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Astrophysical Formulae: Space, Time, Matter and Cosmology

Astrophysical Formulae: Space, Time, Matter and Cosmology

by Kenneth Lang
     
 

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This is a definitive reference of 2,100 fundamental formulae used in astronomy and astrophysics. It not only makes accessible all the indispensable equations employed in the field, but also carefully explains the physical assumptions and constants underlying them. The bibliography contains more than 1,900 citations of original papers. Accounting for nearly 20 years

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This is a definitive reference of 2,100 fundamental formulae used in astronomy and astrophysics. It not only makes accessible all the indispensable equations employed in the field, but also carefully explains the physical assumptions and constants underlying them. The bibliography contains more than 1,900 citations of original papers. Accounting for nearly 20 years since the previous edition, this volume is significantly revised and expanded.

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"This latest up-date remains an essential source book for every student and every researcher in astrophysics, as well as in physics."
Irish Astronomical Journal, 2000

From reviews of the second edition
"a magnificent compendium without which no astronomer's library would be complete."
Optica Acta

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540646648
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Series:
Astronomy and Astrophysics Library Series
Edition description:
3rd enlarged and rev. ed.
Pages:
438
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.87(d)

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