By William K. Rose
Some time past twenty years, scientists have made notable growth in realizing stars. This graduate-level textbook offers a scientific, self-contained and lucid creation to the actual approaches and basic equations underlying all facets of stellar astrophysics. The well timed quantity offers authoritative astronomical discussions in addition to rigorous mathematical derivations and illuminating factors of the actual strategies concerned. as well as conventional issues similar to stellar interiors and atmospheres, the reader is brought to stellar winds, mass accretion, nuclear astrophysics, vulnerable interactions, novae, supernovae, pulsars, neutron stars and black holes. A concise creation to basic relativity can also be integrated. on the finish of every bankruptcy, routines and worthy tricks are supplied to check and improve the certainty of the scholar. because the first complicated textbook on stellar astrophysics for almost 3 a long time, this long-awaited quantity presents a radical creation for graduate scholars and an up to date evaluate for researchers.
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