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The stability of a spherical Nebula
  • J. Jeans
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
It is usual to take as the theoretical basis of the nebular hypothesis the established fact that the equilibrium of a rotating mass of liquid becomes unstable as soon as the rotation exceeds aExpand
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Origin of Cosmic Radiation.
THE frequency ν of radiation can be deduced from its absorption μ by means of the well-known formula of Klein and Nishina,1 which can be put in the form This gives frequencies which agree well withExpand
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The Stability of a Spherical Nebula
1. The object of the present paper can be best explained by referring to a sentence which occurs in a paper by Professor G. H. Darwin. This is as follows:— “The principal question involved in theExpand
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Astronomy and Cosmogony: PREFACE
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Problems of Cosmology and Stellar Dynamics
1. Introductory chapter 2. General dynamical principles 3. Ellipsoidal configurations of equilibrium 4. The gravitational potential of a distorted ellipsoid 5. Pear-shaped configurations ofExpand
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The Motions of Stars in a Kapteyn-Universe
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The origin of binary systems
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An introduction to the kinetic theory of gases
1. Introduction 2. A preliminary survey 3. Pressure in a gas 4. Collisions and Maxwell's law 5. The free path in a gas 6. Viscosity conduction of heat 7. Diffusion 8. General theory of a gas not in aExpand
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