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BEAMS AND JETS IN ASTROPHYSICS

Edited by Philip A. Hughes

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

CENTRAL ENGINE MODELS
Why Supermassive Black Holes?
Hydrodynamic Beam Production
Magnetohydrodynamical Models

OBSERVATIONS OF JETS ON EXTREMELY SMALL SCALES
Better Evidence for Black Holes
Direct Evidence Concerning Extremely Small Objects
Interactions Between Jets and the Ambient Nuclear Medium

CONCLUSIONS

REFERENCES


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