Thomas Cowling Bibliography

Papers, etc.

The AIP Niels Bohr Library & Archives has a 1978 oral history interview with Cowling.

Other References: Historical

Arny, Thomas, “The Star Makers: A History of the Theories of Stellar Structure and Evolution,” Vistas in Astronomy 33, 211-33 (1990).

*Biermann, L., “Comets and their Interaction with the Solar Wind,” QJRAS 12, 417-32 (1971).

Cowling, T.G., “The Development of the Theory of Stellar Structures,” QJRAS 7, 121-37 (1966).

*Cowling, T.G., “Magnetic Fields in Astronomy,” QJRAS 12, 348-51 (1971).

*Cowling, T.G., “The Solar Wind,” QJRAS 12, 447-52 (1971).

Cowling, T.G. & L. Mestel, “L.F.B. Biermann—Obituary,” QJRAS 27, 698-700 (1986).

*Hide, R., “Magnetohydrodynamics of Rotating Fluids: A Summary of Some Recent Work,” QJRAS 12, 380-83 (1971).

Holcomb, Robert W., “Astrophysics: Model Proposed for Galactic Magnetic Field,” Science 168, 811 (1970).

Hufbauer, Karl, Exploring the Sun: Solar Science since Galileo (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, 1991).

Jones, Bryn, The History of Astronomical Research in the University of Wales
http://www.jonesbryn.plus.com/wastronhist/univwaleshist.html

*Kahn, F.D., “Cosmic Rays and Interstellar Matter,” QJRAS 12, 384-401 (1971).

*Mestel, L., “The Theory of Magnetic Stars,” QJRAS 12, 402-16 (1971).

*Severny, A.B., “Time Fluctuations of the General Magnetic Field of the Sun,” QJRAS 12, 363-79 (1971).

Stern, David P. & Mauricio Peredo, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Magnetospheres other than Ours
http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/Education/wotherms.html

*Tayler, R.J., “Magnetohydrodynamic Stability Problems in Astrophysics,” QJRAS 12, 352-62 (1971).

*Weiss, N.O., “The Dynamo Problem,” QJRAS 12, 432-46 (1971).

*Papers presented as part of the Cowling symposium on magnetic problems in astronomy, 1971 [Introduction by G.A.J. Ferris & G.A. Goldsworthy].

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Other References: Scientific

Cowling, T.G., “On the Radial Limitation of the Sun’s Magnetic Field,” MNRAS 90, 140-54 (1929).

Cowling, T.G., “On a Point-Source Model of a Star,” MNRAS 91, 92-108 (1929).

Cowling, T.G., “On the Radial Limitation of the Sun.’s Magnetic Field,” MNRAS 91, 92-108 (1930).

Cowling, T.G., “Note on the Fitting of Polytropic Models in the Theory of Stellar Structure,” MNRAS 91, 472-79 (1931).

Cowling, T.G., “The Radii of Stellar Models,” Zeitschrift für Astrophysik 4, 331-38 (1932).

Cowling, T.G., “The Magnetic Field of Sunspots,” MNRAS 94, 39-48 (1933).

Cowling, T.G., “The Stability of Gaseous Stars,” MNRAS 94, 768-82 (1934) and 96, 42-60 (1935).

Cowling, T.G., “Convection in Stars,” Observatory 58, 243-47 (1935).

Cowling, T.G., “The Structure of Sunspots,” MNRAS 96, 15-19 (1935).

Cowling, T.G., “The Stability of Convective Stars,” MNRAS 98, 528-35 (1938).

Cowling, T.G., “On the Motion of the Apsidal Line in Close Binary Systems,” MNRAS 98, 734-43 (1938).

Chapman, Sydney and T. G. Cowling, The Mathematical Theory of Non-uniform Gases; An Account of the Kinetic Theory of Viscosity, Thermal Conduction and Diffusion in Gases (Cambridge University Press, 1939, 1952, 1970, 1991).

Cowling, T.G., “The Non-radial Oscillations of Polytropic Stars,” MNRAS 101, 367-75 (1941).

