1 online resource (x, 323 pages) : illustrations
Disciplina 523.75
Genere/Forma Electronic books
ISBN 9781483274188
1483274187
9781483231006
1483231003
Classificazione 39.51
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Front Cover; A Guide to the Solar Corona; Copyright Page; PREFACE; Table of Contents ; CHAPTER 1. HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION; A. Coronal Science of the Nineteenth Century; B. Developments during the Early Twentieth Century; C. The Key Years 1930-1942; D. The High-Temperature Corona; E. The State of Coronal Science; References; CHAPTER 2. OBSERVATIONAL TECHNIQUES; A. Eclipse Observation Techniques; B. Coronagraphy; C. Coronal Observing from above the Earth's Atmosphere; D. Radio-Frequency Techniques; References; CHAPTER 3. OBSERVATIONAL ASPECTS OF THE CORONA; A. Introduction.
B. The White-Light CoronaC. The Visual Monochromatic Corona; D. The Ultraviolet Corona; E. The Radio Corona; F. The Probed Corona; References; CHAPTER 4. SPECIAL METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS; A. Introduction; B. Analysis of Eclipse Photographs; C. Analysis of K-Coronameter Observations; D. Emission-Line Intensity Measurements; E. Line-Profile Analysis; References; CHAPTER 5. THE NATURE OF THE CORONAL GAS; A. Kinetic Properties of the Gas; B. Chemical Composition of the Corona; C. State of Ionization; D. Excitation of Coronal Ions; References; CHAPTER 6. RADIATIVE PROCESSES IN THE CORONA.
A. IntroductionB. Scattering of Photospheric Radiation; C. Thermal Emission; D. Magnetic Emission; E. Plasma Emission; References; CHAPTER 7. THE MECHANICS OF THE CORONA; A. Introduction; B. Hydromagnetic Considerations; C. The Problem of Coronal Heating; D. Gross Dynamics of the Corona; References; CHAPTER 8. DENSITY DISTRIBUTION IN THE CORONA; A. General Problems; B. Average Density Distributions near the Sun; C. Single-Parameter Designation of Time-Dependent Coronal Density; D. Density Models of Coronal Features; E. Coronal Densities far from the Sun; References.
CHAPTER 9. THE TEMPERATURE OF THE CORONAA. Temperatures by Degree of Ionization; B. Temperatures from Line Profiles; C. The Radio Temperature of the Corona; D. Temperature from Density Distributions; E. Radar Determination of Coronal Temperature; F. Space-Probe Measurements of Coronal Temperature; G.A Thumbnail Summary of Coronal Temperatures; References; CHAPTER 10. MAGNETIC FIELDS IN THE CORONA; A. Postulation of Magnetic Fields; B. Evidence for the Presence of Magnetic Fields; C. Quantitative Information on Magnetic Fields; References; CHAPTER 11. RELATION TO OTHER ACTIVITY.
A. IntroductionB. Relation to Prominences; C. Relation to Flares; References; CHAPTER 12. THE CORONA IN THE UNIVERSE; A. The Extent of the Corona; B. Corona-Terrestrial Interrelationships; C. Origin and Replenishment of the Corona; D. Coronas of Other Stars; E. Coronas of Planets; F. Conclusion; References; APPENDICS; APPENDIX I; APPENDIX II; APPENDIX III; APPENDIX IV; APPENDIX V; CONTEMPORARY BIBLIOGRAPHY; AUTHOR INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX.
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[Billings, Donald E.]  
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Galilei der Künstler : der Mond, die Sonne, die Hand / Horst Bredekamp
Galilei der Künstler : der Mond, die Sonne, die Hand / Horst Bredekamp
Creatore [Bredekamp, Horst, 1947-]
Edizione [2., korrigierte Aufl.]
