Quantization in Astrophysics, Brownian Motion, and Supersymmetry
by F. Smarandache, V. Christianto
Publisher: MathTiger 2007
Number of pages: 516
The present book discusses, among other things, various quantization phenomena found in Astrophysics and some related issues including Brownian Motion. With recent discoveries of exoplanets in our galaxy and beyond, this Astrophysics quantization issue has attracted numerous discussions in the past few years.
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