Astrophysics: The complete guide to astrophysics, including galaxies, dark matter and relativity (Knowledge in a Nutshell)
English | November 7th, 2019 | ISBN: 1789505631 | 240 pages | EPUB | 18.11 MB
Whether searching for extra-terrestrial life, managing the effects of space weather or learning about dark matter, the study astrophysics has profound implications for us all. NASA scientist and astronomer Sten Odenwald explains the key concepts of this vast topic, bringing clarity to some of the great mysteries of space.
• The theory of relativity
• Cosmic background radiation
• The evolution of stars
• The formation of the solar system
• The nature of exoplanets
• Space weather systems
Filled with helpful diagrams and simple summaries, Knowledge in a Nutshell: Astrophysics is perfect for the non-expert, taking the complexities of space science and making them tangible.