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The fundamentals of modern astrophysics : a survey of the cosmos from the home planet to space frontiers

Author: Mikhail I︠A︡kovlevich Marov
Publisher: New York, New York : Springer, 2015. ©2015
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The Fundamentals of Modern Astrophysics provides an overview of the modern science of astrophysics. It covers the Sun, Solar System bodies, exoplanets, stars, and star life cycle, planetary systems origin and evolution, basics of astrobiology, our galaxy the Milky Way, other galaxies and galactic clusters, a general view of the Universe, its structure, evolution and fate, modern views and advanced models of  Read more...
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Marov, Mikhail Ya.
Fundamentals of modern astrophysics : a survey of the cosmos from the home planet to space frontiers.
New York, New York : Springer, ©2015
xix, 336 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mikhail I︠A︡kovlevich Marov
ISBN: 9781461487302 1461487307 1461487293 9781461487296
OCLC Number: 899003370
Description: 1 online resource (347 pages)
Contents: The Solar System --
The Terrestrial Planets --
The Giant Planets --
Small Bodies --
The Sun and Heliosphere --
Stars: Birth, Lifetime, and Death --
Extrasolar Planets --
Planetary Systems: Origin and Evolution --
Astrobiology: Basic Concepts --
The Structure of the Universe --
Cosmology: The Origin and Fate of the Universe --
Conclusions --
Additional Reading.
Responsibility: Mikhail Ya. Marov.

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