Simplified Astrophysics

📒Astrophysics Simplified ✍ Madhur Sorout

✏Book Title : Astrophysics Simplified
✏Author : Madhur Sorout
✏Publisher : Notion Press
✏Release Date : 2019-08-19
✏Pages : 194
✏ISBN : 9781645878834
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Astrophysics Simplified Book Summary : Written by a 15-year-old high schooler, Astrophysics Simplified: A Simple Guide to the Universe is inspired by books like A Brief History of Time and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. This is a popular science (science for a general audience) book. It mainly focuses on the major developments in science by Aristotle and Ptolemy to physicists like Stephen Hawking and Richard Muller. The various concepts of physics, like relativity and quantum physics, are explained in this book along with various topics in astrophysics and cosmology. There is limited mathematics in this book, but some major equations are included. I have done so because one cannot grasp the true ‘beauty’ in physics without seeing the mathematical or abstract parts alongside practical laws. Physics is to mathematics what Tony Stark (Iron Man) is to J.A.R.V.I.S. or F.R.I.D.AY. The groundwork of computations, statistics, simulations etc. is done by F.R.I.D.A.Y. But, the real work of fighting the villains is done by Iron Man.

✏Book Title : The Growth and Development of Astronomy and Astrophysics in India and the Asia Pacific Region
✏Author : Wayne Orchiston
✏Publisher : Springer
✏Release Date : 2019-06-28
✏Pages : 527
✏ISBN : 9789811336454
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Growth and Development of Astronomy and Astrophysics in India and the Asia Pacific Region Book Summary : This book discusses the study of astronomy in different cultures, applied historical astronomy and history of multi-wavelength astronomy, and the genesis of recent research. It contains peer-reviewed papers gathered from the International Conference on Oriental Astronomy 9 (ICOA-9) held at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune, India. It covers the areas like megalithic and other prehistoric astronomy, astronomical records in ancient texts, astronomical myths and architecture, astronomical themes in numismatics and rock art, ancient astronomers and their instruments, star maps and star catalogues, historical records and observations of astronomical events, calendars, calendrical science and chronology, the relation between astronomy and mathematics, and maritime astronomy. This book will be a valuable complement to a future generation of students and researchers who develop an interest in the field of Asian and circum-Pacific history of astronomy.

✏Book Title : Maser Sources in Astrophysics
✏Author : Malcolm Gray
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2012-04-26
✏Pages : 419
✏ISBN : 9780521879804
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Maser Sources in Astrophysics Book Summary : Written for postgraduates and researchers, this is an up-to-date survey of astrophysical maser sources and their use as astronomical tools.

📒Astronomy And Relativistic Astrophysics ✍ César A Zen Vasconcellos

✏Book Title : Astronomy and Relativistic Astrophysics
✏Author : César A Zen Vasconcellos
✏Publisher : World Scientific
✏Release Date : 2010-04-15
✏Pages : 280
✏ISBN : 9789814464970
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Astronomy and Relativistic Astrophysics Book Summary : This book presents scientific research on the central theme of new states of matter and new phenomena in the universe. The topics covered range from the big bang, through topics including the formation of exotic stars, black holes and the plasma of quarks and gluons by heavy ion reactions, to the influence of dark matter and dark energy in the evolution of the universe. Scientific interest in these themes has been growing: together with the development of major projects such as AUGER, LHC, FERMI Telescope, FAIR/GSI and GEO/LIGO, the diversity and scope of research on such themes has been on the rise. The content is detailed enough to capture the interest of experts in the field and is useful for future explorations on these fascinating themes. Contents:Supercritical Fields, Extreme Neutron-Rich Isotopes, and Short Living Giant Atoms (W Greiner)Quark-Gluon Plasma in Neutron Stars (R B Jacobsen et al.)An Investigation of the Coupling Constants in Quantum Hadrodynamics Effective Models (L N Burigo et al.)Neutron Stars in an Effective Model with Adjustable Coefficients (A Mesquita et al.)Color Superconductivity with 2 and 3 Flavors in the Chromodielectric Model (M Vidalis & M Malheiro)Analogue of Superradiance Effect in Acoustic Black Hole in the Presence of Disclination (F A Gomes & G A Marques)On the Quintessence Scalar Field Potential (J A E Carrillo et al.)Dark Energy Equation of State and Cosmic Topology (S D P Vitenti et al.)Some Topological Effects in Safko–Witten Spacetime (V B Bezerra)and other papers Readership: Students and professionals interested in astronomy and astrophysics. Keywords:General Relativity;Gravitation;Cosmology;Compact Stars;Cosmic Matter in the Laboratory;IwaraKey Features:This book features prominent scientists as contributors, including Walter Greiner, Horst Stoeker, Fridolin Weber and Marcelo GleiserIt provides a comprehensive overview on the important theme of compact stars and related topicsIt provides an overview of the research front on new phenomena and new states of matter in the universe

✏Book Title : From Astrophysics to Unconventional Computation
✏Author : Andrew Adamatzky
✏Publisher : Springer
✏Release Date : 2019-04-16
✏Pages : 407
✏ISBN : 9783030157920
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏From Astrophysics to Unconventional Computation Book Summary : This Festschrift is a tribute to Susan Stepney’s ideas and achievements in the areas of computer science, formal specifications and proofs, complex systems, unconventional computing, artificial chemistry, and artificial life. All chapters were written by internationally recognised leaders in computer science, physics, mathematics, and engineering. The book shares fascinating ideas, algorithms and implementations related to the formal specification of programming languages and applications, behavioural inheritance, modelling and analysis of complex systems, parallel computing and non-universality, growing cities, artificial life, evolving artificial neural networks, and unconventional computing. Accordingly, it offers an insightful and enjoyable work for readers from all walks of life, from undergraduate students to university professors, from mathematicians, computers scientists and engineers to physicists, chemists and biologists.

