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Physics and Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium

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ISBN-10: 0521826349

ISBN-13: 9780521826341

Edition: 2005

Authors: A. G. G. M. Tielens

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Emphasizing microscopic physical and chemical processes in space, and their influence on the macroscopic structure of the interstellar medium of galaxies, this book includes the latest developments in an exciting area of molecular astrophysics. New space and ground-based observational opportunities have resulted in significant additions to our knowledge of the molecular universe in recent years. This comprehensive overview will be an invaluable reference source for undergraduates, graduates and researchers.
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Book details

List price: $144.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/25/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 510
Size: 10.00" wide x 7.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

The galactic ecosystem
Cooling processes
Heating processes
Chemical processes
Interstellar dust
Interstellar polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon molecules
HII regions
The phases of the ISM
Photodissociation regions
Molecular clouds
Interstellar shocks
Dynamics of the interstellar medium
The lifecycle of interstellar dust