Yakov Zel’dovich Bibliography

Papers, etc.

Papers are at the Archives of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Other References: Historical

Breizman, Boris N. & James W. van Dam, eds., G.I. Budker: Reflections and Remembrances (AIP, 1994).

Coles, P.C. & V. Sahni, “Large-scale Structure without N-body Simulations: the Legacy of Ya. B. Zeldovich,” Observatory 116, 25-31 (1996).

Gershtein, Semen S., “Ya B Zel’dovich's Contribution to Modern Particle Physics,” Phys. Usp. 47, 845-52 (2004).

Hargittai, Istvan, Buried Glory: Portraits of Soviet Scientists (Oxford Univ. Press, 2013).

Holloway, David, Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy 1939-1956 (Yale Univ. Press, 1994).

Keeler, R.N., “Some thoughts of an American scientist on the dynamic high-pressure work of Academician Ya B Zel'dovich,” Phys. Usp. 38, 559-63 (1995).

Khariton, Yuli, Kitor Adamskii, & Yuri Smirnov, “The Way It Was,” Bull. Atomic Sci. 52, 6, 53 (1996) on how Soviet scientists developed the hydrogen bomb independently, with an introduction by David Holloway].

Overbye, Dennis, Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe (HarperCollins, NY, 1991).

Peebles, P.J.E., “Yakov Zel’dovich and Modern Cosmology,” in Errol Gotsman, Yuval Neeman, & Alexander Voronel, eds., Frontiers of Physics: Proceedings of the Landau Memorial Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, 6-10 June, 1988 (Pergamon, 1991), pp. 343 - 357.

Popov, V.S., “My Recollections of Ya. B. Zeldovich,” in The Sun, the Stars, the Universe and General Relativity: International Conference in Honor of Ya.B. Zeldovich's 95th Anniversary. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1205 (AIP, 2010), pp. 132-134.

Sakharov, Andrei, Memoirs (Knopf, NY, 1990).

Sublette, Carey, The Soviet Nuclear Weapons Program

Thorne, Kip S., Black Holes & Time Warps (W.W. Norton, NY, 1994).

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Other References: Scientific

Zel’dovich, Ya.B. & Yu.B. Khariton, “On the Issue of a Chain Reaction Based on an Isotope of Uranium,” Zhurnal Eksperimentalnoi i Teoreticheskoi Fiziki 9, 1425 (1939); 10, 29 (1940); 10, 477 (1940).

Zel'dovich, Ya. B. & S.S. Gershteĭn, “Reviews of Topical Problems: Nuclear Reactions in Cold Hydrogen I. Mesonic Catalysis,” Soviet Physics Uspekhi 3, 593-623 (1961).

Baz’, A.I., Vitalii I. Gol’danskiĭ, & Ya. B. Zel'dovich, “Reviews of Topical Problems: Undiscovered Isotopes of Light Nuclei,” Soviet Physics Uspekhi 3, 729-42 (1961).

Zel'dovich, Ya. B., “Reviews of Topical Problems: Problems of Present-Day Physics and Astronomy,” Soviet Physics Uspekhi 5, 931-50 (1963).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., “Semi-Closed Worlds in the General Theory of Relativity,” Zhurnal Eksperimentalnoi i Teoreticheskoi Fiziki 43, 1037 (1962). English translation: Soviet Physics–JETP 16, 732 (1963).

Zel'dovich, Ya. B., “Special Issue: The Theory of the Expanding Universe as Originated by A. A. Fridman,” Soviet Physics Uspekhi 6, 475-94 (1964).

Zel'dovich, Ya. B., “Observations in a Universe Homogeneous in the Mean,” Soviet Astronomy 8, 13-16 (1964).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., “The Fate of a Star and the Evolution of Gravitational Energy upon Accretion,” Doklady Akademii Nauk 155, 67 (1964). English translation: Soviet Physics–Doklady 9, 195 (1964).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & I.D. Novikov, “Relativistic Astrophysics, Part I,” Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk 84, 877 (1964). English translation: Soviet Physics–Uspekhi 7, 763 (1965).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & I.D. Novikov, “Relativistic Astrophysics, Part II,” Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk 86, 447 (1965). English translation: Soviet Physics–Uspekhi 8, 522 (1966).

Doroshkevich, A.G., Ya.B. Zel’dovich, & I.D. Novikov, “Gravitational Collapse of Nonsymmetric and Rotating Masses,” Zhurnal Eksperimentalnoi i Teoreticheskoi Fiziki 49, 170 (1965). English translation: Soviet Physics–JETP 22, 122 (1966).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., & Yu. P. Raizer, Physics of Shock Waves and High-Temperature Hydrodynamic Phenomena (Academic Press, 1966; Dover, NY, 1966-67 [full text in Russian].

