Relativity, Astrophysics and Cosmology
1. Edition June 2008
2008. XVIII, 1104 Pages, 2 Volumes, Hardcover
202 Fig. (46 Colored Fig.), 4 Tab.
- Handbook/Reference Book -
ISBN 978-3-527-40764-4 - Wiley-VCH, Berlin
Written by an expert with unique research experience, this book fills the gap for an up-to-date ready reference. It provides the full mathematical background, reviews aspects of thermodynamics, statistical and elementary particle physics and is backed by links to experiments.
From the contents
Chapter 1 An Introduction to Cosmology
Chapter 2 Special and General Relativity
Chapter 3 The Friedmann-Lemaitre Universe
Chapter 4 Stellar Structure and Evolution
Chapter 5 Astrophysical Implications of General Relativity