The Structure and Evolution of the Sun

The Structure and Evolution of the Sun

by Giuseppe Severino

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319649603
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/29/2017
Series: Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 275
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Giuseppe Severino is an Associate Astronomer at INAF/OAC (Capodimonte Astronomical Observatory, Naples, Italy). In addition, between 1998 and 2005 he was a Professor at the University of Naples Federico II with responsibility for teaching Solar Physics. Dr. Severino served on the OAC board of directors for a decade and is also a past Vice President of OAC. Since 2007 he has been an Associate Scientist on the METIS/Solar Orbiter project, and he also held leading responsibilities in a number of previous solar projects. He is author of more than one hundred scientific publications in international journals (about half in refereed journals), mainly in the field of Solar Physics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Some physics for everyone.- Chapter 2. Introduction to the Sun.- Chapter 3. The photosphere.- Chapter 4. The convection zone.- Chapter 5. The radiation.- Chapter 6. The core.- Chapter 7. Helioseismology.- Chapter 8. Recapitulation.- Chapter 9. Evolution.- Appendix. Some mathematics for everyone.- References.

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