Astrophysics for physicists [E-Book] / Arnab Rai Choudhuri.
Choudhuri, Arnab Rai, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
1 online resource (xviii, 471 pages)
englisch
9780511802218
9780521894630
9780521815536
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Interaction of radiation with matter
  • Stellar astrophysics I : basic theoretical ideas and observational data
  • Stellar astrophysics II : nucleosynthesis and other advanced topics
  • End states of stellar collapse
  • Our galaxy and its interstellar matter
  • Elements of stellar dynamics
  • Elements of plasma astrophysics
  • Extragalactic astronomy
  • The spacetime dynamics of the universe
  • The thermal history of the universe
  • Elements of tensors and general relativity
  • Some applications of general relativity
  • Relativistic cosmology
  • Appendix A : Values of various quantities
  • Appendix B : Astrophysics and the Nobel prize.