An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics

ISBN-13: 9781108422161

ISBN-10: 1108422160

Author: Bradley W. Carroll, Dale A. Ostlie

Edition: 2

Publication date:
2017
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Format:
Hardcover 1359 pages
Category:
Physics
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An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics is a comprehensive, well-organized and engaging text covering every major area of modern astrophysics, from the solar system and stellar astronomy to galactic and extragalactic astrophysics, and cosmology. Designed to provide students with a working knowledge of modern astrophysics, this textbook is suitable for astronomy and physics majors who have had a first-year introductory physics course with calculus. Featuring a brief summary of the main scientific discoveries that have led to our current understanding of the universe; worked examples to facilitate the understanding of the concepts presented in the book; end-of-chapter problems to practice the skills acquired; and computational exercises to numerically model astronomical systems, the second edition of An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics is the go-to textbook for learning the core astrophysics curriculum as well as the many advances in the field.