Estensione 1 online resource (x, 517 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Disciplina 520.92
Soggetto-Autore Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642. Sidereus nuncius -- Illustrations
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Aesthetics
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Science -- Art
Soggetto cronologico 1600-1699
Genere/Forma Electronic books
Art
Charts, diagrams, etc
History
Illustrated works
ISBN 9783050062259
3050062258
1306488494
9781306488495
9783050046174
3050046171
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione ger
Nota di contenuto Einleitung : Galileis hand. Die Stadtskizze ; Der Eigenwille der Originale ; Hobbes, Leibniz, Galilei ; Der Sidereus Nuncius ML ; Dank -- Galilei als "Neuer Michelandelo". Die Verweigertung des Grabmals ; Die konstruierte Seelenwanderung ; Michelangelo und Galilei, vereint ; Galilei und Vasari -- Künstlerische Evidenz als Kulturkritik. Jugendskizzen ; Riccis Weichenstellung ; Kritik des Manierismus ; Berechnung von Dantes Hölle ; Militärarchitektur -- Der Mond um 1600. Leonardos Erbschaft ; Cigolis Kreuzabnahme ; Elsheimer und Harriot ; Cigolis Mondfresko -- Die Monde des Sidereus Nuncius. Teleskopblicke ; Die Unebenheit des Mondes ; Die Entscheidung zur Buchpublikation ; Der Verleger Baglioni ; Text und Bild zum Mond -- Die Florentiner Zeichnungen. Die Besiedelung ; Die Maltechnik ; Vergleich der Zeichnungen und Radierungen -- Die Zeichnungen des Sidereus Nuncius ML. Das Buch und die Zeichnungen ; Die Frage des Zuschreibung ; Die Priorität der Zeichnungen ; Die Aura des Schmutzigen -- Die Herstellung des Siereus Nuncius. Erste Bilder und Worte ; Die Holzschnitte ; Abschluß des Druckes ; Galilei als Stecher? ; Der Plan des Neudrcukes -- Stilformen der Sonenflecken. Scheiners Vorstoß ; Galileis und Cigolis Reaktionen ; Das Nez der Sonnenforschung ; Das "Endgericht" der Aristoteliker -- Reflexion und Förderung der Malerei. Galileis paragone ; Cigolis Theorie der Malerei ; Austausch mit Sagredo ; Einsatz für Artemisia Genileschi ; Förderung von Anna Maria Vaiani ; Kritik des Malers Salvatus -- Kunst als Wahre Philosophie. Cigolis Spott ; Das Modell der Kunst ; Das "Buch der Philosophie" ; Das Reich des Auges -- Schluss : der Stil der Erkenntnis. Geschwindigkeit und Form ; Die Souveränität der Skizze -- Anhang. Galileis Monde in Originalgrösse ; Die Sonnenflecken in Originalgrösse September 1611-August 1612 ; Apparat.
Record Nr. NYU-004795823
[Bredekamp, Horst, 1947-]  
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The sun : an introduction / Michael Stix
The sun : an introduction / Michael Stix
Creatore [Stix, Michael, 1939-]
Edizione [2nd ed.]
Estensione 1 online resource (xvi, 490 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Disciplina 523.7
Genere/Forma Electronic books
ISBN 9783642560422
3642560423
3540428860
9783540428862
9783642624773
3642624774
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto 1. Characteristics of the Sun -- 1.1 Distance -- 1.2 Mass -- 1.3 Radius -- 1.4 Luminosity -- 1.5 Spectral Energy Distribution -- 1.6 Bibliographical Notes -- 2. Internal Structure -- 2.1 Construction of a Model -- 2.2 Age and Pre-Main-Sequence Evolution -- 2.3 Model Ingredients -- 2.4 Results for a Standard Solar Model -- 2.5 Non-Standard Models -- 2.6 Bibliographical Notes -- 3. Tools for Solar Observation -- 3.1 Limitations -- 3.2 High-Resolution Telescopes -- 3.3 Spectrographs and Spectrometers -- 3.4 Filters and Monochromators -- 3.5 Polarimetry -- 3.6 Special-Purpose Instruments -- 3.7 Bibliographical Notes -- 4. The Atmosphere -- 4.1 Radiative Transfer -- Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium -- 4.2 Radiative Transfer -- Statistical Equilibrium -- 4.3 Atmospheric Models -- 4.4 The Chemical Composition of the Sun -- 4.5 Bibliographical Notes -- 5. Oscillations -- 5.1 Observations -- 5.2 Linear Adiabatic Oscillations of a Non-Rotating Sun -- 5.3 Helioseismology -- 5.4 Excitation and Damping -- 5.5 Bibliographical Notes -- 6. Convection -- 6.1 Stability -- 6.2 Mixing-Length Theory -- 6.3 Granulation -- 6.4 Mesogranulation -- 6.5 Supergranulation -- 6.6 Giant Cells -- 6.7 Bibliographical Notes -- 7. Rotation -- 7.1 Axis of Rotation -- 7.2 Oblateness -- 7.3 Rotational History -- 7.4 The Angular Velocity of the Sun -- 7.5 Models of a Rotating Convection Zone -- 7.6 Bibliographical Notes -- 8. Magnetism -- 8.1 Fields and Conducting Matter -- 8.2 Flux Tubes -- 8.3 Sunspots -- 8.4 The Solar Cycle -- 8.5 Bibliographical Notes -- 9. Chromosphere, Corona, and Solar Wind -- 9.1 Empirical Facts -- 9.2 Consequences of High Temperature -- 9.3 The Magnetic Field in the Outer Atmosphere -- 9.4 The Energy Balance -- 9.5 Explosive Events -- 9.6 Bibliographical Notes -- List of Symbols -- References.
