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Published: 24 March 2016

176 Pages | 42 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780198752851

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Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction

James Binney

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides an authoritative introduction to astrophysics, demonstrating how the laws of physics we can observe here on Earth apply to our entire universe
  • Introduces the physics of phenomena such as supernovae, accretion discs and jets, and planetary systems
  • Provides a succinct account of the application of special and general relativity to astrophysics
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide