Handbook of Isotopes in the Cosmos: Hydrogen to Gallium

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Overview

Each naturally occurring isotope contributes to the history of matter by having its own special role in cosmic evolution. This volume elucidates the origins of our material world by looking at the abundance of the elements and their isotopes, and how this is interpreted within the theory of nucleosynthesis. Each isotope of elements from Hydrogen to Gallium is covered in detail. The book will be suitable for astronomers, physicists, chemists, geologists and planetary scientists, and contains a glossary of essential technical terms.

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'Clayton writes that he wants his readers to open the book at any point and be able to read of a wondrous world. I tested this theory exhaustively, and it works. I was charmed.' Chemistry World

'... a unique information resource for scientists.' Orion

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521530835
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2007
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.85 (w) x 9.72 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald Clayton is Centennial Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University, South Carolina.

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Hydrogen (H); 2. Helium (He); 3. Lithium (Li); 4. Beryllium (Be); 5. Boron (B); 6. Carbon (C); 7. Nitrogen (N); 8. Oxygen (O); 9. Fluorine (F); 10. Neon (Ne); 11. Sodium (Na); 12. Magnesium (Mg); 13. Aluminium (Al); 14. Silicon (Si); 15. Phosphorous (P); 16. Sulphur (S); 17. Chlorine (Cl); 18. Argon (Ar); 19. Potassium (K); 20. Calcium (Ca); 21. Scandium (Sc); 22. Titanium (Ti); 23. Vanadium (V); 24. Chromium (Cr); 25. Manganese (Mn); 26. Iron (Fe); 27. Cobalt (Co); 28. Nickel (Ni); 29. Copper (Cu); 30. Zinc (Zn); 31. Gallium (Ga); Glossary.

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