Encyclopedia of Space Science Research (3 Volume Set)


Raúl Lajara (Editor)
Javier Barón (Editor)

Series: Space Science, Exploration and Policies
BISAC: SCI098000

This book presents current research in the field of space science. Topics discussed in this compilation include supernovae as probes for dark energy; structure and transport of the Martian surface material; the study for black hole in m-theory; origin of the Saturn rings; space science applications of aerogels; dynamics and disruption mechanisms of asteroids; primordial black holes, formation and evolution; black holes in higher order curvature gravity; scalar potential model of galaxies; the dark energy scale in superconductors and constraints on dark energy and dark matter from supernovae and gamma ray burst data. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


Space: The Province of Mankind- A Brief Philosophical Approach to Space Exploration(Jacques Arnould, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Paris, France)

A Legal Regime for Space Tourism: The Future for Commercialization of Space Stations
(Yun Zhao, The Univ. of Hong Kong, Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Leiden Univ., the Netherlands)

Hypometabolism as a Resource for Manned Long-term Space Flights: A Challenging Perspective
(Carlo Zancanaro, Manuela Malatesta, Anatomy & Histology Section, Dept. of Morphological and Biomedical Sciences, Univ. of Verona, Italy, Marco Biggiogera, Lorella Vecchio, Laboratory of Cell and Neurobiology, Dept. of Animal Biology, Univ. of Pavia, Italy)

C. Elegans: A Model System for Studying Biological Effects of the Space Environment
(Robert Johnsen, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Martin Jones, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Nathaniel Szewczyk, School of Graduate Entry Medicine and Health, Univ. of Nottingham, UK, David Baillie, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser Univ., Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada)

Structure and Transport of the Martian Surface Material
(J.P. Merrison, Mars Simulation Laboratory, Aarhus Univ., Aarhus, Denmark)

Supernovae as Probes for Dark Energy
(Vasiliki A. Mitsou, Instituto de F’isica Corpuscular (IFIC), CSIC – Univ. de Valencia, Edificio Institutos de Paterna, Valencia, Spain, Nikolaos E. Mavromatos, King’s College of London, Physics Dept., Theoretical Physics, Strand, UK)

Fingerprints of a Local Supernova
(Oliver Manuel, Nuclear Chemistry, Univ. of Missouri, Rolla, MO, Hilton Ratcliffe, Astronomical Society Southern Africa, South Africa)

The Study for Black Hole in M-Theory
(Makoto Tanabe, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan)

On the 5D Extra-Force According to Basini-Capozziello-Ponce De Leon Formalism and Four Important Features: Strong Gravitational Fields, Kar-Sinha Gravitational Fields, Kar-Sinha Gravitational Bending of Light in Extra Dimensions, Gravitational Red Shift affected by Extra Dimensions and the Experimental Research of Extra Dimensions On-Board International Space Station (ISS) using Laser Beams
(Fernando Loup, Estudantes Univ. Lisboa Portugal)

History of the Discovery Saturn’s Rings and Moons
(Matthias Risch, Univ. of Applied Sciences, Augsburg, Germany)

Origin of the Saturn Rings: Electromagnetic Model of the Sombrero Rings Formation
(Vladimir V. Tchernyi (CHERNY) SAIBR, Moscow, Russia)

Periodic Fine-Scale Structure in Saturn’s Rings: A Theory of Self-Gravity Density Waves
(Evgeny Griv and Michael Gedalin, Dept. of Physics, Ben-Gurion Univ., Beer-Sheva, Israel)

Continuous Wavelet Transform as an Effective Tool for the Detecting of Saturn Rings’ Structure
(Eugene B. Postnikov, Humboldt Univ., Berlin and Kursk Univ., Russia and Alexander Loskutov, Moscow State Univ.)

Space Science Applications of Aerogels
(Steven M. Jones, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)

Origin and Early Evolution of the Atmospheres and Oceans on the Terrestrial Planets (Lin-gun Liu, Dept. of Earth Sciences, The Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China)

Dynamics and Disruption Mechanisms of Asteroids: Origin of Near-Earth Objects and Consequences on their Physical Properties
(Patrick Michel, Laboratoire Cassiopee, Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, Univ. de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France)

Hilda Asteroids in the Jupiter Neighborhood
(Romina P. Di Sisto and Adrian Brunini, Univ. Nacional de La Plata, Argentina)

Observation of Chaotic Processes in Earth Rotation
(Valérie Frède, University of Toulouse)

Agriculture on Earth and on Mars
(Hidenori Wada, Masamichi Yamashita, Naomi Katayama, Jun Mitsuhashi, Hiroshi Takeda, and Hirofumi Hashimoto, Tokyo Univ. of Pharmacy and Life Science, Hachigi, Tokyo, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)

The Geology of the Venusian Plants
(Alvaro Ignacio Martin-Herrero, Beatriz Gomez-Izquierdo, Guillermo Caravantes, Seminario de Ciencias Planetarias, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Esther Velasco, Seminario de Ciencias Planetarias, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Centro de Biologia Molecular, CSIC – Univ. Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, Javier Ruiz, Museo National de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Spain, Francisco Anguita, Dept. de Patrologia y Geoquimica, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

