Introduction to Modern Astrophysics, An: Pearson New International Edition

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Pearson Education
Bradley W. Carroll, Dale A. Ostlie,
BIC subject category (UK)
PHVB Astrophysics
Code publique Onix
05 College/higher education
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Astrophysique

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I. The Tools of Astronomy

1. The Celestial Sphere

2. Celestial Mechanics

3. The Continuous Spectrum of Light

4. The Theory of Special Relativity

5. The Interaction of Light and Matter

6. Telescopes


II. The Nature of Stars

7. Binary Systems and Stellar Parameters

8. The Classification of Stellar Spectra

9. Stellar Atmospheres

10. The Sun

11. The Interiors of Stars

12. The Process of Star Formation

13. Post-Main-Sequence Stellar Evolution

14. Stellar Pulsation

15. Supernovae

16. The Degenerate Remnants of Stars

17. Black Holes

18. Close Binary Star Systems


III. Planetary Systems

19. Physical Processes in the Solar System

20. The Terrestrial Planets

21. The Jovian Worlds

22. Minor Bodies of the Solar System

23. The Formation of Planetary Systems


IV. Galaxies and the Universe

24. The Nature of Galaxies

25. The Milky Way Galaxy

26. Galactic Evolution

27. The Structure of the Universe

28. Active Galaxies

29. Cosmology

30. The Early Universe



A. Astronomical and Physical Constants

B. Unit Conversions Between SI and cgs

C. Solar System Data

D. The Constellations

E. The Brightest Stars

F. The Nearest Stars

G. Stellar Data

H. The Messier Catalog
I. Constants, A Constants Module for Fortran 95 (Available as a C++ header file)

J. Orbits, A Planetary Orbit Code (Available as Fortran 95 and C++ command line   versions, and Windows GUI)

K. TwoStars, A Binary Star Code (Generates synthetic light and radial velocity curves; available as Fortran 95 and C++ command line versions, and Windows GUI)

L. StatStar, A Stellar Structure Code (Available as Fortran 95 and C++ command line versions, and Windows GUI)

M. StatStar, Stellar Models

N. Galaxy, A Tidal Interaction Code (Available as Java)

O. WMAP Data



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