Cowling, T.G., “On Alfven’s Theory of Magnetic Storms and of the Aurora,” Journal of Geophysical Research 47, 209-214 (1942).

Harrison, Marjorie Hall, “The Generalized Cowling Model,” Ap.J. 100, 343-46 (1944).

Cowling, T.G., “On the Sun’s General Magnetic Field,” MNRAS 105, 166-74 (1945).

Cowling, T.G., “The Electrical Conductivity of an Ionized Gas in a Magnetic Field, with Applications to the Solar Atmosphere and the Ionosphere,” Proc. Roy. Soc. London. Series A 183, 453-79 (1945).

Cowling, T.G., “The Growth and Decay of the Sunspot Magnetic Field,” MNRAS 106, 218-24 (1946).

Cowling, T.G., “Alfvén’s Theory of Sunspots,” MNRAS 106, 446-56 (1946).

Cowling, T.G. & R.A. Newing, “The Oscillations of a Rotating Star,” Ap.J. 109, 149-58 (1949).

Cowling, T.G., “The Condition for Turbulence in Rotating Stars,” Ap.J. 114, 272-86 (1951).

Cowling, T.G., “The Beginning of the Universe,” Nature 168, 259-60 (1951).

Gardiner, J.G., “Integration of the Cowling Stellar Model,” MNRAS 111, 94-101 (1951).

Babcock, H.W. & T.G. Cowling, “General Magnetic Fields in the Sun and Stars,” MNRAS 113, 357-407 (1953).

Cowling, T.G., Molecules in Motion (Hutchinson’s University Library, London, 1950; Harper, 1960).

Cowling, T.G., “Solar Electrodynamics,” in G.P. Kuiper, ed., The Sun (The Solar System, vol. I) (Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1953), p. 532

Babcock, H.D. & T.G. Cowling, “General Magnetic Fields in the Sun and Stars,” MNRAS 113, 357 (1953).

Cowling, T.G., “Dynamo Theories of Cosmic Magnetic Fields,” Vistas in Astronomy 1, 313-22 (1955).

Cowling, T.G., “The Dissipation of Magnetic Energy in an Ionized Gas,” MNRAS 116, 114-24 (1956).

Colwing, T.G., “Nuclear Reactions in Stars,” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A 260, 170-75 (1961).

Colwing, T.G., “Magnetohydrodynamics,” Reports on Progress in Physics 25, 244 (1962).

Cowling, T.G., “The Solar Wind,” Observatory 89, 217-22 (1969).

Cowling, T.G., “ Approximate Theories of Thermal Diffusion,” Journal of Physics A: General Physics 3, 774 (1970).

Cowling, T.G., “Sunspots and the Solar Cycle,” Nature 255, 189-90 (1975).

Cowling, T.G., “On the Thermal Structure of Sunspots,” MNRAS 177, 409-14 (1976).

Cowling, Thomas, Magnetohydrodynamics, (Interscience, 1957; Adam Hilger, Bristol, 1976).

Cowling, T. G., “The Present Status of Dynamo Theory,” Ann. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 19, 115-35 (1981).

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Other Works: Popularizations, History, etc.

Cowling, T.G., “The Theory of Stellar Structure, 1932-1942,” Observatory 64, 224-28 (1942).

Cowling, T.G. & D.H. Sadler, “The Re-opening of the Pulkovo Observatory,” Observatory 74, 151-55 (1954).

Cowling, T.G., “A Tribute to Sydney Chapman,” QJRAS 11, 381 (1970).

Cowling, T.G., “Vincent Ferraro as a Pioneer of Hydromagnetics,” QJRAS 16, 136-44 (1975).

Cowling, T.G., “Mathematicians, Astrology and Cosmogony,” QJRAS 18, 199-212 (1977).

Cowling, T. G., Isaac Newton and Astrology (Leeds Univ. Press, Leeds, UK, 1977).

Cowling, T.G., “Astrology, Religion and Science,” QJRAS 23, 515-26 (1982) [1981 Milne Lecture] [Corrigendum].

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