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Galaxies in the Universe: An Introduction

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This extensively illustrated book presents the astrophysics of galaxies since their beginnings in the early Universe. It has been thoroughly revised to take into account the most recent observational data, and recent discoveries such as dark energy. There are new sections on galaxy clusters, gamma ray bursts and supermassive black holes. The authors explore the basic prope ...more
Paperback, 431 pages
Published February 5th 2007 by Cambridge University Press (first published August 21st 2000)
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Ryan Cutter
Great text for undergraduates studying Galaxies. One of my issues, the cover was put on back to front, found it quite amusing; I had some very strange looks thrown my way while reading it!
Some of the chapters feel a little disorganised, in the sense that equations and graphs would be more efficient placed earlier or later in the text, however that is totally subjective.
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