Logo

Lectures on Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Cosmology

Small book cover: Lectures on Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Cosmology

Lectures on Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Cosmology
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 41

Description:
University level lecture notes: stars and galaxies, distance measurements by parallax, luminosity and brightness, surface temperature, HR diagram, distance to a star using HR, stellar evolution, the Olbers paradox, the expansion of the universe, homogeneous and isotropic Friedmann-Robertson-Walker universes, the dark side of the universe, gravitational redshift, energy density of starlight, lookback time, elementary particles, the early universe, multi-messenger astronomy, quantum black holes.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(930KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Recreations in AstronomyRecreations in Astronomy
by - Project Gutenberg
This book has been written not only to reveal some of the highest achievements of the human mind, but also to let the heavens declare the glory of the Divine Mind. In the author's judgment, there is no gulf that separates science and religion.
(10209 views)
Book cover: Hubble 25: A Quarter-Century of Discovery with the Hubble Space TelescopeHubble 25: A Quarter-Century of Discovery with the Hubble Space Telescope
by - NASA
From planets in our own solar system to snapshots from a time when our universe was very young, these images are presented according to their distance. Along with companion descriptions, the 25 images highlight the telescope's amazing capabilities.
(5838 views)
Book cover: Introduction to Physical AstronomyIntroduction to Physical Astronomy
by - University of Cincinnati
Table of contents: Distance vs. Direction; Electromagnetic Waves; Astronomical Observation; The Solar System; The Sun; Stellar Populations; Elementary Particles; Nuclear Reactions; Stellar Evolution; Spacetime; Black Holes; Galaxies; etc.
(11401 views)
Book cover: Frequently Asked Questions about CalendarsFrequently Asked Questions about Calendars
by
An overview of the Christian, Hebrew, Persian, and Islamic calendars in common use. It gives a historical background for the Christian calendar, plus an overview of the French Revolutionary calendar, the Maya calendar, and the Chinese calendar.
(15150 views)