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Astrophysics books

by khil_phys
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khil_phys
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Aug12-11, 02:15 AM
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I cultivate a strong interest in astrophysics. Can anyone suggest me texts for learning astrophysics?
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Kracatoan
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Aug14-11, 04:09 AM
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I would recommend Gravity's Fatal Attraction, written by the British Astronomer Royal is gives an excellent description of many areas of astrophysics - not just black holes.
phyzguy
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Aug14-11, 07:20 AM
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Frank Shu's "The Physical Universe - An Introduction to Astronomy" is a great overview of Astrophysics. It's a little out of date, but I still recommend it.

http://www.amazon.com/Physical-Unive.../dp/0935702059


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