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Astrophysics Look for a couple of astrophysics books

  1. Aug 4, 2015 #1


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    Hi everyone.
    I'm a sophomore now , majoring in astronomy, and will become junior in no more than 1 month.
    I have a good command of classical electrodynamics and quantum mechanics. However, I'm confronted with some problems.

    1. I want to know more about Astronomy. I borrow Very High Energy Cosmic Gamma Radiation by F.A.Aharonian from my tutor, but it's too difficult for me, because I know little in astronomy.
    So I want to find some fundamental books to read..

    2. I want to work on theory in the future. But I do not have a preferred subject. So I want some books which can introduce several fields (for example, Supernova , galaxy and so on)in astrophysics(or, cosmology)

    By the way, do I need to study QED QFT and GR? If so, when?
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  3. Aug 4, 2015 #2


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    By the way, I have finished several introductions to astrophysics. I need some fundamental books about X-rat binary, Supernova, Supernova Remnant,Galaxy, and so on, so that I could find my favourite.
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