Eddington: The Most Distinguished Astrophysicist of his Time

Eddington: The Most Distinguished Astrophysicist of his Time

by S. Chandrasekhar
     
 

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This book is based on two lectures given in Cambridge by Professor Chandrasckhar to mark the centenary of the birth of Arthur Stanley Eddington. The text describes Eddington's major contributions to astrophysics and to general relativity. The approach is not technical, although it will mainly be of interest to professionals in astronomy, applied mathematics and the

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This book is based on two lectures given in Cambridge by Professor Chandrasckhar to mark the centenary of the birth of Arthur Stanley Eddington. The text describes Eddington's major contributions to astrophysics and to general relativity. The approach is not technical, although it will mainly be of interest to professionals in astronomy, applied mathematics and the history of modern astronomy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521122429
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/05/2009
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

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