A Student's Guide to the Mathematics of Astronomy by Daniel Fleisch,Julia Kregenow

By Daniel Fleisch,Julia Kregenow

The examine of astronomy bargains a vast chance for us to achieve a deeper realizing of our planet, the sun approach, the Milky manner Galaxy and the recognized Universe. utilizing the plain-language procedure that has confirmed hugely renowned in Fleisch's different Student's courses, this ebook is perfect for non-science majors taking introductory astronomy classes. The authors tackle themes that scholars locate such a lot tricky, on topics starting from stars and light-weight to gravity and black holes. Dozens of absolutely labored examples and over a hundred and fifty workouts and homework difficulties aid readers become familiar with the techniques in each one bankruptcy. An accompanying site encompasses a host of helping fabrics, together with interactive recommendations for each workout and challenge within the textual content and a chain of video podcasts during which the authors clarify the real techniques of each portion of the book.

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