Physics BooksAstronomy Books

Modern Observational Cosmology

Advertisement

Modern Observational Cosmology

Modern Observational Cosmology

Author(s):

sProfessor G. Pages

Advertisement

Similar Books
Astronomy By Andrew Fraknoi, David Morrison And Sidney C Wolff

Astronomy By Andrew Fraknoi, David Morrison And Sidney C Wolff

The book starts with relevant scientific fundamentals and progresses through an exploration of the solar system, stars, galaxies and cosmology. Also builds student understanding through the use of relevant analogies, clear and non-technical explanations, and rich illustrations.

sNA Pages
Modern Astronomy Lives of the Stars

Modern Astronomy Lives of the Stars

This note demonstrate the extraordinary images flowing from the Hubble Space Telescope, this series builds a picture of each stage in the life cycle of a star. An evening of star viewing in the Blue Mountains is included.

sNA Pages
Astronomy Lecture Notes and Resources

Astronomy Lecture Notes and Resources

This lecture note covers the following topics: Motions of the Earth and moon, Motion and Gravity, Renaissance Astronomy, Optical Telescopes, Space Exploration, Science and Astronomy, The Solar System, Stellar Systems and Interstellar Matter, Galaxies and the Universe.

sNA Pages
General Astronomy

General Astronomy

Astronomy is the scientific study of the universe as a whole, and of celestial bodies and the underlying physics governing those bodies. This Wikibook introduces the reader to that tapestry and the process that revealed it to humanity. It presents astronomy not only as a field of knowledge, but also as a human endeavor in science.

sNA Pages
Fundamentals of Astronomy

Fundamentals of Astronomy

This book covers the following topics: Coordinates, Seasons, Eclipses, Orbital motions, gravity, Celestial mechanics, space missions, Electromagnetic Radiation, Global properties of planets, Matter in thermodynamic equilibrium, Terrestrial planets, Gas giant planets, Pluto, Small bodies in the Solar System, Telescopes and Detectors for UV, Visible, and Infrared Radiation, Telescopes and Detector for X-ray and radio radiation, Stellar Structure and Energy Production, Introduction to the Milky Way, Star Clusters, Extra-solar planets, formation of planetary systems, life in the Universe, Structure and Dynamics of the Milky Way, Distances to galaxies, properties of normal galaxies, Galaxy clusters, large scale structure, galaxy evolution, Models of the Universe, cosmic background radiation, Evolution of the Universe, Inflation.

sNA Pages
The Elements of Astronomy, Or, The World as it Is, and as it Appears

The Elements of Astronomy, Or, The World as it Is, and as it Appears

As such a book, The Elements of Astronomy, or the World as it is, and as it appears, is offered by a teacher to the teaching and studying public. Had the writer aimed only to excite an interest in the subject, it would have been shorter and more attractive , but it is intended, likewise, to exercise the student's memory, reason, and imagination.

s381 Pages
Skylab's Astronomy and Space Sciences

Skylab's Astronomy and Space Sciences

This book covers the following topics: Stellar and Galactic Astronomy, Interplanetary Dust, Observations of Comet Kohoutek, Energetic Particle, The Earth's Atmosphere and Orbital Environment.

sNA Pages
An Introduction to Astronomy

An Introduction to Astronomy

Forest Ray Moulton was an American astronomer.In this book he explains all the fundamental principles in astronomy.

s518 Pages
Astronomy and Astrophysics

Astronomy and Astrophysics

In this new book, a distinguished panel makes recommendations for the nation's programs in astronomy and astrophysics, including a number of new initiatives for observing the universe.