📒Virtual Astrophysical Jets ✍ Silvano Massaglia

✏Book Title : Virtual Astrophysical Jets
✏Author : Silvano Massaglia
✏Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
✏Release Date : 2004-12-09
✏Pages : 269
✏ISBN : 1402000928
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Virtual Astrophysical Jets Book Summary : These proceedings are the result of a three-day meeting held in Oogliani (Italy), on October 2-4 2003, whose title was "VIrtual Astrophysical Jets 2003". Our goal in convening this meeting was to gather some of the scientists among the most active in the field of numerical simulations and modelling of astrophysi cal jets. For keeping the participants close to the "real world", we also invited a few observers to give up-to-date reviews outlining the state-of-the-art of jet observations. The principal aim of the meeting was thus to present and critically discuss the state-of-the-art numerical simulations, analytical models and laboratory ex periments for reproducing the main aspects of astrophysical jets and compar ing them with observations. The discussion has been focused on the following topics: • Observations and intepretions of jets from young stars and AGNs, comparisons of models with observations; • MHO accelerations of jets: steady self-similar models, MHO numerical simula tions of time-dependent accelerations mechanisms; • Jet stability and interaction with the ambient: formation of knots in YSO jets, jet survival to instabilities, deceleration of relativistic jets in FRI sources, simulations of jets-IGM interactions, jets propagation and galaxy formation; • Numerical codes and their validation: relativistic MHO codes, comparisons among different numerical schemes, jets in the laboratory and code validation. These topics have been discussed intensively during the meeting, and the out come of these discussions is presented in this volume. The contributions have been divided in five sections.

✏Book Title : Theoretical Astrophysics Volume 3 Galaxies and Cosmology
✏Author : T. Padmanabhan
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 2000
✏Pages : 640
✏ISBN : 0521566304
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Theoretical Astrophysics Volume 3 Galaxies and Cosmology Book Summary : This timely volume provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of cosmology and extragalactic astronomy at an advanced level. Beginning with an overview of the key observational results and necessary terminology, it covers important topics: the theory of galactic structure and galactic dynamics, structure formation, cosmic microwave background radiation, formation of luminous galaxies in the universe, intergalactic medium and active galactic nuclei. This self-contained text has a modular structure, and contains over one hundred worked exercises. It can be used alone, or in conjunction with the previous two accompanying volumes (Volume I: Astrophysical Processes, and Volume II: Stars and Stellar Systems).

✏Book Title : Issues in Astronomy and Astrophysics 2011 Edition
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✏Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
✏Release Date : 2012-01-09
✏Pages : 2979
✏ISBN : 9781464963681
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Issues in Astronomy and Astrophysics 2011 Edition Book Summary : Issues in Astronomy and Astrophysics / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Astronomy and Astrophysics. The editors have built Issues in Astronomy and Astrophysics: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Astronomy and Astrophysics in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Astronomy and Astrophysics: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

📒High Energy Astrophysics ✍ Thierry J.-L. Courvoisier

✏Book Title : High Energy Astrophysics
✏Author : Thierry J.-L. Courvoisier
✏Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
✏Release Date : 2012-10-03
✏Pages : 332
✏ISBN : 9783642309694
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏High Energy Astrophysics Book Summary : High-energy astrophysics has unveiled a Universe very different from that only known from optical observations. It has revealed many types of objects in which typical variability timescales are as short as years, months, days, and hours (in quasars, X-ray binaries, etc), and even down to milli-seconds in gamma ray bursts. The sources of energy that are encountered are only very seldom nuclear fusion, and most of the time gravitation, a paradox when one thinks that gravitation is, by many orders of magnitude, the weakest of the fundamental interactions. The understanding of these objects' physical conditions and the processes revealed by high-energy astrophysics in the last decades is nowadays part of astrophysicists' culture, even of those active in other domains of astronomy. This book evolved from lectures given to master and PhD students at the University of Geneva since the early 1990s. It aims at providing astronomers and physicists intending to be active in high-energy astrophysics a broad basis on which they should be able to build the more specific knowledge they will need. While in the first part of the book the physical processes are described and derived in detail, the second part studies astrophysical objects in which high-energy astrophysics processes are crucial. This two-pronged approach will help students recognise physical processes by their observational signatures in contexts that may differ widely from those presented here.

✏Book Title : Astronomy and Astrophysics
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✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2007
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : UCSD:31822036016335
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Astronomy and Astrophysics Book Summary :