An International Research Journal

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V K Rastogi


  ISBN :  81-902849-0-8

December, 2005


S K Saha

Indian Institute of Astrophysics

Bangalore-560 034, India

V K Rastogi

Physics Department

CCS University, Meerut-250 004, India

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21st Century Astrophysics



Section 1. Relativistic astrophysics


Dark matter: past, present, and future                                                                                                                                                                               1

Virginia Trimble

The cosmological constant as a unifying link                                                                                                                                                                   16

C Sivaram


Black hole accretion as black hole analogue                                                                                                                                                                     26

Tapas Kumar Das


Theory of the thermonuclear supernovae                                                                                                                                                                        51

Peter Hoflich


Section 2. Stellar and galactic astronomy

The coming of age of X-ray astronomy                                                                                                                                                                          70

K P Singh


X-ray studies of active galactic nuclei                                                                                                                                                                             90

Poshak Gandhi


Asymmetries in powerful extragalactic radio sources                                                                                                                                                      108 Gopal-Krishna and Paul J Willa


Spatio-kinematic studies of galactic planetary nebulae                                                                                                                                                     134

B G Anandarao

Recent results from the Be prototype star gamma Cassiopeiac                                                                                                                                         149

Ph Stee

Section 3. Sun and solar systems

Helioseismology                                                                                                                                                                                                          163

Eric Fossat

Intense magnetic fields in the atmosphere of the sun                                                                                                                                                       177

S S Hasan

Hall-magnetohydrodynamic turbulence                                                                                                                                                                          196

V Krishan and S M Mahajan

Magnetohydrodynamic waves in the solar corona                                                                                                                                                           213

A Saiya Narayanan and R Ramesh

Comets and scientific method                                                                                                                                                                                      224

Peter B Fellgett

Section 4. Observational techniques

From interferometers to hypertelescopes                                                                                                                                                                       228
Antoine Labeyrie

100 years of photon-counting: the quest for the perfect eye                                                                                                                                             237

Sebastien Morel and Swapan K Saha



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