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Mineral Grains in Interstellar Space

  • N. C. Wickramasinghe
  • F. Hoyle
  • S. Al-Mufti
  • T. Al-Jabory
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 165)

Abstract

Astronomical data relating to emission, absorption and polarization properties of interstellar dust in the mid-infrared spectral region point to a composite mineral-organic grain model with overall mass proportions consistent with cosmic abundances.

Keywords

Silicate Material Interstellar Dust Flux Curve Rock Crystal Cosmic Abundance 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. C. Wickramasinghe
    • 1
  • F. Hoyle
    • 1
  • S. Al-Mufti
    • 1
  • T. Al-Jabory
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wales CollegeCardiffUK

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