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Astrophysics and the Evolution of the Universe (Paperback) (Leonard S. Kisslinger)

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"The aim of this book is to teach undergraduate college or university students, and adults interested in astronomy and astrophysics, the basic mathematics and physics concepts needed to understand the evolution of the universe, and based on this to teachthe astrophysical theories behind evolution from the very early times to the present. The book does not require extensive knowledge of mathematics, like calculus, and includes material that explains concepts such as velocity, acceleration, and force. Based on this, fascinating topics such as Dark Matter, measuring Dark Energy via supernovae velocities, and the creation of mass via the Higgs mechanism are explained. All college students with an interest in science, especially astronomy, without extensive mathematical backgrounds, should be able to use and learn from this book. Adults interested in topics like Dark Energy, the Higgs boson, and detection of Gravitational Waves, which are in the news, can make use of this book as well"--
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Author: Leonard S. Kisslinger
Language: English
Street Date: March 10, 2016
TCIN: 51970666
UPC: 9789813147102
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-6662
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