Europa: New Horizons for Astrobiology
(Esther Velasco, Guillermo Caravantes, Beatriz Gomez-Izquierdo, Alberto Rodriguez, Seminario de Ciencias Planetarias, Facultad de Ciencias Geologicas, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)

Neutron Dosimetry Inside the International Space Station
(Hideki Koshiishi, Haruhisa Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Terasawa, Kiyokazu Koga, and Tateo Goka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)

Biotic Dynamics of Galactic Distribution, Gravitational Waves, and Quantum Processes. A Causal Theory of Cosmological Evolution
(H. Sabelli, G. Thomas, L. Kovacevic, A. Lawandow, and D. Horan—Chicago Center for Creative Development, Milwaukee School of Engineering, and University of Chicago)

Turbulent formation of protogalaxies at the end of the plasma epoch: theory and observations
(Rudolph E. Schild and Carl H. Gibson—Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA and other)

Tracking order and chaos in a binary quasar dynamical model
(N. D. Caranicolas—Department of Physics, Section of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics, University of Thessaloniki, 54124-Thessaloniki, Greece)

Black Holes and other exotica at the Large Hadron Collider
(Arunava Roy, Marco Cavagli`a, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Mississippi, University, MS, and others)

Primordial Black Holes, Formation and Evolution
(Shawqi Al Dallal, University of Bahrain, Department of Physics, Kingdom of Bahrain)

On the Information Paradox in Black Holes
(Pedro F. Gonzalez-Diaz, Miguel Catalan, Instituto de Fisica Fundamental,Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Serrano, Madrid, Spain, and others)

Geometrical and Numerical Aspects of Black Hole Evolution
(J. A. Gonzalez, F.S. Guzman, Instituto de Fisica y Matematicas, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Michoacan, Mexico)

Quantum Loss of Charge by Non-Rotating Black Holes with Cosmological Constant
(F. Belgiorno, S.L. Cacciatori, Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy, and others)

Black Holes in Higher Order Curvature Gravity
(S.O. Alexeyev, Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia)

X-ray Emission From Accretion Disks of AGN: Signatures of Supermassive Black Holes
(Predrag Jovanovic and Luka C. Popovic, Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade, Serbia)

Powerful Jets From Accreting Black Holes: Evidence From The Optical and Infrared
(David M. Russell, Rob P. Fender, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and others)

Hawking Radiation of the Rotating D3-brane From Gravitational Anomaly
(Zheng Ze Ma, Department of Physics, Southeast University, Nanjing, P. R. China)

Schwarzschild-like Exteriors for Stars in Kaluza-Klein Gravity
(J. Ponce de Leon, Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico)

Scalar Potential Model of Galaxies – Review and New Speculations
(J.C. Hodge—Blue Ridge Community College, 100 College Dr., Flat Rock, NC)

Dark Energy: The Nature and Feasibility of Laboratory Registration using SQUID-Magnetostrictor System
(G.N. Izmailov, L.N. Zherikhina, V.A. Ryabov, A.M. Tskhovrebov, Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)

A Review on Dark Energy Objects
(P. Rocha, M.F.A. da Silva, R. Chan, Instituto de Fisica, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil, and others)

The Dark Energy Scale in Superconductors: Innovative Theoretical and Experimental Concepts
(Christian Beck, Clovis Jacinto de Matos, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London, United Kingdom, and others)

Crossing the Phantom Divide
(Hongsheng Zhang, Shanghai United Center for Astrophysics (SUCA), Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China, and others)

Quantum Yang-Mills Condensate Dark Energy Models
(Wen Zhao, Yang Zhang, Minglei Tong, School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom, and others)

Constraints on Dark Energy and Dark Matter from Supernovae and Gamma Ray Burst Data
(Michael L. Smith, Bishmer Sekaran, Ahmet M. Ozta, Jan Paul, 21st Century HealthCare, Inc., Tempe, Arizona, USA, and others)

Quantum Mechanical Approach to Our Expanding Universe with Dark Energy: Soluble Sector of Quantum Gravity
(Subodha Mishra, Department of Physics, Institute of Technical Education and Research, Jagamohan Nagar, Bhubaneswar, India)

Dark Pressure in a Non-Compact and Non-Ricci Flat 5D Kaluza-Klein Cosmology
(F. Darabi, Dept. of Physics, Azarbaijan University of Tarbiat Moallem, Tabriz, Iran)

Falsifying Field-Based Dark Energy Models
(Genly Leon, Yoelsy Leyva, Emmanuel N. Saridakis, Osmel Martin, Rolando Cardenas, Department of Mathematics, Universidad Central de Las Villas, Santa Clara, CP, Cuba, and others)

On accretion of dark energy onto black- and worm-holes
(Jose A. Jimenez Madrid and Prado Martn-Moruno, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA,United Kingdom)

Analytic approaches to the structure formation in the accelerating universe
(Takayuki Tatekawa, Center for Computational Science and e-Systems, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokyo, Japan)

Supernovae and the Dark Sector of the Universe
(Vasiliki A. Mitsou, Nikolaos E. Mavromatos, Instituto de Fisica Corpuscular (IFIC), CSIC-Univ. de Valencia, Valencia Spain, and others)


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