Record Nr. NYU-004618906
[Stix, Michael, 1939-]  
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Coronal Seismology : Waves and Oscillations in Stellar Coronae
Coronal Seismology : Waves and Oscillations in Stellar Coronae
Creatore [Stepanov, Alexander]
Estensione 1 online resource (233 pages)
Disciplina 523.75
Accesso persona Nakariakov, V. M. (Valery M.)
Zaitsev, Valery V.
Genere/Forma Electronic books
ISBN 3527645985
3527646019
9783527645985
9783527646012
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Coronal Seismology; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Magnetic Loops and Open Flux Tubes as Basic Structural Elements in Solar and Stellar Coronae; 1.2 Data of Observations and Types of Coronal Loops; 1.3 The MHD Approach for Coronal Plasma; References; 2 Coronal Magnetic Loop as an Equivalent Electric Circuit; 2.1 A Physical Model of an Isolated Loop; 2.2 The Formation of Magnetic Tubes by Photospheric Convection; 2.3 The Structure of the Coronal Part of a Flux Tube; 2.4 Diagnostics of Electric Currents; 2.4.1 ''Warm'' Loops; 2.4.2 ''Hot X-ray'' Loops; 2.4.2.1 Flare Magnetic Loops.
2.5 The Equivalent Electric Circuit; 2.6 Inductive Interaction of Magnetic Loops; 2.7 Waves of Electric Current in Arcades of Coronal Magnetic Loops; 2.8 Magnetic Loops above Spots; References; 3 Resonators for MHD Oscillations in Stellar Coronae; 3.1 Eigenmodes of Coronal Loops: The Plasma Cylinder Approach and the Dispersion Equation; 3.1.1 Trapped Modes; 3.1.1.1 Global Sausage Mode; 3.1.1.2 Global Kink Mode; 3.1.2 Leaky Modes; 3.1.2.1 Sausage Mode; 3.1.2.2 Kink Modes; 3.1.3 Ballooning Modes; 3.2 MHD Resonator at ~1RO in the Solar Corona; 3.3 Excitation Mechanisms for Loop Oscillations.
3.3.1 External Triggers; 3.3.2 Parametric Excitation of Loop Oscillations by p-Modes; 3.3.3 Internal Excitation; 3.3.3.1 The Excitation of the Sausage Mode by Instantaneous Energy Release; 3.3.3.2 The Excitation of the Global Kink Mode by Chromosphere Evaporation; 3.3.3.3 The Excitation of the Sausage Mode by High-Energy Protons under the Bounce-Resonance Condition; References; Further Reading; 4 Propagating MHD Waves in Coronal Plasma Waveguides; 4.1 MHD Waves in Vertical Coronal Magnetic Flux Tubes; 4.1.1 Effects of Stratication; 4.2 Propagating Waves in Coronal Loops.
4.2.1 Propagating Compressible Waves in Coronal Loops; 4.2.2 Transverse Waves in Coronal Loops; 4.3 Waves in Coronal Jets; 4.4 Evolution of Short-Wavelength, Fast Magnetoacoustic Waves; 4.5 Alfvén Wave Phase Mixing; 4.5.1 Damping of Alfvén Waves because of Phase Mixing; 4.5.2 Enhanced Nonlinear Generation of Oblique Fast Waves by Phase-Mixed Alfvén Waves; References; 5 Prominence Seismology; 5.1 Prominence Models; 5.2 Prominence Oscillations; 5.3 The Heating Effect; 5.4 Nonlinear Oscillations: Dynamical Modes; 5.5 Flare Processes in Prominences; 5.6 Stellar and Interstellar Prominences; References.
6 The Coronal Loop as a Magnetic Mirror Trap; 6.1 Particle Distribution in a Coronal Loop; 6.1.1 Gyrosynchrotron Emission from a Flaring Loop; 6.2 Kinetic Instabilities in a Loop; 6.2.1 A Loop as an Electron Cyclotron Maser; 6.2.2 The Plasma Mechanism of the Radio Emission from Coronal Loops; 6.2.3 Instabilities of Whistlers and Small-Scale Alfvén Waves; 6.3 The Fine Structure of Radio Emission from Coronal Loops; 6.3.1 Sudden Reductions; 6.3.2 Zebra Pattern; 6.3.3 Diagnostics of Coronal Plasma Using the Fine Structure of Radio Emission; References.
7 Flaring Events in Stellar Coronal Loops.
Record Nr. NYU-004865734
[Stepanov, Alexander]  
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The Solar corona : proceedings / edited by John W. Evans
The Solar corona : proceedings / edited by John W. Evans
Estensione 1 online resource (xi, 344 pages) : illustrations
Disciplina 523.7/5
Accesso persona Evans, John Wainwright, 1909-editor
Accesso ente Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories (U.S.)
