Galaxies and Cosmology (Astronomy and Astrophysics Library)

Galaxies and Cosmology (Astronomy and Astrophysics Library)

By: A. Mazure (author), P. Boisse (author), A. Blanchard (author), Francoise Combes (author), M. Seymour (translator)Hardback

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This textbook looks at the nature of galaxies, extragalactic objects, the large-scale structure of the universe and cosmology while aiming to remain accessible to advanced undergraduate students. Chapter are devoted to each of the following: the classification andmorphology of galaxies; the galactic interstellar medium; galactic kinematics; elliptical, spiral and barred spiral galaxies; the interactions between galaxies; extragalactic radio sources, quasars and their spectra, and other active galactic nuclei; the formation of galaxies; the universe as a whole; and cosmology.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783540589334
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 423
  • ID: 9783540589334
  • weight: 762
  • ISBN10: 3540589333
  • translations: French

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