An Introduction to Galaxies and Cosmology

4 avg rating
( 23 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780521546232: An Introduction to Galaxies and Cosmology
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This textbook has been designed by a team of experts for introductory university courses in astronomy and astrophysics. Beginning with a description of the structure and history of the Milky Way, it introduces normal and active galaxies in general. A wide range of cosmological models are then presented, including a discussion of the Big Bang and Universe expansion. The text contains numerous useful learning features such as boxed summaries, student exercises with full solutions, and a glossary of terms. It is also supported by a website hosting further teaching materials. Written in an accessible style that avoids complex mathematics, the book is suitable for self-study.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

This textbook has been designed by a team of experts for introductory university courses in astronomy and astrophysics. Beginning with a description of the structure and history of the Milky Way, it introduces normal and active galaxies in general. A wide range of cosmological models are then presented, including a discussion of the Big Bang and Universe expansion. Written in an accessible style that avoids complex mathematics, the book is suitable for self-study and will appeal to amateur astronomers as well as undergraduate students.

About the Author:

Mark H. Jones is a Senior Lecturer and Staff Tutor in the Department of Physical Sciences at The Open University where his current research concentrates on the structure of the zodiacal cloud. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781107492615: An Introduction to Galaxies and Cosmology

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1107492610 ISBN 13:  9781107492615
Publisher: Cambridge - Open University, 2015
Softcover

9780521837385: An Introduction to Galaxies and Cosmology

Cambri..., 2004
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by Cambridge University Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 0521546230 ISBN 13: 9780521546232
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110521546230

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 55.15
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Published by Cambridge University Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 0521546230 ISBN 13: 9780521546232
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0521546230

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 64.25
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Published by Cambridge University Press
ISBN 10: 0521546230 ISBN 13: 9780521546232
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0521546230 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.0270233

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

ISBN 10: 0521546230 ISBN 13: 9780521546232
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0521546230

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 74.10
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Mark H. Jones and Robert J. Lambourne
Published by Cambridge University Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 0521546230 ISBN 13: 9780521546232
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. First Published. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0521546230n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 204.30
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds