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Astrophysical Concepts

Out of Print

Series: Astronomy and Astrophysics Library Series

By: Martin Harwit

651 pages, Figs, tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 3 | #115514 | ISBN: 0387949437
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Contents

An Approach to Astrophysics * The Cosmic Distance Scale * Dynamics and Masses of Astronomical Bodies * Random Processes * Photons and Fast Particles * Electromagnetic Processes in Space * Quantum Processes in Astrophysics * Stars * Cosmic Gas and Dust * Formation of Stars and Planetary Systems * The Universe We Inhabit * The Early Universe * Origins of Structure * Life in the Universe * Epilogue * Appendix A: Astronomical Terminology * Appendix B: Astrophysical Constants * List of References * Index.

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