Research in cosmic and gamma ray astrophysics final report 1 October 1989 - 30 March 1990 for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Statementsubmitted by Edward C. Stone, Richard A. Mewaldt, Thomas A. Prince.
SeriesNASA-CR -- 190083., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-190083.
ContributionsMewaldt, Richard A., Prince, Thomas A., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL15363885M

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Research in cosmic and gamma ray astrophysics: final report 1 October March [Edward Stone; R A Mewaldt; Thomas A Prince; California Institute of Technology. Space Radiation Laboratory.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.].

Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xii. PDF. Cosmic Gamma Rays and Cosmic Neutrinos. Gamma Ray Astronomy - An Overview of the Galactic Diffuse Emission: The Origin and Confinement of Cosmic Rays Supernova active galactic nuclei astronomy astrophysics black hole cosmic ray galaxies gamma-ray burst gravitation gravity moon neutron star.

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Highlights of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays and possible origins are included. Chapter 8 presents exciting results of extreme UV, infra-red, X-rays and gamma-rays from space. These are followed by outlines of the new vistas of cosmological problems as revealed by the cosmic background measurements of X-rays, gamma-rays and microwaves.

Research in particle astrophysics at the Space Radiation Laboratory (SRL) of the California Institute of Technology is supported under NASA Grant NAGW A three-year proposal for continuation of support was submitted a year ago and put into effect 1 October This report is the combined progress report and continuation application called for under the Federal Demonstration Project.

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