Solar Neutrinos, Diffusion, Entropy, Fractional Calculus

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Mathematical Physics book series (BRIEFSMAPHY, volume 31)


The laws of nature are fundamentally random. This Springer Briefs in Mathematical Physics is an attempt to illustrate elements of a research programme in mathematics and statistics applied to selected problems in physics, particularly the relations between solar neutrinos, diffusion, entropy, and fractional calculus as they appear in neutrino astrophysics since the 1970s. The original research programme was published in three monographs [18–20]. An update of this research programme and selected results achieved since the 1970s is contained in Mathai and Haubold [21] and Mathai, Saxena, and Haubold [22]. The research programme connects mathematics and statistics to theoretical physics with the following historical background in mind.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Office for Outer Space Affairs United NationsViennaAustria

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