Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 September 2012

136 Pages | 13 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199602926

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Stars: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew King

Very Short Introductions

  • An authoritative and accessible exploration of the science of stars
  • Examines the processes that allow stars to form, to shine, to maintain their size, and looks at their various forms of death
  • Looks at the impact of gravity, thermal pressure, magnetic fields, and radiation on stars
  • Considers our own star, the Sun, as well as neutron stars and black holes
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introduction series - millions of copies sold worldwide