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Galaxies in the Universe

An Introduction

Authors

Linda S. Sparke, University of Wisconsin, Madison, John S. Gallagher, III, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Description

This extensively illustrated book presents the astrophysics of galaxies since their beginnings in the early Universe. It has been thoroughly revised to take into account the most recent observational data, and recent discoveries such as dark energy. There are new sections on galaxy clusters, gamma ray bursts and supermassive black holes. The authors explore the basic properties of stars and the Milky Way before working out towards nearby galaxies and the distant Universe. They discuss the structures of galaxies and…

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  • Completely updated to take into account the latest observational data and theoretical concepts
  • Throughly revised with new sections on dark energy, gamma ray bursts, and central black holes in galaxies
  • Contains problems with hints to the solutions

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