Description - The Physics of Stars by A.C. Phillips
This study provides the reader with a concise but comprehensive account of how key aspects of stellar structure, evolution and nucleosynthesis can be understood in terms of basic physics. Beginning with the most elementary aspects, the volume progresses to more advanced physical ideas. To aid a thorough understanding, each chapter is complete with problems, hints for solutions being provided at the end. The result is a balanced treatment of both fundamental physics and astrophysics and the relationship between them. This updated edition features a chapter on helioseismology.
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(245mm x 169mm x 15mm)
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - A.C. Phillips
A.C. Phillips, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester.