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

By Daniel Fleisch,Julia Kregenow

The learn of astronomy deals an enormous chance for us to realize a deeper realizing of our planet, the sun process, the Milky means Galaxy and the identified Universe. utilizing the plain-language strategy that has confirmed hugely well known in Fleisch's different Student's courses, this booklet is perfect for non-science majors taking introductory astronomy classes. The authors tackle themes that scholars locate so much complicated, on matters starting from stars and lightweight to gravity and black holes. Dozens of absolutely labored examples and over a hundred and fifty workouts and homework difficulties support readers become familiar with the suggestions in every one bankruptcy. An accompanying web site incorporates a host of helping fabrics, together with interactive suggestions for each workout and challenge within the textual content and a chain of video podcasts during which the authors clarify the $64000 ideas of each component to the book.

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