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & O.Kh. Guseinov, “Collapsed Stars in Binaries,” Ap.J. 144, 840-41 (1966).

Doroshkevich, A.G., Ya.B. Zel’dovich, & I.D. Novikov, “The Origin of Galaxies in an Expanding Universe,” Soviet Astronomy 11, 233-39 (1967).

Novikov, I.D. & Ya. B. Zel’dovich, “Cosmology,” Ann. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 5, 627-49 (1967).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & R.A. Sunyaev, “The Interaction of Matter and Radiation in a Hot-Model Universe,” Astrophys. & Space Sci. 4, 301-16 (1969).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., “Gravitational Instability: an Approximate Theory for Large Density Perturbations,” Astron. & Astrophys. 5, 84-89 (1970).

Doroshkevich, A.G., M.S. Longair, & Ya.B. Zeldovich, “The Evolution of Radio Sources at Large Redshifts,” MNRAS 147, 139-48 (1970).

Sunyaev, R.A. & Ya. B. Zel’dovich, “Small-Scale Fluctuations of Relic Radiation,” Astrophys. & Space Sci. 7, 3-19 (1970).

Sunyaev, R.A. & Ya. B. Zel’dovich, “The Interaction of Matter and Radiation in the Hot Model of the Universe,” Astrophys. & Space Sci. 7, 20-30 (1970).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & I.D. Novikov, Relativistic Astrophysics, Vol. I. Stars and Relativity (Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1971-83; Dover, NY, 1997).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & I.D. Novikov, Relativistic Astrophysics, Vol. II. The Structure and Evolution of the Universe (Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1971-83; Dover, NY, 1997).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & A.A. Starobinsky, “Creation of Particles and Vacuum Polarization in an Anisotropic Gravitational Field,” Zhurnal Eksperimentalnoi i Teoreticheskoi Fiziki 61, 2161-75 (1971). English translation: Soviet Physics–JETP 34, 1159 (1972).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., “The Generation of Waves by a Rotating Body,” Pis’ma v Redakstiyu Zhurnal Eksperimentalnoi i Teoreticheskoi Fiziki 14, 270 (1971). English translation: JETP Letters 14, 180 (1971).

Zeldovich, Ya B., “A Hypothesis, Unifying the Structure and the Entropy of the Universe,” MNRAS 160, 1P-4P (1972).

Novikov, I.D. & Ya. B. Zel’dovich, “Physical Processes Near Cosmological Singularities,” Ann. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 11, 387-412 (1973).

Doroshkevich, A G.; R.A. Sunyaev, S& Ya.B. Zel’dovich,“The Formation of Galaxies in Friedmannian Universes,” in Confrontation of Cosmological Theories with Observational Data; Proceedings of the Symposium, Krakow, Poland, September 10-12, 1973 (D. Reidel, Dordrecht, 1974), pp. 213-25.

Kobsarev, I.Yu., L.B. Okun, & Ya.B. Zeldovich, “Spontaneus CP-violation and Cosmology,” Phys. Lett. B 50, 340-42 (1974).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., “Deuterium of Cosmological Origin and the Mean Density of the Universe,” Soviet Astronomy Letters 1, 5-6 (1975).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., A.A. Starobinskii, M.Yu. Khlopov, & V.M. Chechëtkin, “Primordial Black Holes and the Deuterium Problem,” Pis’ma v Astronomicheskii Zhurnal 3, 208-11 (1977). English translation: Soviet Astronomy Letters 3, 110-12 (1977).

Zeldovich, Ia. B., “The Theory of the Large Scale Structure of the Universe, ” in The Large Scale Structure of the Universe; Proceedings of the Symposium, Tallin, Estonian SSR, September 12-16, 1977 (D. Reidel, Dordrecht, 1978), pp. 409-21.

Novikov, I.D., A.G. Polnarev, A.A. Starobinsky, & Ya.B. Zeldovich, “Primordial Black Holes,” Astron. & Astrophys. 80, 104-09 (1979).

Sunyaev, R.A. & Ya. B. Zel’dovich, “The Velocity of Cluster of Galaxies to the Microwave Background. The Possibility of Its Measurement,” MNRAS 190, 413-20 (1980).

Sunyaev, R.A. & Ya. B. Zel’dovich, “Microwave Background Radiation as a Probe of the Contemporary Structure and History of the Universe,” Ann. Rev. Astr. & Astrophys. 18, 537-60 (1980).

Zeldovich, Ya.B., “Cosmological Fluctuations Produced Near a Singularity,” MNRAS 192, 663-68 (1980).

