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Introduction to Space Physics (Cambridge Atmospheric and Space Science) Paperback – April 28, 1995

ISBN-13: 978-0521457149 ISBN-10: 0521457149 Edition: 0th

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"...contains a wealth of information in well-summarized fashion...should be considered a valuable reference text for those who would rather hear from the experts than from a single voice." Elmar R. Reiter, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics

"...Introduction to Space Physics is strong enough to form the backbone for an introductory graduate class....Because of its broad coverage, it will be an excellent addition to the library of any space physicist who occaisonally needs reminding of the issues and advances in other specialities." Michael E. Brown, Physics Today

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Designed as a text for upper-level undergraduate and first-year graduate students, this volume attempts to establish the curriculum for the modern student entering the emerging field of space physics, by covering almost all aspects of space plasmas in the solar system.
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Product Details

  • Series: Cambridge Atmospheric and Space Science
  • Paperback: 588 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (April 28, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521457149
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521457149
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 1.2 x 9.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #218,369 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Neyda Abreu on May 1, 2000
Format: Hardcover
This is a very comprehensive book. It is excellent if you are beginer who knows basic electricity and magnetism, but have not dealt with space plasmas.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Tamir on December 6, 2009
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This book has everything that anyone could ever want as a reference for anything related to Space physics. Love the graphics and easy to understand text.
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This book is an excellant introduction to the field of Space Physics. Unfortunately, it has not been updated since its original publication. It would be nice to have the results of the extensive research that has been done since then incorporated into a new edition of this book. Even so, I have not come across any other books published since then that are nearly as good. When I bought my copy ten years ago, I would certainly have given it 5 stars.
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By Howard on July 12, 2014
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I like it. Its kinda huge and heavy though.... Which might be a lame thin to complain about form a text book. but you know. whatever.
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