s82 Pages
Astrophysics II

Astrophysics II

Covered topics are: What is a Galaxy?, Gravitational Potentials, Orbits in Spherical Potentials and Integrals, Orbits in Axisymmetric Potentials, Epicyclic Approximation, Equilibria of Stellar Systems, Boltzmann Equation, Jeans' Equations in Spherical Coordinates, Jeans' Equations Applied, Jeans' Theorem, Stability: Jeans Mass and Spiral Structure, Gravitational Mirages (aka lenses) via Fermat's Principle, Applied Gravitational Lensing, Weak Lensing, Clusters of Galaxies, The Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect, Cosmological Parameters, Growing Modes in Expanding Universes: Jeans Redux.

sNA Pages
Basic Mathematics for Astronomy (PDF 34P)

Basic Mathematics for Astronomy (PDF 34P)

Each section in this manual begins with a description of each set of skills. You should read these descriptions and if you fully understand the concepts, try some of the sample problems. If you score well, move on to the next section. However, if you find that you do need to rethink these concepts, then study the description carefully and do all of the exercises section. The questions in the exercises section go more in depth than multiple choice exam questions will, but doing them will help you think through and master the concepts. Answers for all of the exercise questions are provided in the last section. Only use these answers after you are done with the exercise questions (looking at the answers ahead of time will not help you learn). Finally, the last part of each section is example exam questions. These are the types of questions you can expect to find on multiple choice exams related to these skills.

s32 Pages
Detection of Ether

Detection of Ether

This book explains the following topics: Stanford Linear Accelerator Experiment, Hafele Keating Experiment, The Anemometer Metaphor, The Moving Target Laws, Secular Aberration, Lunar Laser Ranging Experiments, Photoelectric Effect, the Compton Effect and Blackbody Radiation, General Relativity and the Ether, Aberration and Ether, Atmospheric Refraction and Ether, The De Witte Effect.

s164 Pages
Galaxies

Galaxies

This guide covers the following topics: Our own Galaxy - the Milky Way, Spiral and elliptical galaxies, Galaxy clusters and large-scale structure, The dark matter of the Universe and origin of large-scale structure.

sNA Pages
The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics

The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics

This book covers the following topics: Introduction and Fundamental Principles, Basic Assumptions, Theorems, and Polytropes, Sources and Sinks of Energy, Flow of Energy through the Star and Construction of Stellar Models, Theory of Stellar Evolution, Relativistic Stellar Structure, Structure of Distorted Stars, Stellar Pulsation and Oscillation, The Flow of Radiation Through the Atmosphere, Solution of the Equation of Radiative Transfer, Environment of the Radiation Field, Construction of a Model Stellar Atmosphere, Formation of Spectral Lines, Shape of Spectral Lines, Breakdown of Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium and Beyond the Normal Stellar Atmosphere.

sNA Pages
Astronomy The Solar System

Astronomy The Solar System

This book explains the following topics: Sense of Time and Scale in the Universe, Precursors to Modern Astronomy , Overview of the Sky and Planets, The Old Astronomy, Development of Modern Astronomy, Timekeeping and the Celestial Sphere, Overview of the Solar System, The Earth, The Earth's Moon, Planet Mercury, Planet Venus, Planet Mars, Planet Jupiter, Jovian Moons, Planet Saturn, Planet Uranus, Planet Neptune, Planet Pluto, Comets, Asteroids and Meteors.

sNA Pages
Astronomy 162 Stars, Galaxies and Cosmology

Astronomy 162 Stars, Galaxies and Cosmology

This book explains the following topics: Properties of Light, The Interaction of Light and Matter, Telescopes and Detectors, The Sun, a Nearby Star, Energy Production in Stars, Ordinary Stars, Stellar Distances, Stellar Motion, Multiple Star Systems, Star Clusters , The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram, Recipe for Stars, Protostars, Life on the Main Sequence, Variable Stars, The Death of Stars like the Sun, Ejection of the Envelope, White Dwarfs and Novae, Supernovae, Neutron Stars, Pulsars, Black Holes, The Milky Way Galaxy, The Galaxies, Active Galaxies, Groups, Clusters, and Superclusters of Galaxies, Cosmology and Life in the Universe.

sNA Pages