Astroparticle physics / Claus Grupen ; with contributions from Glen Cowan, Simon Eidelman, and Tilo Stroh.

By: Grupen, ClausMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: German Copyright date: Berlin : New York ; Springer, 2005Edition: First EditionDescription: xiii, 441 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 3540253122; 9783540253129Uniform titles: Astroteilchenphysik. English Subject(s): Nuclear astrophysics | Astrofísica nuclear | Particles (Nuclear physics) | Partículas (Física nuclear)DDC classification: 523.0197 Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Partial contents:
Historical introduction -- The standard model of elementary particles -- Kinematics and cross sections -- Physics of particle and radiation detection -- acceleration mechanisms -- Primary cosmic rays -- Secondary cosmic rays -- Cosmology -- The early universe -- Big Bang nucleosynthesis -- The cosmic microwave background -- Inflation -- Dark matter -- Astrobiology -- Outlook.
Abstract: The book describes the branch of astrophysics in which processes in the universe are investigated with experimental methods known from particle physics experiments. After a historical introduction, the basics of elementary particles, their interactions and the relevant detection techniques are described. The main body of the book concerns cosmic rays.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-414) and index.

Historical introduction -- The standard model of elementary particles -- Kinematics and cross sections -- Physics of particle and radiation detection -- acceleration mechanisms -- Primary cosmic rays -- Secondary cosmic rays -- Cosmology -- The early universe -- Big Bang nucleosynthesis -- The cosmic microwave background -- Inflation -- Dark matter -- Astrobiology -- Outlook.

The book describes the branch of astrophysics in which processes in the universe are investigated with experimental methods known from particle physics experiments. After a historical introduction, the basics of elementary particles, their interactions and the relevant detection techniques are described. The main body of the book concerns cosmic rays.

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