Zeldovich, Ya.B., S.I.Blinnikov, & N.I.Shakura, Physical Principles of Structure and Evolution of Stars (Moscow University, Moscow, 1981) [full text in Russian].

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & L.P. Grishchuk, “Structure and Future of the ‘New’ Universe,” MNRAS 207, 23P - 28P (1984).

Zel’Dovich, Ya. B. , A.A. Ruzmaikin, S.A. Molchanov, & D.D. Sokoloff, “Kinematic Dynamo Problem in a Linear Velocity Field,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 144, 1-11 (1984).

Shandarin, S.F. & Ya. B. Zeldovich, “Topological Mapping Properties of Collisionless Potential and Vortex Motion,” Phys. Rev. Letters 52, 1488-91 (1984).

Zeldovich, Y.B. & A.A. Starobinskij, “Quantum Creation of a Universe with Nontrivial Topology,” Soviet Astronomy Letters 10, 135-37 (1984) [abstract].

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & H. McNeill, The Mathematical Theory of Combustion and Explosions (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1985).

Belinsky, V.A., L.P. Grishchuk, I.M. Khalatnikov, & Ya. B. Zeldovich, “ Inflationary stages in cosmological models with a scalar field,” Phys. Lett. B 155B, 232-36 (1985).

Khlopov, M.Yu., B.A. Malomed, & Ya.B. Zeldovich, “Gravitational Instability of Scalar Field and Formation of Primordial Black Holes,” MNRAS 215, 575-90 (1985).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., “Cosmological Field Theory for Observational Astronomers,” Sov. Sci. Rev. E Astrophys. Space Phys. 5, 1-37, (1986).

Shandarin, S.F. & Ya. B. Zedovich, “Large Scale Distribution of Matter: Galaxies and Their Clustering Properties,” in ESO Conf. Workshop Proc., No. 23, pp. 45 - 83 (1986) [abstract].

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & M.V. Sazhin, “Microwave Background Anisotropy Induced by Static Objects in an Expanding Universe,” Soviet Astronomy Letters 13, 145-48 (1987).

Starobinskii, A.A. & Ia.B. Zel’Dovich, “Quantum Effects in Cosmology,” Nature 331, 673-74 (1988).

Starobinskii, A.A. & Ya.B. Zel’Dovich, “The Spontaneous Creation of the Universe.,” Sov. Sci. Rev. Sect. E 6, 103-44 (1988) [abstract].

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., “Opening Address,” in Audouze, Marie-Christine Pelletan & Sandor Szalay, eds., Large Scale Structures of the Universe: Proceedings of the 130th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, dedicated to the memory of Marc A. Aaronson (1950-1987) held in Balatonfured, Hungary, June 15-20, 1987 (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1988), pp. 1-6 [includes a brief obituary at the end].

Shandarin, S.F. & Ya. B. Zeldovich, “The large-scale structure of the universe: Turbulence, intermittency, structures in a self-gravitating medium,” Revs. Mod. Phys. 61, 185-220 (1989).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., A.Al Ruzmaikin, & D.D. Sokoloff, The Almighty Chance (World Scientific, Singapore and Teaneck, NJ, 1990) [review by Jerry P. Gollub].

Dolgov, A.D., M.V. Sazhin, & Ya. B. Zel’dovich, Basics of Modern Cosmology (Editions Frontières, Gif-sur-Yvette, 1990) [review by A. Heavens].

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., A.A. Ruzmaikin, & D.D. Sokoloff, Magnetic Fields in Astrophysics (Gordon & Breach, 1983; Taylor & Francis, London, 1990).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., Selected Works of Yakov Borisovich Zeldovich, J.P. Ostriker, G.I. Barenblatt, & R.A. Sunyaev, eds., (Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 1992 ).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B., My Universe: Selected Reviews, ed. by Boris Ya. Zel’dovich & M.V. Sazhin (Harwood Academic Pub., Philadelphia, 1992).

Zel’dovich, Ya. B. & I.D. Novikov, Stars and Relativity (Dover, 1996).

Al’tshuler, L.V., Ya.B. Zel’dovich, & Yu.M. Styazhkin, “Investigation of Isentropic Compression and Equations of State of Fissionable Materials,” Physics-Uspekhi 40, 101-02 (1997).

Birkinshaw, Mark, “The Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect,” Physics Reports 310, 2-3, 97-195 (1998).

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Other Works: Popularizations, Fiction, etc.

Silk, J., A.S. Szalay, & Ya.B. Zel’dovich, “The Large-scale Structure of the Universe,” Sci. Amer. 249, 10, 72-80 (1983) [abstract].

Zel’dovich, YA. B., “Cosmology from Robertson to Today,” Physics Today 41, 3, 27-29 (1988).

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