Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology

An Introduction

Autoren: Schneider, Peter

Vorschau
  • Widely expanded second edition of this leading astronomy textbook now incorporates some of the most spectacular results from new observatories like the Galaxy Evolution Explorer, Herschel, ALMA, WMAP and Planck
  • Provides an up-to-date coverage of all major results in observational cosmology lending impressive support for the standard model of the Universe
  • Highly attractive and informative through lavish use of color figures
  • Now with problems and solutions
  • Written by Peter Schneider, a specialist in extragalactic astronomy and cosmology and proven textbook author
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Über dieses Lehrbuch

This second edition has been updated and substantially expanded. Starting with the description of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, this cogently written textbook introduces the reader to the astronomy of galaxies, their structure, active galactic nuclei, evolution and large scale distribution in the Universe. After an extensive and thorough introduction to modern observational and theoretical cosmology, the focus turns to the formation of structures and astronomical objects in the early Universe. The basics of classical astronomy and stellar astrophysics needed for extragalactic astronomy are provided in the appendix.

While this book has grown out of introductory university courses on astronomy and astrophysics and includes a set of problems and solutions, it will not only benefit undergraduate students and lecturers; thanks to the comprehensive coverage of the field, even graduate students and researchers specializing in related fields will appreciate it as a valuable reference work.

Über die Autor*innen

Peter Schneider is a Full Professor for Astrophysics at the University of Bonn and Founding Director of the Argelander-Institut für Astronomie, Bonn. He is one of the internationally most respected German astrophysicists, well known for his research on gravitational lensing (strong and weak) and cosmology, and author of 3 successful Springer books.

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“Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology is a textbook about what and how we know or hypothesise about the Universe and our Galaxy. The book starts out with a short overview of all the strange and wonderful astronomical objects and cosmological ideas that we face in modern science. I enjoyed most the depth and abundance of details provided in the book.” (AstroMadness.com, May, 2017)

“An obvious difference from many other roughly similar books is the large number of illustrations, many in colour. … I recommend the book both to students and to those who work in fields other than those covered by the book … . It is up to date, quite detailed for an introduction, and the numerous figures with references are particularly useful as jumping-off points to the original literature.” (Phillip Helbig, The Observatory, April, 2016)


Inhaltsverzeichnis (11 Kapitel)

Inhaltsverzeichnis (11 Kapitel)

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  • ISBN 978-3-642-54083-7
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  • Sofortiger eBook Download nach Kauf
Hardcover 80,24 €
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Softcover 53,49 €
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Bibliografische Information

Bibliographic Information
Buchtitel
Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology
Buchuntertitel
An Introduction
Autoren
Copyright
2015
Verlag
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Inhaber
Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-54083-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-54083-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-54082-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50060-6
Auflage
2
Seitenzahl
XVIII, 626
Anzahl der Bilder
191 schwarz-weiß Abbildungen, 323 Abbildungen in Farbe
Themen