Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
The Multi-Messenger Astrophysics of the Galactic Centre (IAU S322)

The Multi-Messenger Astrophysics of the Galactic Centre (IAU S322)

$142.00 (C)

Part of Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia and Colloquia

  • Date Published: May 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107169890

$ 142.00 (C)
Hardback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Looking for an examination copy?

This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • The Galactic Centre represents a unique and extreme environment in the Galaxy. It hosts the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, its most concentrated dense gas reservoir and its most extreme star-formation environment. The Galactic Centre is therefore our nearest analogue to both an active galactic nucleus (AGN) and a starburst system. IAU Symposium 322 explores the revolution in our understanding of the Galactic Centre, driven by novel instrumentation including NuSTAR, ALMA, EHT and, in the near future, the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA). A number of anomalous, non-thermal signals have recently been discovered emanating from the Inner Galaxy. This volume addresses the question: are these signatures of dark matter or other new physics, or symptoms of the region's unusual astrophysics? Graduate students and researchers at the interface between astrophysics and particle physics have much to learn from studying this unique region.

    • Provides a fresh summary of our evolving understanding of the Galactic Centre and its unique environment
    • Discusses the astrophysical backgrounds to indirect dark matter searches in the Galactic Centre
    • Includes an up-to-the-minute summary of the most recent observations of the Galactic Centre with new instrumentation
    • Demonstrates how our capabilities to observe and measure the Galactic Centre are rapidly evolving and improving over the entire electromagnetic spectrum
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107169890
    • dimensions: 255 x 179 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.6kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. New results of interest
    2. Approaching the Event Horizon
    3. Dense gas in the Galactic Centre and its star formation potential
    4. Positrons
    5. Stellar end products in the Galactic Centre
    6. Dark matter in the Galactic Centre?
    7. X-rays and plasma
    8. Galactic Centre gamma-rays, cosmic rays, magnetic fields
    9. Nuclear clusters, cluster dynamics, close orbits, relation to black hole feeding
    10. Understanding the Galactic Centre in the context of stellar/AGN feedback.

  • Editors

    Roland M. Crocker, Australian National University, Canberra

    Steven N. Longmore, Liverpool John Moores University

    Geoffrey V. Bicknell, Australian National University, Canberra

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×