Genere/Forma Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
ISBN 9781483266381
1483266389
9781483228723
148322872X
Classificazione 39.51
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione fre
eng
Nota di contenuto Front Cover; The Solar Corona; Copyright Page; Contributors; Preface; Table of Contents; SESSION I: LOCAL PHYSICS OF THE CORONA; Introductory Review Paper; Chapter 1. Local Physics of the Corona; Density; Temperature; Excitation and Ionization; Energy Balance; References; Chapter 2. Comments on Coronal Heating; Electrostatic Ejection of Light Ions; References; Chapter 3. Remarks About the Temperature of the Solar Corona; Introduction; The Energy Balance of the Electrons; The Influence of Shock Waves on the Scale Height and on the Widths of Spectral Lines; References.
Chapter 4. Relative Populations of Fe in the CoronaChapter 5. Excitation of the Red and Green Coronal Lines; Chapter 6. On the Filamentary Structure of the Solar Corona; References; Chapter 7. Prominences and the Solar Corona; References; Chapter 8. Solar X-Ray Emission; Chapter 9. Prediction of Solar Emission Lines in the Short-Wave Region of the Spectrum; References; Chapter 10. Solar Corona in Active Regions from Pulkovo Observations of the Green and Red Lines; References; AFTERNOON SESSION I; Chapter 11. Corona-Chromosphere Interface, and the Heating of the Corona.
Description of the InterfaceThe Heating of the Corona; Chapter 12. Study of the Corona by Radar, Rockets, and Satellites; Rocket and Satellite Work; Discussion of X-Ray Events; Radar Technique; Chapter 13. Magnetic Fields and Coronal Condensations; Stability of Coronal Structures; SESSION II: CORONAL PHENOMENA; Introductory Review Paper; Chapter 14. Fast Phenomena in the Solar Corona; General Remarks on Flares; Coronal Observations; References; Introductory Review Paper; Chapter 15. Slow Variations of the Solar Corona; The Three Components of the Corona; The F-Component.
The Total Brightness of the CoronaThe Electron Density; The Temperature; Shape and Ellipticity of the Corona; Emission-Regions; The East-West Asymmetry; Coronal Condensations; References; Chapter 16. The Influence of Flares on the Associated Permanent Coronal Condensation; References; Chapter 17. Photometry of the Solar Corona at the Eclipse of February 15, 1961; References; Chapter 18. A Thermal Origin of the Postburst Increases of Solar Microwave Radiation; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 19. Some Features of AS Prominences; References; Chapter 20. The Evolution of Solar Prominences.
Record Nr. NYU-004718407
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Modern solar facilities : advanced solar science : proceedings of a workshop held at Göttingen, September 27-29, 2006 / Franz Kneer, Klaus G. Puschmann and Axel D. Wittman, editors
Modern solar facilities : advanced solar science : proceedings of a workshop held at Göttingen, September 27-29, 2006 / Franz Kneer, Klaus G. Puschmann and Axel D. Wittman, editors
Edizione [North American ed.]
Estensione 1 online resource (1 online resource (381 pages)) : illustrations (some color), digital file
Disciplina 523.7
Accesso persona Wittman, Axel D.
Puschmann, Klaus G.
Kneer, Franz
Genere/Forma Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
ISBN 9781935603207
1935603205
9781931968782
1931968780
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Telescopes and instrumentation -- High-resolution and high-precision observations -- Theory and interpretation.
Record Nr. NYU-004809558
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15 million degrees : a journey to the centre of the Sun / Lucie Green
15 million degrees : a journey to the centre of the Sun / Lucie Green
Creatore [Green, Lucie, author]
Estensione 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Disciplina 523.7
ISBN 9780670922185
0670922188
9780670922192
0670922196
9780241963562
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. NYU-004274238
[Green, Lucie, author]  
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El Sol y la Tierra [electronic resource] : una relación tormentosa / Javier A. Otaola, Blanca Mendoza, Román Pérez
El Sol y la Tierra [electronic resource] : una relación tormentosa / Javier A. Otaola, Blanca Mendoza, Román Pérez
Creatore [Otaola, Javier A.]
Edizione [3a ed.]
Estensione 1 online resource (119 p.)
Disciplina 500
Accesso persona Mendoza, Blanca
Pérez Enríquez, Román
Accesso ente e-libro, Co.
Genere/Forma Electronic books
ISBN 9789681668730
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione spa
Record Nr. DUKE-007727859
[Otaola, Javier A.]  
Materiale a stampa
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The Sun in Stereo [electronic resource] / ABC International
The Sun in Stereo [electronic resource] / ABC International
Estensione 1 streaming video file (7 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Accesso ente Films Media Group
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ABC International
Genere/Forma Internet videos
Educational films
Formato Videoregistrazioni
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Space Weather (2:00) -- 3-D Images of the Sun (1:41)
Record Nr. DUKE-007950030
Videoregistrazioni
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