Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System

Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System

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Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System focuses on planetary physics and chemistry. This book consists of 12 chapters. Chapters I to IV cover the general properties and environment of the planetary system. The solar system beyond Mars is elaborated in Chapters V to VIII, while the inner solar system is considered in Chapters XI to XII. In these chapters, this compilation specifically discusses the limitations on big bang nucleosynthesis; structure and classification of galaxies; and mass and angular momentum distribution. The radio wave propagation in space plasmas; interiors of Jupiter and Saturn; density and composition of icy satellites; and evaporation and non-gravitational forces are also deliberated. This text also explains the physical properties of meteorites; geology of the Moon; geophysical data on Mars; and search for extraterrestrial intelligence. This publication is a good reference for first-year graduate students who intend to take graduate courses in specialized areas of planetary sciences, as well as practicing Ph.D. scientists with training in physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, meteorology, and biology.Ionic impurities, such as alkali metal ions, would further enhance the conductivity. ... of detection of radio emission from Saturn, but the state of the magnetosphere of Saturn was almost wholly unknown. ... All charged particles are removed in the vicinity of the A ring, and there is a dip in the electron population at the radialanbsp;...


Title:Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System
Author: John Lewis
Publisher:Academic Press - 2012-12-02
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