The writer argues that, after 5 a long time of discussion in regards to the interactive of sun wind with the magnetosphere, it's time to come again to fundamentals. beginning with Newton's legislation, this booklet additionally examines Maxwell's equations and subsidiary equations reminiscent of continuity, constitutive kinfolk and the Lorentz transformation; Helmholtz' theorem, and Poynting's theorem, between different equipment for knowing this interaction.
- Includes chapters on steered particle acceleration to excessive energies, plasma move occasion, and the low range boundary layer
- More than two hundred figures illustrate the text
- Includes a colour insert
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