A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy by Daniel Fleisch,Julia Kregenow

By Daniel Fleisch,Julia Kregenow

The research of astronomy bargains a vast chance for us to realize a deeper realizing of our planet, the sunlight procedure, the Milky means Galaxy and the identified Universe. utilizing the plain-language process that has confirmed hugely well known in Fleisch's different Student's publications, this publication is perfect for non-science majors taking introductory astronomy classes. The authors handle subject matters that scholars locate such a lot tricky, on topics starting from stars and lightweight to gravity and black holes. Dozens of absolutely labored examples and over one hundred fifty routines and homework difficulties support readers become familiar with the thoughts in each one bankruptcy. An accompanying web site includes a host of aiding fabrics, together with interactive strategies for each workout and challenge within the textual content and a sequence of video podcasts within which the authors clarify the $64000 techniques of each component to the book.

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