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Astrophysics is easy! : a complete introduction for amateur astronomers

Author: Mike Inglis
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Astrophysics is often - with some justification - regarded as incomprehensible without at least degree-level mathematics. Consequently, many amateur astronomers skip the math, and miss out on the fascinating fundamentals of the subject. In Astrophysics Is Easy! Mike Inglis takes a quantitative approach to astrophysics that cuts through the incomprehensible mathematics, and explains the basics of astrophysics in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Inglis
ISBN: 9781852338909 1852338903
OCLC Number: 857222338
Description: 204 pages : illustrations.
Contents: Tools of the trade --
The interstellar medium --
Stars --
Galaxies --
Appendix 1: Degeneracy --
Appendix 2: Books, magazines, and astronomical organizations.
Series Title: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Responsibility: Mike Inglis.
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