Introduction to plasma astrophysics and cosmology

  title={Introduction to plasma astrophysics and cosmology},
  author={A. Peratt},
  journal={Astrophysics and Space Science},
  • A. Peratt
  • Published 1995
  • Physics
  • Astrophysics and Space Science
The year 1996 marks the Centennial Celebration of the founding of Plasma Astrophysics and Cosmology; its origins may be traced to the seminal research first published by Kristian Birkeland in 1896. This special workshop issue reports on advances in issues of importance to the plasma universe; topics as timely as when first raised a century ago. 
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