Extragalactic Astrophysics

by James R Webb
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Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Series: IOP Concise Physics

Publication Date: September 15, 2016

ISBN: 9781681744100

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This book is intended to be a course about the creation and evolution of the universe at large, including the basic macroscopic building blocks (galaxies) and the overall large-scale structure.

This text covers a broad range of topics for a graduate-level class in a physics department where students' available credit hours for astrophysics classes are limited. The sections cover galactic structure, external galaxies, galaxy clustering, active galaxies, general relativity and cosmology.